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Do you know someone who is fed up of being stuck in the house? Do you know someone you would like to meet new people?Do they enjoy being outdoors? Would they like to gain new skills? If you have answered yes to any of these questions The Good Life Project could be for them.

The Good Life Project is a therapeutic horticulture programme run by Pendle Leisure Trust and funded by the Big Lottery – Reaching Communities Programme. The project is aimed at adults who are suffering from social isolation; participants will attend the project in an attempt to gain the confidence to become better integrated in their local community. The project’s aims are to improve mental wellbeing, physical health, reduce social isolation and bring people together whilst caring for our community allotment. Activities take place in a quiet and peaceful setting on Hodge House Allotments in ‪#‎Nelson‬. Sessions include growing fruit, vegetables and flowers, wood working, art activities and general gardening. Participants are taught the basic skills of gardening whilst getting out of the house, working with others and connecting with nature. Whilst helping at the project you should: See improvement in fitness Experience increased well-being

Feel more sociable Feel more confident IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN TAKING PART IN THIS PROJECT, PLEASE Get in touch with our team or call us on 07753778619.