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1st Thundersley Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers

(Essex)

Everyone who uses the church & also local groups. Scouts, guides, rangers, brownies, bowling, rangers, beavers, women’s institute, choir, Sunday school, pre school, Trefoil guild & many more. It would be a safe space for children and adults to use and socialise together. It is hoped we can have BBQ’s & fund raising events there.

Our goals:

  • To make a sensory garden for all to use. We have done the hard work of clearing the garden but as it is only through guiding fund raising we have limited funds to finish the project. The railway sleepers are for flower beds and appropriate flowers.
  • Having suitable and safe seating for the young and old to use to enjoy the garden is essential. We also want to arrange for a camp fire area for the scouts and guides to use that is safe and has sufficient seating for all to enjoy.
  • We have tried to use the old fencing due to lack of funds but a new fence and gate would make the area safe and ensure it is safe and secure at all times. It would also set the area off and help achieve the community garden we hoped for.
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How we will achieve our goals

It is aimed that all the community can use the facilities from young to old. It is hoped it will be a space for the community groups who use the church to use but also a space for people to go to if they want a bit of peace and quiet.

Where the money will go

it would be great to have a safe space. the church field is a long way from the hall and the young people cannot always use this safely without adult supervision. By having the community garden there would be a safe space for all to use. It would also be used for fund raising and summer fetes which benefit all those who use it.

Latest updates

Update on Our garden

9 August 2017

We have now laid the lawn and introduced paths of shingle. We have a bamboo plant we hope will grow …

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  1. Posted on August 9, 2017

    Please vote for our community garden. It will be used by everyone at St Peter’s Church, but especially these groups who use the facilities which includes the rainbows, brownies, guides and rangers. £5000 will help us to finish the project and turn it into a Safe and pleasant place to be. Please share our list as we need as many votes as possible. 🙂

  2. Posted on August 9, 2017

    Brilliant Project to be enjoyed by many.

  3. Posted on August 15, 2017

    Please, please vote for us. This money would make such a difference to all the children using the church. Not only those who attend now but also those of the future.

  4. Posted on September 5, 2017

    This is a worthwhile project engaging with young people and bringing pleasure to many in the local and surrounding areas.

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