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Countdown for play to commence on new Penrith games area

[Y]oung people, especially those living on Penrith’s Scaws estate, won’t have too much longer to wait until they can play on a new multi-use games area made possible by fundraising by the Scaws Tenants and Residents Association in partnership with Eden District Council.

The games area will be officially opened by invited guests on Thursday 19 May at 4pm and local residents and other members of the public are most welcome to attend.

Representatives from many organisations that have financially contributed to the project will be at the event  including Eden Housing and Pride of Penrith Lottery.

A football demonstration by a team from Beaconside CofE Primary School will show off the full potential of the multi use play area located between Eden Mount and Pennine Way.

“We would be delighted to welcome all local residents, especially children, to the opening” said Richard Radcliffe, Bill Hardisty and Naomi Thornton – Fundraisers for the games area.  “The games area has been many months in the planning and we are delighted that through massive support from local people and many organisations that children can finally have a great place to play in on the Scaws estate.”

Meetings of the Scaws Tenants and Residents association are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 6.45pm at Beaconside School (Hutton Hill entrance) and all those who live within the community are most welcome to attend.

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