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@tesco local community grants - apply by 11th December

Does your community organisation qualify for a grant?

This quote is taken from the Groundwork website which is administering the distribution of the grants. 

On 5 October 2015 carrier bag charging began in England, bringing it in-line with schemes already in place in the rest of the UK. As a result, Tesco, like other large retailers, are required by law to charge a minimum of 5p for every carrier bag used by a customer.

The money raised by Tesco customers will be used for grants to improve green spaces in communities across England, Wales and Scotland. Projects that will get the green light as a result of the funding will include creating pocket parks, sports facilities, woodland walks and community gardens.

Groundwork will administer the funding and will be working with greenspace scotland to support successful projects in Scotland.

At the foot of the page is a button to begin the application process

Projects I can think of that might benefit

1) The Zen Garden in the library

2) the fountain in Priory Park

3) that bit of land on the corner of Harold Road beside the police station

4)  the green space in Lynton Road

5) the bomb site with the York Stone on the corner of Lynton Road and Topsfield Road

6) The square with the fountain and the toilets beisde the library

7) the Town Hall square

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