Staff from the Tesco Extra store in Bradley Stoke have joined local volunteers to spruce up a local church hall.
Dawn Richards, community champion at the Tesco store, and some of her colleagues were part of a team of eight people who spent a week in mid-August decorating the interior of St Chad’s Church Hall in Rodway Road, Patchway.
The hall is used by St Chad’s Pre-School during the day on weekdays and by various groups, including St John Ambulance Badgers, Rainbows, Brownies and dance groups, in the evenings and at weekends.
Members of the church community had already completed some of the work themselves but called in Dawn and her team to give them a helping hand. The work carried out included painting skirting boards, cupboards and walls.
The Tesco team will be returning to St Chad’s in the near future to help enhance some of the pre-school’s outdoor facilities, including the sand pit and ‘muddy play’ area.
Dawn and her team are always looking for new projects to get involved with. Anything which “helps the community” or is “for a good cause” will be considered.
Anyone wishing to suggest a suitable community project should write to Dawn Richards at Tesco Extra, Bradley Stoke BS32 8EF or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo: Dawn Richards (right) with Phil Mayo (left), Helen Ford (kneeling) and Barry Morgan
This article originally appeared in the September 2017 issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal news magazine (on page 27). The magazine is delivered FREE, EVERY MONTH, to 9,500 homes in Bradley Stoke, Little Stoke and Stoke Lodge. Phone 01454 300 400 to enquire about advertising or leaflet insertion.