A Cumbrian cricket club has ensured that visitors can see every moment of this year’s summer of sport by investing in a new IT system.

Penrith Cricket Club has upgraded its Wi-FI network and installed a new live TV system in its clubhouse so that customers can make the most of big sporting events including the Euros, the Lions rugby tour of South Africa, England’s cricket fixtures and the Olympics.

The upgraded system allows the club to show different matches at the same time, while also delivering uninterrupted Wi-Fi access throughout the club’s ground, including the beer garden.

Penrith Cricket Club Chairman Andrew Hall expressed his delight: “The new system has raised the bar for us in terms of what we can offer our customers.

“We wanted to make the most of this summer’s big sporting events and upgrading the network has given us more flexibility about which sports we can show and when across our three screens.

“The new Wi-Fi system is also helping us operate more effectively as a business because we can now take credit card payments outside in the beer garden, which makes life easier for our bar staff.

He added: “People expect decent Wi-Fi and, as well as the clubhouse and beer garden, we now have coverage throughout the ground, including for spectators watching the action on the pitch.

“We have a fantastic beer garden and a large function room, so being able to make the most of our facilities, both inside and outside, is an investment in the future of the club.”

The clubhouse and beer garden is open to the public from Monday 6pm to 8pm; Friday 6pm to closing; Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to closing.