Kind volunteers spruce up garden for hospice patients

PUBLISHED: 10:00 28 April 2018

The team carrying out jobs in the garden of Weston Hospicecare.

The team carrying out jobs in the garden of Weston Hospicecare.


Volunteers have been sprucing up the garden at Weston Hospicecare to enable patients to make the most of the sunshine.

A 19-strong team from the Royal Bank Of Scotland (RBS) spent a day painting benches and gazebos, varnishing fences and carrying out other jobs in the garden at the hospice’s Jackson-Barstow House in Uphill.

The volunteers carry out a wide range of jobs for charities, churches, schools and sports clubs throughout the year.

Rob Lovell, from RBS, said: “It’s about team-building and supporting the community. We have a bit of fun, but we work hard to get something out of it as a team, too.”

Darren Fairchild, the hospice’s estates and facilities manager, said: “We’re enormously grateful to the RBS team for the work they have done – they really have done a superb job to ensure our garden is looking its best for patients to enjoy this summer.”

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