Council approves free car parking for Lydney’s Party in the Park

The Council is supporting the Lydney ‘Party in the Park’ charity event by suspending car parking charges in District Council owned car parks in Lydney on Saturday 19 August.

Parking will be free for the day in the Council’s three car parks at Newerne Street, Newerne Street Overflow and Bream Road.

Councillor Roger James, Deputy Leader of the Forest of Dean District Council and Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance, Performance and Shared Working said: “We’re pleased to support Lydney’s Party in the Park with free car parking all day in our Lydney car parks on 19 August.  We encourage residents to go along and support this excellent free charity event.”

Trustee Harry Ives, Chairman of Bathurst Park Charitable Trust added: “I’m thankful to the District Council for their generous support of this year’s Party in the Park.  This free event brings together a professional London Dance Company, top local singers and a very wide range of attractions. Stalls include, children's rides, face painting, bouncy castles, magic shows, puppetry, balloon sculpting, athletics, traders and even a bucking bronco!”

Party in the Park will run from 12 noon to 5.30pm at Bathurst Park, Lydney. 

 

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