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People in Burntwood are being given the chance to be bowled over at new walking cricket sessions taking place in the town. The initiative is open to older men and women and will see the first session take place on 8th November between 3.30pm and 5pm at Burntwood Leisure Centre. Councillor David Leytham, Cabinet member for leisure at Lichfield District Council, said: “In partnership with Staffordshire Cricket, we’re pleased to be adding walking cricket to our list of Active Lichfield activities aimed at the over 50s. “It’s a great way to play the game but at a gentler pace. It joins walking football and netball and archery in our line-up of weekly sessions for adults.” Sessions cost £2.50 a time and there’s no need to book.


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One reply on “Walking cricket sessions starting at Burntwood Leisure Centre”

  1. Which bright spark came up with the time for this. It’s aimed at the over 50’s not school children and I would suggest that many in their 50’s are still at work at that time on a Thursday. You just can’t make this sh** up can you and how much do these people cost us????

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