Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare has rounded off 2014 in fine fettle having received an outstanding award from the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) It’s Your Neighbourhood prize for the second year running. This is the top award, which recognises the contribution the landshare makes to the community, with the assessment saying the project is amazing.
In addition 9 other groups who use the site entered their plots and received certificates for the work they are achieving.
The six acre landshare has hosted over 4,500 volunteer hours so far this year giving a range of benefits such as the chance for people to work outdoors, learn new skills, meet and work with others. Groups, individuals and organisations to support people have all been along and benefited from time at Jealott’s Hill.
Jealotts Hill Community Landshare is a community partnership providing opportunities for people to experience the joy of horticulture, comradeship, the outdoor life and eating healthily.
It is a partnership providing growing, learning and leisure opportunities for a wide range of people including older people, families, children and those with disability or health problems. The project enables people to experience the joy of horticulture, comradeship, the outdoor life and eating healthily.