THIS Sunday, August 11, sees the official opening of The John Pointon Sports and Recreational Facility, off the A520 Cheadle Road, in Cheddleton, from 12 noon with community events starting at 3pm until 7pm including eight team, five-a-side tournament, Pétanque championship, children’s competitions, children’s entertainers, Ice cream van and refreshments throughout the afternoon including hog roast, burgers and non-alcoholic drinks.
Access to the facility is open for the whole community and the only areas that will incur a fee will be the two all-weather 3G football pitches and the FA standard full size grass pitch.
The facility also includes the following areas :
• Children’s Playground (Age 4 to 9 years)
• Skate Park
• Picnic Area (Including sand pit play area)
• Adult’s Outdoor Fitness Area
• Jogging Track (All-weather)
• Changing Room Facility (Four teams / Two referees)
• Pétanque (Boules Court)
All of the facilities are set within landscaped areas surrounded with a secure fence.