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Playground makeover gives children more room to play

Playground makeover gives children more room to play

Lucy Elder

Playground makeover gives children more room to play

Volunteers have given the playground at The Royal School in Windsor Great Park a makeover.

The helpers, who included some of the park’s staff as well as people from the Crown Estate’s London office, revamped the area to give the children more room to play.

Chainsaw, tractor and digger machinery was used to dig up trees and overhaul an overgrown shrub border full of brambles and tree stumps that was encroaching on the play area.

The space now features a more open grassed area and a cleared border ready for replanting.

Carved wooden sculptures, including a train and aeroplane that had previously been on display in The Savill Garden, were also donated to the playground.

Neil Dodds, head gardener at nearby Frogmore House, who organised the volunteering, said: “We have an incredibly talented team here at Windsor Great Park and we thoroughly enjoyed putting our varied skills and expertise to good use for a very worthwhile cause.”

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