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Weʼre raising £80,000 to Make a Change for Botanic - help us clean up the lake

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The Botanic Gardens has been an important part of our community for many decades. Recently though, due mainly to the council budget having been decimated, the upkeep of the park has been left wanting and a number of volunteer groups have popped up predominantly to look after the stunning flower beds. The lake has been allowed to silt up and is now quite stagnant especially at the far end. The Make a Change group have already raised £30k, enough money to add fountains to the central area but now we would like to raise enough to dredge the far end of the lake and add a fountain (this will help keep the water moving). We organise events and other fundraising activities such as Sportsman’s Dinners and Family Fun Days ..… but we really need your help too!

The inspiration for this group was when David Rawsthorne lost his best friend Ben. In 2018 Ben found himself fighting for his life and in an induced coma after catching a rare infection. He accidently took a tumble into the lake whilst filling a water pistol for his girlfriends kids. It's a battle he sadly lost.

In his memory, we would like to ensure that the Botanic Gardens is a beautiful and safe place to visit for many generations to come.

Make a change for Botanic ❤️

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  • Make a Change for Botanic1 month ago
    Make a Change for Botanic

    Make a Change for Botanic

    1 month ago

    𝐕𝐎𝐓𝐄 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐁𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐜 𝐆𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐬 𝐚𝐬 ‘𝐔𝐊’𝐬 𝐅𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐤’. We have been nominated as ‘UK’s Favourite Park’ and we need YOU to vote for us and share far and wide. To vote, click on the link below.. A verification link will be sent to your email and you need to click on that in order for your vote to count. All votes need to be verified by 18th August. Please VOTE- we know we’re the best but let’s make it officially 🌸 https://www.fieldsintrust.org/favourite-parks/nominations/botanic-gardens-southport

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  • Make a Change for Botanic2 months ago
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    2 months ago

    Even though there’s only £510 showing on here, overall including a whopping £9,000 raised from the Family Fun Day at the weekend, we have raised over £37,000! That’s amazing … but we still have a long way to go 🌸

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  • Make a Change for Botanic2 months ago
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    Make a Change for Botanic

    2 months ago

    Our Family Fun Day is only a few days away and it’s shaping up to be a fabulous event. There’s going to be so many stalls and activities for everyone to enjoy. Please come along and support us in our beautiful park. Sunday 19th June 🌸

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3 months ago

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Page last updated on: 8/8/2022 18.25

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24

  • Richard Morrison.

    Richard Morrison.

    Aug 8, 2022

    Kudos to all concerned!

    £10.00

  • Mark Wilcock

    Mark Wilcock

    Jul 26, 2022

    £5.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jul 24, 2022

    £20.00

  • KT

    KT

    Jul 22, 2022

    Keep going because your all doing an incredible job!

    £5.00

  • Jackie Benn

    Jackie Benn

    Jul 21, 2022

    You are doing a fabulous job 😜

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jul 21, 2022

    £5.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jul 21, 2022

    £5.00

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Make a Change for Botanic

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We are a group of volunteers helping to ensure that our beautiful park is a safe place for generations to come.

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