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Nov 2009- Playbuilder

We are pleased to advise you that the improvements on site under the above initiative are well under way now on the left hand side of the playing field.

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Easter Raffle at Somerfield

Once again our local Somerfield store on White Lane was very supportive by allowing us to hold our easter raffle there. It was held on the 2nd April and was drawn on Sat 11th April

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Arrival of new equipment

Hooray! We have got our new zip wire, Lion Springster and A new set of swings!!!

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Playbuilder Funding

Central Goverment launched an initiative to work with community groups that had developed a masterplan to improve play facilities in a natural enviroment for 8 - 13 year olds.

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Activity Vans - Summer Hols 2009

It has been confirmed that there will definately be activity vans at Charnock playing field- Carterhall Lane , throughout the 6 week school holidays- This will commence week beginning the 20th July, and they will be on site between 3.30-5.30pm on Fridays and Saturdays .

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Viridor Credits - update

We are very pleased to announce that Viridor Credits have now approved the £17,000 donation to the park funds!

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Viridor Credits

After hours and hours of work on a bid to Viridor Credits, the paperwork was submitted and then the nail biting wait to find out if we had been successful. Well, fantastic news arrived - Viridor Credits have provisionally approved a £17,000 donation pending necessary procedures / paperwork- MANY THANKS !

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Activity Vans to return Summer 09..

A few weeks ago we were contacted by Sheffield City Council to advise us that due to the success and demand for the vans on the park last year, that there has been budget set to side to fund vans again this year in the summer holidays.

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Community Pride for group

Having established in July 1996 and working hard as a group ever since then to raise money to bring about the improvements to the park seen so far, we were delighted to have this recognised in the form of a Community Pride certificate awarded by Sheffield City Council, at a presentation evening at the Town Hall We are proud to have received this recognition, and feel that this will help show our committment as we continue to work towards our goals, as seen in the masterplan.

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Church Burgesses Trust

Some excellent news from this Trust, who after consideration of the project decided to donate £2,000 to the funds.

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