Bank makes special investment at allotment

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Green-fingered bankers have made a special investment at a popular St Helens allotment by paying for and helping build a new footpath.

Nine members of staff from Barclays head office visited Ashtons Green Community site to take part in the project. The scheme also received expert help from Parr-based Brown’s Respite

Barclays Head Office provided £493 worth of materials which has been used to buy flagstones, sand and cement.

The staff worked with the allotment holders to lay the new path.

Reg Massey the Treasurer for Ashtons Green Community Allotment Association said: “This is where companies are helping local communities to engage 
and improve their local facilities.

“Certainly at Ashtons Green Community Allotment Site the work and effort undertaken and their generosity of contributing these materials has greatly helped to improve the access to the raised beds.”