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23 May 2011

New players wanted for staff cricket team * Summer fitness suite membership offers * Run free with Parkrun


Aspiring Freddie Flintoffs needed for staff cricket team

The staff cricket team are looking for new players of all abilities to build on their success from last year. The team play in the Co-Operative University Intramural league against student sides from the University’s cricket club and halls of residence. Matches are usually played at weekend but there will be the odd mid-week 20:20 match and nets at venues like Old Trafford Indoor Cricket Centre.

If you are interested in joining this recreational and social side:


NEW! Summer fitness suite membership offers at the Armitage Centre

Join now and take advantage of our great value summer membership for only £75 at the Armitage Sports Centre in Fallowfield! All summer memberships will expire on Sunday 18 September, so the sooner you register the better the deal. Summer memberships will give you unlimited access to our large fitness suite during opening hours.

To find out more about the Armitage fitness suite, please visit: 

If you want more flexibility, then opt for a rolling monthly membership which is £27.00 per month, available until 19 August 2011.


Free run with Parkrun

Run for free with parkrun on Saturday 4 June at 9am from the Lakeside Centre, Platt Fields Park. This 5k circuit is a great warm-up run for those taking part in any running events this year! Lucozade will be providing refreshments and there will also be cakes and coffee at the end.

Register before you run at:

and bring your barcode with you!