Community events are given a plug thanks to a new Chatteris Library noticeboard

New noticeboard and garden at Chatteris Library. Lottie, Owen and Kirsty Merry with Barry Payne vice chair of friends of Chatteris library with the plant sale. Picture: Steve Williams. New noticeboard and garden at Chatteris Library. Lottie, Owen and Kirsty Merry with Barry Payne vice chair of friends of Chatteris library with the plant sale. Picture: Steve Williams.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
11:20 AM

Keeping an eye on events coming to town will be made easier thanks to a new noticeboard that has been put up outside Chatteris Library.

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New noticeboard and garden at Chatteris Library. Tavia Wignall with the garden she Designed.Picture: Steve Williams.New noticeboard and garden at Chatteris Library. Tavia Wignall with the garden she Designed.Picture: Steve Williams.

The community noticeboard is among improvements made at the venue including giving the garden a facelift and installing a special rail for art exhibition displays inside.

Barry Payne, vice chair of FROLIC, the Friends of the Library in Chatteris, said: “We have spent about £1,500 over the past year on these projects.

“We have been helped by the marvellous support of local companies from Travis Perkins who gave us gravel for the garden to Skylark who gave plants and the Best of British Garden Contractors who gave their time helping us out.”

A plant sale with goods donated by Chapel Gardens at Wimblington helped raise money for Friends funds, he added.

New noticeboard and garden at Chatteris Library. Margaret and Ray Allen take a look at the new noticeboard. Picture: Steve Williams.New noticeboard and garden at Chatteris Library. Margaret and Ray Allen take a look at the new noticeboard. Picture: Steve Williams.

The library is currently holding an exhibition by artist Bill Crooke.

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