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National Governing Body for cricket in Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside.
The Lancashire Cricket Board (National Governing Body for cricket in Lancashire) want to promote the game of cricket at all levels through partnership of the Professional and Recreational Cricketing bodies and all other appropriate agencies within Lancashire.
To be the best in the business of developing cricket.
Available to download is a comprehensive document about the LCB and what we do.
About the LCB (219 Kb)
Also available to download are some headline facts about the LCB, which provide an overview of what the Board are responsible for.
LCB - Headline Facts (121 Kb)
The LCB is now a company limited by guarantee and relevant new constitution and documents are available: click here.
The LCB has always looked at its operations to be ‘fit for purpose’ in this ever-evolving world of sport. This has enabled the LCB to deliver the following England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) National Strategies for Cricket:
- A Cricketing Future For All 2001 - 2004
- Building Partnerships 2005 - 2009
- Grounds to Play 2010 - 2013
The LCB is currently working on and delivering the new ECB Strategic Plan called Champion Counties 2014 - 2017.
Archive Plans: please find below old plans that the LCB has completed and are only available as archive to view.
LCB Board Structure
The LCB is governed by the Executive Committee elected from various bodies within Recreational Cricket in Lancashire. Under the Executive are various Sub-Committees and Groups charged to deliver various aspects of cricket in Lancashire. Details of these can be found at: LCB Executive & Sub-Committees.
Meet our staff by clicking on the link below to find staff profiles / pen pictures.
View staff profiles / pen pictures (483 Kb)
The increased popularity of cricket in Lancashire, due to various programmes being delivered by our staff and through Focus Clubs, has enabled the LCB to attract sponsorship from Barclays Wealth (www.barclayswealth.com) to assist us in workforce development. This sponsorship has come to an end and we thank them for their valued support. As a result, we are seeking a new sponsor.
Promotion of Cricket
The Lancashire Cricket Board works hard to promote cricket from Playground to County and in areas including: Minority Ethnic Community cricket, Disability cricket, Women's and Girls cricket, Coach Education, Child Welfare, Schools cricket, District cricket, Excellence cricket, Junior and Senior competitions, Funding and Fundraising, Cricket Development Groups, ECB Clubmark Accreditation, Volunteer Development.
Glossary of Abbreviations
Just like any industry cricket has many jargon based terms used which may not be understood by many people. To help the LCB have created a Glossary of Abbreviations used widely within the cricket and sporting industry. This list is available to download below.
LCB - Glossary of Abbreviations (64 Kb)
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