Bridge support services for people with learning disabilities at Hesketh Park

Oak-Bridge Support Services would like to invite the people of Southport to come and see the huge selection of plants, fencing, garden Ornaments, Benches and much more this weekend at Hesketh Park Conservatory.

Organiser, Danika Fyles said: “We are now very happy to announce our open weekend this Saturday 12th September.

“The Conservatory will be open to browse and we welcome all to see the work the Oak-Bridge staff and volunteers have been doing over the past months.

“We also have a number of FREE community growing spaces for anyone in the community to use!!

We will also be raffling some goodies with ALL proceedings made going to the Oak-Bridge care support services.

“The garden center is open every weekend but the idea is to show how much has happened in the last 12 months and to promote the good work Oak-Bridge do and how they could help other family’s in our community”.


Last year Southport resident Ian Burns who ran Oak Bridge Support Services & Horticultural Centre sadly died on 2nd of August 2014.

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Above: John Burns talks about the project.

At the rear of Hesketh Park Conservatory Oak-Bridge leased half an acre of land for a community project which involves growing spaces for local schools and the community.

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Unfortunately Ian never managed to complete the garden works he set out to do.

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His brother John took over the task of completing the garden in Ian’s memory.

About ten local businessmen, friends & volunteers have got together this weekend are currently in the process of completing the garden which they hope to finish by Sunday night.

The project enables people with learning difficulties to have a job and be recognized for doing hard work.

Members of the public can buy plants etc at reasonable prices from Hesketh Park Conservatory,  just call in!

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