St. Germans Community Recreation Ground

by tej-hooper in St. Germans, England, United Kingdom

St. Germans Community Recreation Ground

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We are restoring our recreation ground as a place for our village community to relax, exercise and play

by tej-hooper in St. Germans, England, United Kingdom

The village of St. Germans does not have a communal green space. The recreation ground site was left abandoned 20 years ago when it ceased to be used by the school. In 2014 a group of volunteers from the village started to cut back growth to rediscover the old football pitch. With help from a local farmer and support from the Parish Council and other local funders the football pitch was restored, fenced and reseeded. The grass is cut by a local volunteer. 

Following consultations with the community in 2016, we moved on to restore a small adjoining area of woodland to create paths, picnic tables, an outdoor table tennis table and a unique wooden shelter.



The last part of our project that will see our work completed is to ensure the site has a long term future. We plan to collaborate with the Green Gym project to encourage our community to maintain their involvement and keep active through helping at the site; we want to ensure our site is secure and we want to ensure that it is biodiverse through creating areas of wildflower and insect logs.

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