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Residents win cash to banish eyesore.

DERELICT land in Wirral is to be transformed after residents got a pounds 5,000 grant.

Members of New Ferry Regeneration Action Group (NFRAG) were awarded the grant after a six-month training course.

The course, run by the Wirral Voluntary an Community Sectors Network and funded by the European Community offered the grant if the group completed the course and were successful in their bid.

The site, on the corner of Legh Road and BrownlowRoad, has been an eyesore for years and has to be cleared regularly of old beds, furniture, bin bags and litter.

Vice chairperson of NFRAG, Julie Fitzgerald, said: "We had worked hard on the project and news that our bid had been a winner was great for us and for New Ferry.

"When the garden is complete it will transforma dumping ground into a garden."
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Feb 28, 2007
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