Aberdeenshire Council has said it is keen to hear from local groups who may be willing to assist as it confronts the daunting task of working through its grass-cutting backlog.
Work on the local authority’s grassy areas resumed in June as restrictions began to ease, and landscape services have already completed work at a number of sites.
Much work still remains to be done, however – particularly across general open areas and within the school estate, which is being prioritised ahead of the return to school on August 12.
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Prior to the Covid-19 lockdown, the council collaborated with several local groups to manage soft landscaping in communities across Aberdeenshire, with some of those partnerships beginning to be re-established.
However, the authority is now encouraging groups or individuals who wish to get involved in their local area, whether at a school site or by ‘adopting’ a floral display in a town, to get in touch.
Anyone keen to offer support can contact the council at email@example.com