Environment

Vision: We want our green and street environment to be appreciated, enjoyed, and cared for.


Projects and budget for 2019-2021:

River Lyne Restoration
Amount awarded: £25,000
Estimated total cost: £50,000
A Northumberland Rivers Trust project which will work with volunteers to improve the river environment, reduce pollution and improve wildlife habitats.

Pele Tower Walled Garden
Amount awarded: £4,000
Estimated total cost: £7,500
A feasibility study to explore options for the restoration of the walled garden adjacent to Cresswell Pele Tower, and to create a sustainable resource for residents and visitors to the area.

Friends of Linton Lane Nature Reserve
Amount awarded: £3,400
Estimated total cost: £3,400
The creation of a ‘Friends’ group to work with Northumberland Wildlife Trust, with the aim of improving access to the Nature Reserve and engaging volunteers to help improve and maintain the site.

CELL Community Allotment
Amount awarded: £5,319
Estimated total cost: £35,035
Working with Groundwork, YMCA Northumberland and local residents to develop the CELL Community Allotment as a food growing space.