SWANAGE Town & Herston have received a hefty cash boost of more than £8,000 as a donation from members of the Co-op.

The club this week confirmed on their website a donation of £8,728.75.

A Co-op member also posted via social media the club would use the funds to purchase a new mower to maintain the pitch at Day’s Park.

A statement from the football club read: “Swans have received £8,728.75 generously raised by the Co-op members, who kindly chose Swanage Town & Herston FC as their local cause for their donations.

“The football club would like to thank all the people for their support and the Co-op for organising the scheme.”