Holmer Church of England Academy receives Welsh Water funding

29 March 2021

Pupils from Holmer Church of England Academy will be staying fit, healthy and active thanks to a grant from Welsh Water’s Community Fund. This fund forms part of the company’s £10 million investment to upgrade the water pipes between Bewdley Bank Reservoir and Hereford City.

The money awarded to the school has been put towards purchasing additional play equipment for the 400 pupils to enjoy.

Jayne Maund, Headteacher at Holmer Church of England Academy, said: ‘“The money from Welsh Water’s Community Fund has helped encourage children make healthier choices during their free time by offering them a wider variety of activities, improving both their fitness and wellbeing.”

The company’s Community Fund is a chance for communities to boost fundraising efforts for good causes in their area. If you live in an area where work is taking place – and you’re fundraising for projects to benefit the community – you could receive funding from Welsh Water up to a value of £1,000.

Claire Roberts, Head of Community Engagement at Welsh Water, said: “The Welsh Water Community Fund is pleased to support a diverse range of community-based projects throughout the Herefordshire area. As a not for profit organisation, customers are at the heart of everything we do, and the funding allows us to give something back to the communities we are investing in.”

For more information about the company’s Community Fund, visit here