A new multi-play unit was officially opened in the Burton Play Area by Mr and Mrs Griffiths and local children on Saturday 24th March. Community efforts have been on-going since at least 2015 to renovate the Play Area. A ‘market’ survey was undertaken; plans were drawn up with CW&C acting as consultants and grant applications … Read more
Its been an exciting few days in the play area. The new multi play unit, that we’ve been fundraising hard for, arrived! The installation team from Lars Laj made great progress, aided by some surprisingly sunny weather. The new unit has a super slide, tube to climb through, cargo nets, fireman’s pole, wobbly steps and … Read more
GVH Play Area Renovation Following the initiative of a Burton resident we have applied for a Community Award under the Active Living category from the One Family Foundation and have been successful in getting through the first round. We have applied for £25,000 to cover the purchase and installation of a new multi-play unit to … Read more
We are privileged and honoured to have the Liverpool Renaissance Singers, directed by Deborah Catterall, present “Bonjour, mon coeur!” a programme of secular music from the Renaissance. All proceeds from the concert will be donated by the Singers to the renovation of the Gladstone Village Hall Play Area The concert will take place in Gladstone … Read more
Your Help Is Needed The Burton Play Area situated behind Gladstone Village Hall next to the bowling green serves the children of Burton and Puddington and for many years was serviced and maintained to appropriate safety standards by Cheshire Council. Following extensive cost-cutting by the government the council relinquished its support. Gladstone Village Hall, being … Read more
30 volunteers today took 9 tonnes of old bark off the play area, ready for a nice new surface next month. It was a great community effort, thanks to all. James and his digger were essential!
Dear All, The latest information on the renovation of the Play Area is as follows: We have now received notification via CW&C that the Veolia application has failed. As the requested amount was so great the project can no longer proceed this year. Consequently the application to WREN due to be considered in January has … Read more
Dear All, The cost of the project is considerable at £85,000. This project will only go ahead if all the grants applied for are successful. During the month of May we will be applying for £78,000 worth of grants from several organisations. The remaining £7,000 will have to be supplied by Gladstone Village Hall as a … Read more