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2016 grants awarded

NEHS grants have been awarded to 38 individuals, schools & community projects across the north of England.

Improving our Landscape - grants were awarded to a wide range of community projects, including planting bluebell walks, creating a wild orchard, bog garden and nature trails, replanting a memorial garden and renovating derelict flower beds:

Hulme Community Garden Centre, Manchester  £1,200
Marshfield Odsal Bankfoot Enterprise (MOBE), Bradford  £1,000
Woodlands Community Garden, Harrogate  £1,500
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, Sheffield  £100
Goldthorpe Development Group, Sheffield £550
Open Country, Harrogate  £250
Rydall Hall Ltd, Ambleside £500
Ravenfield Ponds, Phoenix & Parkgate AC, Brinsworth  £200
Highfield Food Coop, Keighley  £325
Grow Sheffield, Sheffield  £450
Horbury Methodist Church, Wakefield  £1,500
Spofforth in Bloom, North Yorkshire  £500
Community Forest Trust, Salford  £1,500
Friends of Hesketh Park & Mellor Green, Cheadle Hulme  £332
Friends of Philips Park Cemetery, Manchester £500

Grow & Learn - aimed at encouraging young people to get involved with horticulture, grants in this category were awarded for projects that included creating an apple walk, building a school memorial garden, equipment for a market garden and a school bird spotting area:

Golcar JIN School, Huddersfield  £150
Prince Bishops Community Primary School, Bishop Aukland  £465.43
Reddish Vale High School, Stockport  £425
Alexandra Park Childrens Learning Community, Manchester  £500
Heptonstall Junior and Infant School, West Yorkshire  £500
Tankersley St Peters C of E Primary School, South Yorkshire  £300
Waberthwaite C of E School Gardening Club, Millom  £297
Hyrstmount Junior School, Batley  £500
Middlewich High School, Cheshire  £500
Pear Tree Special School, Kirkham  £500
Ganton Special School, Hull  £500
Wolsingham School, Durham  £500
Piper Hill Specialist Support School, Wythenshawe  £500
St Charles RC Primary School  Manchester  £500
Dixons Allerton Academy, Bradford  £500
The Greetland Academy, West Yorkshire  £500