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We the undersigned petition Westminster City Council to request that St Joseph's Primary School restore the right for children training with Sport London e Benfica to use the facilities out of school hours. More details
Sport London e Benfica FC have held training sessions at St Joseph’s Primary School (Maida Vale) for more than a decade. This summer the school came under pressure from a local resident and have agreed that they will no longer allow the local community to hold outdoor out of hours activities on the school’s facilities. The club have always paid the going commercial rate to use the playground for training. Local council tax payers are now not only being deprived the right for their children to use facilities that the council maintains but the school is now missing out on an additional source of funds. The parents, guardians and supporters of children who play for Sport London e Benfica FC are calling on Westminster Council to intervene with the school and restore the right of our children to enjoy community facilities.
Benjamin Wegg-Prosser, the petition creator, joined by: