• Community Award

    B.K.A. Karate had a wonderful evening in London at the Groundworks Awards the hosts were fantastic and it was the best night anyone could ask for, the amout of work involved in organizing such an event it was flawless and a night we will talk about for such a long Read more [...]

  • HOPE update Autumn 2019

    We have given out lots more pillows and the families we work with are very grateful. We received this letter from one of the children who attends the group:   “Thank you for the wonderful pillow you gave me it has been helping me sleep better and I hope it Read more [...]

  • Families Together Sensory Sessions

    It has been brilliant to be able to engage with a whole new set of families in the Newtown area of Powys with our Families Together Project creative sensory project (affiliated to the Touch Trust), with funding from Greggs. Feedback has been positive so far and we are looking forward Read more [...]

  • Kennishead Community Hall

    Kennishead Community hall is very busy with its activities on the roll up to Christmas, our Monday club 60+ is heading for a good auld time at panto to see Pinocchio, they have been busy with arts and crafts  and making Christmas decorations.  Our easy exercise class is purchasing  lots Read more [...]

  • October Update – Exim Dance Company

    October has shown to be a busy month from start to end here at Exim Dance Company. To find out more have a look below at the exciting news, opportunities and events that have been occurring for Exim this month. As always we would like to thank you for your continued support. Read more [...]

  • “Little Fidgets”

    And so “Little Fidgets Gilcrux” was launched on the 29th October and a great time was had by all, the turnout was much more than expected proving that many were looking for such a group to exist giving both the parents and “Little Fidgets” a chance to play together, sing Read more [...]

  • ADAPT Youth Inclusive Dance Company

    Wow! what a busy year ADAPT Youth Inclusive Dance Company have had so far. ADAPT Youth Inclusive Dance Company have received numerous funding over the course of the year from the following funders: Devon Community Foundation, Local Giving, Magic Little Grants, WHSmiths, Claire Milne Trust and more recently Boost. This Read more [...]

  • Children and Young people Holiday Scheme

    Our holiday schemes give children the chance to try new subjects and have some fun. Summer activities Every summer we put on a wide range of free activities and events for all the family; from team sports , cooking, dancing, healthy living, sewing, fashion and design, day trips to seaside Read more [...]

  • Zoe’s Blog

    On the 24th August 2019 (Saturday), The East Lincolnshire Down Syndrome Family Support Group made Tomato Swirls.    This helps the kids with Down Syndrome- and the siblings!- to develop an independent, important life skill: cooking. These Tomato Swirls help with the skill of preparing a meal, following instructions and Read more [...]

  • Update from the Community Gardens August 2019

    Update from the Community Gardens August 2019                                    Just some of the produce from the gardens. Update      It’s harvest time in the community gardens and the produce has been amazing. Our volunteers have been working so hard bringing it all in to share Read more [...]

  • The children take over The Berry Maze

    The children take over the Berry Maze It’s been a year and a half since the Berry Maze was planted, in November 2017. It was the result of a one year campaign which has seen the community coming together, donating time, money and skills to make this wild dream a Read more [...]

  • Growing Story Garden

    Nestled in the heart of Somers Town the Story Garden has begun to take root. Global Generation’s newest meanwhile space has been rising from the hardcore and concrete. With 10 days to go till opening on July 13th the garden had a skeletal form but was still greatly in need Read more [...]

  • Wolverton Community Orchard needs help!

    We need help all year round! Come along any Monday or Tuesday 10ish till 2ish and help us tidy the orchard. Sit and enjoy the wildlife, help us with some light weeding or planting, or we can even find you some more strenuous jobs if you’re interested! The site is Read more [...]

  • Let’s Get Active

    We have had the most amazing time over the last few months getting active with the Greggs Foundation Grant we received. Our Young People went swimming during Half Term and had the best time playing around with floats and enjoying going under the water whilst our Playworkers took photos of Read more [...]

  • Round and round the farm we go!!

    Our farm paths now go the whole way around the school farm, thanks to GM Building and Property Services Limited who gave their time to lay tens of tons of gravel.  The children can now do the daily mile on our back field, as well as safely reach the school Read more [...]

  • What a difference a day makes!

    These wonderful volunteers from RPS group created more paths around the school farm, shoveling tons of gravel in baking sunshine.  Now the pupils can safely reach the school chickens come rain or shine.  Thanks to RPS for working so hard and achieving so much!!

  • 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!! 🙂

  • Join the Food Waste Revolution!

    We are SOOOOOO happy at Perfectly Edible UK [PEUK] to have won the ‘Crowdfunder Stories Fund’ in partnership with Semble. Over the last 6 months we have made it our mission to create as many connections with organisations, supermarkets, local businesses, restaurants and charities so we can rescue as much 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 [...]

  • Spring Conservation Weekend at Hazel Hill Wood

    I can’t believe that spring is here. Bluebells, primroses, hellebores and wood anemones are all poking their heads through the soft, wet leaves that cover the ground at Hazel Hill Wood. I am always excited at this time of year because it signals the start of our annual Conservation Weekends Read more [...]

  • 5. The Art of Walking

    The Art of Walking From London’s iconic landmarks students will learn about architecture and public art, they will plan and conduct their own walking tour and gain inspiration for their own architecture-inspired creative project. Classroom-based learning and the walking tour will focus on one of five architecturally rich areas of Read more [...]

  • 4. Improve the health of your school

    Climate Action 4 (#Love London. Love the World.) Target audience: Key Stage 3 Science (Biology) students Healthy London Living The health of Londoners depends on the fight against disease in a bustling and highly populated city, as well choices they make themselves in relation to diet, exercise, drugs and alcohol. Drawing Read more [...]

  • 2. Go underground

    Climate Action 2 (#Love London. Love the World) Target audience: Key Stage 2 students (cross-curricular) ‘Going Underground’ Next time you stand on a London Underground escalator, ask yourself what lies hidden in the earth around you. Perhaps it is the remains of a Roman home, a long buried river, secret war-time Read more [...]

  • A Year with Ley Hill Park Friends Group

    About us. We are a group of local volunteers in South Birmingham. We look after and try to enhance our local park for the community and the environment, In the Bartley Green District  we have turned an unfriendly unloved park into a well used community and  environmentally friendly park. The Read more [...]

  • 1. Write a manifesto for London National Park City

    Climate Action 1 (#Love London. Love the World) Target audience: 11-14 year old geography students 1. ‘Green London?’ ‘Green London?’  aims to give Key Stage 3 geography students the chance to investigate how ‘green’ London is, with a particular focus on the purpose and value of green spaces the Green 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 [...]

  • A Wonderful Winter

    ‘Coming to the nature garden makes me feel happy and good because I get to play outside with lots of people’, Josh, age 8. Here at Oasisplay Nature Garden, nestled in the heart of Stockwell, we have been enjoying all things winter. Although many are tempted to huddle indoors as Read more [...]

  • HILLRISE WARD POLICE FEB 19

    Thanks to local police for visiting the Fairbridge Road Play Street and chatting with local residents. The kids loved meeting you and of course checking out the van, siren, handcuffs and helmets. Here is some information from Hillrise Community Police: There are weekly surgeries at Hornsey Lane Community Centre at Read more [...]

  • Dormouse Day at Hazel Hill Wood

    Hazel Hill Wood, 7 miles east of Salisbury, is about to embark on a survey to look for the adorable and elusive hazel dormouse – and they need your help! On Sunday 10th February a free Conservation Day is being held when volunteers set up “dormouse tubes” around the woodland. Read more [...]

  • Smooth(ie) Operators

    The debate was ferocious and the kids were divided. ‘‘It’s not a dragonfruit, it’s a prickly pear!’’. Fruit was prodded, sniffed and inspected with interest and apprehension. A few went for it.‘‘It’s nice and sweet! Yuk- the seeds are disgusting! Where’s the bin?’’ Seeds were spat out, controversy was in Read more [...]

  • What’s Fresh at Castlehaven?

    It has been a busy few at weeks at Castlehaven’s Horticulture Hub. We finally have electricity, hooray! That means you will be nice and warm for our workshops and classes during the Winter months. We are half way through our festive calendar of adult workshops. The highlight being our popular Read more [...]

  • Quad Progress

    Last summer we planned and prepared for brightening up this space. This summer the artists brushes have been busy to brighten up the walls (see pics). Aberdeen City Council have kindly offered to seal the finished mural to protect it from damage and power wash the paving. However this space Read more [...]

  • News from the Community Gardens October 2018

    News from the Community Gardens October 2018                                               Red admiral butterfly on the buddleia. Update      What a wonderful autumn! We’ve enjoyed many a sunny day working in community gardens this month. The sedums continue to add some late colour to the borders, the recently planted Read more [...]

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