Weʼre raising £50,000 to help fund Hunstanton Skatepark
- Hunstanton, United Kingdom
- Children and youth
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We have been trying to fundraise to get the skatepark back at Hunstanton we have just attended the council meeting regarding the skate park and the situation we are in at the moment is they have £28000 that they can replace the skate park with a wooden structure the same as they had before!
Although they are not keen on this idea as this will not hold up to the weather or the conditions with it being next to the sea and we will soon be in the same situation again a few years down the line and I have to agree with them there.
We are now looking into additional fundraising to raise another 50000 for an awesome skatepark made of skatelite which comes with a minimum of a ten year guarantee with protection from the elements it will also be removable if we have another tidal surge like the one of 2013!
This is a substantial amount but we will be approaching various organisations (round table, rotary club, Tesco and various other charity trusts including the lottery sports section) and we are planning fundraising in the near future too.
The council have agreed to donate prizes for fundraising and have agreed to us applying for a street collection permit! They have also agreed to look after any money raised!
Other areas for the skate park have been looked into the sealife centre have plans for the area next to them so it's a no go but the community centre is a possibility and is now being looked into!
But as it stands the prom is where it is likely to be, but bigger, better and fenced off with appropriate signage about safe usage and age limits etc!
This was a very positive meeting and the councillors we meet with today seem fully behind getting hunstanton a decent skatepark!
Please help as much as you can and give the local and visiting children/teens somewhere to ride!
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- 6 months ago
Tracy Halls6 months ago
Thanks you so much to our recent anonymous donator! Your generosity is very much appreciated, I am determined to make this skate park happen and your support means we are a step closer so thank you x
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- 7 months ago
Tracy Halls7 months ago
Thanks so much to everyone who has donated so far it's much appreciated, we are still a long way off but don't let that put you off, every amount big or small is all helping! We managed front page news on Friday in your local paper and have another interview with Lynn news tommorow!
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Oct 19, 2017
So important to have facilities like these for the future of Hunstanton - and the young people who will use it.
Sep 29, 2017
Although my sons are now young men we have spent many many happy family days in Hunny. This skatepark is just what the young people of the town need & deserve. Good luck. Vicky
Aug 30, 2017
I always loved watching the skate boarders and wish you all the very best in getting a replacement skate board park that you will be proud of. Places for people to be active outside are so important.
Aug 21, 2017
We holiday in Hunstanton every year and my 14 year old was dismayed to find the skate ramp gone! Keep going ......!
Aug 7, 2017
try for a skatepark that could take competitions will help the image
Aug 5, 2017
Well done Tracy. I love watching the young people showing off their skills, but more important is the investment in their development.
Aug 4, 2017
T-Jay, Good luck with your venture, we noticed that the full address of your site hasn't been added in the paper- hope you can ask them to correct this for next week.
About the fundraiser
Hunstanton, United Kingdom
My son T-jay started this campaign and appeared on radio Norfolk to get something back in place for him and his friends along with other residents and visitors! The really is nothing for the children/teens to do. They loved the skatepark and we would love to see it back!
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