Dobbies announces Swansea’s Helping Your Community Grow winner  

Dobbies, the UK’s leading garden centre, has announced Swansea’s Helping Your Community Grow project winner, seeing Cwmafan Community Orchard receive gardening resources to brighten up their green space in a sustainable way.

This spring, Dobbies’ Swansea store is supporting this worthy project with advice, products and support to help their green space flourish.

Cwmafan Community Orchard operates a sustainable space where residents of all ages or abilities can come together and get involved in helping this green space bloom. Dobbies’ help will provide sustainable products such as peat-free compost, in addition to essential trees, tree stakes and guards to help this project flourish.


Len Nicholas, Chairman at Cwmafan Community Orchard is delighted with the win: “We’re thrilled to have won Dobbies’ Helping Your Community Grow initiative and are looking forward to bringing our project to life. We’re really grateful for everyone’s support in getting us to this point and excited for what’s to come.”


Dobbies’ CEO, Graeme Jenkins, said: “Helping Your Community Grow is a really popular initiative in Swansea and we’re thrilled to be announcing our winning project, Cwmafan Community Orchard, who are looking to make a difference to the local area. It’s been great to see an enhanced importance on sustainability and environmentally-friendly practices this year, and we’re excited to see where our support takes them.”


There will be further opportunities available for community groups looking to brighten up their local areas. Community groups are invited to contact their local store for details of the community initiatives available on a case-by-case basis.


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