Sign up for our daily e-mail newsletter

Got a story? Email us: news@gedlingeye.co.uk

THE VOICE OF GEDLING BOROUGH SINCE 2015

14.5 C
Gedling

Carlton park mural competition proves popular with local school children

Bookmark

Local councillors will reveal the winners of a competition to design murals which will brighten up a Carlton park pavilion this Sunday (18).

The Friends of Onchan Park group organised the competition and invited local school children to design the artwork which will be painted on the park’s pavilion wall and windows.

The competition has attracted over 170 entries from pupils at Carlton Central Junior School, Carlton Central Infant and Nursery School, Parkdale Primary School and Sacred Heart Primary School.

Local Councillors Paul Wilkinson and Nicki Brooks have now been invited to judge the competition and will pick the winning mural and 14 window designs at the park this Sunday at 2pm.

- Advertisement -

[message title=”READ MORE:” title_color=”#000000″ title_bg=”#1e73be” title_icon=”” content_color=”#000000″ content_bg=”#eaeaea” id=””] [/message]

A spokesperson for the group said: “The pavilion at Onchan Park was used by the local bowls club until they relocated and now the pavilion is boarded up and looking very sad.

“Children were asked to design a large mural for the wall facing the play area and smaller designs to cover the boarded windows with the theme “Fun in the Park”.

The Friends of Onchan Park group, which was set up earlier this year and now has over 1,000 members. The group was established to find funding to secure the future of the park after fears that Gedling Borough Council would sell off the pavilion and bowling green to help raise much-needed revenue.

You can find out more about the group and their campaign anther website: http://onchanpark.co.uk

Spotted something? Got a story? Email our newsdesk news@gedlingeye.co.uk

Read more from Gedling Eye

Get your daily news briefing every evening…

Sign up for our daily news email and receive Gedling borough news direct to your email inbox in the early evening, to read at your leisure on your desktop, tablet or mobile wherever you are.

We don’t spam and you'll only receive one email a day

Join the discussion

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

ADVERTISEMENT

Stories you may have missed...