Mayor of Rushcliffe toasts Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club’s season
22 November 2017
The Mayor of Rushcliffe and Nottinghamshire County Council toasted Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club’s momentous season on 21 November with a special civic reception at Trent Bridge.
The Mayor Cllr Barrie Cooper, Mayoress Jean Cooper, Rushcliffe Borough Council Deputy Leader Cllr Debbie Mason and Chief Executive Allen Graham were among those to congratulate the players, management and staff on a wonderful 2017.
They joined Chairman of Nottinghamshire County Council John Handley and The Lord Mayor of Nottingham Cllr Michael Edwards to pay tribute to the season where the club won the white ball tournament double, scooping the Royal London One Day Cup, and for the very first time, the NatWest T20 Blast Trophy, and promotion back to Specsavers County Championship Division One.
The Mayor Cllr Barrie Cooper said: “I am sure all the team know how immensely proud we are here in Nottinghamshire and especially here in Rushcliffe, the home of Trent Bridge, of you and of your spectacular achievements during the 2017 season.
“Of course our congratulations must also go to Head Coach Peter Moores, the Ground Staff, Committee and all the other staff here who work so hard, and do such a magnificent job supporting the team throughout the year.
“I would also like to thank the thousands of fans who have come to Trent Bridge this season for providing such fantastic support and for creating such a special atmosphere for the team to play in, for which I am sure the team are all immensely appreciative of.”