Partnership working is child’s play!
GRASS roots partnership working has resulted in the provision of exciting new play equipment to keep younger ones active and enjoying a new world of play in Minehead.
The new kit at Culvercliffe play area, at the end of the harbour in Minehead has come about as a result of three local authorities, Minehead Town Council, Somerset County Council and West Somerset Council working together to pool resources and
funding to deliver exciting new play
experiences a nest swing, a dish roundabout, stepping pods and an orchard tangle trail.
The project has been made possible through financial support from Minehead Town Council (£1,000), Cllr Terry Venner’s funding from the Somerset County Council Health & Wellbeing Scheme (£500) and developer planning obligation contributions (£6,250).
The play area, open to all and free of charge, is maintained by Minehead Town Council on behalf of West Somerset Council.
Cllr Les Smith, Mayor of Minehead, added: “I am delighted that the new play area has been so well received by local children and play groups.”
Cllr David Westcott, Lead Member for Community and Customers, said: “We are grateful to Minehead Town Council for their management of the play area, the newly installed equipment will be a great asset to our local community.”
Cllr Terry Venner, Somerset County Council member for Minehead, said: “It is great to have this new equipment installed ready for the half term holidays, so that families can get out and be active in this glorious location, next to the sea.”