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Awards for All success

December 16, 2014

A project providing horticultural work experience for people with learning difficulties is one of 71 across the country sharing in the latest grants from our Awards for All Scotland programme.

Silver Birch (Scotland) Ltd today receives £9,993 to create a’Body and Mind’ Garden on their site in Milton of Campsie for the benefit of people like Tina Tait, who has moderate learning difficulties.

Tina, 46, has been coming to the project for seven years. She said: “Over the past few years I’ve learned various skills including vegetable cultivation and production.  My confidence and communication with others has also improved and I really like working with the staff at Silver Birch and working with all the various teams here.”

Tina Tait

Tina has developed her skill and confidence thanks to Silver Birch Scotland

The project has also encouraged Tina to think about her plans for the future.  She continued: “Getting my Recognition of Individual Achievement in Horticulture Award a couple of years ago has inspired me to think about completing a SVQ qualification in horticulture. I’m really looking forward to the new garden being completed as it will be a great place for me to learn more and to develop the skills I have already learned.  It will also be a nice area for everyone to relax and chill out during our break times.”

Welcoming the award, Silver Birch (Scotland) Ltd, Business and Development Manager, Mark McCrorie, said: “We are delighted to receive this Awards for All grant, which will allow us to develop this new and exciting project.  When complete, the garden will be an interactive area which will encourage our clients to learn and develop their skills in a relaxing and alternative way.  We aim to promote the garden within the local community and encourage people to visit and learn more about horticulture and the work we do to support people living with a learning disability.  I’d like to thank Awards for All for this grant, without which this project would not have been possible.”

You can find out more about Awards for All and how to apply here.

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