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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 28th May, 2016)

New playground

New playground
Haigh Woodland Park.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon power-shot)
Views: 3,912

Comment by: Pat on 28th May 2016 at 08:52

What a brilliant transformation, ideal for children of all ages. Lovely photo too.

Comment by: PeterP on 28th May 2016 at 10:11

We had a look at this when we visited a few weeks ago. Had to laugh because there is every thing to use for toddlers to teens yet kids were still climbing in the shrubs at the side of it.

Comment by: Mick on 28th May 2016 at 10:31

Peter you being a grown up you shouldnt have laughed you should have told them off

Comment by: Johnny on 28th May 2016 at 10:55

A tree house would have been ideal!
But thats beyond the H&S remit!
Spoilsport council!
Footnot: You cant beat a rubber tyre tied to a tree branch :O)

Comment by: P.G. on 28th May 2016 at 15:52

Funny you were not arrested for taking this photo!

Comment by: Al on 28th May 2016 at 20:06

These children's playgrounds have to have wood chips and rubber matts all over the place to stop kids hurting themselves, yet kids were fine before all the H&S nonsense came a!ong. I remember in the 80s and 90s were slides and swings just had concrete around them, none of this kids wrapped up in cotton wool and patents going mental cos they've got a few scratches through fa!long; it's part of growing up, get over it. I bet there's a CCTV camera over looking this place, they might as well be because they're everywhere else you go. If you think our lovely country park is free from surveillance then think again, there is a set of cameras either side of the hall, they look like lampposts. Nobody cares about all that as long as I'm alright jack.

Comment by: aitch on 15th June 2016 at 18:57

Peterp were you never a kid because youngsters would rather climb grubby trees any time rather than manufactured ones, at least i would have done in my childhood lol😊

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