Connected Activities Tindall Street Allotments The Allotments are within a few minutes walk from Church, and one of our members, Don Booth, is Chairman. Site visitors have included... Mayors of Salford, Hazel Blears MP, Jack Straw MP Barbara Keeley MP, Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester Information supplied by Don Booth January 2011 Chairman Don Booth has been awarded £1000 in the Brewers Fayre Local Heroes campaign. The money will go towards building a community room for the plot and the installation of solar panels. Congratulations Don. Well deserved.

Queen’s Award

Don Booth, Chairman of the Allotment Group, and his wife, Sylvia, attended the Royal Garden Party.

The Queen honours outstanding volunteer group in Salford with prestigious Award

      Tindall St. Allotment Group from Eccles has been announced as one of 130 winners of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for groups of volunteers who work in their local community for the benefit of others.

      This prestigious UK National Honour recognises outstanding voluntary contributions and sets the national benchmark for excellence in volunteering, with the work of those awarded being judged to be of the highest standard.

      The Allotment Group has received the Award for engaging local marginalised members in a workforce on the allotments.

      The Group will receive a certificate signed by The Queen and an exclusive commemorative crystal, presented by Her Majesty’s representative (The Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester) at a special ceremony.

       The Group has also received an invitation for representatives to attend a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in the summer.

                                                                                     (Extracted from the official announcement)

Don Booth receiving the Queen’s Award from the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester.

Don and the Lord Lieutenant, with Dan Griffith (Site Manager), and the Mayor and Mayoress of Salford.

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