Benefit to the community

PUBLISHED: 12:26 07 September 2006 | UPDATED: 14:49 12 May 2010

From left, back, David Gowing, Archie O’Dwyer and Lesley Clarke, and, front, Christina Hadjisavvas, Lauren Carter and Charlotte Jordan - 1916DW02

From left, back, David Gowing, Archie O’Dwyer and Lesley Clarke, and, front, Christina Hadjisavvas, Lauren Carter and Charlotte Jordan - 1916DW02

SUPERMARKET staff are getting ready to roll up their sleeves in aid of groups and organisations in the area. Thanks to a £100,000 nationwide fund, the Co-op store in Buntingford will be providing free labour and materials for community projects, including

SUPERMARKET staff are getting ready to roll up their sleeves in aid of groups and organisations in the area.

Thanks to a £100,000 nationwide fund, the Co-op store in Buntingford will be providing free labour and materials for community projects, including re-decorating a community hall and cleaning up a park or river bank.

The volunteering initiative was launched on Monday by Co-op staff - and members dressed as Bob the Builder and Alan Titchmarsh look-a-likes.

Store manager John Wilkinson said: "Co-op staff and members are ready for action and are really looking forward to getting stuck in to help make a difference in the community.

All we need now is for groups to set us a challenge."

Anyone with ideas should call into the Buntingford branch for nomination forms.

The challenges will be taken on next year.


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