Good Citizenship Award
Rainhill ECO have been awarded the Good Citizenship Award from Rainhill Parish Council.
Congratulations to Geoff Phillips on winning the Photography Competition with his photograph of a Blue Tit leaving one of the Garden's nesting boxes. Geoff was presented with a sculpture which was made in a workshop with artist Adrian Moakes (who created the garden's sculpture).
Have you taken any photographs in the garden? You can enter into the photography competition - deadline 15th November. All entries will be displayed in the library. You can post your photographs in a message on the garden's Facebook page, or email:
Please include your name, age (if under 18) and contact details.
A great day at this year's Gala, where some of the eco group chatted to visitors about the garden and sold out of the sunflowers - wonder who will have the tallest sunflower in the village?
The garden grows in 2016
As Spring approaches the garden will start to shrug off the Winter and bring more wildflowers and wildlife to the Eco Garden, There will be more events and opportunities to get involved. Get in touch if you would like more info' or to help out. Also, check out our Facebook page.
In celebration of a century of crafts, culture and camaraderie, the Kendricks Cross branch of the Women’s Institute (WI) donated a commemorative Hawthorn tree to the Rainhill Eco Garden, planted by the Mayor of St Helens, Steve Glover.
Rainhill ECO (Environmantal Community Organisation) is a volunteer group dedicated to improving green spaces in Rainhill
Why not join us in our work?
Rainhill Eco Garden has been designed, constructed and maintained by enthusiastic volunteers. You can get involved too, please get in touch.
The land is situated in Exchange Place on what was previously a derelict site.