Southwold Cricket Club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all its members, ensuring a positive and enjoyable experience for all. The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others. Therefore, members are encouraged to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have about any aspect of the club with Geraldine Harvey, the club Welfare Officer.
As a member of Southwold Cricket Club, you are expected to abide by the following code of practice:
- All members must take responsibility in ensuring they are up to date with the Laws of Cricket and understand and adhere to them.
- All members must respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of age, gender, ability, race, cultural background, religious beliefs or sexual identity. Bullying of any sort will not be tolerated.
- All members must respect the umpires and accept their decisions.
- All members should be a positive role model, treat other players with the same level of respect you would expect to be shown to you.
- Use correct and proper language at all times.
- Members should keep to agreed timings for training and games, and arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of each game to assist in the preparation of the grounds.
- Members must wear authorised Southwold Cricket Club clothing – shirts, trousers, sweaters and caps – in all fixtures.
- Members must pay any fees for training or events promptly.