Pavilion gets £20,000 for repair work

ASHWELL pavilion has been awarded a grant of more than £20,000 to help meet the cost of much needed repair work. The grant of £23,955 is coming from the Landfill Community Fund, which is distributed by Waste Recycling Environmental (Wren) to projects whic

ASHWELL pavilion has been awarded a grant of more than £20,000 to help meet the cost of much needed repair work.

The grant of £23,955 is coming from the Landfill Community Fund, which is distributed by Waste Recycling Environmental (Wren) to projects which will enhance community life.

Jane Porter, for Ashwell Parish Council, said: "It is at least 20 years since the pavilion was last refurbished, so we are delighted to have this funding.

"We hope to put in a new water system, new showers, and make repairs to the roof."


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The pavilion is used by the village football and cricket teams, as well as for community events.

Mrs Porter said the parish council would be arranging a meeting with all the regular user groups to discuss when the best time would be for the repairs to take place. She added: "Wren has been generous to Ashwell, and we hope to be able to get the refurbishment of the pavilion under way as soon as possible."

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In May, Wren provided a £10,000 grant to fund the final stage of a project to refurbish the playground on Ashwell recreation ground.

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