Claire Purves was one of a group of young mothers whose vision and hard work brought about the restoration of the village’s pocket park. Sadly, she died in a road accident in 2011. It had been her wish that the park should feature a zip wire as its main attraction. The princely sum of £8000 was raised by the efforts of many in Sulgrave and the surrounding villages. Sunday 24th March was chosen as a suitable spring day for the official opening. Unfortunately, the day turned out to be more like midwinter with deep snow and a biting easterly wind. However, undeterred by the conditions a large crowd gathered to remember much missed Claire and watch her children Megan and Jack make the first “flight”. More pictures of this event on the next page.