Vertu strengthens Somerset cricket links with digitalisation support


Vertu Motors is giving its assist to the Somerset Cricket Museum’s digitalisation venture.

A £500 donation will assist the museum’s ongoing digitalisation venture, which is making its intensive assortment of cricket memorabilia extra accessible by audio recordings for visually impaired guests, preserving historic match footage, and making a digital tour of the positioning.

Since buying 32 dealerships within the South West from the Helston Garages Group in December 2022, Vertu Motors has shaped a relationship with cricketers within the area, changing into an Official Companion of Somerset County Cricket Membership males’s workforce and making historical past as the primary shirt sponsor of its women’ workforce.

Alan Woodland, normal supervisor at Vertu Taunton and Yeovil Volvo, stated: “Vertu Motors is at all times eager to turn into a part of the neighborhood the place we have now a presence. Cricket is such an enormous a part of life within the South West and we have now many cricket followers amongst our colleagues, making it a pure alternative for us to get entangled with – and we’re doing so in a variety of methods.

“The museum is an excellent asset for the area and the Membership’s followers. It charts a tremendous 150 years within the crease. Our assist helps it to convey a few of that tremendous historical past to life, so it’s extra accessible and will be loved by extra folks.

“I’m wanting ahead to seeing how the museum’s digitalisation work progresses. Hopefully we’ll be visiting quickly to check out the audio excursions and study much more about this historic membership.”


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