Whilst the intention of getting people involved is admirable, it does seem slightly unseemly to hand out public money on the basis of who can make the most noise to attract attention rather than on the basis of need and who has the best proposals.
Tabard park needs a lot of money spent for small children. A nice covered sandpit for a start..soo many projects involve older children now days they forget the out door play for little ones to play safely, especially for flat dwellers.
Why are you restricted to voting for specific parks?
If you care about Burgess Park and want to get involved in efforts to improve it, please come along to the Friends of Burgess Park Christmas Party at 7pm this evening at the Community Sports Centre on Cobourg Road.
The Friends of Burgess Park is currently a relatively small group, but trying to build up a network of people who can contribute time, ideas, skills or enthusiasm to bring about improvements in the park.
Can I vote for the North Camberwell CPZ? What a great park; if u're a resident it means priority ahead of traders, health visitors and anything else that might bring outside investment to that desolate inner city area - heck, those intruders will get fined just for trying to park. Permits are a steal too - £90 per year. Where else can you buy a annual monopoly on Zone 2 public space for that kind of cash?
"Dickens Square is in the running to receive one of 10 grants being awarded in the Mayor of London's Help a London Park campaign.
"There are 47 parks taking part in a public vote and the ten parks receiving the most votes with be given a grant of £400,000.
"Dickens Square is a group of small open spaces, rich in bird life. A grant would help to link all the, improve spaces together; develop an attractive garden, improve access, signage, lighting and intall a cafe by the adventure playground"