Children flock to new, improved play area in Lutterworth park

Lutterworth mayor John Jones opens the Platinum Jubilee Park with help from consort Sheila Jones Photo by: ANDREW CARPENTERLutterworth mayor John Jones opens the Platinum Jubilee Park with help from consort Sheila Jones Photo by: ANDREW CARPENTER
Lutterworth mayor John Jones opens the Platinum Jubilee Park with help from consort Sheila Jones Photo by: ANDREW CARPENTER
Platinum Jubilee Park has finally opened to the public

New play equipment has been installed in a Lutterworth play park just in time for summer.

After eight weeks of being closed for refurbishment, Platinum Jubilee Park has finally opened to the public.

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The park was officially opened by Lutterworth mayor David Jones and his consort Shelia Jones. Pre-school chilren were given the first try of the shiny new play area before the rest of the town’s youngsters descended. There was also a face painter, a trail with a lucky dip and not to mention the very popular ice cream van!

The new improved Platinum Jubilee Park in Lutterworth. Photo by: ANDREW CARPENTERThe new improved Platinum Jubilee Park in Lutterworth. Photo by: ANDREW CARPENTER
The new improved Platinum Jubilee Park in Lutterworth. Photo by: ANDREW CARPENTER

The improved play equipment was funded from a variety of sources including Harborough District Council Grants, Developers Section 106, Lutterworth Area Community Fund and Lutterworth Town Council.

A spokesperson for the town council said: “Lutterworth Town Council would like to thank everyone for their patience during the refurbishment and hopes that many hours of playing are enjoyed by the town’s children for the future.”

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