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Ingham Parish Church seeks groundskeeper volunteers




After its previous groundskeepers became unable to maintain the area, a chruchyard is in need of help.

Ingham Parish Church has called for volunteers to help cut the grass and assist with the general upkeep of the churchyard and playground after previous volunteers have become unable to maintain the area.

The church has asked that those who cannot spare their time, to consider donating to the building so that they can pay for a professional gardener to maintain the area.

The Church is in need of volunteers to help maintain the grounds.
The Church is in need of volunteers to help maintain the grounds.

In exchange for help the church is offering free advertising in its local Living Magazine to businesses that back the grounds' upkeep.

Currently the church has had no assistance in maintaining the trees and hedges in the area which need professional help.

Local team minister Rev Tony Redman said: “Ingham Church is a ROCHA approved eco Church and as part of their eco Church credentials they are seeking to manage the churchyard to retain these credentials.

The Church is in need of volunteers to help maintain the grounds.
The Church is in need of volunteers to help maintain the grounds.

"This is part of a wider campaign in which they also hope to instal electric car charging points in the churchyard.

"We have consent to instal an aerial in the church tower to improve the mobile phone signal in the village and are seeking a telephony partner to make this a reality, and we are also looking at how we can improve broadband coverage in the village using the church tower, without jeopardising the ringing of the bells."

As well as trying to maintain the church, Ingham Parish Council is trying to tidy up the village and a few members have already planted some plants in the planters outside the post office and main road.

Those wishing to assist in the clean up should contact Kirsty-Ann Turner, churchyard officer via kirstyannturner1979@hotmail.co.uk or call 07975943831.

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