Community out in force for mass bulb planting

Councillors join volunteers at a bulb planting in Drighlington.
Councillors join volunteers at a bulb planting in Drighlington.
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A Leeds village has come out in force to ensure the area gets a floral boost ahead of the new year.

Coun Bob Gettings (Morley Borough Independent, Morley North) donated some of his MICE funds to help pay for some of the 5,000 bulbs planted on grass near Hammond Crescent, in Drighlington, and for some of the 4,000 daffodil bulbs planted across Drighlington Moor last week.

Volunteers from Drighlington Primary School, Drighlington Junior Rugby Club, local Scouts as well as village and ward councillors got involved.

Coun Gettings said: “This was a superb community initiative which brought the whole community together.”

The bulb planting was organised by Drighlington Conservation Group, which is chaired by village councillor Arthur Thornton.

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