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Care home residents delighted with new community garden

Mon, 06 Nov 2023

A Douglas sheltered housing complex has a new garden courtesy of some community spirit.
Ballanard Court’s new outdoor space was a joint effort between the council, Tower Insurance and students from University College Isle of Man (UCM) who made new benches and planted flowers.
The project was created to encourage the residents to use the garden and enjoy nature.
Residents in the home have planted apple trees and bulbs and were given a raised planter for those with mobility restrictions to be able to join in.
Local Democracy Reporter Emma Draper has been speaking to the people involved:



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