Tender Notice

ASC0266 - Let's Get Growing (LGG) JUST CLOSED

Buying Organisation

Leicester City Council

Published Date

08/09/2021

Deadline for Submissions

08/09/2021

Value

£275,000

Tender Description

Leicester City Council ('the 'Authority') invites Tenders for the provision of a Let's Get
Growing service.
The overall aim of the service is to reduce health inequalities by improving the health and
wellbeing of residents by:
offering bespoke training, support and advice to groups and individuals.
the providers, who will be expert growers and be accessible to answer queries or offer
support to groups or individuals to develop growing skills.
supporting groups who apply for and are in receipt of Leicester's Get Growing Grants to
develop and implement growing ideas and schemes
increasing growing skills in children, and the wider community members who have no
previous experience in growing.
connecting people with green spaces to cultivate, to socialise in safe settings to combat
social isolation and improve mental health and wellbeing.
sharing information about food growing, growing events and training via social media
channels, newsletters, annual growing calendar and publicity material
supporting groups and residents to apply for further funding opportunities.
encourage regular attendees to become growing volunteers.
attending the Food Plan Board meetings and supporting its action plan.
The proposed Contract will be for an initial period of 3 years to commence on 1st April 2022 with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance outcomes and agreement by the Authority, for a further period (or periods) up to a total of 2 years, taking the contract term to a maximum of 5 years.

Tender categories (products & services required)

Agricultural, farming, fishing, forestry and related products (CPV 03000000)
Health and social work services (CPV 85000000)
Other community, social and personal services (CPV 98000000)

Region

North East (UKC)

Buyer Information

Buying Organisation

Leicester City Council