Here to support brilliant environmental projects!
Lancashire County Council recognises that the people of Lancashire are often the driving force behind projects to improve their local environment and that many people care passionately about the places they live, the environment and their local amenities and want to make a difference in their local area. We understand that nobody knows the local environment better than the people who live there; and are keen to engage local groups and organisations in improving and maintaining it.
The Environmental and Community Projects Service exists to help community groups to drive realistic projects forward whilst improving the quality of the natural and built environment. We have worked with many community groups and organisations, including schools, parish councils, allotment / local food groups, wildlife groups, residents and friends groups.
For those groups seeking more detailed advice on project development, we have created two in-depth guides to help guide you through the entire process of completing a successful project, both in schools and in the wider community. Please visit our Project Guides section to access the guides. This section also includes documents that are available to download, providing information on the use of natural materials in the development of play facilities and help planning tree planting projects.
Whilst it is not always possible to help everyone, if you believe that your community organisation and project activity match our criteria and would like our assistance with your community-led environmental project, please complete and return the Project Request Form below or contact us using our contacts page
New and updated!
Lancashire Schools Sustainability Forum - Schools Sustainability Calendar 2012-13
The schools sustainability calendar for 2012-13 is now available to download and aims to help teachers plan their work around sustainability and Eco-Schools. It includes information on training courses and events in Lancashire, and details of the international and national days with environmental themes. The calendar is updated approximately every half term with new events.
St Leonard's C. E. Primary School, Walton Green, School Grounds Development Project
Lancashire County Council has been working with the school since the autumn of 2010, when the school approached us to help them design and implement a range of improvements to the school environment.
Wider Environmental Projects
In addition to the Community Projects service outlined above, Lancashire County Council is involved in a range of wider environmental and regeneration projects. More information about these activities can be found on our Wider Environmental Projects website.
An important aspect of our work is to support and manage projects that reduce energy consumption and help the people of Lancashire to reduce their carbon footprint and do their bit to fight climate change. Please visit our Climate Change website to find out about some of the work Lancashire County Council is doing and to discover how you can join in.