CAMPAIGNERS battling plans to redevelop Winchester sports centre onto parkland are holding a public event next month. (MAY)

Save the Rec is staging A Grand Day Out on Sunday May 4 at River Park.

The Conservative-controlled city council last autumn proposed to redevelop the River Park Leisure Centre encroaching onto the cricket pitch but has since rethought its plans.

Now an informal scrutiny group of city councillors is re-examining the options, in private.