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Euston Street and Jubilee parks receive major funding boost

Posted on - 27th April, 2015 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Lea, News, Parks, Preston Council, Riversway
Jubilee Park in Lea

Jubilee Park in Lea

Two Preston parks are to receive more than £100,000 of investment in a new city council plan.

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Jubilee Park in Lea is to have new footpaths added and its play area refurbished.

The Friends of Jubilee Park has worked to secure £72,315 of funding from a number of different organisations.

More than £30,000 is being spent on new play equipment.

Euston Street Park in Riversway is also to get an extensive refurbishment as part of the city council works.

Euston Street Park is being worked on by volunteers

Euston Street Park is being worked on by volunteers

Friends of Euston Street Park have been campaigning for their park to be upgraded.

Residents at the consultation event

Consultation events have been held in Euston Street Park

A total of £47,100 has been secured for the Euston Street project with £22,465 to be spent on new childrens play equipment.

Both parks projects were signed off by the city council at a meeting on Wednesday 22 April.

The full plans for the parks can be found on the city council website.

Do you use either of these parks? What do you think of the plans? Let us know in the comments below

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