Alleyway becomes an oasis of flowers
Describe your best practice
There was this alleyway near my street which was literally a dumping ground and a magnet for ASB, drugtaking and youths. We banded together and with a little help from our friends turned into an area full of flowers, happiness and sunshine!
What did you do and why?
We really needed to turn it around
Duration of the project
What worked well?
Getting everyone involved, young and old
How did you overcome any challenges?
By sticking to our guns and not giving up
How did you cover any costs?
The scheme members knew it was a worthwhile project so were willing to put a little into it to ensure that it worked
Which category does this fall into?