There was a Groundbreaking ceremony for the Evesham Playing Field on Sunday, 11th October, 2020.
The ceremony heard from residents of the area, Chairman of the National Lotteries Authority, Mr. Murray Bullock, Minister of Sports the Hon. Cecil Mckie, Minister of Education and Parliamentary Representative for Marriaqua, Hon. St Clair Prince and Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Ralph Gonsalves delivered the feature address.
The ceremony also included the unveiling of the sign for the field; this was done by former Parliamentary Representative for Marriaqua Mrs. Girlyn Miguel and Hon. Dr. Ralph Gonsalves. The turning of the sod was done by the Hon. Prime Minister, Hon. St Clair Prince and Evesham resident, Mr. Elroy Williams.
The Evesham sporting facility is being developed by the National Lotteries Authority. It is expected to be one of the premiere sporting facilities in the country.
SOURCE: Agency for Public Information