Supported by The Deal - Wigan Council - 5BP's 

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Gordon Street Community Garden was, in 1997 a derelict piece of land and the Residents Association (One Voice) acquired the land and raised from North West Water £10k that was held by BTCV and that investment help us to put fencing around the garden, clear the land and open the very first Community Garden in the Borough.  We started the In Bloom which became a borough wide project but we were the first Proud Winners of the Community Awards.  Our Garden has been managed at different times by different groups.  We remember proudly the days when we planted 400 hanging baskets and 300 Window/Wall Boxes. 

Sunshine House Community Garden - Gordon Street

Our Garden in New Hands 

This week we have handed over the keys to Paul an ex Veteran who will lovingly care for the garden and encourage other veterans to share it.

Step 1. Maybe the hardest step to take: Call in and have a chat to anyone of our team. We are all friendly and welcoming. We can chat about what you would like to do and you could meet some of our volunteers. You can ring on 01942 820026 -  

Step 2. Now its getting easier:  You have met with some of our volunteers and decided what you would like to 'have a go at' you have decided the time you would like to give, the day you would like to come along.  You  have even worked out how to juggle your home life with your new volunteering role.

STEP 3. This is the start of a new experience.  You can now develop new skills, meet new people and become an integral part of Team Sunshine.  There is nothing now  you can't achieve and we are so grateful for the time you are now going to dedicate to help others.

Three Steps to becoming a Volunteer - Our Team needs YOU.