The organisation “Fields in Trust” has launched “The Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge”.
This new initiative is a landmark programme to mark The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and has Prince William as its Patron.
The aim is to protect a network of 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Fields in communities all across the UK as a permanent and lasting legacy of The Diamond Jubilee and the Olympic Games.
Next year the public will be asked to vote for their favourite local playing field to be protected and become a Queen Elizabeth II Field.
I think this is a great idea and hope communities and local authorities in Wales will play their part in making this scheme a success and protect and preserve playing fields.
These events and this initiative present important opportunities to extend and protect playing fields in our communities across Wales.