Four community organisations are set to benefit following a competition designed to
encourage sustainable projects that will help to improve the local environment.
The competition, introduced during the launch of Immingham ‘In Bloom’, by local community
group One Voice, gave residents, local schools, and community groups the opportunity to win
up to £3,000 to help deliver projects addressing green issues such as re-cycling and
The prize funding, generously donated by Associated British Ports, will enable Immingham
Schools, Coomb Briggs Primary and Eastfield Primary, to develop their respective Kitchen
Garden and Grow Your Own projects, allowing children and parents to produce fruit and
vegetables whilst encouraging social interaction.
Stallingborough CE Primary Schools ‘Community Lifestyle’ project will see the planting of fruit
trees and rearing of chickens, with produce being used in the school’s cookery club.
Immingham’s Trinity Methodist Church will be able to progress with their ‘Outside Community
Area’ which will include enhancing the existing garden and the creation of a soft play area.
One Voice’s Gordon Smith said, “We are pleased to be able to support these excellent
projects, all of which will help to improve local spaces, and encourage the community to
become involved with ‘green’ initiatives”.