Meir Heath Cricket Club
Welcome to the Play-Cricket website for
Meir Heath CC
We are a family-oriented club providing cricket playing, coaching and social opportunities for our local community. We hold the ECB Clubmark Accreditation recognising us to be safe and welcoming club and boast 3 men's senior teams, and 6 junior teams across ages from u9 to u17 for boys and girls.
Our Willow Lane ground, set amongst the Meir Heath woodland off Hilderstone Road, is one of the most picturesque around and has clubhouse facilities available for private hire.
We welcome members from either a playing or social perspective details of which can be found here.
Our Senior teams play in the North Staffs & South Cheshire, Stone & District, North Staffs & District Phoenix and our Juniors in the South Moorlands Junior and R.Cherry Kidsgrove & District Leagues with teams at u9, u11, u13, u15 and u17 age groups.
We are affiliated to the England & Wales Cricket Board through Staffordshire Cricket - our local county cricket board.
The ECB continues to work with Sport England on the pioneering club accreditation scheme 'Clubmark' to develop a vibrant and healthy club cricket infrastructure.
Cricket clubs can play a key role in the successful delivery of Building Partnerships – cricket's strategic plan for 2006-2009 - by supporting the delivery and implementation of the following programmes:
The ECB Clubmark and community cricket clubs play a central role in all of these programmes and Clubmark will provide the standards that clubs involved in these programmes will aspire to.
In addition, it is expected that clubs who achieve the ECB Clubmark will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and commitment to club cricket in England and Wales.
By registering to work towards ECB Clubmark, clubs join a growing number of cricket clubs across England and Wales that are prioritising junior development, creating a benchmark for high quality community club cricket.
County Cricket Development Managers can help clubs through the process of achieving ECB Clubmark Accreditation.
ECB Clubmark gives clubs an opportunity to write and implement new procedures as well as acknowledge existing practices. Cricket clubs are required to present evidence and demonstrate implementation across four different themes, culminating in the production of a Club Development Plan.
The four themes are:
For more information see www.ecb.co.uk/clubmark