|Are You Ready for a Polo Stint?|
Locals can find out more and apply for tickets
Fulham residents are invited to apply for free or reduced price tickets to Polo in the Park in Hurlingham Park on Friday June 5 and Saturday June 6.
This event hopes to change the image of the posh people's sport, making it more exciting to watch and more accessible to the public.
There are 50 pairs of free tickets for residents living close to the park and people living on the following streets can apply:
The deadline for applications is Tuesday May 12 and successful residents will be notified by ednesday May 20.
The event has caused some controversy among local people and regular users of Hurlingham Park, though the council insists it will bring bring big benefits to Fulham, including £200,000 being ploughed into the park to provide an improved quality grass area, a brand new long jump pit and shot put area and grass athletics track
People are invited to look at the plans for the competition, talk to the organisers and ask questions. There will also be the chance to register for the free and reduced price ticket ballot.
The open evening will be informal and people will be able to drop in throughout the evening. Information and fact sheets will also be available to take away.
27th April 2009