Advice & Support for Your
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
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.
Greenspace Pack 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
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
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This page was last reviewed 8 February 2012 at 16:28.
The page is next due for review 6 August 2013.