Archive for the ‘Sport’ Category

Work to start soon on Cheam Rec. Pavilion

by Mary Burstow on 1 May, 2015

I am very pleased to see that the scafolding around the Pavilion has now been put up, ready for work to start on removing the roof on Tuesday 5th May. This Tuesday, we had a mini saga, when the protective fencing around the Pavilion was blown down in the wind over night.  Reading between the […]

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Cheam Cricket Club Open Day

by Mary Burstow on 16 April, 2015

  Cheam Cricket Club are holding an open day on Sunday 18th April, 11am till 2pm Peaches Close Station Way Cheam Surrey SM2 7BJ Cheam Cricket Club invites all budding cricketers, young and old, girls and boys, ladies and gentlemen, aged 6 upwards to our 2015 open day event. No formal cricket attire required, just […]

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Downs Lawn Tennis Club

by Mary Burstow on 15 April, 2015

I popped in to say hello to the the Downs Lawn Tennis Club, in Holland Avenue this weekend and was most impressed with the facilites they had on offer. For tennis players they have some superb floodlit courts. On Saturday and Sunday 18/19 April, they will be hosting a free OPEN DAY.  So why not […]

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Happy Birthday Banstead Downs Golf Club

by Mary Burstow on 8 April, 2015

Banstead Downs Golf Club is 125 years old this year.  Happy Birthday! The Golf Course on the North Downs, offers beautiful views and stunning countryside.  Golfers tell me it is an excellent course to play on. I have to confess, I have never played golf, but I have eaten in their restaurant a number of […]

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Cheam Swimming Baths has reopened

by Mary Burstow on 2 April, 2015

Cheam Swimming baths has now reopened after a major refit.  It looks so much better. The main pool roof was grit-blasted and the steel work repainted.  The roof sheeting, underlay and boarding was removed and a new roof put on and made watertight . Asbestos was removed and up to date water treatment plant equipment […]

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Visually Impaired Tennis

by Mary Burstow on 6 December, 2014

Have fun and make new friends playing tennis on smaller courts with an audible soundball.  Sessions take place at The Sports Village 0n Sunday at 2.30 – 4.00pm for just £4. Visit or call 02086416611 for more information.

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Tots Tennis and Friday Girls Tennis

by Mary Burstow on 1 November, 2014

Whilst this is not the ideal time of year to start playing tennis with regards to the weather (although until today, it has still been pretty sunny!) It is definitely great value!!Sutton Churches Tennis Club, has junior tennis for all ages and abilities starting again after half-term so get in touch if you have a […]

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Sutton’s sports centres among the best in top UK awards

by Mary Burstow on 11 October, 2014

My colleagues Cllr Jill Whitehead and Cllr Hamish Pollock outside Westcroft I am so pleased that the staff at David Weir Leisure Centre, The Phoenix Centre and Westcroft Leisure Centre were voted amongst the best in the country in the coveted Health Club Awards.  The Health Club Awards recognise the best clubs and leisure centres in the UK based […]

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Fantastic Football in Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 4 August, 2014

Sutton United Striker ‘marvellous’ Marvin Williams praised police officers for enabling boys and girls aged 6-11 to receive free football coaching during the school summer holidays when he helped to present the medals and trophies at the end of Cheam Community Football Week. A total of 200 boys and girls took part in coaching sessions […]

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Cheam Cricket Club celebrate 150 years

by Mary Burstow on 31 July, 2014

On Sunday afternoon, Paul and I visited Cheam Cricket Club, to watch them play Surrey Old Masters.  It was a wonderfully mellow Sunday afternoon, watching a game of cricket. The origins of cricket at Cheam date back to 1864 when a group of local parishioners started playing in the local meadows. In 1875, 5 acres […]

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