|The Kilburn Times has been supporting the campaign since the start|
The Brent Play Association's application for Stonebridge Adventure Playground to be made an asset of community value is due to get a response from Brent Council by November 5th.
ACV status gives some protection to such assets but does not prevent development. However, it can be taken into account by the Planning Committee and clears the ground for a community bid. It makes a clear public statement that the facility is valued by the public.
Certainly the playground can easily demonstration that it has been a community asset for decades and many personal testimonials demonstrate its value to a community.
|Front: Martin Francis (Green Party) and Dawn Butler (Labour) united in defence of the playground|
The playground's fight for survival has received much support including that of Dawn Butler, Labour's parliamentary candidate for Brent Central, despite Brent Council leader Muhammed Butt insisting that he remains 'neutral'. I am supporting the fight both as a Tustree of the Brent Play Association and as Brent Green Party's spokesperson on children and families.
|A community asset then...|