Local Spittal resident Len Shepherd is fast becoming something of a legend in the art of bench restoration.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 02 July, 2016, 12:00

A few weeks ago his photograph was in the Berwick Advertiser with a bench he restored on the corner of Main Street and Sandstell Road at the request of the families of “Sharper and Scaddie”. When asked by one of the Spittal Gardening Group members if he fancied restoring one of the eight neglected benches in Seafield Park in Spittal, he said “one, why not eight!” He has since restored all eight benches and has moved on to painting the gates of the park, he certainly hasn’t lost any of his enthusiasm!

We really appreciate Len’s help in joining us in bringing back our Seafield Park to its previous glory.

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If anyone would like to help us in any way, please contact Mau Watkins on 308813 or Sheila Heckels on 331994.

Mike Greener

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