Moore Park celebrated
Six years of planning and hard slog was celebrated last Sunday with the official opening of the Milton Area Promotions’ Cycle Track at Moore Park in Milton.
Conceived and designed by Milton Area Promotions member Selwyn Wilkinson, the Clutha District Council-owned park provides an all-weather go-to place for the neighbourhood, complete with an already well-used cycle track and a skate park.
The Clutha District - Bruce ward councillor provided not only the brain but some of the brawn for the project, which involved digging many metres of paths and tracks, and pouring concrete in the last 18 months.
At the ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by the community and promotions members, he paid tribute to the many hours that volunteers and service groups put into the project.
A number of businesses had sponsored the project and bought naming rights on the track and path signs.
He made special mention of Bruce ward member Gaynor Finch, who also put effort and enthusiasm into the project in the numerous working bees, to produce an outstanding community facility.
The park also sports a 50-metre flying fox, which cost about $6000, and forms part of a park project, estimated to have cost the community about $60,000.
Pippa Greene, Millie and Ned Scott, Clara-Rose and Esther Jeffery at the Milton cycle track opening.