Published on 8th April 2011

Children of all ages invited to enjoy ‘eggcellent’ fun at FREE Easter Egg Hunt, Wednesday 13 April, Pittville Park.

Wednesday 13 April 2011 is a date that all parents need to get in their diary to avoid disappointing the kids. Children of all ages are being invited to come along to Pittville Park on this day and enjoy some 'eggcellent' fun at this year's hugely popular annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Hosted by Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH) in partnership with Cheltenham Borough Council (CBC), this popular event is totally free and is open to anyone to attend.

To get the delicious treasure, from 11am youngsters will have to find a magic phrase by solving crosswords clues scattered around the park. Once they have the cracked the clues all the children will be rewarded with the prize of a scrummy chocolate egg.

As well as the Easter egg hunt the CBC play rangers will be on hand to provide a variety of fun activities and arts and crafts workshops.

Caroline Walker, Head of Community Services at CBH said:"We are delighted to be hosting this year's Easter Egg Hunt which promises to be a fantastic family day out. Previous years have proved to be very popular so we would encourage everyone to come along early to make sure they don't miss out."

Attendance to the event is on a first come first serve basis, with a maximum of 800 children aged up to 16 years old welcomed. Under 8's must be accompanied by an adult. In the event of bad weather the event will be cancelled.

For further information contact 0800 408 0000, option 4.

Notes for editors

Cheltenham Borough Homes:

  • CBH is one of the top rated ALMOs in the country, assessed as providing 'excellent services with excellent prospects for the future' by the Audit Commission.  
  • Currently CBH manage and maintain around 5,000 tenant and leasehold properties with an overall satisfaction level of 85%, placing them in the top ten ALMOs nationally. 
  • The organisation's approach to community development and participation; governance and equality and diversity has been recognised as good practice nationally. A new ten year management agreement, which will run until 31st March 2020 , was recently finalised.
  • CBH continue to develop excellent services by working closely with customers.  It will include building new homes and continuing to regenerate communities whilst tackling issues of worklessness and addressing social enterprise.

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Press contact: Catherine Best email: [email protected] tel: 01242 775317