A TALE OF TWO BENCHES Photographs of two benches that you might spot in Totton….

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A TALE OF TWO BENCHES

Photographs of two benches that you might spot in Totton.

I used some of my community engagement grant budget to support the installation of two new bench seats in Testwood Recreation ground, offering a chance for people (other than parents & grandparents in the kiddies play area) to enjoy a sit down.

I negotiated a "two for the price of one deal" with the Town Council. Having two seats will help with social distancing!

Meanwhile, at the Civic Park, a new very artistic seat has been installed, organised by Cllr. Caroline Rackham, (similar to the one she had installed at Eling Tide Mill).

it's designed to be a place for people to talk to each other. The idea was conceived before lockdown as its not long enough for social distancing. The artist was Paul Scrivell.

I was one of a number of Councillors to contribute to the cost, which involved hiring a crane to deliver it. It's very heavy, solid oak!


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