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Playground fun in St Tudy


We have provided a boost to the St Tudy Playing Field Trust who have been busy fundraising to provide a new playground for the village in memory of Claire Townsend, a young mum of four.

With a One Family Foundation grant of £25,000 to provide new equipment, the challenge is now to raise additional funding to cover the costs of the safe surface.

Group shot of James Weston, Team Manager from WPD in Bodmin getting a sneak preview of the new playground with members of the Playing Field Trust and children from the local school.

Tracy Carr, Corporate Communications Officer for WPD said: “Safety is a number one priority at Western Power Distribution for its staff and for the communities in which we work every day. Providing a financial boost to the playground fund so that children have a safe place to play and keep active has a wider benefit for all so I am delighted that WPD can support this community fundraising challenge”.

Karen Whalley, Vice Chair of the St Tudy Playing Field Trust said: “We are really delighted with the support from Western Power Distribution in helping us develop our playground. We are determined to encourage safe outdoor play.  Thank you so much”.

Children from the local school jumping for joy at the new playground facilities. 

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