Playing in the long grass, 1973


By: Mike Petty / Cambridge Evening News

‘Residents on the North Arbury Estate have been complaining about the length of grass on their children’s playground for four months. The council say that the grass needs a flayer mower but the only one they have is out of order.’ Meanwhile it provided an adventure area for 2½ year old Nicholas Grainger and his friends in July 1973.

‘Memory Lane Cambridge’ by Mike Petty and Cambridge Evening News, published by Breedon Books Publishing Company Ltd, 1999.

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