New play equipment for Leyland toddler group is sure to cause some giggles
A mother and toddler group in Leyland will gain new play equipment thanks to our funding.
The group is run by Community Network and Outreach Service CIC, which operates a wide range of community support projects and services including coffee mornings, food collections, drug and alcohol reduction groups and sessions for both youth and older groups.
“The community network was set up as a small local support network on Facebook, in March 2020 in the wake of the pandemic and has developed from there,” said Sophie Wilding, chair of Community Network and Outreach Service CIC.
“I noticed there was so much support missing in the area, so I developed all the other projects and services from that, including a toddler group.”
Sophie applied for the Sycamore Manor Community Grant, which saw four Leyland based community groups share a sum of £2,000.
“We would like to thank Redrow for this money, which will enable us to buy new equipment for the toddler group play sessions. After being born in an unprecedented time, where they lost many connections, they may have otherwise had, the local children can now enjoy spending time in a group and engage with each other,”said Sophie.
“The funds will allow us to support the children in fun play and learning whilst continuing to support parents and the wider community.”
Sian Pitt, sales director for Lancashire, said:“The pandemic has been a tough time for many, including new parents and their children. We hope this new play equipment is enjoyed by local children for many years to come.”