Funding available for local community environmental projects

Lettuce growing in reused tyresWestern Riverside Environmental Fund (WREF) is offering funding for projects that promote environmental improvement in Lambeth.

Grants are usually in the region of £5,000 to £25,000 and are available for projects with a focus on the following:

  • The provision, maintenance or improvement of a public park or public amenity where it is for the protection of the environment. For example, pocket parks and seating areas, play areas, open spaces on housing estates, churchyards and community gardens.
  • Delivery of biodiversity conservation for UK species or habitats.

Applications for the next round of funding must be in by 27 February 2012.

For more detailed information and an application pack, please visit the WREF website.

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3 Responses to Funding available for local community environmental projects

  1. I bought a live tree for christmas this year and would like to donate for planting in lambeth parks/open spaces. where can I do this?

  2. Lambeth Recycling says:

    Hi Christiane

    I have received a response from our Tree Officers and unfortunately they are unable to accept trees for planting in parks and open spaces. However, we are offering free Christmas tree recycling. All trees collected will be sent for composting.

    Please see our main website for further information.

    http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/Services/Environment/RubbishWasteRecycling/ChristmasAndNewYearRecyclingAndRubbish.htm

    Many thanks

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