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Weʼre raising £500 to complete the final phase of the St. Germans Recreation Ground Restoration

St Germans, Saltash, UK
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Over the past four years the Community of St. Germans has slowly been restoring the Recreation Ground, 'The Rec'. This area has been abandoned since 1995 and teams of volunteers have been cutting back brambles to reveal the former football pitch and a beautiful woodland glade. With help from local contractors the football pitch was levelled and seeded and with support from local charities and the Parish Council a new pitch emerged in 2016. Our second phase of work was completed in May 2018 with support from SITA, the community shop and the Cornwall Community Fund to open up the wooded area of the site and build beautiful green oak shelters, benches and picnic tables.

We are now embarking on the third and final phase to link up the site with wood chip paths and put in place an outdoor table-tennis table with biodiverse protective earth banks and willow tree shelter - providing a wind break and natural beauty in one. This funding will also ensure that we are able to continue to maintain the site keeping it cut and safe during the Spring, Summer and Autumn.

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  • Tom Hooper5 months ago
    Tom Hooper

    Tom Hooper

    5 months ago

    Work started on Friday with Dave Stroud digging out the area for our concrete table tennis table and Julian True clearing the area and preparing our biodiverse earthen wall. Bruce from Twinaways landscapers will begin his work on Monday - more to follow!

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  • Tom Hooper1 year ago
    Tom Hooper

    Tom Hooper

    1 year ago

    15% of the way already! Thanks so much for your support in words and donations!

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Page last updated on: 2/3/2019 11.09

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  • Kylie Russell

    Kylie Russell

    Feb 1, 2019

    Great effort. Thanks so much for all your hard work!

    £20.00

  • Barbara Wightman

    Barbara Wightman

    Feb 1, 2019

    Well done sg

    £50.00

  • Tasha Collison

    Tasha Collison

    Jul 6, 2018

    £10.00

  • Alex Keast

    Alex Keast

    Jul 5, 2018

    Fantastic work you guys are doing

    £50.00

  • Janet Hooper

    Janet Hooper

    Jul 4, 2018

    £20.00

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Tom Hooper

Tom Hooper

St Germans, Saltash, UK

I have lived in the village of St. Germans since 2011. I have really enjoyed working with people in the village to restore the Rec over the last four years. Slowly this site has transformed and it is great to see it being used.

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