Improved pitches will help Loanhead’s footballers

Football pitches improved at Loanhead, Peter Frame at the pitch
Football pitches improved at Loanhead, Peter Frame at the pitch

Loanhead’s football pitches are on the mend ahead of the new season thanks to pressure from local youth football clubs last winter.

Peter Frame, secretary of Loanhead Community Football Club, was among a group of concerned youth football representatives who met with council officials in January to highlight their concerns about the pitches in Loanhead being unplayable.

Now West End Park is taking games and Memorial Park is expected to be ready ahead of the new season. Burghlee and King George’s Park won’t be ready for the new season, but progress is being made.

Read more on this in the August 1 edition of the Midlothian Advertiser.