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Bank of Scotland staff swap calculators for gardening gloves to help community allotment


“It was a huge amount of work carried out by the team and just shows what a bit of effort and pulling together can achieve.

By Kieran Beattie
The Press and Journal
23 July 2016


A team of Aberdeen bank staff swapped their calculators for gardening gloves to bring the green shoots of recovery to a community allotment scheme in the city.

Volunteers from Bank of Scotland on Albyn Place built footpaths, marked out garden spaces, trimmed hedges and generally made the Cummings Park site more attractive.

Organised by the Aberdeen City Council, the project in Northfield is part of ongoing efforts to get businesses involved in communities across the city.

Over the course of three days last month, the team transferred around a tonne of woodchip, made 12 new allotments ready for use, and ins 14 railway sleepers to form two new paths at the public garden.

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