Council announce more family fun events for the summer holidays

Playdays in the park SUS-160208-085513001
Playdays in the park SUS-160208-085513001

Following on from the success of its Play Days in the Park Hastings Borough Council has announced a number of other family fun events at smaller green spaces in the town.

Organised by the Council’s Play Hastings team, free play and sports for all ages continues at Hughenden Pocket Park and Linton Gardens during the school holidays.

Cllr Dawn Poole, the council’s lead member for play, said: “There will be so many free activities for families to get stuck into including treasure hunts, seed planting, clay, crafts, football and badminton and much, much more.

“Activities are being delivered by the council’s Play Hastings and StreetGames team on Mondays 8, 15 and 22 August at Hughenden Road Pocket Park 12.30 – 3pm and on Wednesdays 10, 17 and 24 August at Linton Gardens 11am - 1.30pm.

“There is no need to book, just come along with a picnic and join in the fun.”

Councillor Sue Beaney, of the Better Braybrooke Residents’ Association, commented: “I welcome this opportunity to invite more people to discover the delights of Linton Gardens – it’s a hidden gem.

“The park is tucked away and deserves to be appreciated for what it is - a quiet retreat for all ages close to the town centre.”

“We look forward to seeing lots of families here during August, there’s so much to do” she added.

These picnic and play days are funded by Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). All children under 8 years of age must be with an adult.

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