Northumberland's Coast Care team looks for fresh support to keep green project going

Fresh funds are needed to keep a green initiative going.

By ian smith
Monday, 05 August, 2019, 11:45
Volunteers collecting beach litter at Beadnell. Picture: Coast Care

Coast Care has co-ordinated environmental conservation projects between Berwick and Amble since 2017, thanks to a £522,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

This support is now drawing to a close so new avenues are being explored, revealed Jessica Turner, historic and built environment officer with Northumberland Coast AONB Partnership.

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“We’re coming to the end of the Heritage Lottery Fund period so we’re currently looking at other ways of financing it to keep it going,” she said. “It has been a great asset. They are very busy and I would love to be able to keep that group going.”