Saplings to be planted in canal basin in Barnsley

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A team of volunteers are due to plant saplings in the Worsbrough canal basin tomorrow.

Volunteers from Worsbrough Green Fingered Warriors, The Mill Academy and Voluntary Action Barnsley members including the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association are set to take part in the project.

The work forms part of Barnsley Council’s ‘Dearne Valley Green Heart Nature Improvement Area’ a three-year national pilot aimed at improving biodiversity on a landscape-scale. Woodland creation is one of the council’s commitments to the scheme.