Students make a difference as part of National Student Volunteering WeekStudents from the University of Chester have again been playing an active role in the community by taking part in a range of activities during Volunteering England’s Student Volunteering Week (21 27 February).14:22, 1 MAR 2011Updated23:05, 23 JUL 2013Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailStudents from the University of Chester have again been playing an active role in the community by taking part in a range of activities during Volunteering England’s Student Volunteering Week (21 27 February).Sponsored by Santander, this is the 10th anniversary of Student Volunteering Week along with the UN’s International Year of Volunteers and the European Year of Volunteering. To celebrate this, the University’s Student Development team ran a number of events to benefit residents in and around the Chester area.At the start of the week students gave an artistic hand to the Fairtrade organisation’s attempt to break the World Record for one continuous string of bunting for Fairtrade Fortnight in May. They were involved in decorating a Fairtrade cotton triangle which will be sewn on a string and used in the World Record Attempt in London.Working with Flintshire Countryside Service, a group of students planted trees at Flint Castle on the Dee Estuary as part of a long term volunteering programme to experience life as a Countryside Ranger.The week ended with a gardening challenge at the Mulberry Centre, a day centre for adults with learning disabilities two miles from the University’s main campus.
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