Community Link Foundation has provided funding for a Southport family to enable them to access their garden.
A grant has been given to the Varley family to make their garden more accessible for the mum who is a wheelchair user, and safer for her daughter who also struggles with mobility.
A mentor at Meols Cop High School applied for the grant on behalf of the family who live near school. Nichola Varley and her family have only recently moved to Southport and while the inside of the house suits the family, there were issues with the outdoor space.
Nichola was feeling quite isolated having moved to the town where she didn’t know anyone and then she also felt isolated in her home as she was unable to access the garden at the back of the house.
It also meant that when her children were playing in the garden, she was unable ...