Friday, November 7, 2008

Wesham Skateboard Park Official Opening

Wesham's new skateboard park has been officially opened by the Mayor of Medlar-with-Wesham , Cllr Michael Devaney. The event took place on Thursday evening (6th November 2008) attended by members of Wesham Town Council; Lancashire County Cllrs, Bernard Whittle and Liz Oades; Fylde Borough Cllr, Linda Nulty; former Chairman of Fylde Children and Young People's Group, Richard Nulty; Executive members and Officers of the Local Strategic Partnership; Fylde Borough Officers; local skateboarders and mountain bikers.
Cllr Devaney paid tribute to all those involved in achieving the new facility for the youth of Wesham and Kirkham and he outlined the work and funding that had gone into the project by the Local Strategic Partnership, particularly the Play Partnership as part of the Children and Young Peoples Group, Fylde Borough Council and a small sub committee of Wesham Town Council .
After the formal opening, the skateboard was put to good use by local youngsters anxious to demonstrate their skills!

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