During 2017 Four Lane Ends Mission in Bickerstaffe has had major improvements to its car park. The work was carried out in two stages. The first stage was funded by the Awards For All Big Lottery Fund £8200 this took place in the Spring. The second stage was carried out using grants from the Duchy Of Lancaster Benevolent Fund £500, West Lancs Borough Council Community Chest £500 and £200 from Cllr J Gibson from the Lancashire County Council Local Member Grant scheme.
The new look car park now has a strong porous stone surface, improved lighting , kerbs and better drainage, compared with the old car park which was quote dark and uneven.
Edward McCarthy from the Mission Management Team said: “I would like to thank all our funders without which the project would not have happened, the Mission is growing from strength to strength with a wide range of regular groups and activities taking place. Ranging from the Womens’ Institute Mother’s Union, Guides, Brownies, Ormskirk Historical Society, Sporting Challenge, Bickerstaffe Parish Council and more. If you would like to find out more call 07971 299606 or email firstname.lastname@example.org”