£50,000 play area at Berrow starts to take shape
Work to create a new £50,000 play area in Berrow using funding
from the National Lottery is set to be completed over the next
The project on the village green is being overseen by Berrow Parish
Council and is on schedule to be completed in June.
project to refurbish the old play area and turn it into a modern
new facility, called the 'Berrow Empowering Play Area', won £50,000
in a televised lottery competition last year.
work is on schedule and everyone is really looking forward to
seeing the finished facilities opened in a few weeks' time,"
a council spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Parish Council's application for the £50k of funding was
originally short-listed last autumn, but to get the cash, the
Berrow campaign team needed to win a telephone vote, which was
overseen by ITV West.
failed to win the first competition to attract the most votes,
but instead secured the cash by becoming the project to collect
the most votes as a 'lucky loser'.