Co-op store dig deep to help gardening club at Ruskington primary school

Thomas, Freya, Zofia, Giorgina, Kaylun and Roslyn with Co-Op staff and a cheque for ?417.14 EMN-170602-102722001
Thomas, Freya, Zofia, Giorgina, Kaylun and Roslyn with Co-Op staff and a cheque for ?417.14 EMN-170602-102722001

A gardening club at Chesnut CofE Primary School has secured hundreds of pounds after taking part in the Cooperative Community Champions scheme.

The scheme works by supporting local community groups with a donation raised through members shopping at their Co-op store, staff fundraising, the carrier bag levy and collection boxes.

Elizabeth Webster, support staff at Chesnut CofE Primary School, said: “We were very pleased when we learnt that we had been successful as our local Co-op store already supports the school and has been helpful with the Garden Club.”

Pupils (from left) Thomas, Freya, Zofia, Giorgina, Kaylun and Roslyn are joined by Andrew Matins, store manager at Ruskington Co-op, who presented pupils with a cheque for £417.14.