At the Croquet Association AGM last weekend, the north west gained three awards.
Crake Valley were awarded the Apps-Heley Award for 2021 – this is awarded by the CA every two years to the club with three or four courts that has made most progress at a national or local level in the last two years. The club receives a handsome trophy and £250. Crake have secured much local funding and redeveloped their clubhouse, car park ands lawns. This was reported on this website in March 2021, you can read more at this link: http://www.croquetnw.co.uk/apps-heley-award-for-crake-croquet/ The trophy is now on show in the clubhouse.
CA Diplomas, for outstanding services to clubs and federations over a long period, were awarded to: Margaret Eccles (Bury) and Paul Rigge (North West Federation);
We reported on Paul’s success in May and you can read more details here – http://www.croquetnw.co.uk/paul-rigge-awarded-a-ca-diploma/
More details of Margarets award will be published soon.