RESIDENTS in South Molton are being urged to put forward their views on sport and play provision in the town. A drop-in session will be held on Saturday, August 16 from 10am until 7pm at South Molton Town Hall. Representatives from the Community Woodland
RESIDENTS in South Molton are being urged to put forward their views on sport and play provision in the town.A drop-in session will be held on Saturday, August 16 from 10am until 7pm at South Molton Town Hall. Representatives from the Community Woodland Trust, South Molton Area 2000 (MA2K), North Devon Council, South Molton Rugby Club and South Molton Football Club will be on hand to answer questions and listen to ideas on the future of open space in the town.A colourful display of drawings by children from South Molton Infants School will show what types of play equipment they would like to see in Central Park. Cllr Sue Sewell, ward member for South Molton, said: "There has been a lot of development in South Molton in recent years, with money set aside to improve public open spaces. "We want to make sure that this money is spent in a way that residents would most benefit."Cllr David Worden, ward member for South Molton, said this was a "really exciting" time for the town. "We have the chance to make some real improvements to the public open spaces and sporting facilities in the town for the benefit of residents now and in the future," he said.North Devon Council's conservation officer will also be present to discuss the findings of the South Molton Conservation Area Character Appraisal.The findings will inform decisions about future development in the town to ensure that important buildings and open spaces are preserved and that new ones maintain and enhance South Molton's special features.Refreshments will be available during the event.