Hill fort group receive funding grant

Cat Lodge, archaeologist for North Somerset Council, Michael Gorely Heritage School Historic England

Cat Lodge, archaeologist for North Somerset Council, Michael Gorely Heritage School Historic England, Alessandra Perrone Heritage at Risk Officer for Historic England, and William Fraher and John Martel from Worlebury Hill Fort Group. - Credit: Archant

A volunteer organisation working to uncover and protect an ancient monument above Weston has won funding.

Worlebury Hill Fort Group, a volunteer organisation working to uncover and protect the ancient Iron Age monument has been awarded a grant of £1,000 by Weston Town Council.

In a statement, group chairman Bill Fraher said: "We are very grateful to the council for its significant and valuable support in this difficult time.

"These funds will help us to restore Weston's largest wildflower garden and make a massive increase in biodiversity.

"We hope that primary school visits will restart soon; thanks to this grant we will be able to provide students with information leaflets.

"Once the Covid rules are relaxed, new volunteers will be welcome to join us."

For more information on the group, log on to www.worleburyhillfortgroup.com
 

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