Court refurbishment is a slam-dunk for Topping

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  • Money made available to resurface court
  • New hoops & nets to also be added
  • Temporary equipment to be brought in before refurbishment

Fraserburgh councillor Brian Topping has welcome a significant investment in the towns basketball court.

The area, located beside the tennis courts near Links Road, will receive a face lift which will include a complete resurfacing and introduction of new hoops and nets.

The refurbishment is set to take place later on in the summer and in the mean time the current equipment is to be temporarily replaced to allow basketball enthusiasts to continue playing.

Topping, who raised concerns about the condition of the court after a member of the public got in touch, is delighted that the money has been made available.

Speaking to the Herald he said: “Firstly I have to give a massive thanks to Ian Tillot who was instrumental in getting the refurbishment secured.

“Obviously I’m delighted that the court will be resurfaced and in the mean time it’s good that the nets and hoops will temporarily be replaced.

“It’s clearly well overdue and it’s great to know that something is being done.

“The condition of the court was first brought to me by a constituent before I requested for improvements to be made.

“In the last year or so there has already been a great deal of work done on this area with the fencing and the tennis courts and it’s so great to see the place being constantly upgraded.”

The Broch councillor could not reveal the exact figure set in place for the resurfacing and at this time no specific date has been announced.