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An accident changed John's life. Can you help him still do what he loves?

May 25 2015 | Articles | News

(John Wilson in the garden at Rushcroft Court)

When John Wilson fell and smashed his kneecap last year, he knew his life would change.

He would no longer be able to tend to his beloved garden in Rushcroft Court, a garden which he had lovingly worked on for 20 years.

Despite extensive physiotherapy to help him walk again, John is still not able to work on the garden and now he needs your help.

Can you help John bring the garden back to its former glory?

The 82-year-old has already won dozens of awards for his handiwork – the RHS Britain in Bloom Award in 2010, 2011 and 2012 went to Rushcroft Court.

John said: “I’ve got multiple health problems and I’m not able to do any more work on the garden. I’ve spent hundreds of pounds of my own money on making it look good but now it needs someone to help bring it back to its former glory.”

Employees from Northwards Housing have arranged to volunteer a day of their time to help out.

Could you do a good deed for John?

If you are able to lend a hand and help make the garden blossom once more, please contact Gary - email gary.macfarlane@northwardshousing.co.uk or call 0161 203 2460.