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Just Who is GCC’s New Member?? 5 prizes by 5 August with last clue(s)

an excellent seam position

GCC is always on the look-out for new members and recently welcomed someone you may recognize- If you think you know his identity, (and are not a GCC member) e-mail Steve and you could be a winner….

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Grantchester Charity Runs are Raising Funds for a Nippy Ventilator

Nippy Junior Ventilator

This year, the Grantchester Charity Runs are teaming with the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust to raise funds for a Nippy Junior Ventilator. What exactly is a Ventilator, you may ask. Well I’m glad you did because I was wondering the same thing….

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Highgate Taverners Come to Town

Tasty

Spring Lane was looking immaculate last Saturday as we welcomed the Highgate Taverners back to Spring Lane. Unfortunately the GCC upper order proved to be somewhat camera shy and were back in the pavilion (or rather our new marquee) by the time I arrived. However, the last wicket pair…..

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The Other LX Club – An Invitation

On the afternoon of Saturday, 18th July, four GCC members are celebrating their 60ths at HQ.

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We’ve Got a New Marquee!!

New Marquee

GCC would like to express our sincere thanks to South Cambridgeshire District Council who awarded us a grant from their Community Chest Fund to enable us to buy a larger marquee to replace the one we have had on loan from Trumpington Allotment Society.

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Evening Strokes

Due to various ailments and agements, I don’t play much these days but mindful of the need to justify the extra £15 for a playing member sub, I’d informed the skip, I could manage an evening game without total collapse. Looking at the current state of my physique, I’m not sure

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More from a Tour

From Grantchester’s Paparazzi at Chatwsworth and Great Longstone (Thanks Wiz & Sam!)

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Great Longstone

I played (well participated might be a more apt description) in the game at Great Longstone and fully participated in a GCC collapse to 59-6 which might have had something to do with the ‘tour day-off’ the previous day…. Fortunately AP and Jamie had

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Scenes from a Tour – Chatsworth

Mystery spin makes a welcome return to English shores

GCC headed to the Peak District for a couple of games of cricket and quite a lot else. I’ll go into some of the quite a lot else on another occasion but in the meantime here is a snapshot of the cricket side of things.

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GCC vs BCH or Stafford vs Stafford

The other side of our skipper

The Brighton College Haymakers captained by our Skip’s brother took a half-term trip up to Cambridge and arrived unbeaten at Spring Lane on Wednesday, May 27th. Could AP put one over on his southern based sibling?

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GCC vs Hare St & Hormead: TK reports

The season’s first match was a home win but nowhere near as easy as the scorebook might suggest. The visitors batted first

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GCC Supporters Put in Hours of Assiduous Training at Cambridge Beer Festival

GCC at the Beer Festival

GCC Caps are Here … and There (the USA that is)

and jolly splendid they are too. The first tranche has been snapped up but more are being ordered so please contact Dave Foster if interested. They are elasticated, comfortable and have many handy features including the GCC logo

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GCC Welcomes New Members at our Penultimate Nets

GCC Nets

A busy session last Sunday (May 3rd) at Hills Road. Two potential new players and one for the future strutted their stuff under the watchful gaze of VC, JM

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2015 Grantchester Charity Runs: Sunday, October 11th, Registration Open

3k Charity Run

This year sees the introduction of new courses for both runs through attractive farmland adjacent to Grantchester. Importantly, there are no awkward road crossings in fact there are no road crossings at all. The courses are predominantly flat so we are expecting fast times! Registration and Sponsorship links…

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