My­ers turns on show­ers

The Cricket Paper - - ECB PREMIER LEAGUES -

AL­TON Cricket Club can breathe a huge sigh of re­lief after their town coun­cil agreed to re­place the show­ers at the Harry Baker Pav­il­ion in time for the start of the new sea­son.

The new show­ers are ex­pected to be work­ing be­fore May 6 – the side’s first home game – when they host Lyming­ton in the South­ern Premier League.

The coun­cil de­cided to spend the £48,000 on the new fa­cil­i­ties after a meet­ing on Tues­day and their de­ci­sion has helped ex­tend the pav­il­ion’s life­span by ten years as well as main­tain­ing their place in the South­ern Premier Di­vi­sion.

“I am re­lieved by the de­ci­sion which will en­able the mem­bers of Al­ton Cricket Club to reap the ben­e­fits of the time and money in­vested into it,” said club chair­man Richard My­ers.

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