News – startup 2017


August 07, 2017

River Annan Trust Secures Community Engagement Project Funding from LEADER and Heritage Lottery Fund

The River Annan Trust (RAT) has received match funding from LEADER and Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the delivery of a Community Engagement Project to support the objectives of the Restoring Annan’s Water (RAW) catchment management initiative.

​The total grant award of £91,550 will be used to deliver a variety of educational, citizen science and engagement activities over the next two years. The aim of these projects is to raise awareness of the River Annan environment and the benefits of delivering river restoration. We will work to improve access to the environment across all sectors of the community and where possible assist with upskilling members of the public. Delivery of the Community Engagement Programme that will establish an engaged and environmentally minded community base that can contribute to delivering RAW restoration objectives.