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Community Projects and Funding

Aug
12
2012
Families from Brierfield are having a great time at the weekly sessions on the Children’s Allotment at Bent Head, Brierfield.   The latest sessions saw over 60 children and adults make ‘cress catterpillars’ and fruity...

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Jul
27
2012
Work has finally been completed at Butterton Play area in Staffordshire. The poor contractors (P2 Services) were held up for weeks whilst the site quickly turned to mud. However, they carried on through the...

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Jul
13
2012
Brierfield Children’s Allotment had  2 tonnes of free compost delivered yesterday (12.07.2012), thanks to Lancashire County Council and Global Renewables.  Proffitts’ staff have been working with The Family Tree Centre to enable the Children’s...

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Jul
12
2012
I had a great time today at the launch of The Community Orchard at Hyde Park. There was a great turn out to see all the hard work that had gone into the area…some...

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Jul
8
2012
Here’s the link to a four minute film about Tameside’s Hyde Park Orchard, telling the story of how local people have been involved in the project to make it a fantastic place for the...

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Jun
25
2012


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Jun
18
2012
Work has begun on site at Butterton, Staffordshire to refurbish the existing play area and install drains to the kick about area, in spite of the bad weather. It is hoped that work will...

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May
23
2012
Whitworth Memorial gardens were officially reopened this weekend, 90 years after they were first completed. The aim of the project was to refurbish and renew the gardens to encourage more people to use them....

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May
20
2012
It’s been a busy few weeks here at Proffitts with tenders being sent out for two projects in Greater Manchester. The first one is for creation of a new toddler play area at Sam...

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May
15
2012
Very nearly forgot to mention this one! There was a brilliant community feel at a newly refurbished play area in Lowton at the weekend just gone. Local community group Oaklands and Meadows Community Association...

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