An emerging mobile museum creatively stirring responses to the climate emergency. We support organisations to explore climate change (and related issues) in ways that help their communities to learn, create and take positive action. In turn workers will be more able to continue engaging with climate change in ways that are relevant Read more [...]
We aim to #FeedBelliesNotBins with excess supermarket food waste by creating a delicious community meal.
Established in 2009, Father Nature is a Brixton based social enterprise focusing on the permaculture landscape design, build & maintenance of public sector, private & community horticultural projects around London. We work with individuals, families, schools, TRAs, Lambeth Council, Brixton BID, and a host of environmental, educational and community focused Read more [...]
Worried about Brexit? Not sure what happens after the 29th of March? Heard of the 4 meals before anarchy maxim? You’re not alone, what with news of people stock piling food and the newspapers and media bracing for hard Brexit and the prospect of supermarkets running dry, riots in the Read more [...]
“International initiative ‘Green Drinks’ is a monthly meeting of environmentally-minded folk in cities (and towns) around the world. A chance to meet and chat with other people interested in environmental issues in a casual setting once a month.” WHEN: Every fourth Tuesday of the month – i.e. 22nd January, Read more [...]
We use the art of Professional Wrestling to create opportunity for people to grow and maximise their personal potential. We also work in Schools in direct partnership with the Police supporting Primary School Age Children to take The Right Road in life. We in addition work with many disadvantaged young Read more [...]
‘I find it hard to put into words what a crucial service Baby Basics is, as a midwife it helps me to provide safe care for my clients. There are no other services that could fill this gap locally’ NHS Midwife working with vulnerable women in Sheffield Baby Basics Read more [...]
The South East Rivers Trust is an environmental charity which aims to acheive healthy rivers, for all, across the south east of England. We work from as far west as Baskingstoke, and as far east as Dover – looking after all the rivers and their catchments in between. We run Read more [...]
The plan is that we will install an open gate (to knowledge) and along the line of an old path there will be plants of small white roses (for peace) and rosemary (for remembrance) and there will be benches and information specifically about the mothers/wives and children who were left Read more [...]
Whilst sitting on my balcony I realised the potential of all underused and non used balconies for greening, living and creating a little haven for wildlife by looking at my neighbours – most of them are empty, used as storage or rarely used for planting. This is when I started Read more [...]
Stonehill Community Garden provides outdoor learning experiences for diverse groups. We provide a safe space where families, groups and individuals can come to enjoy nature, learn about sustainable gardening and meet new people and socialise. Our aim is to build self confidence and create connections between diverse groups in society, Read more [...]
Edible Paisley will grow fruit, herbs, vegetables and edible flowers in public spaces across North Paisley for everyone to share. A project coordinator and group of volunteers will care for two edible growing sites at local community venues. Community involvement will be supported with people taking part in gardening skills Read more [...]
Forest School Leader Training in and around London JANUARY (28th Jan-1st Feb) High Elms (Bromley) MARCH (11th-15th) Ham Lands (Richmond/Kingston) For these next two trainings, all three Greenbow Trainers – with collective Forest School experience of 35+ yrs – will be present www.greenbow.co.uk/aboutus/! A real treat – 3 for the Read more [...]
ridding Exmouth of litter one street at a time… adopt your street and use this card to involve your neighbours! to see the card, please go to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hatelitter/ We need litter picking people, organisers, facebook admins… We need administrators, local lobbyists, litter picker people, facebook admins. This project Read more [...]
The charity after 21 years in the Crypt of St Mary Magdalene Church is moving into new premises with widespread support of residents, businesses and partner organisations. The cost of refurbishment of a building empty and unused for many years bringing it into use as an important new community resource Read more [...]
Over a million people a year visit Trent Country Park but many stay close to the main entrance and do not enjoy the park’s rich biodiversity. To give those visitors a taste of nature, a dilapidated wildlife pond on Limes Avenue, which is easily accessible from the entrance, is being Read more [...]
This project is aimed at raising the health and ecological benefits of apples, we have already had two projects days which included foraging and picking wild applies and holding and Apple day to recruit people in the Breightmet area of Bolton who will receive a free Apple tree in the Read more [...]
The Share Shed is a Library of Things in Totnes (Devon, UK), where people can borrow all sorts of useful things, ranging from tools, house appliances, camping and gardening equipment, sewing machines, and much more! The project enables local people to borrow items at nominal cost so that they don’t Read more [...]
An experiment in micro funding, where people come together, pitch ideas, eat soup and vote on the project they think will most benefit the Truro community.
Friends of Horsey Seals are a Community Volunteer Group whose aim is to protect the breeding Atlantic Grey Seal colony at Horsey and Winterton on Sea from disturbance . With around 80,000 visitors each pupping season, it can be quite a challenge ensuring that visitors to the seals enjoy an Read more [...]
‘Our Throwaway Culture’ is a fun and original ‘how-to’ guide for parents to help and inspire their children to become conscious consumers. It is aimed at parents of children under 10. I’ve written most of it but am now crowdfunding to finish, design and publish it. With a focus on Read more [...]
Ley Hill Park is located in Bartley Green Birmingham a deprived area of the city. The Friends of Ley Hill park are a group of local resident volunteers (26 at the last count) who work with local schools, local wildlife charities (BBCWT, TCV, Urban Buzz,BOSF ) and Birmingham Council to Read more [...]
TeX helps to create sustainable communities by recycling, reusing and re-purposing new and used textiles. We do this by running workshops and events that are of benefit to the community, by supporting local community groups and working with other agencies. We also create jobs for local people by making Eco Read more [...]
Cultivate Cornwall CIC was founded in February 2016 by Harry Deacon and John Lakey whilst at Falmouth University. Lin Chapman joined in 2017 and now makes up the directors team. Having grown up in Cornwall ourselves we are passionate about the betterment of our communities and Cultivate Cornwall CIC was Read more [...]
Following on from a hedgehog re-introduction programme, this project will bring in relevant experts to engage and educate villagers, via walks and talks, on the status of butterflies and moths, wildflowers, birds, bumblebees, bats, other mammals and trees. These, together with our own day and night time surveys will establish Read more [...]
Castlehaven Community Park is in the heart of Camden Town and the largest stretch of green space in the area. We’re supporting a growing community. The Horticulture Hub opened in October 2017 we’ve been engaging the local community with gardening workshops and arts & craft activities, as well as providing Read more [...]
As one of the few areas harbouring natural chalk downland, this project will see an area of scrub and ruderals restored into a wildlife haven of diverse chalk grassland, using seed of local provenance for sowing and growing plug plants. These activities will be undertaken by our volunteers. This will involve scrub Read more [...]
This is a large grassed area, the local council have given it to us provided we can turn it into something wonderful for our community. We have so far made a beautiful top garden, 3 large high planters for wheelchair users, 4 giant tractor tyres for children, these are all Read more [...]
Our project is supporting the members of local ethnic minority communities, particularly the Gurkha veterans communities at Aldershot, Hampshire to reduce carbon emissions and promote environmental conservation. Training, information and support are being provided to key members of ethnic minority communities to help them improve their understanding and skills on waste/litter Read more [...]
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Nexus is a District Special Needs School which educates students aged 2.5 -19 years of age with moderate to complex Learning Difficulties. We also have students with additional complex Physical Disabilities. We moved in September 2017 into new premises in order to double in size. At the new premise we Read more [...]
We have received funding from Regents Place Community Fund to run our Catering Project, taking place within New Horizon Youth Centre. It serves a healthy breakfast and up to 60 hot lunches a day to the most vulnerable and multi disadvantaged young people coming in to London. Many of these Read more [...]
Home-Start Camden and Islington has received funding from the Regent’s Place Community Fund to support 7 families living in the Regent Park area for 1 year. We will do this by recruiting and training 7 volunteers who will visit the families in their homes for 3 hours per week to Read more [...]
New Scotland Hill Primary School is very passionate about creating a sensory garden for all of its pupils to enjoy. A sensory garden is a fun educational tool that allows children to explore and learn about their senses and nature, and generally interact with the environment around them. We hope the Read more [...]
Surplus with Purpose collects surplus fruit and veg from allotments, gardens and hedgerows and distributes it to people and places that could use a little help. We build partnerships with community fridge organisers, care homes and homeless shelters.
We are the Just Enough Group and we live here with YOU on Planet Earth. It is a completely brilliant place – it has ice cream! However, a few things need sorting to make it even better. We teach on subjects such as Modern Day Slavery, Radicalisation, Problem Plastic, Hate Crime, Inclusion, Knife Read more [...]
Samuel Lithgow Youth Centre (SLYC) was inaugurated in 1969 and has the strategic objective and mission of offering disadvantaged young people services and activities that would contribute to their personal and collective growth. The Centre is located at the heart of the Regent’s Park Ward in the London Borough of Read more [...]
The purpose of Euston Foodbank is to redistribute food in the Euston area on London, so that people who do not have enough food can benefit from donations from those who are able to spare their own as well as funds. We are an emergency food bank, which means we Read more [...]
Our forest garden was started in 2016 after a patch of abandoned allotments, fast turning into a woodland choked by rampant undergrowth, was discovered in the Pevensey area. With the help of grants from Wealden District Council and Pevensey Parish Council, and a small but dedicated band of volunteers, we Read more [...]
Our Families Go Wild programme is funded by Reaching Communities – The Big Lottery. Families get involved in gardening, animal care, healthy cooking, general maintenance, and other related activities at the farm. Sessions run every Saturday from 11.30am – 1pm.
The aim of this project is to continue our works along Wellfield pond to improve biodiversity by planting new species of native wetland plants, as well as adding a solar aeration system to improve oxygen levels within the pond. Whilst we are predominantly fishermen, we are conservationists at heart. Read more [...]
Action Youth Boxing Intervention (AYBI) is based in Somers Town, Camden. The project aims to engage with young people who might be at risk of involvement with gangs, or who are already involved, to help change their ways of thinking/belief systems, self worth and empowerment. The Action Youth Boxing Intervention is Read more [...]
This project develops local educational media content around Glasgow which helps people reduce their plastic consumption and waste.
Little Village collects great quality donations of clothes, toys and kit for babies and children up to the age of 5 and then gifts these donations onto local families in need in the area. Families are sent our way by a network of referral partners including health visitors, midwives and Read more [...]
As a Sheffield born event ticketing platform with a conscience, Tickets For Good is leading the charge in a new wave of digital fundraising. Whilst there are many ticket distributors and sellers in the marketplace, Tickets For Good is the only UK platform that builds charitable donations and fundraising into every Read more [...]
We are creating a sensory garden in our little orchard so the children can use the space to investigate through touch, feel and smell. Also giving them the opportunity to grow plants and produce.
Would you like the opportunity to support your local community in an emergency situation? CAMERA is a new and innovative emergency response & recovery volunteer team that has launched in the London Boroughs of Camden and Hammersmith & Fulham which will enable local people, businesses and organisations to help in Read more [...]
WhatSUP is a new project designed to support schools and their wider communities in East Dorset to explore and ‘re-think’ their use of Single Use Plastic (SUP). This will inspire them to take action to reduce, refill and reuse, and to play their part in improving their local environment.
Sutton Ecology Centre is part of the London Borough of Sutton’s Biodiversity Team and is the main resource for environmental education in the borough. The Centre runs educational visits for schools and community groups, as well as events for adults and children, volunteer days and much more. The grounds are Read more [...]