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Closed 23/07/2017

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£1,960raised of £3,000 target by 50 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,960 to Pay for the bailiffs charges to remove 10 travellers caravans from the cricket pitch at Havering-atte-Bower Cricket Club

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    Havering-atte-Bower, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Sunday, 23rd July 2017

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    On Wednesday morning 10 caravans belonging to members of the travelling community all the way from Galway entered the cricket club grounds by breaking the lock on the gate and set up residence on the pitch and square. They were helping themselves to the water which is meant for the cricket square and paid for by the cricket club on a water meter and they have caused damage to the pitch.

    My dad is the Chairman of Havering-atte-Bower Cricket Club and he has spent numerous hours with the Police in the last few days who couldn't remove the travellers because the cricket club is private property!

    Therefore they have been forced to instruct bailiffs to remove the travellers this morning at a cost of £3,000. The cricket club cannot afford that kind of money to remove trespassers that shouldn't be there in the first place!

    We have a fun day planned for Sunday 2nd July at the cricket club to raise much needed funds to keep the cricket club running. Everyone has worked so hard to bring it all together and so it was necessary to instruct the bailiffs so this can go ahead.

    So I’m asking for your help to donate a little bit of spare cash to this lovely little cricket club that work so hard to raise funds by holding fundraisers and private functions to keep it running.

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      • Wendy Townsend

        Wendy Townsend

        Jul 23, 2017

        High Roding Cricket Club send you their support in your fund raising.

        £100.00

      • LAURENCE WEEKS

        LAURENCE WEEKS

        Jul 16, 2017

        From everyone at Hornchurch Athletic CC

        £75.00

      • John French

        John French

        Jul 12, 2017

        Good luck with your appeal.

        £50.00

      • Graham Burr

        Graham Burr

        Jul 11, 2017

        From all the players and committee of Rainham Cricket Club.

        £150.00

      • Jake Southam

        Jake Southam

        Jul 11, 2017

        £100.00

      • Jason Frost

        Jason Frost

        Jul 9, 2017

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 8, 2017

        £5.00

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      Karen Baker

      Karen Baker

      Havering-atte-Bower, United Kingdom

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