Friday, December 18, 2009

Warwicks set to announce record profit

"Warwickshire are set to announce a record pre-tax profit of close to £1.2 million.

Final details of the county’s accounts are still being compiled but is clear that staging an Ashes Test at Edgbaston in August helped Warwickshire to improve their financial position..."

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Gentlemen start your bulldozers

A legal challenge by residents to the ground redevelopment has failed when they were unable to secure a judicial review. Work can now begin finally next month though the residents do have 7 days to decide if they want to appeal.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Its the final challenge... da da daaa da da da da da daaa

(That is supposed to be a play on the Europe song, doesn't quite work in text).

"Tuesday December 15 is D-Day for Warwickshire as they wait anxiously to discover whether they will be able to start work on their new £30 million pavilion at Edgbaston.

A local residents’ group has mounted a legal challenge claiming that Birmingham City Council did not follow the correct legal process when they granted Warwickshire planning permission for the project during the summer..."

Friday, December 11, 2009

Pinks balls to start the new season

The traditional curtain raiser for the 2010 domestic season will apparently take place under floodlights, with pink balls, in Abu Dhabi! Is it April 1st? The freezing fog outside indicates not. How extraordinary. I am a mixture of appalled and intrigued.