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    Ours to Save

    Inspired by the impact of rolling news coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to replicate this level of urgency for another crisis – one that’s just around the corner, but that we still largely have the power to prevent. Ours to Save is a new journalism platform focused exclusively Read more [...]

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    The River Starts Here!

    ‘The River Starts Here!’ is improving some of the most polluted headwater streams (brooks) in the catchment of the River Trent. These rise the in towns of the former Derbyshire-Nottinghamshire coalfields.  Here they gather pollution from towns, industrial estates, former mines and trunk roads. They have often been put into Read more [...]

  • Christchurch School Community Garden

    We love improving green space, project after project, here at Christchurch School Community Garden. We aim to create a beautiful space filled with colour and wildlife, one plant at a time. Since we started in October 2017, we have welcomed hundreds of visitors on our weekly Open Fridays and Weekend Read more [...]

  • Scotswood Garden

    The garden works with nature to create a great place for people and wildlife to enjoy. The garden is about our community, whether in Scotswood and Benwell or the wider area, and we welcome people of all ages and backgrounds to get involved in our work. This can be as Read more [...]

  • Welcome Back CCG Volunteers in 2020

    We will start the year with a session in Hampstead cemetery. The Green Gym® is natural exercise to make a difference! Fun and free outdoor community volunteering sessions to connect us with local green spaces. The Camden Green Gym® runs at different parks & public gardens across Camden. The Green Read more [...]

  • Grow Raglan Project at Raglan Estate

    This will be the last of three sessions for the Growing Raglan Project. In this session we will be continuing from where we got to last time and finish building woven hurdles. The Green Gym® is natural exercise to make a difference! Fun and free outdoor community volunteering sessions to Read more [...]

  • Trumpington Community Orchard

    Trumpington Community Orchard was founded in 2007  with help from Cambridge City Council, BBC Breathing Places Fund and the Co-operative Society. The orchard is volunteer run with free , open access to visitors. The site is planted with Cambridgeshire heritage fruit trees ( mostly apples plus a plum and greengage Read more [...]

  • Woodland wonders

    Hi I have nearly an acre of land that I run community groups from. I am a Forest School leader and grow fruit and veg for the family and have a small holding. I have just done an introduction to Permaculture course and want to increase the community aspect of Read more [...]

  • Cheltenham Nature Network

    Cheltenham needs nature! We promote and provide nature and wildlife-based events around the Cheltenham area to reconnect people with the land that surrounds them. We’re nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with ancient beech woodland, chalklands, and wide open fields. We’re particularly interested in bringing nature back into Read more [...]

  • The Earth Star Project

    Mission statement-To create a holistic refuge specifically designated to immerse our local community and nature in union to establish a sustainability centre/hub. Through environmental remediation practices we aim to effectively restore ecological systems and remove biological pollutants from industrial waste and misuse. In distinction to this, our design allows for Read more [...]

  • Small Change Big Difference Communities

    The Small Change, Big Difference campaign is part of a wider project called TRiFOCAL London – transforming city food habits for LIFE[1]. Small Change, Big Difference is all about how small changes can have a big impact on Londoners’ health and bank balance, while making our city a more sustainable Read more [...]

  • Become a Hackney Wild Walk Leader!

    Outdoor People is a social enterprise, with a mission to make the outdoors easy for everyone, and in particular for families, kids and communities. We sell great outdoors kit in our shop, run projects for local residents, and offer consultancy to organisations that share our mission. Our Family Wild Walks Read more [...]

  • Seed of Hope

    Seed of Hope is a not-for-profit Social Enterprise that helps people with mental health problems to change their lives through Recovery based Social and Therapeutic Horticulture. We are based in Somerset and have groups in Cannington, Watchet and Glastonbury. Our groups meet for a six hour day (10-4) during which Read more [...]

  • market harborough fixers repair cafe

    We are a not for profit voluntary group comprising over 330 members with about 20 – 30 active volunteer fixers , holding events in Market Harborough town. Our principal is to assist people with repairing all sorts of small items thus saving waste disposal and CO2. So far we’ve saved Read more [...]

  • The Tree Project

    We grow saplings. We engage people with mental health issues. If you live locally and don’t have a land to plant a sapling we will look after your adopted sapling and plant it when suitable land becomes available. People can buy our saplings as memorabilia. We can post them or Read more [...]

  • Sustainable Hackney Films for Action

    We screen a Film for Action every two or three months for the Hackney community, free of charge, to inspire, unite and motivate people into action. Screenings are followed by panel discussions and a Q&A session with representatives of local groups on the films’ topics, followed by green drinks networking. Read more [...]

  • South Western District Gang Show

    South Western District Gang Show (SWDGS) is a fast-moving variety show performed in a theatre setting by a cast of boys and girls (6-18y), supported by a team of 30+ adult volunteers who have experience of organising live theatre events. SWDGS cast members are recruited from open workshops in the Read more [...]

  • Proud of Mersea

    Proud of Mersea was set up in 2018 with the aim of making Mersea Island in Essex the first litter free island in the UK. We have lobbied the local authority for more bins and recycle bins, we have signs all over the island reminding people to take their litter Read more [...]

  • Balham Community Garden

    A green and usable outdoor area for all members of the local community, especially the elderly, at the Kalos Centre (owned by Balham Community Church). Free weekly gardening classes focusing on growing herbs and making soup with what we grow. We emphasise increased awareness of the environment, the benefits of Read more [...]

  • Share Nurseries

    Share Nurseries, a social enterprise of Share Community, sells bedding, vegetable and herb plants throughout the year. Everything we sell is lovingly grown and nurtured by Share students as part of their horticulture training. As well as gardening skills, this gives our students a pathway into work-related activities and teaches Read more [...]

  • Reedbed Planting at Bodenham Lake

    Funding from Tesco Bags of Help, enabled Herefordshire Wildlife Trust tvolunteers to plant over 1000 reed plants at Bodenham Lake. Reedbed provides essential shelter for animals and without it they are vulnerable to predators and can stop them rearing young successfully. The large feathery spikes of a reedbed are a Read more [...]

  • Groundwork UK

    Groundwork is a federation of charities working locally and nationally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities.

  • OneSharedEarth

    OneSharedEarth works with volunteers to provide answers to environmental questions supported by facts and research; information broken down so it is easily understood by the readers. We also organise events on environmental issues to get questions from people, especially children’s events with schools, libraries, etc. Our volunteers take on various Read more [...]

  • Penge Green Gym Community Group

    A Community Group, also known as the Friends of Winsford Gardens and Royston Field, Penge. Created by LB Bromley and The Conservation Volunteers in 2011. Independently run since 2013. We promote Gardening and volunteering to get active exercise outdoors for your own health and wellbeing; to improve your local parks Read more [...]

  • @ the grange Blackpool

    The Grange Park estate in Blackpool is one of the largest and most deprived social housing estates in the country where statistics for poor health, low attainment, isolation, crime, unemployment, self harm etc are some of the highest in the country. The estate was built in 1948 and used to Read more [...]

  • Low Carbon Warwickshire Network

    Linking mainly rural low carbon community groups to share ideas, stimulate new activity, support and inspire each other. This informal network was initiated at an event in April 2019 by Harbury Energy Initiative supported by the RSA. Since then other groups have joined in with an excellent event at Napton Read more [...]

  • Grange Pavilion

    Grange Pavilion is a resident-led project to redevelop a neglected Bowls Pavilion and Green as a multifunctional facility for Grangetown’s diverse communities, providing civic amenities including multiple spaces for community use and for hire, and a community-focused café and garden for wellbeing, play, education, growing and biodiversity, meeting priorities identified Read more [...]

  • Lamplighter’s Marsh

    This was a large docks railway sidings and landscaped rubbish tip that was abandoned about 30 years ago and had become overgrown with scrub.  After a long fight it was designated a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in late 2017.  Working with Bristol City Council Parks department, we have opened it Read more [...]

  • Friends of Sandringham Park

    We work to enhance the area and improve the chances for pollinators to thrive, we also ensure the land is clean, tidy and that no peat, pesticides or other contamination enters the land. We put on events each year for the community and fundraising for more plants to go into Read more [...]

  • Helipads For Hospitals

    H4H – Overview Background to the project. I flew as helicopter pilot all over the world for almost 40 years and I ‘know’ that the helicopter is the most versatile rescue machine EVER. The first controlled helicopter first flew in 1941 and when we first started raising funds for an Read more [...]

  • Mark Makers Community Common

    Mark Makers is a Pollokshields Trust Project  to protect and enhance community recreation and green space in East Pollokshields. Go to our website below for full details and to watch our movie https://www.markmakers.org.uk/

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