Flackwell Heath Parkour equipment finally unveiled

Parkour equipment finally unveiled

Parkour equipment finally unveiled

Parkour equipment finally unveiled

First published in News Bucks Free Press: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

CONTROVERSIAL teenage playing equipment was finally opened to the public this week with the council saying they hope the new area will ‘engage and challenge young people in the community’.

Since the removal of a skate park in the Recreation Ground in Straight Bit, Flackwell Heath, the council has been looking for a new site for teenagers to enjoy.

However, the proposed Parkour equipment in the same area left a lot of residents sceptical with many believing the location – away from the road – could lead to anti-social behaviour.

County Councillor Katrina Wood, Chairman of the Chepping Wye Valley Local Community Partnership, thinks the Parkour equipment could be good for the area.

She said: “Bucks County Council is delighted to be able to support this truly innovative project which has been made possible by the efforts of local councils and local people. “We wanted to provide a facility that would engage and challenge young people locally in a positive and healthy way and be a real asset to the community and are looking forward to seeing some exciting new skills being developed.”

What do you think of the new Parkour equipment? Let us know what you think by emailing andrew.colley@london.newsquest.co.uk

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11:52am Fri 23 May 14

frackellgirl says...

Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you. frackellgirl
  • Score: 7

12:04pm Fri 23 May 14

Ivor'sbestfriend says...

frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Spot on.
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Spot on. Ivor'sbestfriend
  • Score: 2

2:06pm Fri 23 May 14

Kplustwo says...

I don't think the Cherry Fayre isn't going ahead this year due to the new equipment (gym and parkour) interfering with the layout of the event. It's a shame as it was so popular and a great hit with the children.
I don't think the Cherry Fayre isn't going ahead this year due to the new equipment (gym and parkour) interfering with the layout of the event. It's a shame as it was so popular and a great hit with the children. Kplustwo
  • Score: 1

4:51pm Fri 23 May 14

jtintinb says...

Why is it the BFP has to only report on negative aspects & not positive & when they do write inaccurate articles???!!!! The parkour park IS NOT in the same area as the BMX/roller skate park is is in a totally different park of the rec, well within noise permissible areas. It is VERY telling that they could not be bothered to attend the well received & busy opening day to see for themselves, something that the maidenhead advertiser did & published a POSITIVE article. If you can't write nice things & always have to bemoan don't write anything BFG.
Why is it the BFP has to only report on negative aspects & not positive & when they do write inaccurate articles???!!!! The parkour park IS NOT in the same area as the BMX/roller skate park is is in a totally different park of the rec, well within noise permissible areas. It is VERY telling that they could not be bothered to attend the well received & busy opening day to see for themselves, something that the maidenhead advertiser did & published a POSITIVE article. If you can't write nice things & always have to bemoan don't write anything BFG. jtintinb
  • Score: 4

5:00pm Fri 23 May 14

jtintinb says...

frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense.
What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it.
There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense. What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it. There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it. jtintinb
  • Score: 1

5:03pm Fri 23 May 14

jtintinb says...

Kplustwo wrote:
I don't think the Cherry Fayre isn't going ahead this year due to the new equipment (gym and parkour) interfering with the layout of the event. It's a shame as it was so popular and a great hit with the children.
Kplustwo, you rate right it is nothing to do with the play equipment.
The reason there is no cherry fayre this year is they ran out of volunteers with the previous board stepping down. This left it to late to organise. I can assure you there will be future Cherry fayres but volunteers are always needed 'frackellgirl & kplustwo' to run this. regrettably as always in the village everything is left to a very small minority of volunteers who seem to do everything & get no or little thanks. There is though this year the village picnic so if you wish to show support please come along to that it will be a great day
[quote][p][bold]Kplustwo[/bold] wrote: I don't think the Cherry Fayre isn't going ahead this year due to the new equipment (gym and parkour) interfering with the layout of the event. It's a shame as it was so popular and a great hit with the children.[/p][/quote]Kplustwo, you rate right it is nothing to do with the play equipment. The reason there is no cherry fayre this year is they ran out of volunteers with the previous board stepping down. This left it to late to organise. I can assure you there will be future Cherry fayres but volunteers are always needed 'frackellgirl & kplustwo' to run this. regrettably as always in the village everything is left to a very small minority of volunteers who seem to do everything & get no or little thanks. There is though this year the village picnic so if you wish to show support please come along to that it will be a great day jtintinb
  • Score: 1

8:58pm Fri 23 May 14

frackellgirl says...

jtintinb wrote:
Kplustwo wrote:
I don't think the Cherry Fayre isn't going ahead this year due to the new equipment (gym and parkour) interfering with the layout of the event. It's a shame as it was so popular and a great hit with the children.
Kplustwo, you rate right it is nothing to do with the play equipment.
The reason there is no cherry fayre this year is they ran out of volunteers with the previous board stepping down. This left it to late to organise. I can assure you there will be future Cherry fayres but volunteers are always needed 'frackellgirl & kplustwo' to run this. regrettably as always in the village everything is left to a very small minority of volunteers who seem to do everything & get no or little thanks. There is though this year the village picnic so if you wish to show support please come along to that it will be a great day
On the Flackwell Heath Village Website - Cherry Fayre 2013 it clearly states "Sadly the 2013 Fayre was the last that the current Cherry Fayre Commitee will be organising. Recent changes to the Recreation Ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in it's current format.
That seems a pretty clear statement to me..
[quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Kplustwo[/bold] wrote: I don't think the Cherry Fayre isn't going ahead this year due to the new equipment (gym and parkour) interfering with the layout of the event. It's a shame as it was so popular and a great hit with the children.[/p][/quote]Kplustwo, you rate right it is nothing to do with the play equipment. The reason there is no cherry fayre this year is they ran out of volunteers with the previous board stepping down. This left it to late to organise. I can assure you there will be future Cherry fayres but volunteers are always needed 'frackellgirl & kplustwo' to run this. regrettably as always in the village everything is left to a very small minority of volunteers who seem to do everything & get no or little thanks. There is though this year the village picnic so if you wish to show support please come along to that it will be a great day[/p][/quote]On the Flackwell Heath Village Website - Cherry Fayre 2013 it clearly states "Sadly the 2013 Fayre was the last that the current Cherry Fayre Commitee will be organising. Recent changes to the Recreation Ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in it's current format. That seems a pretty clear statement to me.. frackellgirl
  • Score: 2

9:13pm Fri 23 May 14

frackellgirl says...

jtintinb wrote:
frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense.
What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it.
There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.
I obtained the information regarding re-siting of the play equipment further into the playing field by a usually reliable source.
If the Parish Council have finally grown a pair and decided to stand up against the bully boy tactics of the complainants good for them1
[quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense. What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it. There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.[/p][/quote]I obtained the information regarding re-siting of the play equipment further into the playing field by a usually reliable source. If the Parish Council have finally grown a pair and decided to stand up against the bully boy tactics of the complainants good for them1 frackellgirl
  • Score: 1

10:34pm Fri 23 May 14

jtintinb says...

frackellgirl wrote:
jtintinb wrote:
Kplustwo wrote:
I don't think the Cherry Fayre isn't going ahead this year due to the new equipment (gym and parkour) interfering with the layout of the event. It's a shame as it was so popular and a great hit with the children.
Kplustwo, you rate right it is nothing to do with the play equipment.
The reason there is no cherry fayre this year is they ran out of volunteers with the previous board stepping down. This left it to late to organise. I can assure you there will be future Cherry fayres but volunteers are always needed 'frackellgirl & kplustwo' to run this. regrettably as always in the village everything is left to a very small minority of volunteers who seem to do everything & get no or little thanks. There is though this year the village picnic so if you wish to show support please come along to that it will be a great day
On the Flackwell Heath Village Website - Cherry Fayre 2013 it clearly states "Sadly the 2013 Fayre was the last that the current Cherry Fayre Commitee will be organising. Recent changes to the Recreation Ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in it's current format.
That seems a pretty clear statement to me..
sorry i am a fhra member who has volunteered for next year & i can assure you your information is incorrect. yes it will be the last fayre the 'cherry fayre committee' will be organising but there are other groups that will take up the mantle
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Kplustwo[/bold] wrote: I don't think the Cherry Fayre isn't going ahead this year due to the new equipment (gym and parkour) interfering with the layout of the event. It's a shame as it was so popular and a great hit with the children.[/p][/quote]Kplustwo, you rate right it is nothing to do with the play equipment. The reason there is no cherry fayre this year is they ran out of volunteers with the previous board stepping down. This left it to late to organise. I can assure you there will be future Cherry fayres but volunteers are always needed 'frackellgirl & kplustwo' to run this. regrettably as always in the village everything is left to a very small minority of volunteers who seem to do everything & get no or little thanks. There is though this year the village picnic so if you wish to show support please come along to that it will be a great day[/p][/quote]On the Flackwell Heath Village Website - Cherry Fayre 2013 it clearly states "Sadly the 2013 Fayre was the last that the current Cherry Fayre Commitee will be organising. Recent changes to the Recreation Ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in it's current format. That seems a pretty clear statement to me..[/p][/quote]sorry i am a fhra member who has volunteered for next year & i can assure you your information is incorrect. yes it will be the last fayre the 'cherry fayre committee' will be organising but there are other groups that will take up the mantle jtintinb
  • Score: -1

10:37pm Fri 23 May 14

jtintinb says...

frackellgirl wrote:
jtintinb wrote:
frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense.
What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it.
There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.
I obtained the information regarding re-siting of the play equipment further into the playing field by a usually reliable source.
If the Parish Council have finally grown a pair and decided to stand up against the bully boy tactics of the complainants good for them1
& again if you attended committee meetings like i, you will realise your source is incorrect. the plans are widely publicised for anyone to view & it clearly shows there is no movement in the playground. your 'reliable source' is actually far from the mark & if you wise to challenge this please show me where they are getting their info from, no don't the BFP
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense. What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it. There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.[/p][/quote]I obtained the information regarding re-siting of the play equipment further into the playing field by a usually reliable source. If the Parish Council have finally grown a pair and decided to stand up against the bully boy tactics of the complainants good for them1[/p][/quote]& again if you attended committee meetings like i, you will realise your source is incorrect. the plans are widely publicised for anyone to view & it clearly shows there is no movement in the playground. your 'reliable source' is actually far from the mark & if you wise to challenge this please show me where they are getting their info from, no don't the BFP jtintinb
  • Score: 1

11:35am Sat 24 May 14

Thamed says...

Finally!! So when the antisocial teenagers crack their head open on those nice shiny concrete slabs will they have the choice of going to Wycombe or Wessex Hospital? Personally, I'd choose John Radcliffe. Anyhoo, excellent planning to cancel the Cherry Fayre, enjoy by thousands, and instead plonk a parkour site to be enjoyed by ... er .. only a few!! Gotta love the village!
Finally!! So when the antisocial teenagers crack their head open on those nice shiny concrete slabs will they have the choice of going to Wycombe or Wessex Hospital? Personally, I'd choose John Radcliffe. Anyhoo, excellent planning to cancel the Cherry Fayre, enjoy by thousands, and instead plonk a parkour site to be enjoyed by ... er .. only a few!! Gotta love the village! Thamed
  • Score: 1

12:43pm Sat 24 May 14

jtintinb says...

Thamed wrote:
Finally!! So when the antisocial teenagers crack their head open on those nice shiny concrete slabs will they have the choice of going to Wycombe or Wessex Hospital? Personally, I'd choose John Radcliffe. Anyhoo, excellent planning to cancel the Cherry Fayre, enjoy by thousands, and instead plonk a parkour site to be enjoyed by ... er .. only a few!! Gotta love the village!
the cherry fayre has nothing to do with the parkour or vice versa. It makes no difference having the park there as to having the cherry fayre, why would you link the two. Why do you have to tar all teenagers as antisocial, by the sound of your email the only thing anti social in the village seems to be you
[quote][p][bold]Thamed[/bold] wrote: Finally!! So when the antisocial teenagers crack their head open on those nice shiny concrete slabs will they have the choice of going to Wycombe or Wessex Hospital? Personally, I'd choose John Radcliffe. Anyhoo, excellent planning to cancel the Cherry Fayre, enjoy by thousands, and instead plonk a parkour site to be enjoyed by ... er .. only a few!! Gotta love the village![/p][/quote]the cherry fayre has nothing to do with the parkour or vice versa. It makes no difference having the park there as to having the cherry fayre, why would you link the two. Why do you have to tar all teenagers as antisocial, by the sound of your email the only thing anti social in the village seems to be you jtintinb
  • Score: 0

1:15pm Sat 24 May 14

Thamed says...

jtintinb wrote:
Thamed wrote:
Finally!! So when the antisocial teenagers crack their head open on those nice shiny concrete slabs will they have the choice of going to Wycombe or Wessex Hospital? Personally, I'd choose John Radcliffe. Anyhoo, excellent planning to cancel the Cherry Fayre, enjoy by thousands, and instead plonk a parkour site to be enjoyed by ... er .. only a few!! Gotta love the village!
the cherry fayre has nothing to do with the parkour or vice versa. It makes no difference having the park there as to having the cherry fayre, why would you link the two. Why do you have to tar all teenagers as antisocial, by the sound of your email the only thing anti social in the village seems to be you
The two are linked: Cherry Fayre 2013 it clearly states "Sadly the 2013 Fayre was the last that the current Cherry Fayre Commitee will be organising. Recent changes to the Recreation Ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in it's current format.

All teenagers are antisocial...to everyone who isn't a teen! I give it 6 months before the parkour is torn down and another 'yoof project' is installed - maybe an outside homework area with desks for summertime would be more appropriate! Just sayin'!
[quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Thamed[/bold] wrote: Finally!! So when the antisocial teenagers crack their head open on those nice shiny concrete slabs will they have the choice of going to Wycombe or Wessex Hospital? Personally, I'd choose John Radcliffe. Anyhoo, excellent planning to cancel the Cherry Fayre, enjoy by thousands, and instead plonk a parkour site to be enjoyed by ... er .. only a few!! Gotta love the village![/p][/quote]the cherry fayre has nothing to do with the parkour or vice versa. It makes no difference having the park there as to having the cherry fayre, why would you link the two. Why do you have to tar all teenagers as antisocial, by the sound of your email the only thing anti social in the village seems to be you[/p][/quote]The two are linked: Cherry Fayre 2013 it clearly states "Sadly the 2013 Fayre was the last that the current Cherry Fayre Commitee will be organising. Recent changes to the Recreation Ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in it's current format. All teenagers are antisocial...to everyone who isn't a teen! I give it 6 months before the parkour is torn down and another 'yoof project' is installed - maybe an outside homework area with desks for summertime would be more appropriate! Just sayin'! Thamed
  • Score: -1

1:26pm Sat 24 May 14

jtintinb says...

Thamed wrote:
jtintinb wrote:
Thamed wrote:
Finally!! So when the antisocial teenagers crack their head open on those nice shiny concrete slabs will they have the choice of going to Wycombe or Wessex Hospital? Personally, I'd choose John Radcliffe. Anyhoo, excellent planning to cancel the Cherry Fayre, enjoy by thousands, and instead plonk a parkour site to be enjoyed by ... er .. only a few!! Gotta love the village!
the cherry fayre has nothing to do with the parkour or vice versa. It makes no difference having the park there as to having the cherry fayre, why would you link the two. Why do you have to tar all teenagers as antisocial, by the sound of your email the only thing anti social in the village seems to be you
The two are linked: Cherry Fayre 2013 it clearly states "Sadly the 2013 Fayre was the last that the current Cherry Fayre Commitee will be organising. Recent changes to the Recreation Ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in it's current format.

All teenagers are antisocial...to everyone who isn't a teen! I give it 6 months before the parkour is torn down and another 'yoof project' is installed - maybe an outside homework area with desks for summertime would be more appropriate! Just sayin'!
Sorry no, there were certain individuals on that committee who had an agenda & it still has nothing to do with the parkour they were c
iting the fitness equipment (or are you blaming that on the 'yoofs' as well)
There is adequate space for the cherry fayre, mainly due to the size of the arena. This never needed to be as large & a slightly smaller area makes up for the plots lost.
Really all teens are antisocial, don't forget you were a teen once, so do we put you in the category???!!!.
All teens are not antisocial & if you had been on the rec last sunday you would have met some very polite, kind & helpful 'yoofs'.
The concrete by the way has an antislip surface for your records.
I believe there are certain individuals that would prefer the whole of the park flattened & covered just with grass with no play equipment on it so they can walk there dogs (who **** everywhere) in peace (you may be one of those who knows) but the area is for all age groups & this includes teenagers I'm afraid
[quote][p][bold]Thamed[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Thamed[/bold] wrote: Finally!! So when the antisocial teenagers crack their head open on those nice shiny concrete slabs will they have the choice of going to Wycombe or Wessex Hospital? Personally, I'd choose John Radcliffe. Anyhoo, excellent planning to cancel the Cherry Fayre, enjoy by thousands, and instead plonk a parkour site to be enjoyed by ... er .. only a few!! Gotta love the village![/p][/quote]the cherry fayre has nothing to do with the parkour or vice versa. It makes no difference having the park there as to having the cherry fayre, why would you link the two. Why do you have to tar all teenagers as antisocial, by the sound of your email the only thing anti social in the village seems to be you[/p][/quote]The two are linked: Cherry Fayre 2013 it clearly states "Sadly the 2013 Fayre was the last that the current Cherry Fayre Commitee will be organising. Recent changes to the Recreation Ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in it's current format. All teenagers are antisocial...to everyone who isn't a teen! I give it 6 months before the parkour is torn down and another 'yoof project' is installed - maybe an outside homework area with desks for summertime would be more appropriate! Just sayin'![/p][/quote]Sorry no, there were certain individuals on that committee who had an agenda & it still has nothing to do with the parkour they were c iting the fitness equipment (or are you blaming that on the 'yoofs' as well) There is adequate space for the cherry fayre, mainly due to the size of the arena. This never needed to be as large & a slightly smaller area makes up for the plots lost. Really all teens are antisocial, don't forget you were a teen once, so do we put you in the category???!!!. All teens are not antisocial & if you had been on the rec last sunday you would have met some very polite, kind & helpful 'yoofs'. The concrete by the way has an antislip surface for your records. I believe there are certain individuals that would prefer the whole of the park flattened & covered just with grass with no play equipment on it so they can walk there dogs (who **** everywhere) in peace (you may be one of those who knows) but the area is for all age groups & this includes teenagers I'm afraid jtintinb
  • Score: 0

1:40pm Sat 24 May 14

Thamed says...

jtintinb wrote:
Thamed wrote:
jtintinb wrote:
Thamed wrote:
Finally!! So when the antisocial teenagers crack their head open on those nice shiny concrete slabs will they have the choice of going to Wycombe or Wessex Hospital? Personally, I'd choose John Radcliffe. Anyhoo, excellent planning to cancel the Cherry Fayre, enjoy by thousands, and instead plonk a parkour site to be enjoyed by ... er .. only a few!! Gotta love the village!
the cherry fayre has nothing to do with the parkour or vice versa. It makes no difference having the park there as to having the cherry fayre, why would you link the two. Why do you have to tar all teenagers as antisocial, by the sound of your email the only thing anti social in the village seems to be you
The two are linked: Cherry Fayre 2013 it clearly states "Sadly the 2013 Fayre was the last that the current Cherry Fayre Commitee will be organising. Recent changes to the Recreation Ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in it's current format.

All teenagers are antisocial...to everyone who isn't a teen! I give it 6 months before the parkour is torn down and another 'yoof project' is installed - maybe an outside homework area with desks for summertime would be more appropriate! Just sayin'!
Sorry no, there were certain individuals on that committee who had an agenda & it still has nothing to do with the parkour they were c
iting the fitness equipment (or are you blaming that on the 'yoofs' as well)
There is adequate space for the cherry fayre, mainly due to the size of the arena. This never needed to be as large & a slightly smaller area makes up for the plots lost.
Really all teens are antisocial, don't forget you were a teen once, so do we put you in the category???!!!.
All teens are not antisocial & if you had been on the rec last sunday you would have met some very polite, kind & helpful 'yoofs'.
The concrete by the way has an antislip surface for your records.
I believe there are certain individuals that would prefer the whole of the park flattened & covered just with grass with no play equipment on it so they can walk there dogs (who **** everywhere) in peace (you may be one of those who knows) but the area is for all age groups & this includes teenagers I'm afraid
Actually, a dog park would be a much better idea! Get rid of all the play equipment and put in a training dog circuit!!
[quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Thamed[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Thamed[/bold] wrote: Finally!! So when the antisocial teenagers crack their head open on those nice shiny concrete slabs will they have the choice of going to Wycombe or Wessex Hospital? Personally, I'd choose John Radcliffe. Anyhoo, excellent planning to cancel the Cherry Fayre, enjoy by thousands, and instead plonk a parkour site to be enjoyed by ... er .. only a few!! Gotta love the village![/p][/quote]the cherry fayre has nothing to do with the parkour or vice versa. It makes no difference having the park there as to having the cherry fayre, why would you link the two. Why do you have to tar all teenagers as antisocial, by the sound of your email the only thing anti social in the village seems to be you[/p][/quote]The two are linked: Cherry Fayre 2013 it clearly states "Sadly the 2013 Fayre was the last that the current Cherry Fayre Commitee will be organising. Recent changes to the Recreation Ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in it's current format. All teenagers are antisocial...to everyone who isn't a teen! I give it 6 months before the parkour is torn down and another 'yoof project' is installed - maybe an outside homework area with desks for summertime would be more appropriate! Just sayin'![/p][/quote]Sorry no, there were certain individuals on that committee who had an agenda & it still has nothing to do with the parkour they were c iting the fitness equipment (or are you blaming that on the 'yoofs' as well) There is adequate space for the cherry fayre, mainly due to the size of the arena. This never needed to be as large & a slightly smaller area makes up for the plots lost. Really all teens are antisocial, don't forget you were a teen once, so do we put you in the category???!!!. All teens are not antisocial & if you had been on the rec last sunday you would have met some very polite, kind & helpful 'yoofs'. The concrete by the way has an antislip surface for your records. I believe there are certain individuals that would prefer the whole of the park flattened & covered just with grass with no play equipment on it so they can walk there dogs (who **** everywhere) in peace (you may be one of those who knows) but the area is for all age groups & this includes teenagers I'm afraid[/p][/quote]Actually, a dog park would be a much better idea! Get rid of all the play equipment and put in a training dog circuit!! Thamed
  • Score: -2

10:34pm Sun 25 May 14

Undercover Euro Yob says...

County Councillor Katrina Wood … said: “Bucks County Council is delighted to be able to support this truly innovative project which has been made possible by the efforts of local councils and local people. “We wanted to provide a facility that would engage and challenge young people locally in a positive and healthy way and be a real asset to the community and are looking forward to seeing some exciting new skills being developed.”

It must have taken a lot of preparation to get something so wooden-sounding and so short of real meaning.
[italic] County Councillor Katrina Wood … said: “Bucks County Council is delighted to be able to support this truly innovative project which has been made possible by the efforts of local councils and local people. “We wanted to provide a facility that would engage and challenge young people locally in a positive and healthy way and be a real asset to the community and are looking forward to seeing some exciting new skills being developed.” [/italic] It must have taken a lot of preparation to get something so wooden-sounding and so short of real meaning. Undercover Euro Yob
  • Score: 0

10:48pm Sun 25 May 14

Undercover Euro Yob says...

frackellgirl wrote:
jtintinb wrote:
frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense.
What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it.
There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.
I obtained the information regarding re-siting of the play equipment further into the playing field by a usually reliable source.
If the Parish Council have finally grown a pair and decided to stand up against the bully boy tactics of the complainants good for them1
I obtained the information regarding re-siting of the play equipment further into the playing field by a usually reliable source.



Surely you obtained it from a usually reliable source not by it.

Was the ususally reliable source called ivor?
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense. What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it. There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.[/p][/quote]I obtained the information regarding re-siting of the play equipment further into the playing field by a usually reliable source. If the Parish Council have finally grown a pair and decided to stand up against the bully boy tactics of the complainants good for them1[/p][/quote][italic] I obtained the information regarding re-siting of the play equipment further into the playing field by a usually reliable source. [/italic] Surely you obtained it [italic]from [/italic] a usually reliable source not by it. Was the ususally reliable source called ivor? Undercover Euro Yob
  • Score: 0

10:55pm Sun 25 May 14

Undercover Euro Yob says...

frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
It sounds rather as if you are delighted to be able to support this truly innovative project which has been made possible by the efforts of local councils and local people, and which you feel provides a facility that will engage and challenge young people locally in a positive and healthy way and be a real asset to the community and you are looking forward to seeing some exciting new skills being developed.
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]It sounds rather as if you are delighted to be able to support this truly innovative project which has been made possible by the efforts of local councils and local people, and which you feel provides a facility that will engage and challenge young people locally in a positive and healthy way and be a real asset to the community and you are looking forward to seeing some exciting new skills being developed. Undercover Euro Yob
  • Score: 0

11:00pm Sun 25 May 14

Undercover Euro Yob says...

frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Some people’s neurotic sense of permanent grievance comes across so clearly, even in writing, that you can imagine their whining angry voices.
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Some people’s neurotic sense of permanent grievance comes across so clearly, even in writing, that you can imagine their whining angry voices. Undercover Euro Yob
  • Score: 4

11:07pm Sun 25 May 14

Undercover Euro Yob says...

frackellgirl wrote:
jtintinb wrote:
frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense.
What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it.
There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.
I obtained the information regarding re-siting of the play equipment further into the playing field by a usually reliable source.
If the Parish Council have finally grown a pair and decided to stand up against the bully boy tactics of the complainants good for them1
If the equipment isn’t re-sited are you going to regard your usually reliable source as usually reliable in the future?
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense. What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it. There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.[/p][/quote]I obtained the information regarding re-siting of the play equipment further into the playing field by a usually reliable source. If the Parish Council have finally grown a pair and decided to stand up against the bully boy tactics of the complainants good for them1[/p][/quote]If the equipment [italic]isn’t [/italic]re-sited are you going to regard your usually reliable source as usually reliable in the future? Undercover Euro Yob
  • Score: 3

1:30am Mon 26 May 14

frackellgirl says...

Thank you jtintinb for your comments which I have noted with interest.
Let's see if I've got this right. There are no plans to re-site the play equipment. Instead the toddlers section is being done away with altogether. If a new toddlers section is being planned then surely it is being re-sited? If there are no plans to replace this section then it will be yet another loss of popular and well used equipment due to the complaints of the few people who bought properties close to the playing field.
With regard to the statement on the Flackwell Heath Cherry Fayre 2013 website where it says there will be no Cherry Fayre due to "recent changes to the recreation ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in its current format". Are you saying that this information is incorrect? If so, why is incorrect information being fed to the public?
Thank you jtintinb for your comments which I have noted with interest. Let's see if I've got this right. There are no plans to re-site the play equipment. Instead the toddlers section is being done away with altogether. If a new toddlers section is being planned then surely it is being re-sited? If there are no plans to replace this section then it will be yet another loss of popular and well used equipment due to the complaints of the few people who bought properties close to the playing field. With regard to the statement on the Flackwell Heath Cherry Fayre 2013 website where it says there will be no Cherry Fayre due to "recent changes to the recreation ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in its current format". Are you saying that this information is incorrect? If so, why is incorrect information being fed to the public? frackellgirl
  • Score: -2

10:09am Mon 26 May 14

jtintinb says...

frackellgirl wrote:
Thank you jtintinb for your comments which I have noted with interest.
Let's see if I've got this right. There are no plans to re-site the play equipment. Instead the toddlers section is being done away with altogether. If a new toddlers section is being planned then surely it is being re-sited? If there are no plans to replace this section then it will be yet another loss of popular and well used equipment due to the complaints of the few people who bought properties close to the playing field.
With regard to the statement on the Flackwell Heath Cherry Fayre 2013 website where it says there will be no Cherry Fayre due to "recent changes to the recreation ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in its current format". Are you saying that this information is incorrect? If so, why is incorrect information being fed to the public?
No your misquoting me. I said the park wasn't being rested into the middle of the park as was claimed. The toddler area & small slide is being moved slightly into the main area, minty due to the fact that it is quite easy for people to stand on that slide & look over into gardens, which i think is a reasonable request. Again if you had, had the opportunity to look at the designs which have been widely publicised you would be able to see that. All I can say as i have already is that committee decided the cherry fayre was unworkable & it is the choice to make, it doesn't mean there will no longer be a fayre it just means a new committee with more foresight will be at the helm
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Thank you jtintinb for your comments which I have noted with interest. Let's see if I've got this right. There are no plans to re-site the play equipment. Instead the toddlers section is being done away with altogether. If a new toddlers section is being planned then surely it is being re-sited? If there are no plans to replace this section then it will be yet another loss of popular and well used equipment due to the complaints of the few people who bought properties close to the playing field. With regard to the statement on the Flackwell Heath Cherry Fayre 2013 website where it says there will be no Cherry Fayre due to "recent changes to the recreation ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in its current format". Are you saying that this information is incorrect? If so, why is incorrect information being fed to the public?[/p][/quote]No your misquoting me. I said the park wasn't being rested into the middle of the park as was claimed. The toddler area & small slide is being moved slightly into the main area, minty due to the fact that it is quite easy for people to stand on that slide & look over into gardens, which i think is a reasonable request. Again if you had, had the opportunity to look at the designs which have been widely publicised you would be able to see that. All I can say as i have already is that committee decided the cherry fayre was unworkable & it is the choice to make, it doesn't mean there will no longer be a fayre it just means a new committee with more foresight will be at the helm jtintinb
  • Score: 2

10:58am Mon 26 May 14

frackellgirl says...

jtintinb wrote:
frackellgirl wrote:
Thank you jtintinb for your comments which I have noted with interest.
Let's see if I've got this right. There are no plans to re-site the play equipment. Instead the toddlers section is being done away with altogether. If a new toddlers section is being planned then surely it is being re-sited? If there are no plans to replace this section then it will be yet another loss of popular and well used equipment due to the complaints of the few people who bought properties close to the playing field.
With regard to the statement on the Flackwell Heath Cherry Fayre 2013 website where it says there will be no Cherry Fayre due to "recent changes to the recreation ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in its current format". Are you saying that this information is incorrect? If so, why is incorrect information being fed to the public?
No your misquoting me. I said the park wasn't being rested into the middle of the park as was claimed. The toddler area & small slide is being moved slightly into the main area, minty due to the fact that it is quite easy for people to stand on that slide & look over into gardens, which i think is a reasonable request. Again if you had, had the opportunity to look at the designs which have been widely publicised you would be able to see that. All I can say as i have already is that committee decided the cherry fayre was unworkable & it is the choice to make, it doesn't mean there will no longer be a fayre it just means a new committee with more foresight will be at the helm
Thank you for confirming that the toddlers' play area is being re - sited. How slightly into the main area is it being re-sited?
I did see some proposed designs for this area at last year's Cherry Fayre but I was told that they were only proposals and would possibly be changed before any definite decision was made.
After the loss of the much used and popular skate-park, in spite of a petition with more than 1100 signatures and, I understand, hundreds more protests on Facebook, I am naturally concerned that this could happen to the play equipment.
[quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Thank you jtintinb for your comments which I have noted with interest. Let's see if I've got this right. There are no plans to re-site the play equipment. Instead the toddlers section is being done away with altogether. If a new toddlers section is being planned then surely it is being re-sited? If there are no plans to replace this section then it will be yet another loss of popular and well used equipment due to the complaints of the few people who bought properties close to the playing field. With regard to the statement on the Flackwell Heath Cherry Fayre 2013 website where it says there will be no Cherry Fayre due to "recent changes to the recreation ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in its current format". Are you saying that this information is incorrect? If so, why is incorrect information being fed to the public?[/p][/quote]No your misquoting me. I said the park wasn't being rested into the middle of the park as was claimed. The toddler area & small slide is being moved slightly into the main area, minty due to the fact that it is quite easy for people to stand on that slide & look over into gardens, which i think is a reasonable request. Again if you had, had the opportunity to look at the designs which have been widely publicised you would be able to see that. All I can say as i have already is that committee decided the cherry fayre was unworkable & it is the choice to make, it doesn't mean there will no longer be a fayre it just means a new committee with more foresight will be at the helm[/p][/quote]Thank you for confirming that the toddlers' play area is being re - sited. How slightly into the main area is it being re-sited? I did see some proposed designs for this area at last year's Cherry Fayre but I was told that they were only proposals and would possibly be changed before any definite decision was made. After the loss of the much used and popular skate-park, in spite of a petition with more than 1100 signatures and, I understand, hundreds more protests on Facebook, I am naturally concerned that this could happen to the play equipment. frackellgirl
  • Score: 1

11:18am Mon 26 May 14

jtintinb says...

frackellgirl wrote:
jtintinb wrote:
frackellgirl wrote:
Thank you jtintinb for your comments which I have noted with interest.
Let's see if I've got this right. There are no plans to re-site the play equipment. Instead the toddlers section is being done away with altogether. If a new toddlers section is being planned then surely it is being re-sited? If there are no plans to replace this section then it will be yet another loss of popular and well used equipment due to the complaints of the few people who bought properties close to the playing field.
With regard to the statement on the Flackwell Heath Cherry Fayre 2013 website where it says there will be no Cherry Fayre due to "recent changes to the recreation ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in its current format". Are you saying that this information is incorrect? If so, why is incorrect information being fed to the public?
No your misquoting me. I said the park wasn't being rested into the middle of the park as was claimed. The toddler area & small slide is being moved slightly into the main area, minty due to the fact that it is quite easy for people to stand on that slide & look over into gardens, which i think is a reasonable request. Again if you had, had the opportunity to look at the designs which have been widely publicised you would be able to see that. All I can say as i have already is that committee decided the cherry fayre was unworkable & it is the choice to make, it doesn't mean there will no longer be a fayre it just means a new committee with more foresight will be at the helm
Thank you for confirming that the toddlers' play area is being re - sited. How slightly into the main area is it being re-sited?
I did see some proposed designs for this area at last year's Cherry Fayre but I was told that they were only proposals and would possibly be changed before any definite decision was made.
After the loss of the much used and popular skate-park, in spite of a petition with more than 1100 signatures and, I understand, hundreds more protests on Facebook, I am naturally concerned that this could happen to the play equipment.
the toddler area will now be sited where the swing & yellow & blue climbing frame is. 1st phase that is on order is the playtower which will be sited where the helter skelter is & part of the toddler area where one set of swings are. eventually these swings will be replaced with better more modern swings
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Thank you jtintinb for your comments which I have noted with interest. Let's see if I've got this right. There are no plans to re-site the play equipment. Instead the toddlers section is being done away with altogether. If a new toddlers section is being planned then surely it is being re-sited? If there are no plans to replace this section then it will be yet another loss of popular and well used equipment due to the complaints of the few people who bought properties close to the playing field. With regard to the statement on the Flackwell Heath Cherry Fayre 2013 website where it says there will be no Cherry Fayre due to "recent changes to the recreation ground with a reduction in available space means that it is no longer viable to run the event in its current format". Are you saying that this information is incorrect? If so, why is incorrect information being fed to the public?[/p][/quote]No your misquoting me. I said the park wasn't being rested into the middle of the park as was claimed. The toddler area & small slide is being moved slightly into the main area, minty due to the fact that it is quite easy for people to stand on that slide & look over into gardens, which i think is a reasonable request. Again if you had, had the opportunity to look at the designs which have been widely publicised you would be able to see that. All I can say as i have already is that committee decided the cherry fayre was unworkable & it is the choice to make, it doesn't mean there will no longer be a fayre it just means a new committee with more foresight will be at the helm[/p][/quote]Thank you for confirming that the toddlers' play area is being re - sited. How slightly into the main area is it being re-sited? I did see some proposed designs for this area at last year's Cherry Fayre but I was told that they were only proposals and would possibly be changed before any definite decision was made. After the loss of the much used and popular skate-park, in spite of a petition with more than 1100 signatures and, I understand, hundreds more protests on Facebook, I am naturally concerned that this could happen to the play equipment.[/p][/quote]the toddler area will now be sited where the swing & yellow & blue climbing frame is. 1st phase that is on order is the playtower which will be sited where the helter skelter is & part of the toddler area where one set of swings are. eventually these swings will be replaced with better more modern swings jtintinb
  • Score: 0

8:56am Tue 27 May 14

frackellgirl says...

jtintinb wrote:
frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense.
What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it.
There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.
Re. Your comments about kids kicking balls against the fence I would point out there used to be a kick wall behind the toilets which was destroyed along with the skate-park ramps, basket ball hoop and youth shelter due to complaints and legal threats from a few complainants.
Sometimes it's worth thinking through the consequences of your demands. Perhaps in your role in the fhra you could suggest building another kick wall for the kids - assuming that your fellow complainants are in agreement, of course!
[quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense. What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it. There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.[/p][/quote]Re. Your comments about kids kicking balls against the fence I would point out there used to be a kick wall behind the toilets which was destroyed along with the skate-park ramps, basket ball hoop and youth shelter due to complaints and legal threats from a few complainants. Sometimes it's worth thinking through the consequences of your demands. Perhaps in your role in the fhra you could suggest building another kick wall for the kids - assuming that your fellow complainants are in agreement, of course! frackellgirl
  • Score: 1

10:08am Tue 27 May 14

jtintinb says...

frackellgirl wrote:
jtintinb wrote:
frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense.
What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it.
There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.
Re. Your comments about kids kicking balls against the fence I would point out there used to be a kick wall behind the toilets which was destroyed along with the skate-park ramps, basket ball hoop and youth shelter due to complaints and legal threats from a few complainants.
Sometimes it's worth thinking through the consequences of your demands. Perhaps in your role in the fhra you could suggest building another kick wall for the kids - assuming that your fellow complainants are in agreement, of course!
actually the kick wall wasn't destroyed, its in storage & will be re-installed when a suitable site/or the playground has been finished. I don't see anywhere where i have complained about the skatepark being there? We can discuss the removal all year long the fact of the matter it was a noise nuisance in the name of the law & the council were legally obliged to remove it. There is no need for people to kick balls against a fence they can always use the toilet block which most do. This was being done by a small group who has intents to rile up that particular resident which they may very well feel they had cause to?!
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jtintinb[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Frackellgirl, I really don't know where you get your information from. I can assure you the council is not moving the new playground into the centre of the park. They are not covering the small area where the bouncers are(due to the fact people could stand on the equipment there & see over the fence & as a privacy issue i can understand that) but they are extending slightly to the right of the helter skelter. If you have seen the plans shown at the cherry fair or last sundays parkour event it would make sense. What they are intending to do first is to remove the helter skelter & replace it with a large tower & castle themed play area with new bouncers where the damaged swings currently are, more to follow. what you have to realise above anything, the most expensive parts of playgrounds are the flooring, so to rip the existing base up & relay further afield would not be worth it. There has already been shrubs planted against the old police house & the intent of this is to stop kids kicking balls against this persons fence & damaging it.[/p][/quote]Re. Your comments about kids kicking balls against the fence I would point out there used to be a kick wall behind the toilets which was destroyed along with the skate-park ramps, basket ball hoop and youth shelter due to complaints and legal threats from a few complainants. Sometimes it's worth thinking through the consequences of your demands. Perhaps in your role in the fhra you could suggest building another kick wall for the kids - assuming that your fellow complainants are in agreement, of course![/p][/quote]actually the kick wall wasn't destroyed, its in storage & will be re-installed when a suitable site/or the playground has been finished. I don't see anywhere where i have complained about the skatepark being there? We can discuss the removal all year long the fact of the matter it was a noise nuisance in the name of the law & the council were legally obliged to remove it. There is no need for people to kick balls against a fence they can always use the toilet block which most do. This was being done by a small group who has intents to rile up that particular resident which they may very well feel they had cause to?! jtintinb
  • Score: 0

1:40pm Tue 27 May 14

Thamed says...

first world problems again! ho hum! if people are fighting over the parkour site no wonder issues like the Ukraine cannot be solved!!
first world problems again! ho hum! if people are fighting over the parkour site no wonder issues like the Ukraine cannot be solved!! Thamed
  • Score: -2

4:29pm Tue 27 May 14

frackellgirl says...

Thamed wrote:
first world problems again! ho hum! if people are fighting over the parkour site no wonder issues like the Ukraine cannot be solved!!
I don't think the ordinary people of Flackwell Heath can do much about the problems in the Ukraine even if they cared.
However, we can debate about problems in Flackwell Heath and it is still a free country. Just!
[quote][p][bold]Thamed[/bold] wrote: first world problems again! ho hum! if people are fighting over the parkour site no wonder issues like the Ukraine cannot be solved!![/p][/quote]I don't think the ordinary people of Flackwell Heath can do much about the problems in the Ukraine even if they cared. However, we can debate about problems in Flackwell Heath and it is still a free country. Just! frackellgirl
  • Score: 1

1:15am Wed 28 May 14

Dave2013 says...

frackellgirl wrote:
Thamed wrote:
first world problems again! ho hum! if people are fighting over the parkour site no wonder issues like the Ukraine cannot be solved!!
I don't think the ordinary people of Flackwell Heath can do much about the problems in the Ukraine even if they cared.
However, we can debate about problems in Flackwell Heath and it is still a free country. Just!
Debate or obsess about problems. I think you need to move on. I am sure the targets of your anger have. Life's to short.
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Thamed[/bold] wrote: first world problems again! ho hum! if people are fighting over the parkour site no wonder issues like the Ukraine cannot be solved!![/p][/quote]I don't think the ordinary people of Flackwell Heath can do much about the problems in the Ukraine even if they cared. However, we can debate about problems in Flackwell Heath and it is still a free country. Just![/p][/quote]Debate or obsess about problems. I think you need to move on. I am sure the targets of your anger have. Life's to short. Dave2013
  • Score: -1

12:15pm Wed 28 May 14

Undercover Euro Yob says...

frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Note the anger directed at one or two miserable standoffish newcomers:

Note the anger directed at one or two miserable standoffish newcomers:used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about.
Frackell Girl is bravely standing up for local kids aginst Grinch-like bullies - she is not bullying anyone.

Also:
Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field.
Where do those facts, particularly the date, come from I wonder a - usually reliable gossip - sorry a usually reliable source?

This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way.

Oooohhh!

'Frackellgirl' is not a bully - she is an angry heroine bravely facing up to the bullies.

.
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Note the anger directed at one or two miserable standoffish newcomers: Note the anger directed at one or two miserable standoffish newcomers:used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. [/italic] Frackell Girl is bravely standing up for local kids aginst Grinch-like bullies - [italic]she [/italic]is not bullying anyone. Also: [italic]Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. [/italic] Where do those facts, particularly the date, come from I wonder a - usually reliable gossip - sorry a usually reliable source? [italic] This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. [/italic] Oooohhh! 'Frackellgirl' is not a bully - she is an angry heroine bravely [italic] facing up[/italic] to the bullies. . Undercover Euro Yob
  • Score: 1

12:22pm Wed 28 May 14

Undercover Euro Yob says...

frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Note the anger directed at one or two miserable standoffish newcomers:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about.
Frackell Girl is bravely standing up for local kids against Grinch-like bullies - she is not bullying anyone.

Also:
Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field.
Where do those facts, particularly the date, come from I wonder a - usually reliable gossip - sorry a usually reliable source?
'Frackellgirl' is not a bully - she is an angry heroine bravely facing up to the bullies.
[quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Note the anger directed at one or two miserable standoffish newcomers: [italic] Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. [/italic] Frackell Girl is bravely standing up for local kids against Grinch-like bullies - [italic]she [/italic]is not bullying anyone. Also: [italic]Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. [/italic] Where do those facts, particularly the date, come from I wonder a - usually reliable gossip - sorry a usually reliable source? 'Frackellgirl' is not a bully - she is an angry heroine bravely facing up to the bullies. Undercover Euro Yob
  • Score: 1

5:39pm Wed 28 May 14

frackellgirl says...

Undercover Euro Yob wrote:
frackellgirl wrote:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now.
The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen.
There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors!
Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame!
There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants.
So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.
Note the anger directed at one or two miserable standoffish newcomers:
Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about.
Frackell Girl is bravely standing up for local kids against Grinch-like bullies - she is not bullying anyone.

Also:
Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field.
Where do those facts, particularly the date, come from I wonder a - usually reliable gossip - sorry a usually reliable source?
'Frackellgirl' is not a bully - she is an angry heroine bravely facing up to the bullies.
The date of 1953 is common knowledge and is mentioned on Flackwell Heath websites along with photos of local kids enjoying the new play facilities, and also most of the older villagers can remember how old they were when this equipment was first installed.
With regard to my comments regarding re-siting of the play equipment, tintin in his post dated 26th. May has confirmed that the toddlers section IS being moved further into the main area. I bet the complainants would love to get all of it moved although whether they would dare try after the furore they created over the skate-park is another matter
Everything I posted previously regarding the threat to the skate-park, kick-wall, hoop and youth shelter proved to be correct and all these facilities were ripped out due to the complaints and threats of legal action by aforementioned newcomers. Complaints have been made about the play equipment and I'm sure that most people don't want to see it go the same way as the skate-park.
Most people don't yet realise there is no Cherry Fayre as stated on the Cherry Fayre 2013 website due to a reduction in space making it no longer viable to run the Fayre in it's present format. It is amazing the effect that so few people can have on a village - skate-park, kick-wall, hoop, youth shelter ripped out, play equipment being moved and the cancellation of a much loved, popular annual event, and Dave 2013 wants us to "move on". I bet he does but the locals won't forget.
[quote][p][bold]Undercover Euro Yob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]frackellgirl[/bold] wrote: Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. Whether it will be as popular as the skate-park remains to be seen. There is talk of replacing the play equipment. Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. This is due to complaints from the Johnny Come Latelys who bought property knowing full well it was close to a playing field and then have proceeded to complain until they get their own way. Surely the fact that this equipment has been there, in the same position, since 1953 must hold some sway against it's re-siting. Of course, if it is moved further into the field there should be no restriction of size and quantity of the play equipment. Sometimes these whingers should be careful what they wish for! Bigger and better equipment = more children playing - horror of horrors! Of course, due to the actions of these complainants resulting in the re-siting of equipment in the centre of the playing field we will no longer be able to enjoy the wonderful annual Cherry Fair which was a family day out enjoyed by many local residents. The moaners should hang their heads in shame! There is also talk of planting large shrubs and trees to the rear of houses backing onto the playing fields. I hope they are nice tall ones which will effectively screen the view of the offending playing field from the complainants. So come on, you whinging, whining newcomers - what else do you want changed in Flackwell Heath? Let the rest of us know so we can ensure that the world revolves around you.[/p][/quote]Note the anger directed at one or two miserable standoffish newcomers: [italic] Let's hope the few moaners, whose threats of legal action led to the removal of the small well used skate-park are happy now. The new equipment is well within the guidelines that these people were banging on about. [/italic] Frackell Girl is bravely standing up for local kids against Grinch-like bullies - [italic]she [/italic]is not bullying anyone. Also: [italic]Despite the fact that this equipment has been in the same position in the playing fields since 1953 the parish council are considering moving it further into the field. [/italic] Where do those facts, particularly the date, come from I wonder a - usually reliable gossip - sorry a usually reliable source? 'Frackellgirl' is not a bully - she is an angry heroine bravely facing up to the bullies.[/p][/quote]The date of 1953 is common knowledge and is mentioned on Flackwell Heath websites along with photos of local kids enjoying the new play facilities, and also most of the older villagers can remember how old they were when this equipment was first installed. With regard to my comments regarding re-siting of the play equipment, tintin in his post dated 26th. May has confirmed that the toddlers section IS being moved further into the main area. I bet the complainants would love to get all of it moved although whether they would dare try after the furore they created over the skate-park is another matter Everything I posted previously regarding the threat to the skate-park, kick-wall, hoop and youth shelter proved to be correct and all these facilities were ripped out due to the complaints and threats of legal action by aforementioned newcomers. Complaints have been made about the play equipment and I'm sure that most people don't want to see it go the same way as the skate-park. Most people don't yet realise there is no Cherry Fayre as stated on the Cherry Fayre 2013 website due to a reduction in space making it no longer viable to run the Fayre in it's present format. It is amazing the effect that so few people can have on a village - skate-park, kick-wall, hoop, youth shelter ripped out, play equipment being moved and the cancellation of a much loved, popular annual event, and Dave 2013 wants us to "move on". I bet he does but the locals won't forget. frackellgirl
  • Score: 1

7:36pm Wed 28 May 14

Dave2013 says...

Frackellgirl, I believe you are now threatening some of your neighbours! I am a "local" in Flackwell Heath and I completely disassociate myself from your nasty, vindictive comments, which seem designed to turn people against some of your neighbours who happen to disagree with your views. You are selective with the truth, and where the facts contradict your position, you twist the facts in a deliberate attempt to mislead. The reason for the end of the Cherry Fayre was posted when the exercise equipment was installed on the Rec and before any plans were published about the Parkour equipment. In other words it had nothing to do with either the skatepark or the parkour equipment. Trying to push a lie that the cancellation of the Cherry Fayre had anything to do with anyone living close to the Rec is a despicable thing to do.
Flackwell Heath is a great place to live but some of the comments you post make our village sound like a thoroughly unpleasant place. You set yourself up as a great crusader on local issues, but all I have heard from you over the years is negativity, threats, hatred, anger, lies, half-truths, rumours. You are clearly a bitter, nasty, anti-social, trouble maker.
Frackellgirl, I believe you are now threatening some of your neighbours! I am a "local" in Flackwell Heath and I completely disassociate myself from your nasty, vindictive comments, which seem designed to turn people against some of your neighbours who happen to disagree with your views. You are selective with the truth, and where the facts contradict your position, you twist the facts in a deliberate attempt to mislead. The reason for the end of the Cherry Fayre was posted when the exercise equipment was installed on the Rec and before any plans were published about the Parkour equipment. In other words it had nothing to do with either the skatepark or the parkour equipment. Trying to push a lie that the cancellation of the Cherry Fayre had anything to do with anyone living close to the Rec is a despicable thing to do. Flackwell Heath is a great place to live but some of the comments you post make our village sound like a thoroughly unpleasant place. You set yourself up as a great crusader on local issues, but all I have heard from you over the years is negativity, threats, hatred, anger, lies, half-truths, rumours. You are clearly a bitter, nasty, anti-social, trouble maker. Dave2013
  • Score: 1

5:27pm Thu 29 May 14

Thamed says...

Dave2013 wrote:
Frackellgirl, I believe you are now threatening some of your neighbours! I am a "local" in Flackwell Heath and I completely disassociate myself from your nasty, vindictive comments, which seem designed to turn people against some of your neighbours who happen to disagree with your views. You are selective with the truth, and where the facts contradict your position, you twist the facts in a deliberate attempt to mislead. The reason for the end of the Cherry Fayre was posted when the exercise equipment was installed on the Rec and before any plans were published about the Parkour equipment. In other words it had nothing to do with either the skatepark or the parkour equipment. Trying to push a lie that the cancellation of the Cherry Fayre had anything to do with anyone living close to the Rec is a despicable thing to do.
Flackwell Heath is a great place to live but some of the comments you post make our village sound like a thoroughly unpleasant place. You set yourself up as a great crusader on local issues, but all I have heard from you over the years is negativity, threats, hatred, anger, lies, half-truths, rumours. You are clearly a bitter, nasty, anti-social, trouble maker.
Dave, now who is the big old bully!! I am glad that awful Fayre got cancelled.
[quote][p][bold]Dave2013[/bold] wrote: Frackellgirl, I believe you are now threatening some of your neighbours! I am a "local" in Flackwell Heath and I completely disassociate myself from your nasty, vindictive comments, which seem designed to turn people against some of your neighbours who happen to disagree with your views. You are selective with the truth, and where the facts contradict your position, you twist the facts in a deliberate attempt to mislead. The reason for the end of the Cherry Fayre was posted when the exercise equipment was installed on the Rec and before any plans were published about the Parkour equipment. In other words it had nothing to do with either the skatepark or the parkour equipment. Trying to push a lie that the cancellation of the Cherry Fayre had anything to do with anyone living close to the Rec is a despicable thing to do. Flackwell Heath is a great place to live but some of the comments you post make our village sound like a thoroughly unpleasant place. You set yourself up as a great crusader on local issues, but all I have heard from you over the years is negativity, threats, hatred, anger, lies, half-truths, rumours. You are clearly a bitter, nasty, anti-social, trouble maker.[/p][/quote]Dave, now who is the big old bully!! I am glad that awful Fayre got cancelled. Thamed
  • Score: -1

6:19pm Wed 11 Jun 14

frackellgirl says...

P.S.

Terry Darby, the organiser of the Cherry Fair, has given an interview to the Maidenhead Advertiser giving the reasons for the cancellation of the Cherry Fair.
Have a look on their website and then say it has nothing to do with re-siting of equipment towards the centre of the playing field.
P.S. Terry Darby, the organiser of the Cherry Fair, has given an interview to the Maidenhead Advertiser giving the reasons for the cancellation of the Cherry Fair. Have a look on their website and then say it has nothing to do with re-siting of equipment towards the centre of the playing field. frackellgirl
  • Score: 1

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