A FENCE is to be installed to help tackle problems with off-road bikes and quads at a Ward Green playing field.
Funding for the installation is coming from Section 106 money gained from housing developers and the fence will be erected along the Holgate Mount entrance to Cromwell Mount Playing Fields at Ward Green.
The area has been blighted by off-road bikes and quads according to Coun Jake Lodge, resulting in significant damage to the playing field and causing anger to residents in the area.
Coun Lodge said: “I’m delighted to have helped secure funding for this fence, which will have a massively positive impact on the area.
“However, I’ll not be complacent, and I know of other areas which are being blighted by off-road bikes and quads.
“I’ve regularly raised this with our neighbourhood policing team and I’m looking forward to seeing what action can be taken by the relevant authorities.’’