It’s all go for the skate park launch party next week on the 1st September where it all kicks off at 11am and ending around 3pm.
Free entry to the park and it has been confirmed there is going to be fish and chips available, ice cream van, face painting for the little ones and plenty of cakes on a stall run by the Christ Church next to the park.
There will be a skate and BMX competitions with Prizes, there are three age categories under 12, under 15 and 16+. Register before 11:45am to take part in the competitions which will be held at 1:00pm.
The opening ceremony will be taking place at noon with speeches by councillor Doreen Savage and Joan Sennington who as ex mayor had the skatepark as her chosen charity and has a part of the park named after her, affectionately known as Joan’s Hip! A representative from the FSA committee will give thanks and a young person Peter Ball will speak on behalf of the young people. The mayor will be present at the ceremony and it wont be a traditional ribbon cutting! This is an event for the whole community to celebrate, and we hope to see you there.
Link to Launch Party poster designed by young people, go on print one off and put it in your window.