The pavilion was rebuilt in 2015 and a plaque was added to commemorate Jim Osborne
. He was well respected in town. He had helped form Rushden Sports Ltd
to ensure protection for the football and cricket ground in Hayden Road.
Jim also ran a toys and sports
equipment shop, and would restring rackets, or order any special items required.
had been a keen footballer in his youth, but injury forced him to stop.