Fenland councillors put equipment to the test at opening of March's new play park

PUBLISHED: 15:57 20 December 2011

New play area opened in Southwell Close March, by L-R Cllr Peter Murphy, Bob Ollier (Parks and Open Spaces manager), Kevin Wilkins (Horticultural officer) Cllr Bernard Keane.

New play area opened in Southwell Close March, by L-R Cllr Peter Murphy, Bob Ollier (Parks and Open Spaces manager), Kevin Wilkins (Horticultural officer) Cllr Bernard Keane.

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FENLAND councillors Peter Murphy and Bernard Keane showed plenty of Christmas spirit when they opened a new play park in Southwell Close, March, on Tuesday.

They were joined there by Bob Ollier and Kevin Wilkins from Fenland District Council’s parks and leisure team.

All were in a suitably playful mood, donning Santa hats to test the new see-saw, one of the pieces of equipment that the council has installed there at a cost of £37,000.

Earlier in the day Cllr Murphy had teamed up with other councillors in Station Road, Whittlesey, to open another play park which has undergone a £52,000 refurbishment.

• Cllrs Murphy, left, and Keane, right, testing the see-saw with Bob Ollier, second left, and Kevin Wilkins.

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