Tags: Play Equipment

Birstall Playing Fields, Play Equipment and Outdoor Gym Equipment

The Parish Council have fully opened all of their enclosed play areas and play equipment on Monday 20 July 2020.

All play equipment will be disinfected twice a week by the Council's staff. Signage is in place limiting the numbers who can enter the enclosed play areas and asking you to avoid it if it is busy, the signs also remind everyone to social distance and wash your hands.

The School Lane playing... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:30 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Health & Safety, Play Equipment, playing fields

Enclosed Play Areas and Outdoor Gym Equipment

Following the announcement yesterday from the Government releasing Birstall from the Leicester Lockdown zone. The Parish Council are working on the safety inspections, maintenance and cleansing of their enclosed play areas, play equipment and outdoor gym equipment.

There is some confusion of when the release comes into force and updates will be given as and when we receive them.

Risk Assessments have... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 08:32 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Health & Safety, Play Equipment

School Lane Playing Fields Car Park - CLOSED until further notice

Birstall Parish Council have taken the decision to close the car park onto School Lane playing fields from today, 1 June 2020 until further notice.

The three pedestrian entrances on School Lane, Loughborough Road and Sibson Road will remain open for the time being.

The reasons for taking this decision is to address the Anti-Social Behaviour being reported to the Parish Council on social media, by residents,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 11:50 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Coronavirus, Health & Safety, Play Equipment

Harrowgate Drive Playing Fields, Enclosed Play Areas & Grounds Maintenance

The Parish Council are pleased to inform you that Harrowgate Drive Playing Fields have now been made safe by locking off the enclosed toddlers play area and have fenced off the play equipment. Please respect these measures they are in place to protect you and your children by reducing the risk of transmitting the Coronavirus disease.

The Playing fields will be opened at 11am each morning to enable any... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 09:25 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Health & Safety, Play Equipment, playing fields

Birstall Playing Fields, Sports Grounds and Play Areas

Questions are being asked about why the Parish Council's playing fields, sports grounds and play areas remain locked, when the Government has recently announced that parks should remain open to the public.

This advice is aimed at those local authorities who manage public open spaces and parks such as Watermead Country Park, Abbey Park, Bradgate Park, etc.

The playing fields, sports grounds and play areas... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 May 2020 09:06 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Coronavirus, Health & Safety, Play Equipment

Play Area signs

Play Area signs

The Parish Council have attached signs to the two adopted play areas at Hallam Fields, they have fitted signs to the fence, identifying the location and also includes a telephone number for members of the public to be able to contact the office and report any issues or concerns relating to the play area.

Posted: Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:26 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Community, Play Equipment