Stainland bowled over by Solvay

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Chemical manufacturer Solvay Halifax, based in Holywell Green, has given Stainland Cricket Club a boost by sponsoring kit for both junior and senior players.

The cricket club has 60 members and practises at the Stainland Memorial Ground in Halifax and its senior section plays in the Halifax T20 League and the Huddersfield Evening League.

Brian Evans, chairman of Stainland Cricket Club, said: “We are very grateful to Solvay Halifax for their generous sponsorship of our new kit. It’s a huge boost for the players and they are delighted with it.”

Guillaume Peron, Solvay Halifax site director, said: “Stainland Cricket Club has been part of the community for many years and continues to play an important role in enabling all kinds of people to enjoy the sport. We’re very pleased to help them.”