At the October 2014 Synod meeting, the members chose to support Groundworks, a charity which supports Youth Clubs and wider community projects. The money from the Deanery Project will be used to set up a gardening team in the Deanery
Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. Wewant places tolook
better, streets to be safer andoutside areas to be green andbeautiful.
On our Green Aiders project we work with a smallgroup of volunteers to provide
support to older people carrying out one-off garden maintenance tasks.
The volunteers areadults withlearning disabilitieswho, during their time with
Green Aiders, gain skills in usinggardening tools and equipment, experience
working outdoors and develop team building andcommunications skills by working