Foot­ball pitches left in dark this win­ter

Bray People - - Bray People -

THREE foot­ball pitches will be left with no light again this win­ter as the Town Coun­cil de­lay in ad­ver­tis­ing plan­ning per­mis­sion.

In Au­gust, The Young Peo­ples Fa­cili- ties and Ser­vices Fund al­lo­cated € 300,000 to plac­ing flood­lights at three pitches in Bray.

The flood­lights were al­lo­cated to the gaelic and foot­ball pitches at Bal­ly­waltrim and at the foot­ball pitch at Fas­saroe.

The fa­cil­i­ties are used by lo­cal boys foot­ball clubs.

Coun­cil­lor David Grant and chair­man of the Bal­ly­waltrim Com­mu­nity Cen­tre has spo­ken of his and the lo­cals’ dis­ap­point­ment that the flood­lights will not be put in place in time for the dark nights this com­ing win­ter.

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