A GROUP of people hoping to restore a cricket club back to its former glory have been bowled over by a donation from a housing developer.

Higham Cricket Club has existed for more than 100 years and became a focal part of the community, but fell on hard times.

The £500 sponsorship from Taylor Wimpey Yorkshire will provide new kits for the club’s first and Sunday teams, which play near the homebuilder’s Kingstone Grange development.

Read more in this weeks Barnsley Chronicle