Cowdray polo extension approved

DISTRICT planners have given consent for access tracks at the Lawns polo ground near Cowdray Ruins to be extended.

The proposal stems from problems over the past two wet summers when unsurfaced grassy areas around the grounds have been churned into mud by vehicles, resulting in extensive re-seeding being necessary.

The problems have been particularly acute when matches have attracted a large attendance from spectators and trade stallholders.

The additional tracks are intended to give vehicle access at all times without causing headaches for the grounds staff.