Advice and Support
For Your Local Project
The Countryside Service's Community Greenspace Team
offer advice and support to communities and land managers on
community greenspace development and a range of habitat and
landscape features such as orchards, small woodlands, hedgerows and
ponds which enhance Worcestershire's biodiversity and landscape
We can come out to your local community, train and work with
local people to carry out environmental improvements. We can
provide tools, risk assessments, and full training while you
provide local people who want to get involved.
The benefits include enhancing your local patch, getting the job
done economically, empowering local people and building community
cohesion and learning new skills.
Initial half day advice and site visit is FREE, reasonable rates
for full training days.
A Communities Greenspace Pack (PDF)
is available to help people through the various aspects of creating
and/or managing a greenspace in their community. This pack contains
a wealth of information on subjects such as land acquisition,
planning permission, stakeholder support and consultation, budget
planning and funding, working with contractors, play equipment,
arts activities, health and safety and biodiversity.
You can find out more about possible sources of funding for
environmental projects from the Worcestershire
For further information about the advice and support on offer,
contact the Community Greenspace Team on 01905 766155 or e-mail
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This page was last reviewed 7 August 2013 at 9:22.
The page is next due for review 3 February 2015.