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  • Our residential trip

    Thanks to the Greggs 4 Good grant that we received, we managed to subsidise a residential trip for 10 of our deaf children and their families. They had an amazing time trying out some new sporting activities in a safe environment with no communication barriers. They made new friendships and Read more [...]

  • On the edge of the Abyss

    I am in the middle of a desolate wasteland balancing on the edge of an abyss looking in, all I can see is darkness looking down into the abyss, as much as I struggle to look for the bottom of the abyss I can’t see anything because of the darkness, Read more [...]

  • My Journey into the darkness

    24901712, the only number that is burned into my memories, I would forget phone numbers, my wife’s birthday or my wedding anniversaries but I never forgot my army service number. It was the first thing that was issued to me when I reported to the training depot for basic training Read more [...]

  • Connected Conservation

    🐟🦟🌿 Connected Conservation Project 🐟🦟🌿   During June, we had the pleasure of working with Nat 4 Biology students from the Vale of Leven Academy to connect them to their local burn, the Mill burn.   To start, we told them about history of the Mill burn, and how it Read more [...]

  • Wild Trails

    The River Leven has a number of paths and trails running along its length. In fact near the Strathleven estate, there is a lovely network of trails that locals and those working in the area can access if they want to walk somewhere a bit more peaceful. We would highly Read more [...]

  • Help bring back wildlife July 19

    Bring back the animals to the city! The Ministry of Multispecies Communications will be visiting the Fairbridge Road Play Street to help us summon back our missing wildlife this Sunday.  

  • Ayman’s Success

    Latest update from one of our volunteer mentors on the work she has been doing with Ayman, a young Sudanese gentleman who has been accessing our Employment Support Pathway. “Volunteering at the Jobs Club over the past 4 weeks has been fantastic. Following a short Induction session with the C4WS Read more [...]

  • Update from the community gardens June 2019

    Update from the Community Gardens June 2019                                            Sweet peas under the Cathedral Update      Summer has begun, although you wouldn’t know it with all the recent rain! However, the rain has done the gardens so much good and everything Read more [...]

  • Plant A Welly

    Our St Ann’s Partnership Youth Club children designed & painted ceramic wellington boots before our plant a pot day for the local communities, some fab & creative designs 😄🎨

  • Funshack Youth Club Trip

    The Willows Centre where we hold our Youth Club Sessions is used a a polling station so rather than cancel our session with the help of Greggs we took them on a little trip to our local Funshack, the children had a fab time!! 🙂

  • AYBI 6-month project update

    Last six months we have done extensive research with UCL University College of London exploring our programmes and how they benefit young people in school settings. It has shown how working with young people from pupil referral units and local secondary schools, and involving them in planning/steering groups and evaluation Read more [...]

  • Very happy Activate students

    Now all three of the raised beds have now been sorted out with users.  Today we saw the students from Activate starting planting in their area.  Celery, potatoes and beetroot have been sown with more to follow next week.

  • Raised planters installed on two sites

    In the last three months, the project has completed community consultation and installation of two raised beds in open spaces within Shortroods, Paisley. We are supporting residents and volunteers to enable them to enhance their social skills, self-confidence and work experience through gardening activities.

  • Start the conversation……

    Just Enough has had the pleasure of going into Our Lady’s Roman Catholic Primary School and delivering the first County Lines workshop under this funding for packages, the other topics they chose to have delivered were radicalisation (53 children reached) and slavery (58 children reached) The children were really excited Read more [...]

  • School Lunch Time Drop-In

    Bright Futures deliver a weekly lunch time drop-in at a local Secondary school. the drop-in allows students to learn new skills whilst taking part in fun, educational group work. Receiving a grant from the Greggs Foundation enabled Bright Futures to purchase new educational resources.   The young women were learning about Read more [...]

  • Fabulous Food!!

    Food has always been such an important part of what we offer our vulnerable and marginalised young people here at New Horizon Youth Centre, but over the 6 months since we received funding from the Regent’s Place, food has become even more important. We have brought in new partners to Read more [...]

  • Family Support

    In the last 6 months, we have supported 5 families with babies and young children in the Regent Park area.  Families have been matched with one of our trained volunteers  who  has been visiting the family in their home for 3 hours each week offering practical and emotional support.  This Read more [...]

  • Regents Place Community Fund – halfway update

    We were thrilled to receive funding through the Regents Place Community Fund towards the running of our Employment Support Pathway which is designed to provide vital support to guests of our winter night shelter with their employment needs. The first aspect of the Employment Support Pathway is our Jobs Club. Read more [...]

  • 26th March – Gardening Club Pictures

    An exciting day for residents and everyone who helps at the gardening club – we paid a visit to the local garden centre, Scotsdales to get some equipment for the year ahead.  The community garden was runner up in the Council’s community garden project in 2018 the prize was some Read more [...]

  • 23rd April – Gardening Club Pictures

    Today we tackled some of the lavender that was not looking great.  Yasmeen demonstrated how to cut it back correctly and as it was growing right next to a wall it meant that people with mobility issues could sit down while they cut.  Though in fact, they ended up doing Read more [...]

  • 30th April – Gardening Club Pictures

    Today was a very busy (as usual) morning at community gardening.  We planted up some of the big pots with sunflowers and pansies so that they’ll be looking good by the time we do our Chelsea Fringe event at the end of May, planted potatoes in our new veg bed, Read more [...]

  • Laying the ground work

    Since our successful application for the Leven Legacy Project our staff have been busy contacting local community groups, Schools, community councils, land owners, businesses and local councils to secure their buy in to the project and inform them of the amazing opportunities available to them. We have been overwhelmed by Read more [...]

  • Job Vacancies: Mission Facilitators (Bushcraft and Forest School)

    The Hive are looking for energetic, skilled facilitators to lead outdoor missions for children at our (non-residential) camps in Greater London throughout the summer holidays.   ROLE: Mission Facilitators (Bushcraft and Forest School) COMMITMENT: Week-long (non-residential) camps during July and August (see dates below) FEE: £100-£130 / day depending on experience  Read more [...]

  • Confidence Club – An Introduction

    Often when I tell people that I work with teenagers the response goes somewhere along the lines of “Wow, rather you than me!” It makes me smile, because what they don’t understand is that teenagers are some of the most inspiring people you can ever hope to meet. Young people Read more [...]

  • An Ode to Nature

    I’ve just returned from a marvellous Easter week of activities with the family. And wow, what a week to be away from home. A UK-visit and speech from the inspirational Greta Thunberg; a week of extensive activity by Extinction Rebellion (itself triggering a deluge of messages & discussion on my Read more [...]

  • Paid Opportunity – Community Gardening Worker

    St Luke’s Parochial Trust is a well-established, modern charity providing services, community events, and projects in the vibrant Old Street area of south Islington. At the heart of what we do is a large community centre that welcomes over 100,000 visits each year. We have a vacancy for a Community Read more [...]

  • A Recipe For A Rainy Day

    Best laid plans and all that. Here at Team North we’re used to coping with adverse weather but we had to go to Plan B for our planned day of gleaning with a team of volunteers from Liverpool. The Regional Food Economy NW project looks at ways to change our Read more [...]

  • A Mentor’s Perspective

    At each Jobs Club session we are supported by a team of amazing volunteer mentors from the local business community who work on a 1-2-1 basis with our guests to support them with developing and following through a personal plan based on their employment aims and dreams. One of our Read more [...]

  • Let’s help the Share Shed go mobile!

    The Share Shed, Totnes’ library of things, is calling on people to support its campaign to win £48,599 of National Lottery Funding via the People’s Projects. The Share Shed is one of five projects in ITV’s West Country West region that could win a share of £3 million up for grabs across Read more [...]

  • Dr Bike March 19

    One passing cyclist who had just had a fall described the timely Dr Bike service, plaster and tea as “heavenly”! You can find Dr Bike in the middle of Navigator Square, Archway: 4pm-7pm on the third Tuesday of every month.

  • Rising Stars

    We have been privileged to work with Pret a Manger’s Rising Stars programme for the past few years which offers people with experience of homelessness a three month paid placement with Pret, with a view to building a long term career with them. Over the years we have been able Read more [...]

  • Bright Ideas Fund

    Bright Ideas Fund now open! The Bright Ideas Fund supports new community business ideas through the start-up and planning stages with tailored business support, to the implementation stage with grants of up to £15,000. The Bright Ideas Fund is funded by Power to Change, the independent trust supporting community businesses in England, Read more [...]

  • Splashing into 2019

    Well, following on from our amazing award from the Greener With Greggs fund we’ve been able to equip ourselves with some fantastic equipment to help us keep our river free from the litter of modern society! We now have a selection of chest waders in a wide range of sizes Read more [...]

  • Just Enough have a goal:

    And that goal is…to educate every child and empower them to believe they can make a difference in the world, whether it is large or small. We are so excited to be working this year with Regents Place Community Fund (again!). Last year we worked with primary schools in the Read more [...]

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