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Putting the spotlight on inspiring stories from our community, including project visits our community team make.

WasteNot Leicestershire and The Leicestershire Community Cupboard

2019-03-08T16:11:43+00:00

Charlotte Ryan tells me, brimming with enthusiasm, about her dream. This dream isn’t riches or fame, but to have an enormous warehouse, to fill with clothes, cushions, cookers, curtains, crockery, cots, and everything in between. But for Charlotte, this period is [...]

WasteNot Leicestershire and The Leicestershire Community Cupboard2019-03-08T16:11:43+00:00

Crowdfunder stories | Bertie’s adventure exploring mental health

2019-04-10T11:54:25+00:00

The team at Semble believe in supporting doers who are brave enough to share their stories. When Bertie Herrtage, Senior Coach at Crowdfunder, shared his project idea, we wanted to be part of the story. Bertie went on a journey around [...]

Crowdfunder stories | Bertie’s adventure exploring mental health2019-04-10T11:54:25+00:00

Here’s to 30 Years of The Food Chain this Christmas

2018-12-21T14:14:28+00:00

How did one act of kindness at Christmas become a charity with hundreds of volunteers that changes lives of people in London? This Christmas The Food Chain celebrates its 30th anniversary; I visited Clifford McManus, their Community Events and Fundraising Coordinator, [...]

Here’s to 30 Years of The Food Chain this Christmas2018-12-21T14:14:28+00:00

Park yourself for a moment and read this; London is about to get greener, healthier and wilder

2018-11-29T17:30:24+00:00

I’ve got to say, I’m pretty excited now. The launch of the London National Park City is moving ever closer, with the inaugural summer season of events and celebrations kicking off in under 6 months. To whet the appetite, the London National [...]

Park yourself for a moment and read this; London is about to get greener, healthier and wilder2018-11-29T17:30:24+00:00

The Powerfully Ordinary People at Eden Community Camp

2018-11-19T12:27:25+00:00

‘Can you imagine…’  This seems to be a regular utterance at the other-worldly Eden Project. This is a place built on hope and imagining a better future. We attended the Eden Community Camp in November to join in the inspirational weekend and [...]

The Powerfully Ordinary People at Eden Community Camp2018-11-19T12:27:25+00:00