More than £210,000 in funding secured by local Conservatives is set to be invested in improvements to children’s play areas across South Gloucestershire.
South Gloucestershire Councillors, with the support of local MP Luke Hall, have continued to invest in local public open spaces, with the total investment more than £12million. In the latest tranche of investment being made is a combined £210,298.95 to improve public open spaces in Chipping Sodbury and Pucklechurch.
In Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire Council will invest £110,701.95 through Chipping Sodbury Town Council, to fund play improvements at The Ridings Play Area.
In Pucklechurch, the Council is set to provide £99,597 to Pucklechurch Parish Council to fund upgrades at Eagle Crescent play area.
Cllr Rachael Hunt, Cabinet Member for Communities and Local Place, said: “I am pleased that Conservatives on South Gloucestershire Council are continuing their record investment into public open spaces with this funding having been negotiated from developers to improve playing areas for local children. Since 2015, Conservatives have funded more than £12million in upgrades across South Gloucestershire, including more than £1million in the Yate and Chipping Sodbury area.”
Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall added: “I am delighted to see our Conservative-run Council continue to invest in our communities and it is great to see this important funding is set to go towards upgrading these two popular playing areas, helping to keep local children active.”