Radcliffe Skate Park in Wharf Lane will host a Party at the Park on
June 28 to coincide with the Olympic Torch Relay going through the
The party from 1pm to 10pm will feature free entertainment for the
whole family with zorb racing, a climbing wall and break dancing among
The park, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary, will feature a number of Nottinghamshire bands as well as a local DJ.
Award winning BMX riders
And at the centre of the day’s fun activities will be award winning BMX riders putting on a dazzling display of bike skills.
Among the riders taking part are semi professional BMXers Scott Buchanan from Sneinton and Joe Symonds from Bottesford.
A variety of hot and cold food and refreshments will be available throughout the day.
At 1.30pm on the day Nottinghamshire County Council Leader Coun Kay
Cutts will open the biggest ramp at the park – a replacement funded
through the county council’s Local Improvement Scheme.
'Lots of fun for the whole family'
Coun Cutts said: “The roads around Radcliffe on Trent will be
thronged with people cheering the Olympic Torch Relay and the party
atmosphere will continue at the skate park with lots of fun for the
There will be no parking on site at the skate park but a free pocket
park and ride scheme will help local communities in the Cotgrave and
Stragglethorpe area get to Radcliffe-on-Trent to view the Olympic Torch
and attend the Party at the Park.
There will be a number of vehicles operating from Cotgrave Park and
Ride site, calling at the Shepherds Park and Ride, and then on to
Radcliffe on Trent, stopping at Cropwell Road.
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