BUGS and beasties will be studied by youngsters at a Blackburn school when they create a bog garden with cash from a national award scheme.

St Aidan's CE Primary in Mill Hill has been presented with £150 from the Yorkshire Bank Conservation Award Scheme, run in conjunction with the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers.

The cash will be put towards the school's PTFA Millennium project.

It includes the creation of a bog garden to help the children study mini-beasts, plant life and different habitats and there are also plans to raise funds to pay for a new playground.

The project is being co-ordinated by PTFA member Duncan Barker and supported by engineering company Warwick and Bailey Engineering.

Pictured: Warwick and Bailey Engineering MD Danny Gordon and Yorkshire Bank customer services officer Peter Devlin with pupils, from the left, David Edwards, 10, Corey Livesey, 10, Katie Spencer, nine, Alicia Croasdale, 10, Robert Howard,10, and Salina Burns, nine.

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