Group boosted by funds from Love the Broads charity

Nicholas Everitt Park, Oulton Broad.PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Nicholas Everitt Park, Oulton Broad.PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

A charity set up by the Broads Trust, to help to keep the Broads special, has announced grants of more than £10,000 for 11 projects which will benefit wildlife, education and tourism.

Love the Broads, which was set up by the Broads Trust, has pledged money to charities and organisations to help them with their valuable work in sustaining the future of the Broads.

The include the Friends of Nicholas Everitt Park (FONEP) – a group of volunteers who work in the popular park in Oulton Broad each week. They will receive a grant of £213 for planting of native species around the wildlife pond at Nicholas Everitt Park.

Peter Howe, a trustee of the Broads Trust, said: 'We are delighted, once again, to be able to award grants to many excellent projects.

'Love the Broads has demonstrated that there is a real desire and determination to ensure that it remains special for the future.'.

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