AN exciting new project has been launched in Runcorn.

Volunteers on the Barnfield Community Farm in Murdishaw have started clearing land at Murdishaw Community Centre to start planting in the spring.

A government initiative is aimed at showing 16 and 17-year-olds how to grow vegetables, eat well and eat well and enjoy green spaces.

Halton Clr Dave Cargill, said “It’s fabulous to see all these young people getting involved and helping to improve their community."

Anyone who wishes to get involved can call the community centre on 01928 718285 or Kerry Ramsbottom on 0151 511 8642.