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Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries is a three-year project (2018 – 2021) funded by Spirit 2012. Managed by the Youth Sport Trust and Sporting Equals this programme makes the most of cricket's potential to bring different ethnic and faith communities closer together, fostering mutual friendships and creating opportunities for young people across the town.

Breaking the Boundaries in Slough

Here in Slough we are using cricket to deliver community-led approaches to help unite the town by:

  • igniting conversations between community groups to become more cohesive and develop opportunities to do more together
  • creating opportunities for young people to build leadership skills and gain qualifications
  • forging partnerships that will allow us to build positive activities and create wider opportunities
  • creating fun festival days over the year with a weekly cricket programmes for both girls and boys.

Berkshire County Cricket, Slough Cricket Club and the local community have come together to help improve community cohesion and improve leadership skills for young adults.

If you would like to know more about the programme and how you can get involved, or would just like to play cricket, please email Daragh Doyle on daragh.doyle@slough.gov.uk for more information.

Read more about the Breaking Boundaries project

Events coming up

We have a number of Breaking Boundaries events coming up. We have the Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour on Friday 3 May in Slough Town Centre where you will be able to have your photo taken with the trophy.

We also have a Community Champion Fun Day on Friday 7 June at Slough CC where there will be lots of fun cricket activities based around community cohesion.

As part of the programme we are also starting the first Slough Women’s Cricket Team, breaking the boundaries for female sport provision.

More information

Who to contact

Email
daragh.doyle@slough.gov.uk

Time / Date Details

When is it on
7 June

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations

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