Act - Sue and Linda Smith
COMMUNITY GARDEN - AN OASIS IN THE MIDDLE OF KIRKBY
organisations and Knowsley Borough Council have worked together
to turn wasteland next to the Northwood House site into a community
garden with help from CETT, the Community Environmental Task Team.
won't be long before the garden is open for everyone to enjoy. Sisters
Sue and Lynne Smith have been involved in the plans from the very
beginning. Sue works for the SRB office in the Northwood area and
Linda is involved with the Residents Association.
Butler visits Northwood
ON NORTHWOOD RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION
Area Residents Association were formed in July 2002. Since then
they've operated an open door policy at their offices in Northwood
House. Their volunteers will help local residents by offering free
advice around housing and community issues. There are over 50 projects
going on in the area to improve the quality of life for those who
Watch a short film
about the Northwood project
can call them on (0151) 546 3992 they're based at Northwood House
in Briery Hey Avenue, Northwood, Kirkby. L33 0YF - give them a visit
and see how you can benefit from their many community services.
The Community Environmental Task Team are a local business set up
in 1998 in response to a community need to improve the local environment.
Their services include: gardening footpath construction rubbish
removal graffiti removal woodland management woodland management.
They employ local people who care about the environment where they
work. They are supported by Knowsley MBC, Knowsley Housing Trust
and the award winning Landlife Project.
Contact: Keith Hassell Operations Manager at Northwood House, 16
Briery Hey, Northwood, Kirkby, Merseyside. L33 0YF. Tel:
(0151) 292 9925
can listen to the views of the people who live there and learn more
about the many projects and services available in the area ion the
Billy Butler programme between 2 and 5pm - Monday to Friday.