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Local cricketers bowled over by sponsorship

Cheadle and Checkley cricket clubs have each received a generous donation totalling £2,000 from Walton Homes.


The Tamworth-based housebuilder pledged its ongoing commitment to their local community by sponsoring Checkley Cricket Club for a second, consecutive year, and Cheadle Cricket Club for the third year in a row.


Stephen Plant, Chairman of Cheadle Cricket Club says: “We really value our partnership with the Walton Homes team and are thrilled our sponsorship has been continued. Their long-standing support has funded the purchase of our kits, enabling us to allocate our own funds to much needed improvements for our club. Such as the re-surfaced our car park and the building of new practice facilities.”


“It’s always a delight to welcome the Walton Homes team to cheer on our players, including new members from its Augustus Fields development nearby.”


Cheadle is a friendly, sociable and inclusive cricket club.  First established in 1878, it has seven senior squads, including a women’s team, that play at its two grounds in Cheadle and Oakmoor.  Including the 1st Team which plays in the Premier Division. For more information visit:


Equally welcoming, Checkley is a family friendly cricket club based in the rural village of Checkley in between Uttoxeter and Tean, with four senior teams and 12 junior teams, ranging from Under 8’s to Under 19’s.  To find out more visit:


Director at Walton Homes, Amy Summerton says: “As a local business, we firmly believe in the power of community and the transformative impact of sports. Our ongoing partnership with our local cricket clubs has been in motion since the Augustus Fields development was built, and we are thrilled to support and look forward to witnessing the positive impact our collaborations will have on the community.”


“Staffordshire has always been famous for its cricket, so to work with such fantastic teams on this has been both beneficial for us and the historical clubs. We are proud to sponsor the teams and are looking forward to watching them play.”


Walton Homes Augustus Fields development, located just off of Birchwood Grove, boasts a collection of 39 three to five-bedroom homes, and is a stone’s throw away from local amenities, shops and sports clubs.  For more information visit

Pictured Here: Cheadle CC 2nd XI who were the 2023 NSSC Div 3 champions. Back Row (L-R) Ryan Day, Matt Degg, Jack Winfield, James Jackson, Josh Jackson, Sam Akram, Ryan Elwell

Front Row Matthew Sellers, Jake Mills, Craig Smith (Capt) and Ben Degg.


Pictured here: Checkley Cricket Club Ian    Robinson and  Walton Homes Sales Manager, Helen Robinson