Tesco store gives £30,000 to local 'green' projects
shoppers have a chance to help three local groups create or improve
green spaces in the area this week.
Tesco store has short-listed the Friends of Manor Gardens, West
Huntspill Primary School and Seed Of Hope in Bridgwater to receive
funding from the supermarket's Bags of Help initiative.
Tesco spokesperson explained: "Bags of Help is our exciting
local grant scheme where the money raised from the government's
5p bag charge is being used to fund a large number of local projects
to create or improve green spaces in communities' right across
England, Scotland and Wales."
range from building new parks and sports facilities, to woodland
walks and community gardens: great places for our customers, colleagues
and communities to enjoy."
funds to which all three charities will receive a grant are to
the value of £30,000. They will receive a grant of either
£8,000, £10,000 or £12,000.
three local projects in the running for the cash are:
The Friends of Manor Gardens wants to create a Crosses Pen Green
Trail with outdoor fitness equipment for the public to use.
Seed Of Hope in Bridgwater wants to open a new Spring Orchard
with improved access aimed at mental health patients.
West Hunstpill School hopes to create an outdoor classroom and
learning space for its pupils to get involved with nature.
at Burnham-On-Sea's Tesco store in Ben Travers Way can vote for
their choice of the three local groups until Sunday 6th March
by entering a counter into a collecting pot.