Bedgrove Residents & Community Association

Bedgrove Residents & Community Association
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Works have commenced to improve the training courts at Bedgrove Park.
Works will include resurfacing, improved fencing, socketed tennis equipment and line marking.
Works will also involve the removal of 4 trees located to the back of the courts (2 within the Park and 2 located within the Acorn house back garden) to avoid any further subsidence to the newly surfaced training courts.
Over the autumn/winter 180 whips were planted within the Spinney (with the help of the Rotary Club and local councillors) and a further 10 trees in the wider park.
The duration of the works is expected to last approximately 7-8 weeks, this includes a 4 week curing period on the asphalt surfacing prior to line marking.
Notices will be put up on-site informing park users of the works.
For further infomation please contact:
Christopher Ashton
Parks Officer
Aylesbury Vale District Council
The Gateway,
Aylesbury, Bucks. HP19 8FF
Tel: (01296) 585668
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We are pleased to announce the arrival of a defibrillator at Jansel Square - NOW operational
This has been made possible through funding you have provided us over recent years and is located on the back wall of the doctors surgery towards Martins & Costa.
So feel free to give yourselves a big pat on the back !

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Currently, the courts are left unused, neglected, and falling into a poor state of repair.
The proposal
Following the closure of the Bedgrove Park training courts located to the rear of the community centre, it's proposed the courts will be resurfaced and marked out for tennis, providing three courts in total.
In order to avoid the administration cost of a booking system and to promote health and well being, these will be provided free of charge to use.
A fair usage policy will be put in place through on-site signage.
Any groups e.g. boot camps or tennis trainers, wishing to book the courts will still be able to arrange this via AVDC's Events Team, for which there may be a charge.
The court nearest to the Community Centre could be separately fenced off, enabling it to be used solely by Community Centre customers when required e.g. the pre-school. This separate court could also be marked out for informal netball practice, should there be a demand.
This project will require the removal of two trees in close proximity to the courts in order to prevent potential future root damage, however, these will be replaced with 6 trees at suitable locations further away from the courts, so as to ensure an overall net gain in tree numbers.
If anyone has any questions on the above more than happy to try and answer them or to seek info from the team at AVDC.
Kind Regards,
Cllr Mark Winn
AVDC Cabinet Member for Communities
Representing Bedgrove Ward
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