Hethersett and Tas Valley Cricket Club
Hethersett and Tas Valley Cricket Club Development Plan
Hethersett and Tas Valley is a
progressive cricket club which has been in existence since the 19th
century. After many years of playing in the village of Hethersett, the
club moved to its present home at Taswood Lakes, Flordon, in 2004.
The club currently fields three
adult Saturday sides competing in Divisions Two and Four of the Norfolk
Cricket Alliance and Division Seven of the Norfolk Cricket League. It runs
a Sunday side in the Mid Norfolk League and junior sides. The club also
competes in the Carter Cup, Norfolk Cricket Officials Cup, Lady Mary
Trophy, Bernard Matthews Cup and Wensum Cup and also plays midweek and
evening friendly games, including matches against touring teams. The club
has junior sides at Under-11, Under-13 and Under-15 levels, all playing in
the South Norfolk Community League and the Norfolk Alliance Junior League
Based five miles south of Norwich,
Hethersett & Tas-Valley CC is one of Norfolk's most ambitious, up and
coming clubs. In 2008 the club were crowned champions of the Norfolk
League and were promoted into the Norfolk Alliance.
The club has a number of main aims
which include the following (in no specific order).
The club’s current facilities
include the following:
The club is currently working
towards achieving the nationally recognised ECB Clubmark award.
The following development plan is
divided into three sections – short term objectives (one year), medium
term objectives (one to three years) and long term objectives (three years
The overall over-arching aim of
the club in the short, medium and long term is to provide competitive and
social cricket for adults and young people under the age of 16 within the
framework of a well established and effectively run club where everyone is
treated with fairness and equality.
Term Aims – Achievable within one year
To further enhance the standing of
Hethersett and Tas Valley Cricket Club by
Hethersett and Tas Valley is an
extremely vibrant club with a very good club atmosphere which is enhanced
by the surrounding beauty of Taswood Lakes. Our aims are to become one of
the top clubs in Norfolk and one of the prime movers in promoting the
sport of cricket to as wide an audience as possible. It is also our aim to
become one of the best run and most progressive clubs in the county. Our
overall aim is to continue to develop both on the playing and non playing
side. Our club development plan will give us the opportunity to do this
and will be re-visited on a regular basis and
updated as and when necessary.
Tony Smith (Hethersett and Tas Valley Cricket Club Chairman)
Richard Ellis (Hethersett and Tas Valley Cricket Club Secretary)
Steward (Hethersett and Tas Valley Cricket Club Development Officer)