Tesco awards £10,000 to East Huntspill Pre-School
school near Burnham-On-Sea has been given a huge £10,000 boost
this week by the town's Tesco supermarket.
Huntspill Pre-school Learning Alliance has bagged £10,000
from the store's Bags of Help scheme.
teamed up with 'green' organisation Groundwork to launch the second
round of the funding scheme, which sees grants all raised
from the 5p bag levy being awarded to local outdoor community
windfall means East Huntspill Pre-school can start work on bringing
its project - called the road safety soft play area - to life.
Pre-school staff and committee are very excited to be receiving
£10,000 of funding from Tesco Bags of Help," Rachael
Nicholls, Vice Chairperson, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
project will enable the children from East Huntspill to have greater
understanding of road safety during interactive learning and play."
Crompton, Head of Community at Tesco, said: "Bags of Help has
been a fantastic success. We been overwhelmed by the response of
our customers and its been great to give people a say on how
the money will be spent in their community. We cant wait to
see the projects come to life."
launching in 2015, Bags of Help has awarded more than £24m
across 2,421 local projects across the UK.
this week, customers will be able to vote for local groups all year
round, every time they shop and grants will be awarded monthly
meaning that thousands more projects will benefit from the scheme.
will be awarded to groups who are seeking to use and develop outdoor
spaces in ways that will benefit their local community, and money
will be available in smaller amounts, making it more accessible.
Anyone can nominate a local project and local organisations can
apply. To find out more visit here.