Build community spirit

2015-05-05 06:00

I have always envied Kalk Bay’s Lever Street park. How interesting to hear from Judy Herbert about how it has been achieved and maintained (“Park a success story”, People’s Post, 3 March).

I live in Glencairn Heights for the beautiful view and closeness to the beach.

However, it seems to me to be a suburb without a soul. The steep slopes mean not many people walk about for pleasure. Also there is no coffee shop at the centre where residents could meet casually.

I believe the empty land north of the Moth Hall is council land.

This could be a beautiful park and its use and the maintenance thereof would build community spirit in our suburb.

As things stand there is nowhere for children, nannies and families to meet.

Is there an organisation or a group of parents which might take on this project? Presumably the first step would be an approach to the council about the use of the land?

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