Youngsters drive games surface plan

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A RUNDOWN five-a-side playing field in Methil may soon be transformed into a state of the-art multi-use games area.

A public meeting was held at The Savoy Sports Centre to discuss replacing the playing enclosure, which hasn’t been used for some years, and is in need of upgrading.

Young people who attend the X-Plosion Youth Club have been asking Ian Cooper, community education worker for Methil, for a new games area for some time.

So, with Ian’s help, they organised the public meeting, which was attended by local councillors, and also devised a questionnaire for residents.

The members of the club delivered a powerpoint presentation to those at the meeting, with slides showing how it looks at present, and then slides showing what a multi-use games-area could look like, plus the variety of activities that could take place within it.

A games area of this kind usually allows for a variety of sports to be played, including football, hockey and basketball.

Their presentation was well received by all those in attendance.

Questionnaires to residents will be delivered shortly but, in the meantime, members of the public can access the online questionnaire to offer their views at