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Solicitor volunteers help transform local hospice gardens!
22 Jul 2021

A group of volunteers from a local law firm have swapped court cases for green spaces to help transform the gardens at a respite and end of life care centre in Wolverhampton.

10 members of staff from FBC Manby Bowdler went to Compton Care’s Compton Hall in July to revitalise the gardens, which were in need of a little TLC after the pandemic and a very cold winter.

Compton Hall is set in 4.5 acres of gardens and woodland. These green spaces are open to inpatients at the centre, their families and loved ones who come to visit and are an important part of the holistic experience offered at Compton Care.

Neil Lloyd from FBC Manby Bowdler said: “We heard the Compton Hall gardens were in need of some attention and were keen to help. We sent two teams over to the Hall and they’ve done a great job of pitching in and restoring the green spaces back to their former glory, giving inpatients and visitors a peaceful place to relax and enjoy being surrounded by nature.”

Elaine Reed from Compton Care said: “On behalf of everyone at Compton Care, I would like to thank the team for their hard work in the Compton Hall gardens helping us to maintain the beauty and tranquillity it provides for both patients and their families.

“This summer we are participating in the National Garden Open Days scheme where the public can visit and enjoy the grounds during June, July and August. Their efforts in our garden are directly appreciated by Compton Care and many other charities that receive funds from the National Garden scheme.”

FBC Manby Bowdler believes in the importance of giving back to the local communities it serves and helping protect the wider environment. As one of the firm’s key values, FBC Manby Bowdler supports and encourages staff to volunteer to assist the charities and good causes which are important to them.