My mum had a very traumatic life. She was not happy and suffered from a multitude of mental and physical illnesses, including bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism. I was her carer for 20 years before she passed away in 2005. I moved back to her council home a year before she passed and have fortunately been able to stay there since then.

Being a carer can be very isolating, so for the next step I wanted to create somewhere for people living locally who felt marginalised to have a nurturing place to go.

May Project Gardens began with the help of a friend of mine, Randi Mayers. ...


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