Greggs 4 Good2020-06-12T09:51:48+00:00

Project Description

Building stronger, healthier communities

From Aberdeen to Cornwall, projects in 433 communities are doing good with #Greggs4Good!

The #Greggs4Good network brings together awardees from the various community programmes of the Greggs Foundation, which aim to make a difference at the heart of Greggs’ local communities. The awardees share updates and stories of their project’s progress to demonstrate impact.

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Here you’ll find the latest news regarding the progress of the campaign.

Blogs from supported projects

( Total 161 )

River Leven Clean Up

July 26, 2021 |

Last weekend we joined the Friends of River Leven Valley (West Dumbartonshire) to help clean up sections of the River Leven as part of the larger River Clean Up event [...]

Scream of the Swift

June 08, 2021 |

The scream of the Swift Apus apus can finally be heard swooping over the Cradley site as they return to the UK to breed. Our temperate summers and abundance of [...]

First Time In- Litter Out

May 18, 2021 |

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 [...]

Spring on the River Stour

March 12, 2021 |

Welcome back! Can we believe another month has passed so quickly? But what a month of change it has been, from the coldest days of our winter, to the warmth [...]

Ballagan burn wildlife re-tree-t update!

February 19, 2021 |

We visited the Ballagan burn to inspect the trees that were planted along the burn back in December ( While some of the small trees had lost their protectors, they [...]

Life on the River Stour...

February 01, 2021 |

Welcome back, Wow my first month in post as the Urban Rivers Officer has flown by. It has really opened my eyes to the wonderful work that is happening around [...]

Two weeks down …

January 15, 2021 |

We had been so looking forward to opening up the Centre and being there for our community when we watched Boris tell us we would all be going into lockdown [...]

Goodbye 2020 and Hello 2021

January 15, 2021 |

Well this is our first blog so here goes! This time time last year, we were popping into the diary all of our activities for the coming year. Who would [...]

Project Update: November / December...

December 31, 2020 |

Since our last update we have donated 7 more pillows to 7 more families! As 2020 draws to a close, we hope that these updates have provided an insight into [...]

Creating a wildlife re-tree-t (who...

December 18, 2020 |

The Loch Lomond Fisheries Trust tree-o have been busy this month planting trees along the river banks of the Ballagan burn. We noted that this burn was lacking shade and [...]

#MoreThanAYouthClub Week 2

December 18, 2020 |

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 [...]

River Stour

December 18, 2020 |

This blog will take you on a journey through the enrichment and development of your River Stour as it runs through the old Forge Lodge site within the industrial heart [...]

A massive thank you to...

December 16, 2020 |

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 [...]

Acorn to Oak

December 16, 2020 |

To celebrate National Tree Week we would like to share our Acorn to Oak project we have been doing with the local community to do something positive for their local [...]


December 11, 2020 |

This year we were so grateful to receive core funding from the Greggs Foundation to help us continue our work during Covid 19. It has been an incredibly difficult year [...]

Ben’s Story

November 30, 2020 |

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 [...]

Fish grow on trees…

November 17, 2020 |

This week we received our tree saplings for two of our tree planting projects. The first project is supported by the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. This grant [...]

Project Update: October 2020

November 01, 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 [...]

Our response to the pandemic:...

October 26, 2020 |

Following government guidelines we had to close our community building in March 2020 and adapt our services. This is a summary of our activities from March to August 2020. Lockdown [...]

Litter Fish

September 28, 2020 |

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 [...]

Project Update: August/September 2020

September 19, 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 [...]

Project Update: June/July 2020

July 29, 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 [...]

More than 100 days

July 14, 2020 |

On Saturday- 4th of July 2020, Thames21 joined dedicated local volunteers to pull some Himalayan balsam from the banks of the river Brent. We experienced the freedom, the sensation to [...]

The Burnt Oak Brook at...

July 14, 2020 |

Last Tuesday the 7th of July 2020, Thames21 joined *BRaVE local volunteers clean up the Burnt Oak Brook that a tributary of the Silk Stream, that is a tributary of [...]

If you go down to...

July 03, 2020 |

You’ll be in for a furry surprise, especially at Hilcote setback outfall on Normanton Brook in South Bolsover District, Derbyshire.  A local wildlife photographer Ian Wilson has told us that [...]

Coffee and catch up in...

June 30, 2020 |

We have 10 active Businesses in our River-Friendly Business scheme, and keeping in-touch during Covid-19 hasn't always been easy. Some businesses have been in shutdown since March and some have [...]

Project Update: May 2020

May 26, 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 [...]

Project Update: April 2020!

April 19, 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 [...]

Winter Workshops

March 31, 2020 |

The Trust is continuing our collaborative environmental group-work projects with Dumbarton Area Council on Alcohol (DACA). With their fishing group having a winter break we have been busy doing some [...]

Wild Trails: Path Clearing &...

March 31, 2020 |

Re-establishing access along the east bank of the River Leven as part of our “Wild Trails Project” has been a huge success. It has been highly utilised and will undergo [...]

Connected Conservation Part 2!

March 31, 2020 |

Our “Connected Conservation Project” has now been delivered to two local secondary schools, Vale of Leven Academy and now Dumbarton Academy. In the first classroom lesson the students at Dumbarton [...]

River Brent London

March 23, 2020 |

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, [...]

A Lot of Litter

March 23, 2020 |

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 [...]

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Choices, Healthy...

March 16, 2020 |

Autistic people tend to get different feelings (Hyper and Hypo) in relation to sex because of their different sensory experiences. This makes it very important for young autistic people to [...]

Supreme Junior Club Easter Party...

February 25, 2020 |

Our Junior Club easter Party is now booked on 8th April 2020 We have the amazing JMC Entertainments Hosting the event and have face painting by Nicki, magic, balloon modelling [...]

Rowing the Litter Boat

February 17, 2020 |

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 [...]

50 care packs for oncology...

February 16, 2020 |

On 19 February 2020, 50 care packs for ladies will be donated to the Oncology department at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Many of the items have been very kindly funded [...]

100 overnight emergency care packs...

February 16, 2020 |

On 18 February, 100 emergency overnight care packs will be donated to A&E at Addenbrookes Hospital containing items largely funded by #Greggs4Good! There are 50 packs for men and 50 [...]

Shiny new gift cards!

February 16, 2020 |

500 new gift cards, all updated with our new logo and social media details, are ready to be added to our care packs for cancer patients. All thanks to #Greggs4Good! [...]

A smile tells a thousand...

February 15, 2020 |

We have a special bond and friendship with a group of people who visit us from outside of our area just because they love our company and what we try [...]

Our first year

February 14, 2020 |

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 [...]

how important is raising awareness...

February 10, 2020 |

Background The Saleem Foundation was founded in 2017, and will support charities and voluntary organisations across Birmingham & Black Country who undertake charitable work in the fields of health, disability, [...]

A soup celebration day –...

February 07, 2020 |

All pupils get an opportunity to harvest their school grown vegetables, wash, peel and chop them before making them into two delicious soups. This wonderful event is shared with family [...]

A pizza celebration day –...

February 07, 2020 |

We partnered with Popty Pizza to deliver one of the most exciting days at school ...ever! Every child and teacher had the opportunity to hear about the project and join [...]

Food history at the Gower...

February 07, 2020 |

During this visit children are immersed in local history, exploring a rural life museum based around a working 12th century water-mill. They learn about the powerful Le Breos family, who [...]

Field Trip to the Farm...

February 07, 2020 |

The weather was incredible during July and the opportunity to visit the fields at Cae Tan has been a highlight of the programme, providing pupils with rich experiences including a [...]

Pollination – June 2019

February 07, 2020 |

This month we have been considering the importance of pollinating insects, particularly bees. By playing our fun pollination game, pupils considered the threats and consequences of a declining bees species [...]

Winsford Gardens Raised Beds

February 02, 2020 |

#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 [...]

Abbeyfields Inter-generational Project

January 26, 2020 |

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 [...]

Wreath making 2019

January 23, 2020 |

Our wonderful parents/carers had an incredible time making some beautiful Christmas wreaths, thank you to the help of the lovely Karen Mangold who ran this session for us! Running programmes [...]

BDCPS Choir 2020

January 23, 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 [...]

Venue Announcement

February 02, 2020 |

We have secured our first venue for our Supreme Junior Club, at Gipton Methodist Church, Oaktree Place, LS9 6SX Starting next half term from Wednesday 4th March 2020 for six [...]

Families Together for Sensory Fun

January 22, 2020 |

Dyfodol Powys Futures have been running creative sensory sessions affiliated to the Touch Trust, in Newtown, Powys. Our sessions, for families with a disabled child or young person, are packed [...]

The Coming Home Centre

January 21, 2020 |

Welcome to our blog. We will let everyone know what is going on at The Coming Home Centre and hope that you will spread the word to help veterans from [...]

BRaVE Volunteers Helping the River...

January 20, 2020 |

On 30 November 2019, the third event of the series happened at Quainton Street Open Space. It was a frosty day, with a thin layer of ice on vegetation and [...]

The Community and the River...

January 20, 2020 |

Event 2, 21.11.19- River Brent at Quainton Street Open Space On 21 November 2019, we went to Quainton Street Open Space again for the second event of the series. The [...]

A Hidden Gem along the...

January 20, 2020 |

Restoring Brent Rivers and Communities- Quainton St Open Space Event 13.11.19 Quainton Street Open Space is a hidden gem along the River Brent. The Open Space has an incredible potential [...]

The Most Popular Cake Design

January 19, 2020 |

We get asked for all sorts of different cakes from Peppa Pig through to Go Karting Rats but the most popular cake design we have been asked to do by [...]

One Special Birthday

January 19, 2020 |

We don't often get to meet the children who we bake for but we do occasionally which makes it extra special. Southampton Mencap, who are one of our referrers, hold [...]

Our 100th Cake

January 19, 2020 |

In December 2019 we celebrated hitting the milestone of the 100th cake referral we have received since May 2019 when we first started baking birthday cakes for children who live [...]

Time to start growing –...

January 27, 2020 |

Hello everyone, at each school we weeded and prepared the ground reading to start planting. Although some children are reluctant to get their hands dirty they all soon join in [...]

New Year, New Start!

January 09, 2020 |

Do you have a new year's resolution to keep fit? Why not attend one of Friendship at Home's exercise classes? We offer dance sessions, kurling, tai chi and chair based [...]

The second meal (Winter) and...

December 17, 2019 |

The project makes provision for 4 coach trips (Spring/Summer/Autumn) and two meals (Summer and Winter) The second meal (Winter) and final event of the project for 2019 took place on [...]

Egham Constellations – Our new...

November 27, 2019 |

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, [...]

Lovely thank you messages

November 26, 2019 |

Lovely feedback from our donation of Christmas care packs 💕💕💕 #Greggs4Good  

Special batch of Christmas care...

November 20, 2019 |

Today we donated our special batch of 50 Christmas care packs to the oncology department with all the usual items plus some extra Christmas treats 🥰 Thank you so much to everyone [...]

Blackwood Stroke Support Group @...

November 18, 2019 |

Our trip on the Sharpness Canal in September was another success and the many photos with happy smiling faces tells its own story.  Starting the bus pick-ups earlier worked well [...]

Blackwood Stroke Support Group @...

November 18, 2019 |

With the winter months drawing in Blackwood Stroke Support Group decided to look after the "inner man" for our November outing. Acting on a recommendation from a member, we booked [...]

HOPE update Autumn 2019

April 19, 2020 |

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:   [...]

Blackwood Stroke Support Group –...

November 16, 2019 |

Twenty members of Blackwood Stroke Support Group join a packed audience enjoying themselves at the "Big Girls Don' t Cry" concert at Blackwood Miners Institute. What a fabulous show... within [...]

Larry The Legend

November 18, 2019 |

We have been visiting Larry at his home since June, as he was referred to us from The Carers Trust. He recently had a fall and lost all his confidence [...]

Fish and Chip Supper Oct...

November 15, 2019 |

Clydach Senior Citizens Social Club enjoy a fish and chip supper at their clubhouse in Clydach, South Wales after a game of bingo

Coach trip and meal Sept...

November 15, 2019 |

Clydach Senior Citizens Social Club enjoy a shopping trip to Llanelli, South Wales with a meal at the Bridge Inn, Llangenech (Sept 2019)

Outing to Llanelli

November 15, 2019 |

Clydach Senior Citizens Social Club shopping trip to Llanell, South Wales including food at the Bridge Inn, Llangenech

Carers Create

November 13, 2019 |

‘Carers Create’ offers weekly opportunities for people caring for family or friends, and their cared-for who are living with dementia and other degenerative conditions to come together to sing, dance [...]

Inspiring awe and wonder

November 15, 2019 |

Inspiring awe and wonder through adaptive play equipment and ideas, for children with disabilities. Play is accessible for all at some level . The Toy library has a wealth of [...]

October Update – Exim Dance...

October 30, 2019 |

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 [...]

“Little Fidgets”

October 30, 2019 |

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 [...]

Keep Moving

October 24, 2019 |

Since receiving the Greggs funding, we have increased our numbers from 9 to 31 members attending our classes each week.  This photo always makes me smile, as I know how [...]

Fly Fishing Day

November 01, 2019 |

On Monday we met up with Dumbarton Area Council on Alcohol (DACA) who were keen to learn how to fly fish. We chose Carman Fishery because it is local and [...]

Llansilin Over 60 Club –...

October 21, 2019 |

Llansilin Over 60 Club provides a meeting point for the elderly of the community. The majority of club members are single and live alone in an isolated rural community. Whilst [...]

50 care packs donated to...

October 18, 2019 |

Today Touch of Sparkle donated 50 more care packs to the oncology department! Thank you to everyone who helped and to our lovely sponsors #Greggs4Good, among others, whose generous grant funded [...]


October 14, 2019 |

Llansilin Over 60 Club provides a meeting point for the elderly of the community. The majority of club members are single and live alone in an isolated rural community. Whilst [...]

Making Memories through Photography

November 15, 2019 |

Todays group were amazing as always. Our group consisted of cares and those living with Dementia. This time we used older pictures of eachother and transferred then into black and [...]

ADAPT Youth Inclusive Dance Company

September 19, 2019 |

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 [...]

Making Group Memories

August 23, 2019 |

Memories are the sole of conversation at our Bunting and Banter groups and craft sessions. BUT not everything is about crafting, thats just one of the visual end products. Our [...]

Llansilin Over 60 Club –...

August 20, 2019 |

The project makes provision for 4 coach trips (Spring/Summer/Autumn). The first coach trip on Tuesday 14th May 2019, with 35 people participating, was via Oswestry, Shropshire and Welshpool, Powys and [...]

Combats Loneliness in the elderly...

August 20, 2019 |

Llansilin Over 60 Club provides a meeting point for the elderly of the community. The majority of club members are single and live alone in an isolated rural community. Whilst [...]

Blackwood Stroke Support Group @...

November 16, 2019 |

Blackwood Stroke Support Group braved the wild weather reports and took to the water on board the Seren Party Boat for a trip around Cardiff Bay and up the Taff [...]

Dementia Woodland Wellbeing Sessions from...

August 13, 2019 |

Woodland Wellbeing provides a space for people with dementia and their carers to spend quality  time together in the relaxing environment of a local woodland. Our groups meets every other [...]

Whippet Up Wellbeing and Creativity

February 02, 2020 |

Whippet Up uses art and creativity to help boost wellbeing. We have people referred into our three weekly wellbeing groups. Each wellbeing group helps contribute to other bigger community events. [...]

Up and Running!

August 04, 2019 |

The 'It's Better Together' Project funded by #Greggs4Good is now in full swing. Having purchased new Audio Visual equipment we are having a weekly coffee morning which has grown from [...]

The children take over The...

August 03, 2019 |

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 [...]

We love the new equipment!

August 02, 2019 |

Our funding from the Greggs Foundation has been spent on new physical activity equipment across three of our Hampshire clubs.  Our weekly clubs see older people come together and reminisce [...]

Butterflies Transforming lives

August 02, 2019 |

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 [...]

Memory Boxes with Rotherham Social...

July 31, 2019 |

As usual we have had the most wonderful day creating Memory Boxes specifically for a fabulous group of ladies and gents from Rotherham Social Days. Forteas which is the name [...]

Let’s Get Active

July 25, 2019 |

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 [...]

Families enjoy a fun filled...

July 24, 2019 |

Our amazing families spent a great evening at Techniquest in Cardiff, as the event was closed to the public it provided a safe and sensory aware space for all the [...]

Thank you message

July 21, 2019 |

Always so lovely to receive thank you messages from patients and know that the care packs made a little difference in brightening someone's difficult day 🙂 #Greggs4Good

2000th care pack milestone!!!

July 18, 2019 |

Today Touch of Sparkle donated its 2000th care pack! 💜 To mark this special milestone, 50 care packs for boys and girls were donated to the Teenage Emergency Department at the hospital, [...]

Project update

November 15, 2019 |

Project update: 17/07/19 Thanks to Gregg's generous support, we have been able to provide another ten families with Sleep Safe Anti  Suffocation Pillows.  

Blackwood Stroke Support Group @...

November 16, 2019 |

Our first visit to Brecon Museum in April was so interesting that we decided to revisit it again in June. However this time we all brought packed lunches to eat [...]

Sporting Memories – Hampshire projects...

July 16, 2019 |

Through funding received from the Greggs Foundation three of our Sporting Memories clubs (Eastleigh, Southampton and Winchester) have been playing with new equipment as part of their weekly club. After [...]

Nanas that knit

July 13, 2019 |

Since receiving money from Greggs, AList have been able to purchase wool to continue with our knitting for different charitable causes. These are school v-neck jumpers for students in India, [...]

Our residential trip

July 12, 2019 |

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 [...]

What a fabulous day!

July 12, 2019 |

Well, we've had a fantastic day down in Eastbourne! We weren't too lucky with the traffic, but once we got there the weather was glorious, hot and sunny, but a [...]

Loch Lomond Fisheries Trust School...

July 12, 2019 |

Last week was the premiere of our summer angling school, providing an opportunity to young people of West Dunbartonshire to explore the local aquatic environment and learn how to fish. [...]

Horseriding and train journies delight...

July 11, 2019 |

Ready Steady Go supports young children with autism in Monmouthshire, South Wales. The children who attend the weekly activity and school holiday club are now enjoying regular horse riding small [...]

Not long now…

July 10, 2019 |

We're off to Eastbourne in the morning! The weather forecast looks good, we've all packed our suncream and hats, and we're looking forward to fish and chips for lunch tomorrow. [...]

Connected Conservation

July 09, 2019 |

🐟🦟🌿 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 [...]

Wild Trails

July 09, 2019 |

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 [...]

Another lovely thank you message

July 08, 2019 |

Another lovely thank you message received from a patient who received one of our cancer care packs at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge 🙂 #Greggs4Good

Thank you message

July 04, 2019 |

What a lovely thank you message 💜💜💜 #Greggs4Good

Preparing for our 2000th care...

July 03, 2019 |

Our next donation will be our 2000th care pack! 💜 To mark this special milestone, we have been asked to provide care packs for teenagers at the hospital’s Emergency Department who are [...]

Thank you messages

June 29, 2019 |

Amazing to receive such lovely thank you messages already following our donation of care packs yesterday 💜💜💜 #Greggs4Good  

60 cancer care packs donated

June 27, 2019 |

Today 60 care packs (for both female and male patients) were donated to the oncology department at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Thank you to everyone who donated and big thanks [...]

Generous supporters!

June 19, 2019 |

What generous supporters we have! This week we received 4 parcels packed with goodies for our cancer care packs, including  parcels all the way from Poland! They include everything from [...]

First purchase from #Greggs4Good

June 18, 2019 |

Today we received our first batch of goodies purchased with our amazing donation from the Greggs Foundation! 384 pairs of bedsocks, 108 playing cards, 120 notebooks, 96 chapsticks, 72 puzzle [...]

Plant A Welly

June 12, 2019 |

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 😄🎨

May Half Term Funday

June 12, 2019 |

Our St Ann’s Partnership Youth Club children had a fab Funday in the half term holidays!! 😀

Funshack Youth Club Trip

June 12, 2019 |

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 [...]

We’re all going on a...

June 07, 2019 |

My goodness but we're getting excited! Yes, June is turning out to be miserable and rainy, but we're confident that by the time July rolls around and we're on that [...]

Blackwood Stroke Supports Group @...

November 16, 2019 |

Blackwood Stroke Support Group became the first Stroke Group to visit the Rhondda Heritage Centre on 22nd May. After prior discussions with the Heritage Centre and an onsite risk assessment [...]

Edward Kemp Community Garden, Ashville...

May 31, 2019 |

Thanks to the grant from the Gregg Foundation the raised beds are now completed and we have started filling them ready for our disabled plot holders. Andrew Sim is coming [...]

School Lunch Time Drop-In

November 15, 2019 |

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 [...]

We need our own wheels

February 02, 2020 |

The Motivation hub opened in 2018 .After closures of many local authority services due to government cuts. Mew pride our service on making each day meaningful and Fun to all [...]

Half-Term Excitement

May 22, 2019 |

It's less than a week to go until the start of May Half-Term and we have lots of incredible things happening here at the project! Greggs Charity Foundation have funded [...]

Welcoming the newest member of...

May 11, 2019 |

We are really chuffed to introduce Jessie Kidd, the new member of Cae Tan’s team. She is a dynamic & enthused representative of Cae Tan. Jessie has a BSc in [...]

Thank you Greggs Foundation!

May 14, 2019 |

CHAT - Chat2Us would like to say a big thank you to Greggs Foundation for their wonderful support for the Gosport community! CHAT help by engaging the local community in [...]

Update from the Community Gardens...

May 14, 2019 |

The gardens seem to have survived the recent storms relatively unscathed which has meant we've been able to crack on with sowing and making the new raised beds as the [...]

Spring Conservation Weekend at Hazel...

March 15, 2019 |

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 [...]

Splashing into 2019

February 21, 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 [...]

Greenhouse now built!

May 14, 2019 |

The Premises Manager has done a fabulous job erecting the flat pack greenhouse ready for our children at Barmston Village Primary School to begin sowing seeds!!   Thank you Greggs.  [...]

Dormouse Day at Hazel Hill...

January 28, 2019 |

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! [...]

They’re in

March 05, 2019 |

On a cold January morning, members of Bilbrook community gathered in the Jubilee Wood to plant an orchard.  Using money donated by the Greggs Foundation, 13 fruit trees were purchased [...]

January News from Grow Chichester

February 01, 2019 |

Update from the Community Gardens January 2019                                                                         Building the new raised beds Update      [...]

Happy Christmas from the Community...

February 01, 2019 |

  Happy Christmas from the Community Gardens  December 2018                                        Brussels sprouts ready to be picked. Update      With Christmas nearly upon us [...]

News from the Community Gardens...

November 14, 2018 |

News from the Community Gardens November 2018                                                                 Pumpkin harvested from the no-dig bed. Update      With winter feeling like it might arrive any day we have been [...]

First outing

October 04, 2018 |

Our first event as 'Keep Ystradfellte Tidy Community Group' was on the 28th April 2018.  We were greatly assisted by Rachel Palmer, local rep for 'Keep Wales Tidy', who supplied [...]

Greggs signage added

October 17, 2018 |

We've now "planted" the new Welcome to Woodcroft Wildspace sign

Thank-you to Greggs!

November 08, 2018 |

Thanks to Greggs, we are looking forward to replacing the gardening shed at St.Andrew's CofE Primary School! The doors don't currently shut properly and it is soon becoming part of [...]

Rusty wheelbarrows

November 07, 2018 |

Our gardening teacher is also looking forward to replacing the rusty wheelbarrows?!

Thank you to Greggs Foundation!

October 17, 2018 |

The Clean up Tarbolton woods campaign are delighted to announce we have been awarded a whopping '1850 from Greggs Foundation for our project 'Wild for Life at Brownies Parlour' Thank [...]

Greener with Greggs – Science...

January 14, 2019 |

There was a great response to the house at the recent 'Science under the stars' event in Heswall. The event attracts a mix of families and educators and has a [...]

Greener with Greggs – Raising...

January 14, 2019 |

Much model making and another public outing under our belts and it's time for a belated update. First a piece of board was cut to size... Then strengthened... A box [...]

GREGGS grant for OASIS –...

October 17, 2018 |

We are delighted to tell the world that we have been given a grant from GREGGS to help our Flowers for Life project.  We will be able to do some [...]

Greener with Greggs – a...

January 14, 2019 |

Our second outing with the energy house was to Blackberry Fair in Whitchurch.  Building on the first 'live' test in West Kirby the model has been adapted and further developed. [...]

Greener with Greggs – Earth...

January 14, 2019 |

Our first 'live ' outing at a public event went well.   We arrived in good time but in damp conditions. Heavy rain before the event and further showers during [...]

Greener with Greggs – testing...

January 14, 2019 |

With some key elements in place, testing has now begun.  We need to start looking at the model through the thermographic camera in order to find out how well different [...]

Greener with Greggs – Wrapping...

January 14, 2019 |

Time for another update on the model making. Alan has been working hard wrapping one of the two semis with insulation.  Previous the side wall and top floor ceiling had [...]

Greener with Greggs – A...

January 14, 2019 |

We wanted to enter the Greener with Greggs photo competition.  Unfortunately because we are not quite there yet with our project, we can't post the perfect picture that we wanted [...]

Greener with Greggs – A...

January 14, 2019 |

In order to give  people a new perspective on energy efficiency we are creating an exhibit they can see in different ways: 'As is' -  a model showing one house [...]

Greener with Greggs – The...

January 14, 2019 |

Time to share some photos of the house conversion in progress.  We started with a single dolls house but need to convert it in to two semis.  The idea is [...]

Greener with Greggs – our...

January 14, 2019 |

Delighted to begin our #GreenerwithGreggs journey! Earlier in the year we inherited a dolls house with the hope that one day we could use it to create an interactive model [...]

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