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Green for go outside

HOPE 2 OBAN held its first Green Shoots open day of the season on Saturday at Glencruitten House’s walled garden.

The Green Shoots project, which started in 2014 near Oban, ‘provides a space for all to develop skills and experience the many benefits associated with being outside, meeting people, growing fruit and vegetables, and eating locally grown, healthy produce’, its website explains.

Green Shoots co-ordinator Catriona Petit, who runs the project with her husband John, said: ‘We help people who have special needs or who are in periods of unemployment. We have activity agreements for people who leave school as a way into further work or training.

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