Canterbury Oast Trust, who run the Mariners in Rye, has become a station partner for Rye and Ham Street stations.
Kevin Barry the Community Rail Development Officer said :- “Canterbury Oast Trust has recently brought a blooming difference to Rye station with their plants and hanging baskets on platform 2 and at the entrance to the station.
“It is based at the Rare Breeds Centre in Woodchurch, where they grow plants and display them, and many of their clients use our Rye and Ham Street stations.
“It is a charitable organization and cater for adults with disabilities, they certainly enjoyed their day out planting up the tubs and talking to passengers while they were waiting for their train.“
Kevin added :-“ The Sussex Community Rail Partnership encourage and do a lot with different charities along the Marshlink line and have various projects to suit them. We recently started one at Ore station, and are always looking for more people to get involved with our work.”
If you would like to be involved with the SCRP , either as a volunteer or as a group then contact Kevin on 07949 314233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.