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Get involved

The pages in this section are all about how you can get involved and make a difference to your neighbourhood. Here you'll find practical tools to help you to make the most of your local green space.

Starting your project

Have a dream project that you'd like to see happen such as a community food growing space or starting a football team? We've got some practical tools and resources to help with fundraising. 

Perhaps you want to get more involved in developing and managing green spaces, meet new people and learn new skills. Volunteering in your neighbourhood might be for you. Here's an example of local people doing great things.

Involving the community

Holding a community event can be a great way of keeping your green space loved, meeting your neighbours and having fun. Organising an event can feel daunting, but it needn't be. Here's a some practical tips, advice and guidence when it comes to  holding your event. 

Setting up a group can be a great way of changing things for the better in your area. It can also be a great way of exploring a common interest whether it's bee-keeping, football or food growing.

Community groups are also a great way to access funding to improve the neighbourhood. Find out all you need to know about setting up a group and what you can achieve.

Green space skills

Finally, just want to get on and do it? This section has some ideas about what you could do in your green spaces (and how to do them), a handy downloadable toolkit containing practical horticultural tips.



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