Young people 'dig it' in Merseyside.(News)

A market garden is to be created at Bromborough Community Fire Station, Merseyside, as part of an exciting project with young people in the area.

Over the coming months, the derelict land will be transformed into a growing area, with polytunnels for the cultivation of fruit and vegetables, flower beds, lawned and landscaped areas, decking and sensory garden.

It will all be put together by young people who will pick up a range of skills along the way, including: bricklaying, flagging, joinery, cooking, horticulture, responsibility and social awareness.

As the unique project is being developed, they will be mentored by firefighters, Wirral Youth Service, the charity Fire Support Network and clients from Wirral Autistic Society. …

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