Jobseekers give school a revamp

Daniel Snipe, Mike Radford and  Josh Holman re-vamping a woodland area at The Beeches School as part of the Groundwork East team EMN-181108-161741009
Daniel Snipe, Mike Radford and Josh Holman re-vamping a woodland area at The Beeches School as part of the Groundwork East team EMN-181108-161741009
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Jobseekers taking part in a horticulture course have helped revamp Beeches Primary School in Millfield over the summer.

The 10-week project run by charity Groundwork has seen the volunteers concentrate on four areas - a woodland area, a courtyard area with a sensory garden, an allotment area and a final space which has a raised bed.

Most of the money for the scheme was put in by the charity.

Employment and community project officer Mike Radford said: “It benefits Beeches Primary and the guys get a qualification at the end. It’s a double winner and it’s been a very nice project to do.”

Mike (centre) is pictured with volunteers Daniel Snipe and Josh Holman.