Tots help spend £10,000

PUBLISHED: 08:26 26 June 2014 | UPDATED: 10:40 26 June 2014

A group of under fives vote for the piece of play equipment they want  installed  at Seaton

A group of under fives vote for the piece of play equipment they want installed at Seaton

Archant

Seaton youngsters vote for their new piece of play equipment

The piece of play equipment Seaton toddlers voted forThe piece of play equipment Seaton toddlers voted for

Tiny tots have voted for the piece of equipment they want installed at a newly refurbished play area at Seaton.

The youngsters were asked to help decide how to spend a £10,000 Awards for All grant at the Elizabeth Road play area.

Town councillor Dawn Squire, who was responsible for the application and consultation, said the children at Rupert’s PreSchool and at Pink Hippos helped choose the piece of apparatus being installed next month.

The children, their parents, child minders and early years professionals voted by posting a milk bottle top into a box under their favourite piece of play equipment.

The winning equipment (pictured) will be installed by Wicksteed in July.

“It is always lots of fun when you enable children to make decisions on things important to them,” added Cllr Squire.

“It has been a pleasure working with the preschools and we are very lucky to have two preschools in the town who so enthusiastic and supportive in improving play for the under 5’s. A special thank you to everyone who took the time to vote.

Other News Stories

16:33

The measures to restrict vehicular access to Cranbrook Railway Station are to remain for the immediate future.

Read more
16:09

Travel writer to lift the lid on the world’s most secretive nation

Read more
12:54

Main sponsor John Capon presents the Otter Windows Shield to Vicki Watkins

Read more
18:04

On this week in 1944: Extracts from the Exmouth Journal, printed April 22, 1944.

Read more
09:38

Police called after reports of shoplifters targeting local stores.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

Three Honiton venues joined forces to bring artisans and makers together for a spring fair.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:57

Local scout groups parade through Beer.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:19

An ex-professional footballer from Spain has been jailed for 11 years for abusing five boys while in Britain.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:02

Primary school youngsters pull on their running shoes to support CLIC Sargent children’s cancer charity

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

See the Future held a successful fundraiser as supporters walked around the streets of Honiton.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 4°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications