• Just doing our bit

    OUR HOMELESS GROUP WORK TOGEATHER  TO SHOW WE CARE THERES SO MANY GREAT PEOPLE WHO DONATE TO US..  WITH OUT THEM PEOPLE STARVE

  • Walk INN Food Bank (COVID-19) Support

    Please donate to our project https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/balcproject 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 [...]

  • River Brent London

    What was expected to be a cold, dull and grey day, ended up being a bright and energetic winter day in the field. This time we focused on vegetation management, as we are close to the bird nesting season, and we need to do as much as we can before 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 [...]

  • Volunteers needed

    Hi all, if your interested in giving up a little time to better your community in pontypool/cwmbran then we’ve a great opportunity to get involved with our canalside woodland. Please bet in touch

  • Westcombe Woodland – RSPB Bird Watch 2020

    Blog about how a small event with just a few people attending can serve to attract new people.  After the RSPB BirdWatch in Jan 2020  (deliberately kept to a small group ) we tried posting one or two pictures in selected places (online and in local train station). Interesting to Read more [...]

  • Free growing training

    Want to polish up your food-growing skills? Growing Communities is an award-winning social enterprise based in Hackney. We run a weekly organic fruit and veg box scheme, the Growing Communities farmers’ market and a Patchwork Farm in Hackney, made up of several small urban market gardens. We are currently recruiting Read more [...]

  • Power of 10

    The power of people coming together is so fierce and powerful. Just that vibe alone knocks me off my feet no matter where the crowd is especially when it comes to supporting someone in need. Now that is activism. Imagine what 1 pound is able to do. We all give Read more [...]

  • Egham Constellations – Our new equipment is here!

    We recently took delivery of the mobile hoist and changing table, purchased using the funding from Greggs Foundation and Heathrow Community Trust. The Egham Orbit pool, managed by Achieve Lifestyle, already provided us with one fully equipped disabled changing room. The additional portable equipment allows us to run a 2nd Read more [...]

  • Clifton Suspension Bridge Volunteer Opportunities

    Would you like to learn new skills, meet new people, and share Bristol’s history? Since 1st January 1953 the Clifton Suspension Bridge has been managed and maintained by the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust (CSBT), a not-for-profit charity. The Trust does not receive any local or national government funding but must Read more [...]

  • Wildlife Habitat Management at Waterlow Park

    You’ll be joining us for our regular Session at Waterlow Park. We will maintaining the vegetation cover and opening up last views in the Park’s wildlife areas. In the summer months and warmer weather, we strongly advise our volunteers to bring bottles of water with them, sun-cream and sun hats, Read more [...]

  • Scything Workshop at Regent’s Park

    This week we’ll be using our Austrian scythes to make cut back our wildflower meadow. Scythes have been used for centuries to manage grasslands, still much more accurate than machines and slow enough to allow wildlife to escape their blade, they are a brilliant method to encourage biodiversity. In the Read more [...]

  • Meadow Scything Workshop at Hampstead Cemetery

    This week we’ll be using our Austrian scythes to make cut back our wildflower meadow. Scythes have been used for centuries to manage grasslands, still much more accurate than machines and slow enough to allow wildlife to escape their blade, they are a brilliant method to encourage biodiversity. In the Read more [...]

  • Habitat Management at Regent’s Park

    We will be working to maintain the diversity of habitats in this prestigious Royal London Park. In the summer Months and warmer weather, we strongly advise our volunteers to bring bottles of water with them, sun-cream and sun hats, as well as a rain proof jacket. The Green Gym® is Read more [...]

  • Soil and Earthworm Survey at Spedan Close

    As we return to Spedan close Conservation area, we will be working to maintain the paths and woodland area to improve access and enhance the wildlife diversity. In the summer months and warmer weather, we strongly advise our volunteers to bring bottles of water with them, sun-cream and sun hats, Read more [...]

  • Meadow Management at St Martins Gardens

    Previously a church yard, St Martin’s gardens is tucked away in-between the houses on Camden St. and Pratt St. We will be heading back to the Meadow area of St Martins Gardens to cut back the Meadow. In the summer months and warmer weather, we strongly advise our volunteers to Read more [...]

  • Butterflies Transforming lives

    Our grant to develop friendship group for the bereaved is making a real difference to the lives of people of all ages who have lost loved ones either recently or over the years. We have seen the numbers increase and have now started weekly sessions rather than twice a month.

  • Volunteer at Surrey Docks Farm

    Volunteering at Surrey Docks Farm is a fun and enjoyable way to learn new skills, meet new people and contribute to your local community. Surrey Docks Farm is lucky to have over 70 regular volunteers dedicating their time each week. All volunteers play an important part in the running of Read more [...]

  • National Park City Festival

    National Park City Festival runs from 19-28 July 2019 and will mark London becoming a National Park City. The free festival will celebrate London’s green spaces, wildlife, green rooftops and waterways, and aims to help a wide range of Londoners discover new environmental, cultural, sporting and community activities. Team London are searching for 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Buddy Volunteers Wanted

    Forest Farm Peace Garden is looking for new buddy volunteers to join our ecotherapy team. Do you love being in nature and helping people? Buddy volunteers are at the heart of what we do and make a huge difference to supporting others in our garden sessions. This is an opportunity Read more [...]