Helping to fill village planters

At a community event in Lesbury, organised by the village's Dementia Action Group, people helped to plant up the three planters in front of the village hall.

Monday, 30th April 2018, 10:00 am
Updated Sunday, 29th April 2018, 14:11 pm
Young and old took part in the planting event. Picture by Bob Dutton

The planters were funded by a grant from Awards for All, made to the parish council on behalf of the Dementia Action Group, which is working towards making the village a dementia-friendly community.

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The planters are a partnership project with Lesbury in Bloom, who will manage and maintain them. They are mainly planted up with herbs, both for their sensory qualities and to provide a useful resource for the community, who are welcome to pick the herbs.

The event coincided with the group’s monthly Saturday-afternoon-together session, an informal drop-in for coffee, cake and chat for people of all ages.