Refuse collector donate thousands to children’s charity

PUBLISHED: 11:50 04 October 2018

Biffa present a cheque to Springboard Opportunity Group. Picture: Springboard Opportunity Group

Biffa present a cheque to Springboard Opportunity Group. Picture: Springboard Opportunity Group

Springboard Opportunity Group

North Somerset’s waste and refuse collector has made a hefty donation to a Clevedon charity.

Biffa has handed over a cheque for more than £2,000 to Springboard Opportunity Group which supports children from birth to age five with additional needs and disabilities.

Alan Lewis, workshop manager at Biffa’s Bristol depot, said: “We pride ourselves on promoting health and safety at Biffa and for every day without any incidents we donate money to a local charity.

“We are delighted to be able to help such a fantastic charity in the great work they do.”

Springboard business manager Liz Smith said the charity is ‘grateful’ for the huge amount of support they have received.

She added: “Without donations like this we could not continue to provide services.

“Thanks to the Biffa teams who thought of us as they promoted their health and safety at work.”

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