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Remembrance in South Reddish 2018

The community of South Reddish came together again this year to Commemorate and Remember the Military who are buried within Willow Grove Cemetery from both World Wars.

The Friends of Stockport Cemeteries would like to thank all who participated and supported and played a part in both events

This being our final Centennial Event for the Great War we would like to give special thanks for Janet Evans, the Deputy Lord Lieutentant of Greater Manchester James Baker the parade marshal, all serving, ex- servicemen/woman, cadet forces, representatives the local church St. Marys, Stockport Council who played a part in making this event a success including the local community.

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photos of the Centennial Commemoration Event at Willow Grove in November 2018

Tescobagsforhelp

FOSC are bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.
Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores awarded to local community projects.

FOSC is one of the groups on the shortlist.
Our project is at Brunswick cemetery in the centre of Portwood roundabout, we have been working on this site since 2016, clearing debri and doing general maintenance.

Please see below a list of stores taking part in the voting on your project. Feel free to share this list of stores amongst your supporters and within your community.

6258 CHEADLE STOCKPRT RD EXP SK3 0PW Express
2317 CHEADLE HULME EXPRESS SK8 7AB Express
5950 CHEADLE WILMSLOW EXP SK8 1DW Express
6380 GATLEY CHURCH RD EXP SK8 4ES Express
5287 HAZELGROVE STKPRT EXP SK7 6DT Express
5399 HEALD GREEN MANCH EXP SK8 3QA Express
2710 HEATON MOOR STKPT EXP SK4 4DU Express
3378 Stockport SK1 2BT Extra

Voting is open in all Tesco stores in January 2019 and customers will cast their vote using a token given to them at the check-out in store each time they shop. Tesco customers get the chance to vote for three different groups every time they shop. Every other month, when votes are collected, three groups in each of Tesco’s regions will be awarded funding.

Funding is available to community groups and charities looking to fund local projects that bring benefits to communities. Anyone can nominate a project and organisations can apply online. To find out more visit www.tesco.com/bagsofhelp

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