About Us Category
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.
Available to download is a comprehensive document about the LCB and what we do.
About the LCB (242 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 (50 Kb)
The LCB is now a company limited by guarantee and relevant new constitution and documents are available: click here.
The LCB have continued to expand its operation and be ‘fit for purpose’ in this ever-evolving world of sport. This has enabled the LCB to deliver ECB’s old National Strategy for Cricket “Building Partnerships”, up to 2010 and will continue to deliver the new ECB Strategic Plan 2010 - 2013, Grounds to Play. This includes the delivery of 6 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
A new LCB plan will become available soon in 3 parts, which include, the LCB Improvement Action Plan, ECB Quantitative Targets and LCB One Year Action Plan. These plans will be written in line with the new ECB Strategic Plan 2010 - 2013, Grounds to Play.
Archive Plan: Please find available to download the full LCB County Development Plan 2007 - 2010 (154 Kb) which has been written with guidance from the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to encompass the old ECB's Cricket Stretegy: "Building Partnerships 2005 - 2009".
Archive Plan: LCB County Development Plan 2003 - 2007 (322 Kb) - this plan has been completed and only available as an 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 (495 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)
= Playground to County =