Youth group gives overgrown garden a new lease of life

12:15 06 March 2014

Sutton Youth Group are working on the garden at St Andrews Hall, Witchford, (l-r) Molly, Emma, Leaders Jack Parson, and Estivy Perez, and Harry.

Sutton Youth Group are working on the garden at St Andrews Hall, Witchford, (l-r) Molly, Emma, Leaders Jack Parson, and Estivy Perez, and Harry.

Archant

Members of Witchford Youth Group rolled up their sleeves this week to begin work on their very own club garden.

The group received a £500 grant from the High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire, Aubrey Buxton, to put towards a project and they decided to use the funds to clear up and kit out their own garden space.

The group of about 14 youngsters meet at St Andrew’s Church Hall and it had been almost a decade since the garden had been cleared.

Group organiser, Mick Oliver, said: “They spent a lot of their half-term holiday clearing all the weeds, relayed the paving and taking away all of the rubbish. They did an excellent job.”

0 comments

4th State set for Ely appearance

The annual Ely Christmas light switch-on celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

34 minutes ago
Lynn Road, Wisbech, during installation of new street lights

All of the issues thrown up by an audit of the street lighting contract run by Balfour Beatty which showed Cambridgeshire County Council “will not be paying the correct amount for its electricity” have been resolved, say a new report.

ECDC

A former chicken shed could be converted into a recording studio under plans submitted to East Cambridgeshire District Council.

Isaac Bateman outside the Royal Albert Hall

Ely student, Isaac Bateman performed with Junior Prime Brass at the Royal Albert Hall.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

E-edition