IMPORTANT – Return to Cricket at Sleaford Cricket Club

The below is summarising the ECB return to cricket guidance as agreed with HM government for STEP 2 (from April 12th)

It is critical that the below is observed to allow cricket to continue and allow the bar to remain open. Breaches in the below could lead to the bar closing until deemed safe to reopen.

Spectators
– Spectators are not currently permitted at organised cricket activities including match play and training.
– This does not apply to carers for people with disabilities, or adults needed to supervise under-18s in a safeguarding role.
– Supervising adults should not mix with others from outside their household or support bubble.
– Cricket clubs that are part of a public open space are not responsible for controlling who views cricket in public open spaces or for people on public footpaths, however they should not promote or encourage spectator attendance as outlined above.
– Sleaford Cricket Club is NOT a public open space.
– Individuals arriving with the sole purpose of watching the cricket are not allowed.

Hospitality
– Indoor facilities remain closed at Step 2 access to toilets only in accordance with the clubs Risk Assessment – Social Distancing must be observed, and Face Coverings must be worn unless exempt.
– Outdoor areas at hospitality venues can reopen to serve customers in groups of up to 6 people or 2 households – These must be distinct groups of 6 distanced from each other.
– Customers will be required to order, be served and eat/drink while seated (even if no alcohol is ordered).
– SCC will not provide takeaway food and alcohol.
– Any sale of alcohol on or off the premises is subject to the Licensing Act 2003 and your premises licence or club premises certificate.
– Once individuals have finished their time making use of the hospitality offer, they should leave the ground, they are not allowed to stay and watch the cricket activities.


The full Risk assessment is available here

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