Lions Club donation gives pre-school playground project a boost

Marham Village Pre-school members Izzy and Madison presenting Swaffham and District Lions Club presi

Marham Village Pre-school members Izzy and Madison presenting Swaffham and District Lions Club president John Collins with a handmade Lion card.Picture: submitted - Credit: Archant

A mid Norfolk pre-school group is celebrating, after receiving a £250 boost towards a project to install an all-weather playground.

Swaffham and District Lions Club president John Collins presenting Marham Village Pre-school with a

Swaffham and District Lions Club president John Collins presenting Marham Village Pre-school with a cheque for £250, which will go towards an all-weather playground project.Picture: submitted - Credit: Archant

Marham Village Pre-school, which is based at Cherry Tree Junior Academy, was presented with the cash by Swaffham and District Lions Club.

It will go towards a £5,000 scheme to lay artificial turf, allowing youngsters to play outside all year round.

The group, which has been running in the village for more than 40 years, is a registered charity catering for nearly 30 chldren aged from two to five.

Swaffham Lions president John Collins, who dropped in on a play session to present staff with a cheque, was given a handmade thank you card by youngsters Izzy and Madison.

Pre-school manager Julie Walkey said the group, which is a registered charity, was grateful to the Lions for their support.

'The donation is a great start to our fundraising for the project,' she added.