Metro End Decade Long Drought

London Metro won the BBS Primary Club Heindrich Swanepoel Memorial Cup for the first time since 2009 with an 89 run win over Somerset VICC at the Brightside County Ground in Bristol on Saturday 31st August. The start of the match was delayed by 45 minutes due

Sheffield Primary Club luncheon raises £6,800

Abbeydale Sports Club in Sheffield was the venue for a charity luncheon for The Primary Club, on what should have been “Brexit Day” – 29th March. The home of great cricketers Michael Vaughan and Joe Root was judged to be an ideal location for a Primary Club

Michael Savage: 1935 – 2018

It is with sadness that we report that Michael Savage, whose lunches raised over £32,000 for The Primary Club over the last 8 years, died in December 2018. Michael held the first Primary Club Lunch in Northamptonshire in 2011, the year in which he became a member,

Beckenham CC Supporting the Primary Club Again…

The Primary Club has its roots in Beckenham CC when, as our History page recounts, a group of players were motivated to put their fines for poor performance to good use.  63 years on, and Beckenham were doing their bit again, albeit unintentionally, when the First XI

Profile of Tony Clark, Chair of BBS Tenpin

One of The Primary Club’s Area Representatives, David Bentley, writes about one of the many volunteers who put the funds you provide to such good use. We first met Tony Clark some ten years ago in Swindon at the Finals of the British Tenpin Pairs Championships. Tony

Blind Cricket in the UK

Blind cricket has been played in England & Wales since the 1940’s. Yhe sport was started as a means of recreation for injured servicemen coming home from the second world war and offers camaraderie and a chance to compete on equal terms for blind & partially sighted