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  • Peveril House Amenity Deck

    Built in the 1960s, the Peveril House Amenity Deck became disused and was eventually closed for public access. Groundwork London and Leathermarket JMB, in collaboration with the local community, have transformed it and given this abandoned deck a new life, welcoming back people to enjoy its new facilities. A low-maintenance Read more [...]

  • Gandhi Chaplin Memorial Garden

    The Ghandi Chaplin Memorial Garden has been created in Partnership by Newham Council and Groundwork London, in collaboration with members of the local community. It commemorates Charlie Chaplin’s famous meeting with Mahatma Gandhi on the nearby Beckton Road, on 22nd September 1931, when hundreds gathered to catch a glimpse of Read more [...]

  • Melyn Close Garden

    Melyn Close is a cosy green pocket park that has been created by Groundwork London and commissioned by LBI Housing, in collaboration with the local community. Local residents were involved in the design of the park, which has incorporated low maintenance planting and natural play areas. These blend with the Read more [...]

  • The Renovation of Wanstead Playground

    We’re a group of parents from Wanstead and South Woodford who have decided to raise funds to replace the playground equipment in Christchurch Green off Wanstead High Street. We have raised £20,000 through a crowd fund on Spacehive. We are not receiving any backing from LB Redbridge, so any help Read more [...]

  • Energy Garden

    Energy Garden empowers communities to regenerate London from seed to solar power We support communities across London to turn Overground platforms into biodiverse, productive gardens with solar-powered station amenities. The sale of electricity from our solar portfolio provides funding for all of Energy Garden’s operations and social impact programmes. By Read more [...]

  • Temwa

    Temwa works in Malawi and aims to empower the people of Nkhata Bay North, one of the most disadvantaged and inaccessible regions of Malawi.  These communities are isolated from Africa’s progress, but we believe this can change. Temwa works with the community so they can support themselves and their families Read more [...]

  • Urban Community Energy Fund

    The Urban Community Energy Fund (UCEF) is a £10m fund to kick-start renewable energy generation projects in urban communities across England. Community groups will be able to access grants and loans to support the development stages of a renewable energy project that will bring significant benefits to the local community. Read more [...]

  • West Ham Park

    Practical conservation, sustainability and community outreach volunteering projects. We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us deliver a wide range of projects throughout the year from a community food growing project, to habitat restoration, cultural installations and sporting events. West Ham Park, the largest park in the London Borough of Newham, Read more [...]

  • Gardening

    The gardens were designed by Robert Marnock.He focused on trees and hard landscape with integral water features. The gardens have evolved over time and today include seasonal planting in a variety of beds. During the proposed restoration sympathetic changes will be made to enhance the garden experience.We welcome volunteers to carry Read more [...]

  • Studio3Arts Garden

    We are currently in the process of transforming the Studio3Arts garden into a vibrant and friendly space which can be enjoyed by local people and visitors to our venue in Barking. A team of volunteers are helping design, plant, create, paint and maintain the garden. We are always up for Read more [...]

  • Festival of Nature

    FESTIVAL OF NATURE Bristol to Bath 11th – 25th June 2016 The UK’s largest free celebration of the natural world is taking to the water this summer, offering wildlife-lovers of all ages the chance to go on a wild adventure along the River Avon. With free, family-friendly events flowing through Bristol, Read more [...]

  • Earth Building UK

    The UK has an enormous heritage of earth buildings, and lots of people working to build new and conserve what we have.  EBUK is involved in lots of activities to support earth building, from training and writing training standards to workshops and networking events, conferences, research and networking with overseas Read more [...]

  • Cycling for Health

    The Cycling for Health project encourages people to participate in group cycle rides as a way to improve their physical and mental health and wellbeing. Health rides are a way for people to exercise, socialise, explore the local area and build up confidence. Weekly rides run in Penzance, Bissoe, Portreath Read more [...]

  • Old Church Nursery Edible Playground

    Trees for Cities is an independent charity established in 1993 that inspires people to plant and love trees in cities worldwide. We grow stronger communities, enhance urban spaces and improve health and happiness in areas of cities that need it most. We work in housing estates, parks, schools, community centres Read more [...]

  • Lister Steps Carnegie Community Hub

    The ‘Lister Steps Carnegie Community Hub’ project, is currently in the development phase of the Heritage Lottery Fund process. If we receive the funding we require we will regenerate the historic former Andrew Carnegie Library and relocate our existing childcare services into the building. The regenerated building will also serve Read more [...]

  • Treecember

    Treecember is a Twitter campaign that TiCL Media Limited and Trees for Cities are jointly running in December 2014 The Aim is to raise the profile of and money for the tree planting work at Trees for Cities and raise awareness of the opportunity that TiCL App represents for Friends Groups as Read more [...]

  • Forest Garden Club

    Weekly from 1.30pm to 4.30pm at Stratford Armouries We are creating a Forest Garden which will grow over 100 edible crops on a 2 acre site and in addition native and non native trees over 3 acres. Join us at the Forest Garden Club 11th November to 20th January for Read more [...]

  • Kilfinan Community Forest Company

    Kilfinan Community Forest is a charitable organisation formed to work with and for the local community managing and developing their forest, creating opportunities for a sustainable future for the local economy in recreation, tourism, education and the local environment.

  • PEER Pocket Park

    PEER is an independent organisation that commissions imaginative and ambitious arts projects by local, national and international artists in the heart of east London. PEER is embarking on a significant and high profile regeneration project to improve the public realm area to the front of the gallery, as well as Read more [...]

  • Roots East Horticulture

    Roots East Horticulture Roots East is a new programme inspiring and engaging local people in a range of activities, including food growing, park maintenance, flower growing and wildlife gardening. Roots East aims to harness the therapeutic impact of East London’s emerging green spaces through improving the confidence, health and wellbeing Read more [...]

  • The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

    Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park – thirty one acres of beautiful and atmospheric woodland in the heart of East London. This is the most urban woodland in London. The site supports an incredible variety of trees, plants, birds, insects, bats, beetles and butterflies.It is a designated Local Nature Reserve and, as Read more [...]

  • Sew Many Trees

    The Eco Resource Network is proud to announce a new project, called Sew Many Trees, which will take place across Merseyside and will see participants transform old and unwanted textiles into a forest of sewn trees. The scheme, which is the first of its kind in this region, is due Read more [...]

  • Feel the Earth Move

    Feel the earth move! 5 – 10 people Monday 3rd November 9:00 – 5:00 £50 per person Lunch included Filling our lovely planters with earth and plants. By this time our balustrades will be up and the roof garden will be taking shape! 

  • Pop up a Planter

    Pop up a planter 4- 8 people Monday 27th October 9:00 – 5:00 £50 per person Lunch included Joining together as a team to create planters for our roof garden used by our clients to grow vegetables for our 5* kitchen.

  • Build a balustrade!

    Helping us build a series of balustrades (ornamental fences) as part of our refurbishment work transforming our rooftop into a garden. 5 – 10 people Monday 13th October 9:00 – 5:00 £50 per person Lunch included

  • Food Growing Schools: London

    Food Growing Schools: London brings together the very best of London’s food growing expertise, information and support, with the ambition to inspire and equip every school in London to grow their own food. Complete our London schools survey to tell us what food growing you are already doing and what Read more [...]

  • Hammersmith & Fulham Urban Studies Centre

    WANTED: Education Volunteers! We are looking for one or two volunteers to support our exciting new Tri-Borough Outdoor Learning project; assisting on preparation and delivery of our outside sessions. Plus we are looking for support with our general administrative activities in our friendly Hammersmith office. Responsibilities will include assisting monitoring Read more [...]

  • Well-Beeing Garden

    The Well – Beeing Garden is based in the grounds of the NHS Kentish Town Health Centre providing a space for relaxation, contemplation and education for staff, patients and the local community.  We provide free weekly workshops based on gardening skills and knowledge and are open to all. To check Read more [...]

  • TCV – Health for life in the community

    Health for Life in the community is a programme in south Birmingham which offers people the chance to get involved in growing their own food and getting active outdoors, through Green Gym activities. Led by The Conservation Volunteers (TCV), it is part of a larger initiative, Health for Life, which Read more [...]

  • FoodCycle Bristol

    Here at FoodCycle Bristol we’re passionate about helping to close the gap between food waste and food poverty. It is worrying how much perfectly edible food we throw away when an increasing number of people are finding it difficult to access food and a healthy diet. We believe that no Read more [...]

  • Transition Stirling

    We are a friendly group of people who like to share practical skills as part of a small-scale local response to the global challenges of climate change, economic hardship and shrinking supplies of cheap energy. Transition Stirling was formed in October 2009 and is a community group for people who Read more [...]

  • South Seeds

    South Seeds is a community led organisation based in the south of Glasgow. We work in partnership with residents and local organisations to help improve the look and feel of the Southside of Glasgow. We provide gardening opportunities, help residents to reduce energy bills and tackle waste issues.

  • Guerrilla Gardening Knowsley

    Ssshhhhh……want to be part of something amazing? Guerrilla Gardening is happening now – Kirkby, Huyton & Halewood in Knowsley – join in the fun!  Grow fresh fruit and veg for FREE; for you, your family and your community. Get fit and meet new people. Qualifications available.  All sessions on site Read more [...]

  • Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival 2014

    A city-wide Wildlife Garden Festival that aims to help people in Glasgow to get closer to nature. From the opening ceremony on September 9 that includes a mass bike ride, through storytelling, walks, a comedy night and canoe trips to a schools closing gala in Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow’s green spaces Read more [...]

  • WSHA Energy Advice Project

    The WSHA Energy Advice Project, based in Glasgow, aims to help the tenants and owners of Whiteinch & Scotstoun Housing Association and WS Property Management to reduce energy consumption in the home through education and behaviour change. The project assists householders to understand their electricity/gas usage and how to lower it, understand how Read more [...]

  • Conway House Garden Project

    Conway House is a 60 bed hostel for single homeless men (age range 18+) in Camden with low, medium and high support needs. Conway residents are planning to bring the large, but slightly overgrown back garden of our hostel back into use and mainly grow tomatoes, beans, potatoes, salad leaves, Read more [...]

  • Sustaining Dunbar

    Sustaining Dunbar helps bring people together to start and support new initiatives which create local jobs, help people cut their fuel bills, grow more food, reduce car use, cut waste…..Initiatives which help to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, reduce CO2 emissions and make it easier for us to cope Read more [...]

  • Hazel Hill Trust

    Hazel Hill Trust owns and operates Hazel Hill Wood, a beautiful, secluded 70-acre wood and sustainable retreat/education centre, seven miles from Salisbury. We offer unique scope for people to deepen their connection with nature and learn about living sustainably.  The annual programme includes retreats, practical conservation work, specialist groups and Read more [...]

  • Fort Walney Uncovered

    Art Gene’s associate artists and archaeologists are offering a unique opportunity to rediscover the military heritage on the Northern end of Walney Island, Barrow in Furness and uncover the stories of Walney during the two World Wars. Fort Walney Uncovered is a new collaborative programme of art, app and archaeology Read more [...]

  • Mapping the Seldom Seen

    Mapping the Seldom Seen is Art Gene’s artist-led research programme for Morecambe Bay Partnership. Art Gene is collecting the “Seldom Seen” assets of Morecambe Bay: historical insights, stories, old photographs, and artefacts. Art Gene will be creating original, artworks that interpret the social, natural and industrial heritage of Morecambe Bay. Read more [...]

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