News (Facilities / fields)
Return to Play update for softball and baseball in England and Scotland
15 July 2021
Click through for details of Return to Play recommendations for softball and baseball in England and Scotland following the government’s further easing of restrictions on 19 July.
Revived Manchester facility project progresses to planning phase
12 May 2021
BaseballSoftballUK and the Manchester City Council are pleased to announce that the Hough End development, featuring baseball and softball fields, has progressed to the planning phase.
BSUK launches Facilities Fund for playing fields across the UK
16 October 2020
BaseballSoftballUK, the development agency for both sports, is excited to announce the launch of its new Facilities Fund. Development Chartered clubs and leagues can apply for up to £5,000 in funding.
GB Women top second-round group at Euros
3 July 2019
The GB Women’s Fastpitch Team completed the second round at the European Women’s Championship with two more wins today to remain unbeaten and ensure a place in the Europe/Africa Olympic Qualifier.
Grounds crew needed for Farnham Park
24 January 2019
BaseballSoftballUK is looking for people to work as part of the grounds crew at its National Baseball and Softball Complex at Farnham Park, near Slough.
Farnham Park to host London Cup on 6-7 June
2 June 2015
Almost two years to the day after the National Baseball and Softball Centre at Farnham Park was opened by BSUK, the venue will host its first international competition on the weekend of 6-7 June.
BSUK looking for casual staff for Farnham Park
12 April 2014
BSUK would like to employ a number of casual staff to look after its new facility at Farnham Park. Staff are needed to cover bookings on evenings and weekends. The role is suited to people who are practical and good with their hands, and staff will be paid at £10-£12 per hour.
A real batting cage comes to Manchester
10 March 2014
The Manchester Outlaws Softball Club, which has three teams at different levels in the Manchester Softball League, has brought a proper commercial pitching machine to the North West and built a batting cage to go around it at the Hough End Social Club ground at Chorlton.
Farnham Park: Questions and Answers
23 April 2013
Construction work on new dedicated baseball and softball pitches at Farnham Park near Slough is almost complete, and BSUK has been fielding a lot of questions about when the pitches can be used, who can use them, and conditions and costs. Click through for some answers.
Farnham Park facilities near completion
5 November 2012
The new dedicated baseball and softball diamonds being built by BSUK at Farnham Park near Slough are nearing completion. Grass has been seeded, and how well it grows and beds in over the winter will determine when in 2013 the fields can be used.