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Supporters who took part in The Childhood Trust Christmas Give at The Big Give – the country’s biggest online match funding campaign – have raised nearly £16,000.
Such generous giving will enable even more children to benefit from A Rocha UK’s education programme at its West London nature reserve Wolf Fields.
‘You did it!’ said chair of trustees Steve Hughes. ‘From all of us at A Rocha UK – thank you! This will boost our primary school events – encouraging more children to discover wildflowers, explore ponds and other habitats.’
It’s more than ‘harvest’ for A Rocha UK’s urban nature reserve Wolf Fields. It’s ‘boom time’ – as the project wins support from not just the community, but also a peer of the realm, schools, scouts and an award-winning garden centre.
Surrey-based Crocus Nursery – who’ve scooped more than 20 gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show over the years – are supplying materials for the sensory garden at the three-acre site in West London.
Scouts in nearby Uxbridge are raising funds for the project. Labour peer Lord Tony Young of Norwood Green attended a recent harvest celebration to boost the work. And local schools are supporting the scheme, too.
Feeding the birds in the garden is one of life’s little pleasures, who doesn’t love the sight of a blue tit busily tucking in […]