intu Milton Keynes invited the new Mayor of Milton Keynes, Subhan Shafiq, to play a round of table tennis with Martin Hindson, General Manager of intu Milton Keynes. The two gentlemen enjoyed a game of table tennis which both said ‘took them back to their college years’.
The Shopping Centre is playing host to the ping pong table as part of Ping! Milton Keynes, an initiative produced by Milton Keynes Council Sports Development Team, in partnership with Table Tennis England, Make a Difference and Sing London.
The Ping! MK table is in Oak Court until the end of August, it has been in place since the beginning of the summer holidays and is free for everyone to enjoy. Bats and balls are placed at the sides of the table for people to join in the fun any time.
Martin Hindson, General Manager of intu Milton Keynes, said: “It was a privilege to welcome the Mayor of Milton Keynes to our Shopping Centre and to play him at table tennis. I don’t think either of us had played in years so it took a bit of warming up but we got a good rally going in the end! I see so many of our shoppers utilising the table, it’s a delight to see people enjoying the sport and we are very pleased to have been able to join in with Ping! in Milton Keynes.”
Milton Keynes is one of 16 regions that have been selected to be part of Ping! this year, along with Oxford, Birmingham, Liverpool and London, to name a few.