Chorlton community group wins £200,000 from National Lottery Climate Fund to help it kickstart a clean, green future
A group of Chorlton residents have teamed up to win just over £200,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund’s brand-new Climate Action Fund to get their local area ‘back on its feet’ after COVID-19 through people-powered transport.
The Chorlton Climate Action Partnership, led by WalkRideGM in partnership with local charity Groundwork Greater Manchester, wants to help create a healthier, cleaner and greener Chorlton by enabling more people to get around enjoyably, and safely, on foot, wheelchair and bike.
With the support of local community groups, the city’s data community Open Data Manchester and active travel advocates Sustrans, the partnership will gather data and people’s views on local travel and pollution, then pilot three projects designed to get people moving.
One project will aim to bring more shoppers to a local high street, one will work with families to debut a safer, greener school run and one will be designed for environmental improvements to a residential street.
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