Green projects win £20k in funding across Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Hereford skate park is set to get some toilets as part of an ongoing development. Hereford skate park is set to get some toilets as part of an ongoing development.

HEREFORD skatepark is among the green community projects in Herefordshire given the green light thanks to more than £20,000 in grants from the Landfill Community Fund.

Five community facilities will receive funding thanks to the Pershore-based charity ‘Welcome to our Future’, having demonstrated that their renovations would benefit the environment, either directly or indirectly.

Hereford skatepark is among the beneficiaries – having been awarded £5000 to go towards new toilets at the Holmer Road site.

The toilets will form part of the next stage of development at the park, along with a coaching clubhouse and floodlights, that got the go-ahead following the award of almost £50,000 in Sport England funding last year.

The other successful applicants were Hereford’s St Pauls Church ¬– which will receive £6000 towards a new community centre – and Moor Farm Community Association, which was awarded £5000 towards a new infants play area.

Christ Church in Llangrove will get £2500 for new heating and lighting, St Dubricus Church in Whitchurch will receive £2000 for a new roof gully and Moccas Village Hall have been awarded £1061 for new thermal blinds.

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