We are so thrilled and honoured to have taken part in such a successful tree-cycling campaign this year for our local Sue Ryder Hospice!
Our green scheme which took place earlier this month, for the palliative, neurological, and bereavement support charity, Sue Ryder, which operates Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice in Peterborough saw volunteers, collect real Christmas trees direct from people’s front garden or driveway in return for a donation. The collected trees were then chipped and recycled by Nene Valley Tree Services Ltd, as mulch, with some being taken back to the hospice’s gardens. This meant that residents who chose to Tree-cycle were not only helping to raise vital funds for Sue Ryder, but also helping to reduce landfill.
Helen Kingston, community fundraiser at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice, said: “We want to say a huge thank you to the local community for supporting our Christmas Treecycle scheme this year. It can be difficult to know what to do with your real tree once the festivities are over, but by recycling with us and making kind donations, you have helped to reduce landfill and raise vital funds so that we can continue to be there for families when it matters.
We here at NVTS HQ, are so pleased to announce that this year we have locally raised, over (drum roll please…)
£13, 156 in the Peterborough and Oundle area!
A total of 906 trees were collected and over 50 people volunteered their time to the cause.
A humungous thanks from us, to everyone who donated – AND also to a very long list of wonderful kind and brilliant helpers as follows:
Jon Howe from J.H Roofing
James Francis from Oundle home maintenance and carpentry
Special thanks also to Safe Local Trades members who volunteered – Steve Bedford of Drylining Services, Daniel Harrington of Be Home Smart, Derren Mcpartlin of DMC Plastering, Owen McManus of Fen Pest, Jamie Williams of JW Electrical, Neil Hoskin of Fence Connection, Jeremy Plant of Elite Exteriors
And our corporate partners involved too are:
Perkins Engines Company Limited,
RSA Insurance Group!
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