PLAYING FIELD: Same person but different opinions

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Who would have believed it? A councillor makes two quotes about the same subject (Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field in Spalding) and they are not the same.

In November Coun Nick Worth said a “playing field” indicates public use for sport as teams or individually, rather than for activities such as walking or enjoying the surroundings.

However, in a February 2001 edition of the Free Press, Coun Worth states: “Consultants will look at the wider recreational use of the field. I believe it should be available for all the public.”

Why do they require a QC to fight against the beneficiaries for something that already should be open to the public?

Bill Johnson

Spalding Community