‘The sound of a cricket ball striking them was like a church bell ringing on a Sunday morning’
In Aigburth, a cricket community gets a new lease of life
Dear members — we hope you had a lovely Bank Holiday weekend.
Today’s story by Robin Brown is about a cricket club which faced eviction last winter. The stakes for the community at Aigburth Cricket Club were high. Even if you’re not a fan of the sport, by the end of this piece, you might be.
This newsletter is going out to 365 paying members. If you’re new around here, leave us a comment telling us what you want to see more of on The Post. Many of you joined us after reading Ethan Croft’s excellent weekend read about the quiet decline of Chinatown. Thanks for all your comments, including this interesting thought from Paul Bryan: “Is the downward trajectory really the inevitable arc of history? Can Chinatown reinvent itself?” In case you missed it, read that piece here.