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Local community invited to join in with Longsands school scarecrow trail

Posted on - 9th October, 2020 - 10:00am | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Garrison, Kid's stuff, Preston News, Schools, Sharoe Green, What's On in Preston
Gardening at Longsands
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Longsands Community Primary School is organising a scarecrow trail and inviting the local community to take part.

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The Fulwood school’s Parents, Teachers and Friends Association (PTFA) is encouraging people to get involved with the event during October half term.

Scarecrow Pic: John Collins from Pixabay
The PTFA want the local community to get involved by making scarecrows Pic: John Collins from Pixabay

Lesley Cooper, Chair of Longsands PTFA, said: “The scarecrow trail is a way to cheer us all up and give the kids something to do with their family bubble over the holiday week.

“It’s a fun family thing to do that’s Covid-safe, and it’s open to both the school and local community involved.”

If you want to join in the fun and make a scarecrow, email longsandsptfa@gmail.com by Wednesday 14 October.

Read more: Cottam scarecrows raise community spirits during lockdown

The trail will be open from Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November. There will be clues to follow and prizes up for grabs.

Maps will be available from Longsands Pharmacy, Tesco Fulwood and Anderson Arms for £1 each from Friday 23 October. All proceeds will go to Longsands Community Primary School PTFA.




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