Community Chest June Winner
7th July 2017
Swansgate’s Community Chest fund has
once again helped out in the local community, supporting the Irchester Village
Show with June’s award.
The Irchester Village Show, now in its
third year, takes place on Sunday 3rd September, aims to bring the
community together whilst encouraging both the young and old to participate in
gardening, cooking and crafts.
Ian French from the Irchester Village
Show Commitee, said “We are delighted receive the Community Chest award from
Swansgate Shopping Centre, with many thanks from the Committee. The grant will
help improve our displays and awards for the best in show to encourage more
Don’t forget to
make your nominations when you next visit Swansgate, and pop them in the
postbox next to Wilko.”
Each month, the Swansgate Community
Chest scheme invites local shoppers and visitors to nominate a local fundraiser,
challenge, charity or club. Since its launch in July 2016, the Community Chest
has supported Fusion Youth Club, Ray’s Charity Runs for Glamis Hall, Nene
Valley Community First Responders, Wellingborough Mind, The Friends Of Croyland
Gardens and the Lost Zoo, Teamwork Trust Wellingborough, 11th Wellingborough
Kingsway Scout Group, The Hope Project, Northamptonshire Carers, GLJ Theatre
Group and Chelsea’s Angels; all awarded the £100 prize fund.