It was decided by Allerdale Council on Wednesday evening that Cumbrian cricket hero Ben Stokes will be made a Freeman of the Borough.Read the full story ›
A meeting will be held between Allerdale councillors to discuss the motion to bestow the honour on the World Cup hero.Read the full story ›
The campaign for Ben Stokes to be knighted is continuing to gather momentum following his Headingley heroics.Read the full story ›
The petition, which has already seen more than 200 signatures, demands the city to be renamed Ben-Stoke-on-Trent.Read the full story ›
Cumbria's England cricketer Ben Stokes has been charged with bringing the game into disrepute following a late-night altercation.Read the full story ›
Ben Stokes will not travel to Australia with the rest of the Ashes squad on October 28, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has not made a final decision on Stokes' involvement in this winter's Ashes tour but, if he does feature, he will travel later.
The 26-year-old all-rounder is currently under investigation by police having been arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm last month.
Jonny Bairstow, Liam Plunkett and Jake Ball have been given formal written warnings and fined for unprofessional conduct following an internal investigation into behaviour within the one-day squad, the governing body has also announced.
Local cricket hero and England vice captain, Ben Stokes, has returned to Cockermouth today, Thursday 10 August, to raise money for damage caused by Storm Desmond.
Ben hosted a PCA masters side at Sandale against Cockermouth Cricket Club team:
Local cricket hero and England vice captain, Ben Stokes, has returned to Cockermouth to raise money for damage caused by storm Desmond.Read the full story ›
Cockermouth cricket star Ben Stokes is to host a PCA Masters day at Cockermouth Cricket Club.
Stokes wanted to repay the club for his early years and to leave a legacy for the next generation of local cricket stars.
The PCA Masters day, being held on Thursday 10th August, will see some of the country's top ex-international cricketers take on the Cockermouth team.
There will also be junior competitions held throughout the day and a special question and answer session with Stokes.
The club was badly flooded in both 2009 and 2015 and say the day will help to mark the long recovery.
Both corporate and general tickets sales will begin on 1st June.
The Cumbrian cricketer blasted a stunning century, despite having a calf injury.Read the full story ›