We are delighted to announce that Gorebridge Primary School’s After School Club now have a regular gardening session slot each week. They have responsibility for one the raised beds and they are also involved with our latest funded project through Volunteering Matters where we have received money to create a wildflower meadow within the community garden that will promote biodiversity.
The children have been absolutely brilliant and taken on the challenge with great enthusiasm. And along with their club leader Natalie and other staff members, they will plan what they want to plant in the raised bed and come up with some ideas on how we can continue to develop the garden space at the Beacon.
It is so lovely to have the connection between the Beacon and Gorebridge Primary as we have been very fortunate to have established similar links with Stobhill Primary and Newbyres Village as well.
At the end of each session we get out the storm kettle and make hot chocolate as well as enjoy some treats from the Community Fridge to reward all their hard work and dedication.
We are also keen to collect donations of the following items for the children to use in the garden, so if you have any of these, they will be most welcome. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org