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£1,940
raised of £5,000 target by 20 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,940 to help fund a community garden expansion in Hackney

    Funded on Tuesday, 31st May 2022

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    With Telford’s Homes help, Chris, Ed, Joe, Lisa and Rocio are raising money for the expansion of the Westmead community garden.

    Westmead community garden is located in the Kingsmead Estate, Hackney. Run by volunteers and with the support of a local charity, ecoACTIVE, the garden acts as a local community hub, giving a chance to meet new people, connect with neighbours, learn new skills and getting all the benefits of being outdoors and in contact with nature.

    The existing garden is used to grow vegetables, flowers beds, fruit trees and also includes a small pond. A small plot of land adjacent to the existing garden has recently been cleared to allow expansion of the garden.

    Unfortunately, the new plot of land is not currently accessible to everyone. The ground is uneven, and the access is not safe. In order to expand the garden to the north, the ground needs to be levelled and an access path needs to be installed, which will allow everyone to get closer to nature.

    Following the installation of the path, the volunteers along with the Telford team are hoping to install raised beds, a native hedgerow, a potting area, a pergola, and a mini-orchard.

    We are looking to raise £5,000 in order to fund the items listed above. Your donation will help to create c.170m2 of garden, support an enthusiastic community and increase the wildlife of the local area. Any leftover funds or funds raised in excess of our goal will be donated to the charity ecoACTIVE who help to manage the site.

    https://www.ecoactive.org.uk/

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      Supporters

      20

      • Mary Smalley

        Mary Smalley

        Mar 29, 2022

        £50.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Mar 25, 2022

        Good luck with all the amazing work you are doing!

        £10.00

      • Prejay Tailor

        Prejay Tailor

        Mar 23, 2022

        All the best for the project!

        £10.00

      • Abbie Leonti

        Abbie Leonti

        Mar 22, 2022

        Wonderful garden for a community!

        £20.00

      • Mel

        Mel

        Mar 21, 2022

        Cracking work! Looking forward to the results

      • Chris Dreher

        Chris Dreher

        Mar 16, 2022

        Good luck with the project everyone!

        £20.00

      • Katie Rogers

        Katie Rogers

        Mar 14, 2022

        Well done team, keep up the good work. Looks like an exciting project

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      Chris, Jo, Lisa, Ed and Rocio

      Chris, Jo, Lisa, Ed and Rocio

      Telford Homes Ltd have set Chris Bowman, Joseph Luxton, Lisa Spooner, Edward Fenn & Rocio Sanchez the task of helping a local charity in 2022. The task involves a identifying a charity project which we can assist with as well as raising funds in order to complete the project.

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