From There… To Here

The social history of Wester Hailes

The Story of the orginal Venchie

photo by Ron O'Donnell

Following on from last week, here’s the story of the original and first of the Venchie Playgrounds.  After a bit of a rocky start, the Venchie became a place that children loved.  Funding did help develop the playground but its success was due to local people helping to get it started in the first place.  You can read the article by Mark Ogle by clicking here Sentinel January 1981.


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