Volunteers needed at Gorgie City Farm ahead of reopening

Volunteers wanted to help charity prepare the much-loved visitor attraction.

Volunteers will take part in a major clean-up to get a much-loved community farm back into shape.

Gorgie City Farm, in Edinburgh, will reopen at the end of the month after surviving a closure threat.

Charity LOVE Learning was appointed as its new operator last month and will hold a series of preparation days over the next couple of weeks.

Lynn Bell, CEO of LOVE Learning, said: “We are asking anyone that might have been involved with Gorgie City Farm in the past, may have a fond childhood memory of the farm or that simply wants to come and give us a hand to contact us ahead of the opening.”

The farm, which was last year visited by the Queen, is home to around 100 animals and welcomed around 200,000 visitors following a previous closure threat in 2016.

Volunteers to take part in the clean-up on February 15, 16, 22 and 23 can email Gorgie@l-o-v-e.org.uk

STV News is now on WhatsApp

Get all the latest news from around the country

Follow STV News
Follow STV News on WhatsApp

Scan the QR code on your mobile device for all the latest news from around the country

WhatsApp channel QR Code