Parks and children’s play areas in Wirral could benefit from a share of a new £13 million fund announced last month by the Government.
The Town Hall has a poor record when it comes to applying for, and using, cash for important projects. In our last newsletter, we revealed how Labour Councillors had failed to use £121,000 given to them to help tackle homelessness.
Now, local Conservatives are urging residents to submit ideas and suggestions for parks, green spaces in our community. Debbie Caplin, seen here in one of the parks in Leasowe with one of the families that uses it, is writing to residents asking for their views as well.
We’re lucky that so many of our local parks and open spaces have ‘Friends’ groups, comprising volunteers, who do so much to make sure that our parks are so popular. But, too often, the Council has not prioritised investment in new equipment.
We need to make sure the Town Hall submits a bid for a share of this £13 million and we're keen that any bid includes our local parks and play areas in this area.