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ROYSTON youth council hit out at the lack of play facilities in the town for older children. The youth council spoke out after North Herts district council replaced a broken slide in the Priory Memorial Gardens park with a smaller model. Anna Lambert, 16,
ROYSTON youth council hit out at the lack of play facilities in the town for older children.
The youth council spoke out after North Herts district council replaced a broken slide in the Priory Memorial Gardens park with a smaller model.
Anna Lambert, 16, from the youth council, said: "Getting rid of the big slide has made the park suitable for toddlers only.
"Many of the children in the town have mentioned that they are upset by this. They want big slides and proper swings.
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"As an active member of the youth council, I am shocked we were not even asked about this. Why did the council not ask the people who would be using this for their opinion?"
A district council spokesman could not shed any light on why youngsters had not been consulted on the change, but pledged to work more closely with the youth council over future changes to play equipment.
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