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EK MSP backs campaign to make sure kids have 'space to play'

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iOS - Android And a petition has secured over 700 signatures as part of the wider campaign calling on the local authority to reinstate play park equipment across South Lanarkshire and safeguard the future of existing ones.This backlash has now seen the council reconsider the removal of Hazelhead and discuss its possible reinstatement.The council previously said, after agreement from all three elected members in the ward, the park had been removed due to persistent vandalism and some equipment would be relocated to another park nearby.Ms Stevenson also raised concerns that funding from the Scottish Government could be lost due to the removal of equipment from play areas.She told Lanarkshire Live: "I have been contacted by numerous parents.

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