The CDG, through its Executive Committee, keep in touch and attend both the West Yorkshire Area Cricket Council and the YCB Council which links grassroots cricket to the work of the YCB. Minutes or Notes of these meetings are circulated to all member clubs on a quarterly basis to keep our Clubs in touch with how Yorkshire Cricket is being developed and key information available.


Yorkshire Coaches Association - Seminar

Link to booking is:  For payment select "Offline Order" and pay on the day.   Venue:  Headingley Indoor School   Time:  10am to 2pm   Practical Batting Session with England's Lauren Winfield and Yorkshire Coach (and Brisbane Heat) Courtney Hill.   Practical Fielding Session with Yorkshire Pro Matt Fisher & Bilal Anjam   Mental Health in Cricket talk delivered by the "Opening Up" organisation   New Coach Ambassador roles update from the ECB's Dave Leighton   Cost is £10 to our members - pay on the day.

The latest meeting of the Bradford West CDG took place at Great Horton CC on 14th November. The meeting was chaired by Shiv Krishan and 6 local clubs attended. The Notes of the meeting are attached below, but amongst the key topics discussed were:

  • The shortage of players for some clubs and the development of a Player Loan Scheme which will help to ensure all players get a more regular game and clubs can fulfil all their fixtures
  • The need for and organisation of some Cricket Education Courses in the Spring, covering Child Protection and 1st Aid in particular
  • The continuing interest amongst local Clubs in schemes like Chance to Shine and All Stars Cricket, which assists in the migration oif children from School to Clubs, and how this can be made to happen for the clubs
  • An update on how the Disclosure & Barring Scheme (aka DBS) is working for local clubs, a mater of importance for all clubs
  • Updates and sharing from clubs on on ideas on how they are continuing to try to develop their clubs
  • To see the detailed points is the discussion click on the attached link: November 2018 MeetingNovember CDG Meeting

Next Meeting of Bradford West CDG 14th November  2018 

.Venue -Great Horton Church Cricket Club 


.Address- 108A Allerton Road BD8 0AZ 

Time -7.30 Prompt  

Would all clubs please attend or send a represeative for the meeting ,with a brief written report so that we can enter on our website .

The ECB has issued some advice to those who may still be panicking about the new Data Protection Regulations. It's short and reassuring and has some helpful  templates you can use. Shiv issued an email to all CDG Contacts on 2 May. If you you still need help and you deleted this accidentally or never received it then you can contact Shiv on Shiv Krishan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and he will send you the information .

Details of Link as follows 



Find below the AGENDA for the next meeting of the Bradford West CDG which takes place at Steeton Cricket Club at 7:30 pm PROMPT.

AGENDA for Bradford West CDG Meeting 13th June 2018 at 7:30 pm


Attached below are the Minutes of the January 2018 Meeting. Read through the main points and come along to the next Meeting which is on Wednesday13 June, STARTING AT 7:30 pm PROMPT!

Notes of BWCDG Meeting 24 January 2018



CONTACT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Subsidies are available for members of the CDG

1st Aid - Wednesday 7th March 6:30 to 9:30

Cost £35

Child Protection - Wednesday 14th March 6:30 to 9:30

Cost £35

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The latest meeting of the Bradford West CDG took place on 24th January 2018 at Steeton Cricket Club. This was attended by 8 local Clubs, with a couple attending for the first time. The Group are Chaired by Shiv Krishan of Great Horton Church, who is also currently acting as Secretary. Hopefully a new secretary will be found soon!

The Group discussed a number of key issues for local Clubs, including: Cricket Education Courses and subsidies available for local Clubs who are members of the Group, and a report from the YCB's Steve Coultard covered progress with Chance to Shine, "All Stars" Cricket, Grant Funding possibilities, Women & Girls Cricket, with each Club also summarising how they were getting on with the developments in their own clubs and issues they were trying to overcome. One of the key functions of the Group is share experiences and help each other. In that respect there was a discussion about the demise of a number of Clubs in the area and some of the ways in which problems facing clubs may be overcome. There are lessons to be learned!

A full copy of the key points discussed at the meeting can be accessed by clicking on the attached link below.

All Clubs in the area are welcome to attend meetings, and benefit from subsidy support for cricket education for players, coaches in the clubs as well as receiving support, help and guidance form the other local clubs who attend the meetings.

Further meetings are being planned in 2018 for June and September, with another meeting after Christmas in janaury 2019.

Come along and join in this important support for local Clubs in the Bradford area! All are welcome.


The next meeting of the Bradford West CDG will be on Thursday 21st September 2017, 7:30 at Zara Sports Centre.

Items for the Agenda are welcomed. Standard items will include: The Latest News from the YCB, a Cricket Education Update and Planned Courses for the Close Season, News from the Clubs in our area and any support which is required.

A Summary of the key points from the last meeting in June can be found on the Homepage

Any enquiries abou the Group can be sent to Shiv Krishan, ther current Chair, at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The latest meeting of the Bradford West CDG took place on Thursday 29th June 2017. The following items were covered during the meeting:

  • Matters Arising from the Previous Meeting - There were no major issues arising from the previous meeting, although there was lots of interesting matters discussed. If you want to see these again click on the link that follows! Notes of the Bradford West CDG Meeting 23 March 2017
  • Election of Officers - Shiv Krishan was re-elected as Chair of the Group and  David Allen as Treasurer. Ed Duguid, the Group's Secretary, stood down from the Group after 11 years of service. Those present thanked Ed for all his work. It was decided, in view of the amount involved in the Secretary's job, that a review would take place of what was involved and it may be that some payment would be made to a willing volunteer if no-one had the time to devote to the role in the meantime. It was fully understood that everyone was very busy with their own Club matters.
  • Report from the YCB - Steve Archer had been unable to attend the meeting, but Ed had forwarded the latest news from the YCB. (Click on this link to see Steve's Report). Mark Jobling who was present also updated everyone on the latest position with the "All Stars" initiative and Chance to Shine in case anyone further wanted to involved. News items in Steve's report included; The NEW ECB Innovation Fund, Seeking nominations for the OSCAS, New initiatiuves for Women's and Girl's cricket, a NEW Disability Hub at Bckfoot School and the launch of the new Online system for running Clubmark.
  • Educational Courses - Shiv reported on the success of the 1st Aid and Safeguarding courses held at Steeton CC and asked members to  think about what else they would like to see run by the CDG in the coming autumn, following the cricket season.
  • Reports from the CDG's Clubs - There were reports from all the Clubs present about their actvities and developments over the last six mionths or so. Notable amongst these were reports from Steeton, Bingley Congs, Haworth, Tong Park Esholt and Sutton in Craven regarding a variety of upgrades to their facilities, with other clubs in the Group also making good progress with their development plans or indeed planning to make progress in the near future! A more detailed note on Clubs may follow in the near future.
  • Date of the Next Meeting - Thursday 21st September 2017, 7:30 at Zara Sports Centre