This scheme enabled the River Nene Regional Park to involve individuals and communities in enhancing the local environment by providing and enhancing green spaces to meet the needs of people and the environment.
The Hellidon Millennium Fund provided funding to plant woodland on the slopes overlooking the golf course. A grant was given to this group to provide a flat footpath with steps to allow the steep slope to be climbed slightly more easily.
Funding was provided to create a new 'Urban Courtyard Garden' for performances and film screenings as part of the overall refurbishment of this exciting Arts Venue at the heart of Northampton Town Centre
With the Heritage Lottery Fund and The Wildlife Trust for Northamptonshire, Southwick Wood and land between Southwick Wood and Short Wood has been purchased, thus safeguarding the ancient woodland for the future.
Part of a larger project at Summer Leys. This part of the project was for improvements at the site which include: access and interpretation, habitat creation and management, path clearance and mowing, habitat survey and assessment, community involvement and PR and events for the local population.
This community orchard is used by a large number of the local population but lacks any interpretation material. The site is one of the largest orchards left in Northamptonshire and was planted during the First World War.