A cricket club is hoping to get girls into the sport by offering indoor training sessions for school girls of all abilities.

Loughton Cricket Club want to expand their female team, so are offering coaching sessions for new members in school years 4 to 11.

All equipment will be provided and lessons will be taught by experienced coaches.

The first session will be held on February 28, at Roding Valley School Hall, from 6-7pm and will continue on Tuesday evenings. Sessions will transfer to the Loughton cricket ground in the summer.

Parents of children wishing to take part should call Paul McGuiness on 07974 482198, or Email to book a place, at paul.mcguinness27@ntlworld.com.