TEN YEARS AGO: Village play park gets a £50,000 re-vamp

New play and exercise facilities at Willoughby Playing Field were officially unveiled 10 years ago.

Pictured (from left) are Coun Steve Eyre, Tracey Goldsmith, Lynne Lempard, Curtis Manning, Archie Goldsmith, and Lily Lempard.
Pictured (from left) are Coun Steve Eyre, Tracey Goldsmith, Lynne Lempard, Curtis Manning, Archie Goldsmith, and Lily Lempard.

The equipment – funded by a £50,000 Play England grant – included a new zip line, trampoline, goal posts, and climbing frame.
Alongside the grant, more money was raised by pupils at St Helena’s Primary School pupils to buy a new picnic bench.