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Ninjas are coming to Uddingston

The Board of Uddingston Cricket and Sports Club, would like to announce that they have agreed to
enter into a partnership agreement with Camping Ninja to allow their grounds and clubhouse to be
used by volunteers, contractors and families attending the Commonwealth Games during the 21st

July to 3rd August 2014.

This agreement will see up to 700 campers use the club grounds and facilities as a base while they
are in Glasgow for the games, which will not only provide much needed revenue to the club but will
also bring an influx of visitors to Uddingston over the two weeks who we are sure will utilise our
local facilities thoroughly.

This decision to allow our grounds to be used has not been taken lightly by the Board of UC&SC
and via detailed discussions with various parties including local councillors, Police Scotland, Fire
Scotland, South Lanarkshire Council planning, licensing & environmental health departments we
have worked very closely with Camping Ninja to gain the required comfort that the site will be run
in a very professional manner with little impact on our neighbours and the local community.

Camping Ninja will effectively take over the running of UC&SC grounds from Monday 21st July
until Sunday 3rd August and will have full time staff, stewards and Security on site at all times who
will all work in conjunction with the clubs own staff and board.

Although the clubhouse will remain open to members it will be expected to be busy with campers
and sport will be limited during the two weeks therefore we are hoping members and the
community of Uddingston will all work together to welcome our visitors and in turn show them true
Scottish hospitality.

Camping Ninja themselves have considerable experience in running campsites at World Class
Sporting Events and during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games they successfully hosted 13
urban campsites across London and Weymouth all at community sports clubs similar to ours and
were praised for the professional manner in which they operated the sites in partnership with the
clubs, local residents and councils to ensure optimum safety and a fantastic camping experience
for all. The majority of campers were families with games tickets, official volunteers and contractors
and the same groups are to be camping at the games again this summer. This is not a “festival
style” campsite but a relaxed friendly campsite where we expect campers to be off site exploring
Glasgow and Scotland for the majority of their stay. There will be no music, no stages, no extra
bars etc. These are simple low impact campsites.

To allow any questions to be raised or concerns to be aired the club will be holding an open day at
the clubhouse on Sunday 15th June from 12:30 to 6pm with all interested parties welcome to attend
and ask any questions they may have or just to receive a general update from UC&SC.

Should any member wish to find out more about the plans prior to the open day or wish to become
involved as a helper please contact our Club President Allan McGill at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Weekend 9th May

This weekend in our club.....


Late night in the Sports Bar on Friday



Come along and watch Tunnocks Uddingston First XI play Greenock at 1pm

Enjoy a Saturday Session in the Sports Bar till 1am




Some more Cricket from the Firsts from 12pm

Easter Weekend

Happy Good Friday!!


Have you got your name down?


We hope to see you on Sunday at the clubs annual Easter Party. Bring the kids along for a great time. The kitchen will be open from 12- 2 serving hot rolls and our usual soup and sandwiches available from the bar.

Easter Family Fun Day - Sunday 20th April

Easter Family Fun Day - Sunday 20th April - 12 noon onwards / £5 entry per child

UC&SC are holding their annual Easter family fun day on Sunday 20th
April with all members, non members, family and friends welcome to

The day will kick off at 12 noon with £5 entry for all children taking
part with the day including loads of fun family events including:

Easter egg hunt (under 10s)
Team treasure hunt (over 10s)
Easter bonnet competition
Egg painting
Beat the gaolie

To book your child's place on the day email Emma at
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Open to all members and non members with all welcome.

The Clock is Ticking - Your Club Needs You

With 5 days to go until we draw a close to our fundraising campaign we

have had a great final week response from members, parents and friends
of the club.

We have now taken a large jump to £126,632.

This is a great amount and we really are within touching distance of
our £150,000 target so can we please ask that any remaining pledges
are returned by Monday as every single pound will count.

Email pledge letters to   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or leave behind Bar for
attention of Allan McGill.

Hockey Pitch Pledge

The pitch fundraising campaign is going well with £98,250 of the
£150,000 target raised as of today with 10 days / two weekends
remaining to pledge.

So please pledge today as your club really does need your support.

Please see the link on the right hand side for more information

Uddingston Cricket and Sports Club AGM


UCSC AGM will be held on Thursday 20th of March at 6.30 prompt. All members are welcome and we hope to see you there. Click the picture below to see more details.




The kitchen will be run by UC&SC bar staff

Serving Homemade soups,

Sandwiches of different varieties

and cold Pasta bowls.


Team Teas can be provided on request

Ranging from something simple or a little bit more

Pastas, Pies or Rolls

Traditional or Indian meals

Let us know what you're after and we will see what we can do for you.


Please contact Emma on 07775325880

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Or Allana at the bar

Pub Quiz

Pub Quiz 


Saturday 1st February


£20 entry fee for each team with maximum

team members of 5

From 6pm


Club Lock Down

Notice for all Members


After recent incidents at our sports club we are introducing a Club Lock Down Stratagy.


Our door entry system will be in place and fully

functioning on Monday the 27th of January. This will

effect all doors on the premises including Main enterance,

Sports Bar enterance, upstairs exit and hall exit. All doors

will require an access card which will be given to each

membership card holder or you can buzz bar staff for



To exit each door there is an EXIT pad at the side of all

doors - PUSH TO EXIT. 


Please contact Emma for any more information on 07775325880 or

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