Broxtowe Borough Council Urges Residents to Use Parks Responsibly and Stay Safe

Broxtowe Borough Council Urges Residents to Use Parks Responsibly and Stay Safe

21/01/21 - Broxtowe Borough Council have asked residents in the local area to remember to stick to their most local park and not make unnecessary trips to other areas during National Lockdown.

Councillor Helen Skinner at Broxtowe Borough Council says:

“Our parks and green spaces play a crucial role in supporting our local community’s physical and mental health – now more so than ever. Lockdowns are stressful for everyone and spending time outside can lead to a dramatic improvement in health and wellbeing at this time, but please remember to act responsibly when visiting our parks and using our play areas”.

“We would like to ask residents to respect the sites, please follow all COVID -19 restrictions, maintain your distance and look to use the areas at times when they are likely to be less busy. Let’s keep working together to keep Broxtowe safe for everyone”.

Parks such as Bramcote Hills Park, particularly at weekend, are seeing large numbers of families visiting, at peak times of the day, between 11am and 2pm. Whilst visitors might live in Broxtowe, some are passing closer parks to their homes, to visit this park specifically, which is causing capacity issues, particularly with parking.

For more information about National Lockdown, visit: www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home


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