FUNDING SECURED FOR HEALTH & GREEN SPACES PROJECT

The Healthier Fleetwood partnership has been successful in securing £50,000 funding from the DONG Energy Community Fund. The funding will form part of a bigger project totalling over £100,000 over the next two years. The project – Health Creation; Improving the health and wellbeing of Fleetwood’s residents – will be used to fund a Health Creation Officer who will play a key role in helping to identify six open spaces across Fleetwood which will be transformed to support and promote healthy lifestyles. The officer will work with over 30 volunteers to be identified through a social prescribing model. The volunteers will play an active role in the design and management of the open spaces. The

Healthier Fleetwood is a not-for-profit organisation supporting the physical and mental health of the Town's residents by connecting them to each other, services and voluntary groups in the community. As an individual's confidence grows they take more control of their own wellbeing and an active role in the decisions that affect them. We are independent of but work in close partnership with the many organisations supporting the community.

Contact us by email: listening@healthierfleetwood.co.uk

Answerphone: 07399 093835

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