St Ann’s Allotments in Nottingham, one of the largest inner city allotment sites in the world, has been awarded £109,900 through the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund for a flagship project called New Roots.
New Roots is one of 90 nature projects across England to be awarded the funding. The project will launch this month (August 2021) and run until March 2023.
The unique project will offer new skills and training in green space management and conservation and increase access to alternative spaces and learning programmes. Providing a valuable and welcome boost to the economic recovery of Nottingham’s communities.
The project is closely linked to GreenSpace, the Green Social Prescribing Programme for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. New Roots will work to connect new audiences with nature through an engaging, immersive and inclusive programme of land-based activities, and support the physical and mental wellbeing of participants.
For further information, read the press release in full.
To find out more about the GreenSpace programme, visit our GreenSpace landing page.