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New outdoor gym for Broughton and Little Cransley

By Clerk to Broughton Parish Council Broughton Parish Council

Wednesday, 23 November 2022

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Residents of Broughton and Little Cransley have been making good use of the recently installed outdoor gym equipment at the village hall.

The project was a response to the post-Covid focus on the health and well-being of residents and providing free access to exercise for villagers of all ages.

The new equipment is thanks to a collaboration between Broughton Parish Council, North Northamptonshire Council and the Village Hall Management Committee, with all three helping to fund the project.

Clive Gresham, chairman of the village hall, said: “Many more people started using the playing fields for exercise and well-being during the pandemic and we were keen to see that continue – the gym is a perfect addition and allows young and old to get out in the fresh air and exercise at their own pace.”

Pat Scouse, chairman of the parish council, said: “We were delighted to support this project. "Looking after our residents is very important to us and this was a great way to contribute to the health and well-being of the community.”

Cllr Matt Binley, North Northamptonshire Council’s executive member for housing, communities and levelling up, said: “The project at Broughton was a good fit for our community grant scheme and met the council’s objectives in encouraging the community’s well-being while improving the opportunity for everyone to take some more exercise. “I am so pleased we were able to fund this project which will undoubtedly make a difference to the community.”

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Broughton Parish Council meetings take place at Broughton Village Hall, Gate Lane, Broughton, Kettering Northamptonshire NN14 1ND