Incredible Edible gardens and mental health conference among St Albans projects to get cash boost
PUBLISHED: 09:00 15 September 2019
Community projects in St Albans have been given a cash boost by their respective councillors.
Hertfordshire county councillors have £10,000 a year to spend on projects in their areas through the locality budget scheme, which was launched in 2009.
Sue Featherstone, from St Stephen's, gave £200 to How Wood School to plant flowers in a garden for its Early Years Foundation playground.
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Cllr Teresa Heritage, representing Harpenden South West, awarded £1,169 to the Human Milk Foundation for a new medical grade freezer.
St Albans North councillor, Roma Mills, allocated £300 to Marlborough Science Academy to help put on a mental health conference.
She said: "I hope that this event will give local young people the chance to discuss how to support their peers effectively and protect their own mental health."
Additionally, £250 was handed to FoodSmiles St Albans by St Albans Central councillor Chris White. The society is creating two Incredible Edible community gardens in the centre of the city.
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