MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Changing Lives Through Therapeutic Horticulture

What We Do

The Good Life Project is a therapeutic horticultural programme run by Pendle Leisure Trust. We are based at Hodge House Allotments in Nelson, Lancashire and we improve the health and wellbeing of individuals who may be isolated, inactive or have mild to moderate mental health issues.

Recent News

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Do you enjoy being outdoors and have some spare time NEXT Monday (19 February)? We need help with footpath and step clearance and repairs at Greenfield Nature Reserve in Colne, from 11am-1pm. Meet at the reserve car park.
Please email parks@pendle.gov.uk to let us know you're coming.
Find out about other volunteering events - www.pendle.gov.uk/volunteer
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This week has been all about willow! Our fab Wed/Thu group had a brilliant time making some wonderful lanterns for the Colne Winter Bloom light procession and our Tuesday women’s group tackled the willow arch on the allotment plot, ready for new growth in spring - wonderful work everyone! 🌱✨ ... See MoreSee Less

This week has been all about willow! Our fab Wed/Thu group had a brilliant time making some wonderful lanterns for the Colne Winter Bloom light procession and our Tuesday women’s group tackled the willow arch on the allotment plot, ready for new growth in spring - wonderful work everyone! 🌱✨Image attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment

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Our Thursday group had a lovely treat after this week’s session volunteering on the allotment. They gathered together in the hut for pizza 🍕 kindly donated by Pizza perfection in Nelson - what a generous gesture from a local take-away! 🍽️😀 ... See MoreSee Less

Our Thursday group had a lovely treat after this week’s session volunteering on the allotment. They gathered together in the hut for pizza 🍕 kindly donated by Pizza perfection in Nelson - what a generous gesture from a local take-away! 🍽️😀

This afternoon the weather didn’t dampen our spirits although the women’s group made the most of the rainy day by working indoors, sowing seeds and making obelisks ready for when the sweet peas are growing…🌱🌺🍃🌸🫛 ... See MoreSee Less

This afternoon the weather didn’t dampen our spirits although the women’s group made the most of the rainy day by working indoors, sowing seeds and making obelisks ready for when the sweet peas are growing…🌱🌺🍃🌸🫛Image attachmentImage attachment

Our Impact

Working together to make a positive impact on the local community. Learn about our evaluation and research on the social return on investment for the Good Life Project.

Our Corporate Supporters

We could not do what we do without our amazing supporters!

How You Can Support Us

Donate materials, funds, volunteer or fundraise.

Help us to do more for those who need our help by volunteering your time or helping us raise much needed funds. You can also support us by donating materials that we can use for the project. There are many different ways in which you can help the Good Life Project.