Minutes of the Play Committee Meeting held on Wednesday 15 March 2000 at 7pm in the Community Centre Present: HM Smith (chair) M Ellwood L Henderson G Richardson The clerk SJ Daniels 1 Apologies for absence JE Coston P Gaynord J May RLE Waters 125/00 2 Minutes The minutes of the meeting of 29 November 1999 were approved and signed as a true record. 3 Matters Arising 126/00 Weekly Checks (571/99) MCC staff were producing written record of weekly checks. HMS would ask RCTA to do the same. 127/00 Maypole Seats (574/99) These were due to be installed shortly. 128/00 4 Wicksteed Inspection The inspection report was received. Various minor repairs were needed. The clerk would ask T Nicholls to effect these. MCC would carry out repairs on the recreation grounds. Basketball Goal - Froment Way AGREED to recommend that the basketball goal be moved to teenage area on Coles Road at appropriate time. 129/00 5 Projects Courts Both courts were now in use. LH was investigating whether Tesco would allow lighting cables to be taken from their site for basketball court. A fence (plus seat) was due to be installed around The Sycamores play area. The cost to be met from funds remaining from courts project. BMX Track Work on the site at Coles Road was in hand. Bus Project were asking youngsters to design the track. Noted that more tree work was needed. Teenage Area Permission for space net mast had been granted. HMS had applied for funding from WREN, Lottery Awards For All, MPC, Cambridge News Community Challenge. Humphries Way A request had been received for larger size goal posts on Humphries Way. This was considered inappropriate on this site. It was suggested that posts could sited on The Sycamores Recreation Ground. The meeting ended at 7.45pm.