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BMX track and skate park sites sought in south

The search is on for suitable sites for new BMX track and skate park in the south of the Island.

That's what youngsters in the area have told the newly-formed Rushen Action Group they'd most like to see created in the area.

The group is living up to its name, and is now asking the four local authorities in Rushen to suggest potential sites.

Port Erin commissioners say Bradda Head could fit the bill for a BMX facility, and have suggested Ballafesson playing field as a long term solution for a skate park.

The group's founder, local MHK Laurence Skelly, says land at Bradda, already government-owned, could be put to good use, while preserving its natural beauty:

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