June 1, 2011
photos: Highbridge Dreamscheme shows it has flower power!
Youngsters from Highbridge's Dreamscheme have been getting
creative this week, earning points by making hanging baskets ready
for the town's Britain in Bloom entry this summer.
Thirty young people from the group met on Wednesday (June 1st)
and made 50 hanging baskets after deciding they wanted to do something
to enhance the town's chances of doing well in this year's Bloom
finished, the baskets were taken to Church Street in Highbridge
where they were given to local homes and businesses for free as
a gift and to help brighten up the town.
One of the group's leaders, PCSO Claire Finch, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The young people and volunteers have worked really hard
throughout the project, which has been funded by Isleport Foods
in Highbridge and the 'Grassroots Programme' from Sedgemoor Community
"We thank all those who have supported the initiative by
agreeing to have a basket put up outside their premise and promising
to look after them for us. We must also thank Sanders Garden World
and Highbridge in Bloom for their support, and Clarke's Clearance
Company of Bridgwater who were extremely helpful, transporting
and safely putting up the baskets for us."
One local resident said: "The young people have done a wonderful
job, the baskets look great - thank you!"
Official Highbridge Dreamscheme Webpage