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A place to breathe
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Becoming one with nature - 'Nant Mill's Breathing Place'.

School children and local groups have created a new 'Breathing Place' and wildlife garden in Wrexham - with the help of a £10,000 lottery grant.

The garden at Nant Mill Visitor Centre, Coedpoeth, has been planted with a mixture of native species to provide nectar and pollen to attract wildlife with a pond to encourage frogs, newts and insects such as dragonflies.

The BBC's Breathing Places initiative aims at getting communities closer to wildlife and it is funded by the Big Lottery.

It also has support from local councils across Britain, including Wrexham Council which has been behind developing the Nant Mill garden.

More than £8.5 million in lottery money has already been invested into green space across Britain.

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School children help with planting

Coedpoeth Community Council received £10,000 from the fund to develop the garden which has been named Nant Mill's Breathing Place.

Nant Mill is open all your round, with the visitor centre open 10.30am to 4.30pm from Easter to September and weekends only October through to Easter.

For more information, email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk




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