Hall Close in Bloom
Customers living at Hall Close Stafford will be waking up to a blooming good show next spring after a planting session was held on 8 October.
Proceeds from a recent sponsored walk were used to buy bulbs to brighten up the area. Volunteers from the BTCV were on hand to help with the planting.
BTCV are the UK’s largest practical conservation charity, The charity was set up in 1959, and has a successful history of environmental conservation volunteering throughout the UK and around the world. BTCV supports 300,000 volunteers every year to take hands-on action to improve both the rural and urban environments.
The Trailblazer project, run by the BTCV, is suited to young people, aged 16 – 18, who are not in education, employment or training, and who are looking for work in the following fields: environment, conservation, horticulture, or labouring posts. The Trailblazer project provides bespoke training and personal development services to these young people through vocational development; personal and social development; and the development of basic and key skills.
Paul Buckley Scheme Manager at Hall Close said “On behalf of the residents at Hall Close I would like to thank the volunteers from BTCV for offering their services – we’re already looking forward to the spring when we will see the flowers in bloom”
You can find out more about the work of the BTCV by visiting their website www.btcv.org