Group want ideas for park
A community organisation are looking for ideas for the future of a small park.
Burnside in Bloom have been leafleting residents about Douglas Avenue Park in High Burnside.
The facility, which is found between Douglas Avenue and Crawfurd Road, contains a swing park, but the group feel it is no longer adequate for the needs of the area.
They now hope to discuss the issue at a meeting in the next few weeks.
Burnside in Bloom secretary, Malcolm Piggott, grew up on Douglas Avenue and admitted that they were keen to see it restored.
He said:“We’ve had quite a lot of interest.
“The wee park is down on its heels a bit when you compare it to the likes of Overtoun Park, which is a model we have looked at.
“I was brought up near it and a lot of people in the group go through it with their grandchildren.
“The play equipment is very old, it is not adequate and it doesn’t really excite anyone.”
Set up with an aim to improve the visual environment of the area, Burnside in Bloom have carried out a number of projects in the area.
Some of their work has included hanging flower baskets above stores as well as cleaning up the railway embankment.
Interested parties can email Malcolm on malcolm.piggot@ ntlworld.com or leave comments on the Burnside in Bloom website, www. burnsideinbloom.wordpress.com.
Views Burnside In Bloom want to know your views on the future of Douglas Avenue Park