New Ivan Usher Stand To Be Opened At Norwood Recreation Ground

New Ivan Usher Stand To Be Opened At Norwood Recreation Ground
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Cricket & Recreation Club is set to unveil the new .

The special event takes place this Sunday, 15 September at 12 noon. During the afternoon there will be a number of events, including a charity football match.

Cricket & Recreation Club received £10,000 funding from for the project, as part of Commuted Sums collected from nearby housing developments, and in addition, they received £3,000 from Catholic Club.

Funds were also boosted thanks to a number of runners who took part in the . Through sponsorship and donations, they raised a total of £3,000. 

The remainder of the £25,000 funding was raised through fundraising activities at the club.

Hilary Usher, the wife of the late Ivan Usher to whom the stand has been dedicated, said;

“We are delighted to announce that ‘The ’ has now been erected since £25,000 has now been raised.

“A huge thank you to our family, friends, the runners, Catholic Club, David Lloyd Hull Tennis, Hilary’s Line Dancers, , Just , .net, Hull Daily Mail, FM and FC – all of whom have helped us achieve our goal.

“Ivan was so proud of his community and we would now like to get as many involved as possible.”

Councillor Mike Stathers, the portfolio holder for place-shaping, including operational services at , added:

“I am delighted that we have been able to supply funding for this new stand from our Commuted Sums scheme. I wish the Club all the very best for the future.”

The event on Sunday, 15 September will also include games and activities, a band and a barbecue, and all are welcome.

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