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Bags of Help - Centenary Park


The Royal British Legion in conjunction with Onchan Commissioners
and The Woodland Trust IOM is delighted to announce it has bagged
£12000 from a Tesco funding scheme.

Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch the second round of its
Bags of Help funding initiative, which sees grants of £12,000, £10,000
and £8,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy in UK – being awarded to
local outdoor community projects.

Work will now begin on bringing our project to life.

To build a memorial garden on land given by Onchan Commissioners in
which our children will plant trees in memory of the men from the
Island who died in World War1

The Chairman, Onchan Commissioners, Robin Turton, said:
"We are both delighted and proud to be a part of this project which
continues Onchan's commitment to remember the fallen"

Professor Simon Maddrell, Chairman, Woodland Trust IOM, said:
"This is a wonderful project for the people of the Island which looks to
the future and is a fitting memory to those who gave their lives"

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