Sherfield English

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History of events-summary

1995-initial idea put forward by Stan Goodyear.

1996-committee voted in.

1997-site agreed. Ray Dixon offered to use his company (MFD) to commission a site survey and obtain planning permission for change of use of the site.

1998- Full planning permission finally received.

1999-School Trust purchased the land.

2000-SERP2000 gains charitable status.

2001-levelling & drainage completed. Croquet pitches being used by WI.

2002- Land transferred to SERP2000.

2003-100 Club started. Sherfield English Under 18 football team started.

2004-cricket square completed. Bowls club now active.

2005-tennis courts/netball court constructed.

2006 onwards-continual improvements to landscaping and facilities. Bowls & croquet club have had to limit members to 100. Football pitches in regular use by up to 5 teams. Tennis courts used on ad-hoc basis. Playground for children.

2016 the long-held dream of having a pavilion on the Sportsfield finally came to fruition. The shell of a pavilion was constructed and internal fitment will occur as funds allow.

Hosts annual village events: Rounders Tournament, Tennis Tournament, Bowls Club events, Funday, Football Tournament, Bonfire night,