A CHRONICLE campaign to ‘Save Our Services’ after council facilities were branded not fit to use has resulted in a series of victories.

We reported on the front page of October’s edition how children had staged a protest to ‘Save Our Playground’ after a toddler was injured on one of the last remaining piece of equipment in Grangewood Park.

> ACTION: This weekend the council’s playground contractor will start consulting on a state-of-the art design for Grangewood which could be in place in time for spring.

Consultation starts on playground

> ACTION: After our report the council’s leisure provider Better replaced the mesh fencing.

Trumble Gardens: action over fencing

> ACTION: Finally, when the council failed to remove graffiti from Thornton Heath’s historic Clocktower following our front page the community stepped in and cleaned it.

Volunteers tackle vandalism