Loanhead skatepark re-think

A SCHEME to create a skatepark in Loanhead is still on track, according to campaigners – despite plans being withdrawn from Midlothian Council.

Loanhead Community Development Association has decided to re-think its proposals for a facility in King George’s Park in Mayburn Avenue after some local residents expressed concerns.

Fears were raised about the skatepark’s proximity to housing and a lack of consultation with people living beyond the 20-metre boundary, who would be affected by the development.

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