Peasedown Community Trust launches £1,000 Environment Fund for village

Funding has been set aside in Peasedown St John to help address the community’s environmental needs.

Peasedown Community Trust recently carried out a village-wide survey in the Spring, asking for households to share their thoughts on how the local environment could be improved.

With the results due to be published in August, the Community Trust has set aside £1,000 in a new Environment Fund.

Community Trust Chairman, Gavin Heathcote, said:

“The environment affects us all. All of us, irrespective of who we are or where we live, will be impacted by the environment around us.

Transport, recycling, climate change, access to local services and amenities – all of these shape our day-to-day lives.

We’re pleased to be setting aside a sum of money – £1,000 – this year to help address the village’s environmental needs.”

The funding will be spent on implementing some of the results of the survey, which over 450 people took part in.

Fellow Trustee and local councillor, Karen Walker, added

“Thank you to everyone who returned their surveys to us. In total, more than 450 people shared their views on issues that matter to them – from the environment to green energy, and from recycling to tree planting.

This new £1,000 fund set aside by the Trust will ensure we can implement some positive changes to the environment this Autumn.”

The Peasedown Community Trust will publish a report on the Environment Survey’s findings in a few weeks time, with a further announcement in the Autumn on the details of how the £1,000 will be spent in Peasedown St John.

For more details about the Peasedown Community Trust, email [email protected] or visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/PeasedownCommunityTrust