2015 we carried out a public consultation on recreation facilities in the parish. People asked for a new play park, we did it. They wanted a better skatepark, we are nearly there and also they asked for outdoor exercise equipment so that adults and children could get active.
Exercising outdoors provides all the physical benefits of indoor exercise (blood flow, improved cardiovascular health, improved strength, flexibility, endurance, etc.) and can also provide vital exposure to sunlight that increases important levels of vitamin D, unlike indoor exercise.
We are trying to raise £4000 to help towards further grants we are applying for to get the equipment people asked for installed