Polegate play area will not be locked

OAKLEAF Play Area in Polegate will not be locked from would-be vandals after town councillors agreed that the costs of locking the site were ‘prohibitively expensive’.

The fence facing the Cuckoo Trail was low enough for people to access the play area anyway, a council document said.

Police have also told the council that any disturbances at the site had not resulted in actual anti-social behaviour.