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Dig In North West receive funding towards carpentry workshop in Ashton Park

Posted on - 26th December, 2014 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston News, Wildlife and Conservation
Volunteers at the walled garden extension construction site

Volunteers at the walled garden extension construction site

A Preston charity has received £200 from a local county councillor to help create a carpentry workshop.

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Dig In North West is currently working on a walled garden within Ashton Park.

They applied for £200 from Preston West county councillor David Borrow to help towrds the £2,000 costs of the carptentry workshop they want to build.

A statement from the community interest company said: “We would like to install a robust shed within our walled garden to be used as a carpentry workshop. This money will also cover some carpentry tools in order to establish a basic workplace for our veterans to carry out therapeutic carpentry activities.”

Work is still under way to complete the walled garden extension.

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Dig In have also applied to four other county councillors for £200 grants, to take the total from the county council to £1,000.

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