Tamworth’s Rotary clubs join forces to plant trees at Chauvel Park

HELPING HANDS: Rotary Club President Kylie Pollard with Suzanne Hindmarsh. Photo: Supplied

HELPING HANDS: Rotary Club President Kylie Pollard with Suzanne Hindmarsh. Photo: Supplied

TAMWORTH Rotary Clubs have combined their passion for gardening and community service by reinvigorating a local park.

Members of the clubs joined forces this month, assisted by local residents, and planted more than 220 trees at Chauvel Park in South Tamworth.

It was a mammoth effort for the crew who managed to get the eucalyptus trees planted and watered in four hours on a Saturday.

Rotary Club of Tamworth West president Simon Guest said it was great to see community members outside of the Rotary circle getting involved in the project.

It is hoped the trees would provide shade for families and those using the park for sporting activities or recreation for years to come.

But the job hasn’t finished yet, local Rotary club members have said any assistance to water or help the trees grow in the park would be appreciated, especially during the warmer months.