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Stories from Groundwork: Nancy

Grow Speke couldn’t exist without the support and commitment of our amazing volunteers. Each and everyone brings different skills, experiences, and personalities that make Grow Speke such a welcoming and inspiring place to visit and spend time.

Nancy and her husband Siu-Wah first got involved with Grow Speke about a year ago and have been regular volunteers ever since. Shortly after retiring they moved to Liverpool from Lincoln and wanted to do something that would help them to settle into their new local community and give something back.

Nancy has always been a keen cook and wanted to learn how to grow her own vegetables. She says that Grow Speke is ideal. She regularly demonstrates her cookery skills and wows everyone with her amazing Asian cuisine, which other volunteers and visitors often take home for their families to try. Thank you so much to all of our volunteers. Thanks also to Eddie from South Liverpool Homes for creating this fantastic film!

Grow Speke is a community garden in South Liverpool, delivered in partnership with Groundwork, Merseyside Police, and Blackburne House. Find out more below

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