Another Lode event - the opening of the improved playground.

Everyone came, some brought a friend

A rounders match saw some intense action

Then on to the playground opening proper - though some hadn't waited for the official ceremony!

A speech

A spectacle

with the village's oldest and youngest

cutting the ceremonial ribbon

with a Playground cake designed by the Brownies being eagerly dismantled prior to eating

Words and pictures (c) Sophie Wilson 2006.