Community Chest June Winner

7th July 2017

Community Chest June Winner

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 entries."

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.