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Talk Tubes, toddler swings, a Cockerel Rock n Roll Springy and a Fantasy Fun Run Fitness Trail are just some of the exciting equipment at a new play area in Redditch.

As part of a collaborative partnership Redditch Borough Council has part funded and supported the Big Local team at Church Hill to build the a new play area at the Willow Tree Community Centre.

Cllr Bill Hartnett, Council Leader and Ward Member for Church Hill, said: “This partnership will see the Big Local team managing and maintaining the facility with help and guidance from our officers to ensure it meets the needs of the community.

“I am delighted that, by working together, we have delivered such a fun place for our young residents to enjoy.”

The project cost £53,908 and the Council, used £28,000 of local S106 monies to help the plans become a reality.

Wendy Johnson, Chair of Church Hill Big Local Partnership said: “We are absolutely delighted with the play park as are our younger residents.

“It was one of our first projects and has taken time and patience to come to fruition, but it was well worth it".

“Our thanks go to Redditch Council staff and Wicksteed for helping to make this project such a success.”