A PROJECT to replace flooring in a 56-bed hostel for the homeless has received a boost from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Somerset.

A cheque for £1,000 has been handed to Taunton Association for the Homeless towards the work at Lindley House, in East Reach.

Pictured presenting the cheque to TAH chief executive Justin Roxburgh, left, is Andrew Hadley, of the Somerset Masonic Charities Committee.