Weʼre raising £1,000 to improve and weatherproof pathways, and provide access to cherry orchard country park for wheelchair users and strollers.
- Rochford, UK
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In October 2017 we carried out an extensive survey of park users, with the aim to understand what the investment priorities should be in Cherry Orchard Country Park.
It was clear from the survey results that westherproofing the paths was a clear priority, as many pathways were waterlogged, even during dry periods.
The condition of pathways also makes it very difficult for wheelchair users to use the park.
We are therefore seeking funding to make immediate repairs and improvements to existing pathways. We anticipate that funding could happen from a number of sources, including grant funding, local authority funding and crowdfunding.
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About the fundraiser
We are the friends of Cherry Orchard Country Park, and our aim is to: 1. Encourage more people, from all sections of the community, to use the park. 2. Protect, conserve and enhance The Cherry Orchard Jubilee Country Park. 3. Support and increase the facilities in the Park.
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