JAN 01] BALLINGERS NEWS
Work Starts To Remember Killed Teenager
is due to start this month to create a garden in memory of a student
who died in a car accident last year.
Smith, a sixth former at Kingsley School, and three friends were
killed when their car went out of control and hit a tree at Marton
almost a year ago.
classmates decided to transform some land at the school in Beauchamp
Avenue into a garden of memory and plans are now finished.
local companies - building supplies firm Ballingers and DJL
Construction - have given their time free to create the garden next to
the sixth form centre.
have donated the services of their landscape designer Bev Ferris and
supplied materials at a special discount while DJL staff will do the
will be four areas to the garden, one of which will be specially
dedicated to Louisa's memory. It will include a water feature, plants
that attract butterflies, and a work of art made up of sponsored brass
Greensmith, deputy head teacher, said the sixth form had given their
ideas for the garden and were looking forward to work starting.
from left): Bev Ferris, Claire Johnson-Cole, Charlotte Lea; Back from
left: Dean Jones (Ballingers), Davie Lea (DJL)
plans look lovely and everyone is very excited about the project.
The girls have had a great input and a great deal of thought has
gone into the project."