Garden hits the jackpot

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MEMBERS of Girvan’s Community Garden are celebrating a £90,000 windfall from the Big Lottery Fund.

The two-year grant will mean that they can provide more opportunities for local people to get involved in the garden’s activities and will support the spread of community gardening activities into the villages surrounding Girvan.

Spokeswoman Julie Campbell described the news as “wonderful” and said it was a fantastic opportunity for the gardens to evolve in a new and exciting phase.

Read more in this week’s Carrick Gazette.