Coventry 4 Good grant beneficiaries, Friends of Spencer Park have made excellent use of the funding, ensuring they have the right tools for the job and plenty of volunteers to complete the task.
Helen Elias from the group said ‘We are extremely grateful for the grant for gardening equipment for our volunteer gardeners in Spencer Park. Up to now we have been relying on people bringing their own tools which is inconvenient and puts off those who do not have the tools from helping out.
Our gardening has been progressing well. Throughout the year we meet on the first Saturday morning of each month and in the summer months we have been gardening every other Thursday evening when we have been using the tools. In addition we had a Big Park Clean Up in April for an hour on a Saturday, with the incentive of free bacon batches and tea. ...more