Park ‘n’ ride! - SLIDESHOW

The opening of the new skate park at the Canch got the seal of approval from a television star.

Stunt cyclist Joe Oakley, who this week appeared in the semi finals of Britain’s Got Talent, attended the official opening of the skate park and performed some stunts.

Official opening of new skate park at The Canch, with special guest Joe Oakley of Britian's Got Talent fame. Youngsters try out the new facilities

Official opening of new skate park at The Canch, with special guest Joe Oakley of Britian's Got Talent fame. Youngsters try out the new facilities

There was a fun-filled programme to mark the occasion as around 200 skaters and bikers got to try out the new equipment.

Bassetlaw Council chairman Dave Challinor officially opened the skate park.

SLIDESHOW - Click the play button to see all the pictures taken at the event.

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