A Preston cricket club is batting for the NHS

A Lancashire cricket club has paid tribute to the NHS in an unique way.

Sunday, 12th April 2020, 9:38 am
Updated Sunday, 12th April 2020, 11:44 am
Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club

Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club has marked out a message on its pitch thanking hospital staff and Royal Preston Hospital in particular.

It reads: NHS, RPH ThankYou.

The club posted an aerial picture of its pitch, which has been out of use since the coronavirus lockdown.

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Adam Cooper tweeted: "Thought I would make some use of our unused cricket ground.

"Thank you NHS and Royal Preston Hospital.

"Genuine heroes."

The cricket club also has some members producing PPE for the NHS in their own homes using 3D printers..

Once printed, these face visor shields will be given to the key workers free of charge.

Within the first weekend of this project, face visors were shipped to Leeds Hospital, and Pendle Support, to provide support. Within a few days, nearly 2000 masks were requested.

Visit the JustGiving page at https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/3d-printed-face-visor-covid19