THE Mayor of Warminster, Cllr Paul Macfarlane is to officially open the new £236,000 skatepark in Warminster early next month.

The opening will take place on Saturday, October 5 between 12 noon and 4pm at the Lake Pleasure Grounds in Weymouth Street.

The event will start with tea and cake for VIPs in the Community Centre ahead of the opening at 12 noon.

Skate park designers and builders Maverick Industries will stage a party with demonstrations in the afternoon.