could leave Berrow Parish Council with play area repair bill
councillors in Berrow are concerned that several weeks of flooding
may have damaged the village's £70,000 play area.
rainfall has caused the partial closure of the playing area besides
Berrow village green, as pictured here on Thursday (December 27th).
play area, which
opened two years ago after receiving lottery funding, has
been out of action due to the extreme weather.
Council Chairman Barry Kew told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week:
"The play area has been well and truly affected and the flooding
is currently worse than ever."
are monitoring its condition closely and will be checking out
all the equipment carefully once the water has receded to see
if there has been any damage. The sand-filled areas will certainly
need repairs and possibly the plastic flooring."
warnings of more heavy rain and strong winds have been forecast
by the Met Office for the next few days.