Skilled volunteer needed to help finish Stevenage sensory garden project

PUBLISHED: 12:00 23 August 2020

A skilled volunteer is being sought to lay block paving as part of a sensory garden project at Stevenage's Roebuck Academy

A skilled volunteer is being sought to lay block paving as part of a sensory garden project at Stevenage's Roebuck Academy

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A skilled volunteer is being sought to lay block paving as part of a project to create a sensory garden at a primary school.

Armed with a small charitable grant and donations from local businesses, mum Catherine Everett organised a group of volunteers to establish the special garden at Roebuck Academy in Stevenage, where her daughters Anna and Evie are pupils.

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Sensory gardens include features, surfaces, objects and plants that stimulate our senses through touch, sight, scent, taste and hearing.

Catherine, who lives in Stevenage, said: “The only thing holding us up now is finding someone to lay the block paving. All our previous volunteers are so busy now life is back [after the coronavirus lockdown] and it’s become a bit of a bottleneck. I’ve asked in the school community but drawn a blank.”

If you can help, email Catherine at catblunden@yahoo.co.uk


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