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Charitable Trust Hands Out £95,000 To Local Good Causes

Digging deep with  Radipole Primary School pupils

7:39am 8th January 2015

2014 was a record-breaking year for a Dorset law firm who donated a personal best of over £95,000 to good causes.

Young sportsmen and women as well art lovers were some of the people who benefited from Battens Solicitors' Charitable Trust.

Ray Edwards, Battens Director and one of the trustees, told Wessex FM: "The trust has become very well established and a much respected part of the community.

"We were delighted to be able to give our highest ever amount to worthy charities and good causes over the past year.

"Actively supporting them helps create a better community for us all."

The firm is celebrating the 30th year of its charitable trust which has donated around £500,000 during that time.

The beneficiaries include Radipole Primary School in Weymouth who were given £400 through the Dorset Gardens Trust for a new orchard and Julia's House children's hospice, which was presented with £1,000.

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