Project Update

Mermaid Trail designers announced – but winning designs remain under wraps until statues are revealed

The results are in – we have the winning designs for Wirral’s new Mermaid Trail! The Trail will be placed at strategic locations in New Brighton, inspired by and celebrating the resort’s history, heritage, and its links with the mythical ‘Black Rock Mermaid’, who was said to have appeared to a local sailor in New […]

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Council Wins Bees Needs Award

Staff at West Lancashire Borough Council are buzzing over an award they have won for work to help bees. The Council’s Countryside Ranger Service and volunteers have been working closely with Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Plan Bee Project to improve habitats for wild bees and other pollinators at Beacon Country Park. The Plan Bee project is […]

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DONG Energy announces latest round of grants for community projects around Liverpool Bay

Sixteen local organisations around Liverpool Bay are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. The lucky recipients will each receive a share of the £112,500 windfall available under round three of the Fund. Each year, approximately £225,000 will be made available for community […]

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93,579 trees planted through Forest for Peterborough project!

The independent charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is celebrating another successful planting season with the Forest for Peterborough project, which culminated in a fantastic tree giveaway for residents in Stanground on Saturday 26th March. “Since the project launched in 2010, Forest for Peterborough has planted an amazing 93,579 trees across the city,” explains Project […]

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Sunny Bank Vale, Manchester named as one of the best in Britain

More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year – more than 1,582 across the UK. Sunny Bank Vale in Droylsden, Tameside, Greater Manchester is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The green space is among a record-breaking 1,582 parks and green […]

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Old Woodland Attracts Young Admirers

Local schoolchildren, joined representatives from Groundwork and West Lancashire Borough Council recently to celebrate improvements to a much loved woodland. Ruff Wood, off Vicarage Lane, is a popular walking site for local people in Ormskirk. Groundwork’s Design and Build Team, have recently carried out work to make the site more accessible and visitor friendly. The improvements, […]

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Ruff Wood – Celebrating a local woodland

Improvements to a much loved woodland are being officially celebrated today. Ruff Wood, off Vicarage Lane, is a popular walking site for local people in and around Ormskirk. The project involving Groundwork Lancashire West & Wigan and West Lancashire Borough Council has greatly improved the site for all. The project received an £18,000 from the […]

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50 years of Britain in Bloom

The Friends of Sunny Bank Vale have had their hard work recognised by the North West Britain in Bloom Society at this year’s prize giving ceremony. They were presented with a special “50 years of Britain in Bloom” award for the “Sun in Splendour” display at the Vale. The accolade didn’t stop there as the […]

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