The Home Secretary David Blunkett visited the new BMX and skate park – the £500,000 Trax Project —
built next door to Foredyke Primary School, and he also launched the Youth Bank, a fund to give out grants for
good ideas for young people.
Community-spirited butcher Fred Elliot from Coronation Street took a break from the shop to open a new shop, Action 243’s community development service on Southcoates Lane. This project was to provide help and training and
develop more community groups on the Estate