Lorna Trent from BCHA Gloria Hill from Wave 105 CFK with Michele Dance and Alan Godfrey from OWT and their children Arran and Calan Godfrey

Ocean World Travel in conjunction with Wave 105 Cash for Kids gave a grant to the BCHA to build a new children’s playground in the garden of the Bournemouth Women’s Refuge.

The owners of Ocean World Travel (OWT), Michele Dance and Alan Godfrey, decided as a family that they wanted to give something back to society and knew from their long-standing relationship with Wave 105 that Cash for Kids could help them achieve this.

The objectives of the Southampton-based business owners were to donate to children’s charities that could provide tangible benefits. With two young boys aged 8 and 10, the couple felt that it was important to involve them in the whole process and were keen to show them how their actions can personally make a difference to the lives of other more disadvantaged children.

Alan Godfrey said: “We are delighted to see that the money we donated to the BCHA has been used to transform the garden of the Bournemouth Women’s Refuge and create this fantastic space for children. This is a very worthy charity, which clearly does an amazing job. It was a pleasure to work together with Wave 105 Cash for Kids to help make a difference to disadvantaged children in Bournemouth.”

The newly transformed garden was officially opened last month with a barbecue.

Alan added: “The official opening of the park confirmed to us that we had made the right decision.  To see the children at the centre enjoying the garden with big smiles on their faces is something we will always remember”

Gloria Hill, charity manager at Wave 105 Cash for Kids, agreed: “It was a lovely day and it was great to see the children playing making the most of their new space. We all sat together under the new gazebo and had a very pleasant afternoon.”

For more information and to sign up go to www.wave105.com/charity