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Young people install new industrial feature at Q Gardens

A group of young people from across Greater Manchester came together on Sunday to install a new centre piece at Q Gardens, Kirkholt.

The new Industrial Garden at the community project has been pulled together by the group 15 to 17 year olds, who are taking part in the National Citizen Service Challenge looking to make a difference in a community.

The components had previously been part of a dust extraction system at their nearby factory and were destined for the scrap heap following a recent upgrade. However, the owners, Crystal Doors, thought of Q Gardens and made the donation.

 

Ahsan Dar, Aged 16, a volunteer on the project, said:

"I’ve really enjoyed challenging myself with the National Citizen Service, it has been a great experience to make friends and gain experience.”

Davina Unsworth, RBH Community Partnership Team, said:

“The event with the young people was a very positive experience.  They were able to carry out a whole project from start to finish and have left a lasting legacy for the whole community. The volunteers from Q Gardens worked with the group teaching them about the planting scheme and building the structures. Many of the young people have expressed an  interest in coming back to the gardens

Rochdale Design Awards: Vote Now!

We're delighted that two RBH developments have been shortlisted in this year's Rochdale Borough Design Awards. These are:
  • Our 11 new two-bedroom flats for older people on Daventry Road in Kirkholt, designed by Triangle Architects and built by Tyson Construction.
  • The second phase of our Longridge Drive development in Heywood, designed by TADW and built by Cruden Group.

Thank you and well done to our architects and construction partners, and to those RBH members, tenants and employees who have been involved in these projects from concept to delivery.

You can now vote online for the "People's Choice" award. Voting closes at 5pm on Monday 11th December 2017.

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