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  • First Time In- Litter Out

    First time in- Litter out! Rain was expected… Then the forecast changed, ‘50% chance of rain’. Enough for our BRaVE* volunteers to show up to help the Edgware Brook. The Edgware brook is a lovely stream that has a massive potential. This incredible river can be (and will be) an Read more [...]

  • Sowing Seeds for Local Food

    So, we have just received some funding from our local One Stop Shop for some seeds, pots, compost to grow seeds, and then give out the seedlings to the local community. We did this last year, during lockdown, almost by accident when we ended up with too many seedlings to Read more [...]

  • #MoreThanAYouthClub Week 2

    As 2020 is coming to a close, it feels like it is finally time to take a quick breath. Like most charities and community organisations, we won’t entirely stop for Christmas, but we will be running a reduced service. I am incredibly lucky that after a VIP visit to the Read more [...]

  • A massive thank you to our interns!

    We were very fortunate this year as we were able to take on two new interns, Megan and Jamie, who were given a whistle-stop and socially distanced tour of how a fisheries trust works. To start, our interns attended and successfully passed their safe use of pesticides and hand held Read more [...]

  • Ben’s Story

    Grimethorpe Activity Zone (GAZ) Supporting Children and Young People   Ben’s Story Hi, my name is Ben, I am 14.  Last week at school, we learnt about Anne Frank and how she kept a diary about her life.  Her diary told of her daily struggles and fears, whilst hiding from Read more [...]

  • Project Update: October 2020

    This month we have donated 4 more pillows! At HOPE we support children of all ages with epilepsy – whether they are a baby or an almost adult, no matter if they have had epilepsy for years or have just been diagnosed. Donating pillows is just one of the key Read more [...]

  • Litter Fish

    Thank you everyone that joined Thames21 at Quainton Street Open Space to help the river Brent. The 19th of September was World Clean-Up Day. People from all over the world joined this green wave of clean-ups, including ourselves! On the day the group was subdivided into three smaller group according Read more [...]

  • Project Update: August/September 2020

    In August and September we have so far donated 7 more anti-suffocation pillows to families across London. We are so glad we have the opportunity and are able to help these families (thanks to the funding from Greggs). Here is one story from a parent of how the Anti-Suffocation Pillow Read more [...]

  • Thumbs Up

    Our project will endeavour to make full use of the outside space at the charity building, meaning that we can enjoy using the outside space and increase the number of people able to access the community cafe which recently opened.  We hope that people with severe mental health problems will Read more [...]

  • Project Update: June/July 2020

    Throughout June and July, we have continued to be busy behind the scenes donating many more pillows and helping our families as best we can during these difficult times. Here’s what some of the parents who have recieved pillows had to say: “I just want to say a BIG thank Read more [...]

  • Just doing our bit


  • Dear London Teacher

    ​Dear London Teacher, I am delighted to let you know that the second full London Climate Action Week (LCAW) will take place between 14th and 20th November 2020.  A Covid friendly, 3 day, Digital LCAW took place between 1-3 July 2020. Every London school is invited to take part so that their students are Read more [...]

  • Ted Styles You

    One of the most popular programmes within Jobs Club is Ted Styles You. This is an initiative we run in partnership with Ted Baker to support guests around confidence ahead of interviews and starting work through clothing – and style! A four week course, each week guests work with staff Read more [...]

  • Backyard Nature

    I have just signed up to be a guardian of my patch for Backyard Nature. My patch, in this case, is a place in the far corner of my school’s grounds. We call it the Wild Area.  My school, Glebe School, shares our patch with our neighbouring school, Hawes Down Read more [...]

  • The Slow Ways to racial justice

    No one can win the war individually. It takes the wisdom of the elders and young people’s energy. (from the song Glory, by John Legend and Common.) I am a white British hetero-sexual middle aged man (I refuse to accept any older description than that!!). I am very aware of Read more [...]

  • Tower Hamlets

    Hello everyone! For this year’s Great Get Together, I’m sending postcards to the people in my area I know are self isolating. I know they are lonely and I’d like to do something to cheer them up…and maybe start a few pen pal relationships.

  • Watford Doorstep Dance Party!

    In Watford, we’re having a doorstep dance party on our street at 7pm on Friday, June 19th. We will play music really loudly and everyone on our street has committed to coming out to dance!

  • London N15

    Hi Great Get Together! I’m new to N15. I moved house just before lock down so haven’t had a chance to really meet my neighbours. I felt for this year’s Great Get Together, I could do something delicious and simple to start building connection with them. I’m going to bake Read more [...]

  • Update during lockdown

    Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, we have replaced our football training sessions with an online fitness programme that includes elements of football to continue to reach young people across Regents Park estate. Sessions are based around physical fitness, mental wellbeing and peer support. This online fitness programme allows our members Read more [...]

  • Supporting Older People During Lockdown

    Our community has been hit very hard by the Covid-10 Pandemic and in particular those having to be shielded and seen as extremely vulnerable due to frailty, poor health and living alone often far from family and relatives. Our highly popular older people’s activity hub in Cumberland Market had to Read more [...]

  • Project Update: May 2020

    In what has been a very difficult time for many people, we would like to try and bring some HOPE with this update! This month we have donated 7 more anti-suffocation pillows and have been able to continue our support (albeit virtually) to our families. Sending all our best wishes Read more [...]

  • Doorways 8. Teach a Girl to Swim.

    I’ve always been fascinated by the shipping forecast. I’d listen eagerly to find out what Grandma and Grandad Kelly could expect to see from their window as they looked out into the Firth of Forth. And, no matter when I listened, there always seemed to be storms blowing in Viking. Read more [...]

  • Project Update: April 2020!

    We are now many months into our Anti-Suffocation Pillow Project and we have been able to donate many more pillows to children with epilepsy. As always, we want to thank Greggs for supporting this project, enabling us to provide these pillows which help not only the parents but also the Read more [...]

  • Doorways 3: Food for Life

    Today I want to focus on one project that I cannot praise highly enough: Food for Life. I make no apologies for lifting all of this blog directly from their website. It is their Covid19 letter and can be read directly here. The only other comment that I want to Read more [...]

  • Walk INN Food Bank (COVID-19) Support

    Please donate to our project Our project have been self funding and we are making a very good impact in the community, we deliver food to family in need and those over 60 that are self isolated due to the Pandemic. People in need in our community are getting Read more [...]

  • Youth Engagement

    We are delighted to have been awarded £7,500 of funding from the Regent’s Place Community Fund towards our Football and Drop-In programmes at Fitzrovia Youth in Action. Over the next couple of weeks, we are going to be consulting young people and working with them to identify the impact of Read more [...]

  • A Lot of Litter

    This was our fourth event, the first event of 2020, on the 25 January in the River Brent at Quainton Street Open Space. The volunteers arrived with two options of work, either litter picking or riparian vegetation management. When the event started, we though there wouldn’t be enough litter for Read more [...]

  • Help make a difference…and maybe a cheese toastie!

    We’re just a few weeks into 2020, but already Home From Hospital Care’s Community Volunteers have been making a huge difference to people’s lives in Birmingham and Sandwell. We’ve visited over 200 recently discharged hospital patients, providing them with shopping and befriending services. As is usual for Home From Hospital Read more [...]

  • Rowing the Litter Boat

    We had our fourth event, the first event of 2020, on the 25 January in the River Brent at Quainton Street Open Space. The volunteers arrived with two options of work, either litter picking or riparian vegetation management. When the event started, we though there wouldn’t be enough litter for Read more [...]

  • Our first year

    Looking at our progress, and learning curve as we approach, and review our first year running. We are often visited by partner organisations, and have had a steady attendance at all of our brunch clubs. Since November 2019, we have provided 37 volunteering opportunities at this event alone, and the Read more [...]

  • Winsford Gardens Raised Beds

    #Greggs4Good funding project update (2020 photo competition.) In 2016, we received a grant from the Greggs Foundation network for the renovation and rebuilding of our raised vegetable and herb beds by replacing rotting timbers with more substantial and durable wooden sleepers. The old raised beds had been created in 2011, Read more [...]

  • Abbeyfields Inter-generational Project

    The #Greggs4good  Greggs Foundation has given us opportunities to expand our project and develop our community work such as developing inter-generational projects with our young people and elderly members of our community. This is something that we hope to continue with further funding and grow to form long lasting relationships, Read more [...]

  • BDCPS Choir 2020

    2020 marks the start of the very first BDCPS choir! We have teamed up with the amazingly talented Sophie Garner, voice coach from The Voice UK, she’s here to help our parents/carers harmonise like true professionals. We held a parent/carer breakfast on the 14th January where some of our parents Read more [...]

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