In May of 1999, Bridport Town Council learned that they had been granted £83,373 by the Countryside Agency toward the setting up of a ‘Millennium Green’ in the home of our Town Council offices. The then mayor, Cllr. Sandra Brown, went to London in the June of that year to hear this announced by the Arts and Culture Minister, Chris Smith. The Millennium Green Trust was set up and work started.
The project was completed and the Green opened by H.R.H., The Duchess of Gloucester, G.C.V.O., on 30th May 2001. Since then, the Green has been used for several varying events but it needs to be better known and utilised. A “Friends of Bridport Millennium Green” group was set up to help raise the profile needed, and to keep the gardens and the hill as we would wish them to remain, for future Bridport generations.
- Chairman: Miss Sandra Brown, 67 North Allington, Bridport, DT6 5DZ
(Phone: 01308 423078)
We welcome any help you could provide for the continuing audit of wildlife species, a good basic knowledge is required, ragwort & nettle pulling etc. Please contact Millennium Green Trust Chairman Peter Broomhead ~ 01308 897408.
For further information about becoming a ‘Friend’ or this website contact Chairman Miss Sandra Brown.