UK: Grower nominated for award for helping to enrich Sussex countryside

CPRE Sussex, the countryside charity, has announced Ben Cross, owner of Crosslands Flower Nursery, is one of the nominees for its new Empowering Communities Award.

During lockdown many of Ben’s customers stopped trading, leaving him with thousands of unsold flowers – so he teamed up with a supermarket to donate them to frontline NHS workers.

Ben also developed a letterbox delivery service in partnership with Beachtown Blooms in Littlehampton.

Read more at the Bognor Regis Observer (James Connaughton)

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