Pound Lane Play Area gets thumbs up for new public footpath!
Pound Lane Open Space has recently taken delivery of a brand new public footpath and Cllr Jeff Brooks was there to give it the thumbs up as soon as the tarmac was dry enough to walk on! Now parents can walk their children to school and visit the play area without walking through mud. The Mayor of Thatcham Cllr Gary Johnson has also been part of the hard working team turning the area into a major facility for the community. We now have a modern play area for the children, an adult gym, football pitch, dog walking area and a meadow for wild flowers to grow. A swing gate has also been installed at the eastern end of the footpath to make it easier for disabled access. After many years of planning and fund raising, Cllr Johnson is applying for the prestigious Green Flag award in recognition of the community facility and being Mayor of Thatcham of course he will be making arrangements to invite local parents and children to join him to celebrate the award by cutting a ribbon on site!