Getting away from it all in Dimmingsdale

Dimmingsdale River 2016In 2016, Allenton Big Local again awarded Community Chest funding to Merrill PTFA to support a residential weekend for 20 children from Allenton. The trip was organised by Merrill PTFA to Dimmingsdale Youth Hostel in the Staffordshire Moorland.

Being out in the countryside and learning about the environment was a new experience for many of the children on the trip. They hiked, explored caves and took part in team games, challenges and activities.

Dimmingsdale Report 2016Lynn Greenhouse from Merrill PTFA has provided us with a fabulous report of the trip, which you can read in full here.

We were very pleased to hear that the children had such a great time and glad that the Community Chest fund was able to make the trip possible for 20 children from Allenton.

If you would like to know more about applying for funding from the Allenton Big Local Community Chest, you can find more details and download an application form here on our website

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