handed to 'green' projects in Burnham-On-Sea area by Tesco
projects to create or improve green spaces in and around Burnham-On-Sea
have received £30,000 of funding this week week from the
town's Tesco store.
supermarket has announced that shoppers at its Burnham-On-Sea
store have chosen West Huntspill Primary School to receive £12,000,
while Seed Of Hope in Bridgwater will get £10,000 and the
Friends of Manor Gardens will get £8,000 from the supermarket's
Bags of Help scheme.
Tesco spokesperson explained: "Bags of Help is our 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."
Friends of Manor Gardens will be using the funding to create a
new Crosses Pen Green Trail with outdoor fitness equipment for
the public to use.
Hunstpill School is to create an outdoor classroom and learning
space for its pupils to get involved with nature.
group Seed Of Hope in Bridgwater will open a new Spring Orchard
with improved access aimed at mental health patients.
reported earlier this
month that Tesco customers in Burnham were able to vote for
their choice of the three local groups by entering a counter into
a collecting pot.
for round two will open on Monday, 18th April here.