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SOBELL TRAMPOLINE PARK

The controversial trampoline park being built at the Sobell Leisure Centre to get more youngsters exercising will cost them as much as £10.50 a go.

The growing list of people opposing the installation of a trampoline park at the Sobell Leisure Centre now includes Islington councillors, Jeremy Corbyn, the granddaughter of Sir Michael Sobell and even trampolinists.

GLL won the contract to run leisure centres in Islington and the recent proposal to build a trampoline park in the Sobell Centre has meant close scrutiny of the contract, writes Tricia Clarke, Yerbury Road, Tufnell Park.

Furious five-a-side players have served Islington Council with a legal notice over the decision to replace their pitches at the Sobell Leisure Centre with a trampoline park.

Footballers have accused the town hall of a lack of transparency after discovering it lent leisure bosses cash to build the trampoline park replacing their five-a-side pitches.

Two sets of protesters teamed up to take on the mighty Islington Council over the loss of their beloved football pitches.

Campaigning five-a-side players have been bounced back in their calls for a “proper” consultation over the installation of a trampoline park at Sobell Leisure Centre.

The installation of a trampoline park at the Sobell Leisure Centre has been delayed because the hall is needed for the General Election count.

I want to congratulate the Gazette for its great coverage of the fight by the users of the Sotheby Mews Day Centre against its closure by the council, writes Terry Stacy, Islington Liberal Democrats.

Those playing Local News Bingo with the Gazette this week will have observed a perennial favourite: the Sham Consultation.

Footballers are kicking off over plans to move their five-a-side league out of a leisure centre – to make room for a trampoline park.

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