Leeds skatepark celebrates £20k cash boost

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A popular Leeds skatepark is celebrating after being awarded a £20,000 cash boost to revamp its 10-year-old facilities.

The Works Skatepark charity has been given the grant from The Veolia Enivronmental Trust to fund the renovation of about 5,000sq ft of ramps and spaces used for play, sports and training.

Elliott Turnbull, CEO at The Works Skatepark which is celebrating after learning they are getting a �20k boost from a Veolia Ltd.

Elliott Turnbull, CEO at The Works Skatepark which is celebrating after learning they are getting a �20k boost from a Veolia Ltd.

Elliott Turnbull, chief execuitve of The Works, said: “The skatepark is extremely popular with fans of wheeled sports, who come from all over Leeds and further afield to meet up with friends and use it.

“The improvements this grant will fund will create an even better facility for them to use and enjoy, well into the future.”

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