With the Chairman for a husband it is not surprising that Celia eventually took the ‘if you can’t beat ’em join ’em’ attitude and volunteered her services when the club needed a Welfare Officer. Her experience as a teacher in both the secondary and primary sectors and as a mum to Oliver and Lucy make her well qualified for the role but she has also attended the relevant ‘Safeguarding and Protecting Children’ and Sports First Aid courses. In 2011, Celia took early-retirement having worked at Wymondham High School from 1975-1985, where she met Steve, before moving into primary teaching at Mulbarton Middle School and Wreningham where she was acting Head. In 2012 & 2013 she and Steve delivered some cricket coaching sessions in local schools but a tough three years in which Celia had to cope with the deaths of her brother, her mum and a very close friend has put a stop to cricket coaching activities. A former Norwich High School student, Celia was a county tennis player, represented the East of England at lacrosse and is still very sporty, attending spinning & other exercise classes, yoga, cycling, walking and playing golf. Celia is a Leo and, therefore, has a sunny disposition but nobody really knows why she finds John Burdett’s jokes quite so funny! As Welfare Officer she deals with all safeguarding matters, ensures all our coaches, managers & captains have completed their DBS checks and attended all the necessary courses but, for the last 4 years, she’s also managed to persuade over 100 people to part with their money in order to get the ‘100 Club’ up and running. It’s already netted over £3500 towards the nets. According to the Chairman she’s “a wife in a million” having had to put up with his his dedication to all things Melton for the whole of their 39 years together!
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salad(29 / 11 / 2018)Accounts surplus from 2018 actually closer to £3,900.
clarkey1711(27 / 11 / 2018)Sizing Guide available for the new kit is now a hyperlink on the Club Shop
clarkey1711(17 / 08 / 2018)Club night out on Saturday! Please see both updates about this and club kit in the latest news!
shafty(15 / 08 / 2018)A XI to play Swardeston/CEYMS at Hilltops on Sat 18th: Woods†*
SteveP(12 / 08 / 2018)The Andy Seeley Final between our U15s & Swardeston is at Melton Park this Thursday (16th) at 10.30 a.m. Supporters welcome
SteveP(03 / 08 / 2018)Tomorrow’s A Team match away at Mattishall is off as Mattishall A are unable to raise a side.
CliveG(27 / 07 / 2018)Congratulations to the U15s on a hard fought 1 run victory in the semi final at Norwich CC this evening.
They are now through to the County final at Melton Park!
SteveP(23 / 07 / 2018)Tonight’s U19s T20 game has been called off (again!). Breckland can’t raise a side & have conceded. Frustrating!