Staff dig deep for Calderdale’s Shibden Park
Staff dig deep for Calderdale’s Shibden Park Oct 28, 2020
Our employees rolled up their sleeves to prepare parts of Shibden Park for the winter and to be enjoyed by the local community.
Employees took part in a volunteering
project led by Calderdale Council’s Safer, Cleaner, Greener team.
Staff gave up their time to take part in the project to remove
wilting flowers and prepare the soil for new bedding plants to be put in next
Staff learnt new
skills whilst helping the council care for the local environment who have had reduced numbers of corporate
volunteers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Luke McNeil, who volunteered from YES said: “It’s good to get out into nature especially
during these times, and I’m glad I’ve had the opportunity to make the park even
more inviting for locals.”
Duncan McCombie, CEO of YES Energy Solutions, said: “I am very proud of my staff who have
stepped up to help the local area, particularly during a time where outdoor
spaces have become so vital to everyone’s mental health.
“Our enthusiastic employees
have learnt new skills and in doing so have improved Shibden Park for local
residents to enjoy.
“As a Community
Interest Company we aim to get involved in the local community, and this
project has been a success in pursuing our purpose and our company mission.”
YES Energy Solutions had previously took part in a similar
project at Shaw Park last year and are continuing to help local causes during