|Dawn Butler, Labour General Election candidate for Brent Central, is among the playground campaigners|
It gives the reason for termination as 'Signficant expenditure/savings > 30% of budget for the function in question'.
The future of the Adventure Playground is currently the subject of a consultation on proposals about the expansion of Stonebridge Primary School which involves building on its 40 year old site. The consultation does not close until Monday but the funding cut appears to preempt the consultation outcome..
The threat of closure has created enormous concern on the Stonebridge Estate and a passionate campaign by local residents. Residents were unconvinced by Brent Council leader Muhammed Butt at a recent meeting to discuss the Council's proposals. LINK
At the meeting Butt insisted, 'Nothing has been decided yet'.
The residents were clearly right.
To support the survival of the Stonebridge Adventure Playground fill in the on-line consultation:
Or email your response to firstname.lastname@example.org
And also sign the petition HERE
Join the campaign's Facebook group HERE
Stonebridge has a history of fighting back as this report from 2003 shows: LINK