Flintshire Countryside Service has donated a community tool chest to school
pupils to say thank you for helping to improve the local environment.
Three years ago, Connahs Quay High School adopted a site on Rock Road in the
town, known locally as the Rock, as part of a drive for pupils to contribute to
enhancing the quality of life for the local community and to learn about the
Students at the school have assisted Flintshire Countryside Services coastal
rangers with clean up activities at the Rock and they have taken an active role
in improving the environment and habitat for wildlife.
In recognition of the long term commitment from the school, Flintshire
Countryside Service has donated a community tool chest to assist the pupils
with their activities. The kit consists of garden forks and spades, garden
hoes, bow saws, lopper and litter pickers.
Mary Daniels, Family Liaison Worker at Connah’s Quay High said: “The learners
at Connah’s Quay High School are always willing to engage in community work and
having the tool chest will enable us to further progress our community
Councillor Bernie Attridge, Cabinet Member for Environment said: “The school
has made a great commitment, not only to the rangers but to helping the
environment. This gesture from the rangers will give children the chance to get
involved in the project for years to come and provide a brilliant learning
opportunity for the pupils.”
Photo caption L-R: Connahs Quay High School family liaison worker Mary Daniels
with pupils and coastal ranger Karen Rippin.