Usworth Park Community Garden

Provision of tools and equipment

Friends of Usworth Park have recently commenced on the development of a wonderful 'Community Garden' in the park. A visit on this sunny early May bank holiday to learn more about this initiative and to deliver some tools, plants and other items to support the young people with the project. 

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