Showing Projects 201-250 of 255
  • Pose for Tees

    During the week of 15th Sept, there was a 2-day Fresher’s Fair at East Surrey College, where I had a stall for volunteers to sign up to contribute their creative, fashion & media skills to my company. I was also giving away free organic tees if they would be involved Read more [...]

  • Vintage Gardeners Club

    Thanks to wonderful funding from London Catalyst and Church urban fund we are excited to be starting our new project specifically for people over 60 yrs old. We are looking for members who like to meet others, garden, mess around with herbs, flowers, bees, eating food and much more! Starting Read more [...]

  • Bowring Park ‘Restoration Project’

    Historic Bowring Park is Knowsley’s oldest municipal park, established when the Georgian Roby Hall estate was gifted in 1906 by Alderman WB Bowring to the people of Liverpool after the adoption of the Open Spaces Act 1906. Knowsley Council, working with our partners, has successfully passed Stage 1 of a Read more [...]

  • Bud

    Everything we do is outdoors, supporting people of all ages with mental or physical health difficulties through growing, crafting, cooking and the environment.

  • Just Act

    Just Act is a website providing practical advice for anyone wanting to make a difference and improve their community.  The site points visitors to advice and resources sourced from a variety of organisations and people who are involved in a community project. It also contains a forum where we host monthly live discussions, Read more [...]

  • Thrive

    Thrive are the UK’s leading charity using gardening to bring positive change to the lives of disabled people, those living with ill health, the isolated, disadvantaged and vulnerable. Our mission is to use our passion for the power of gardening to change the lives of people touched by disability. Since Read more [...]

  • Daneville Road Pocket Park

    This is a greening project, aiming to transform an unused space into a beautiful green space with raised garden beds and some seating. We will plant ornamental shrubs and flowers and some food plants like herbs and berries. We would like to create a peaceful space taht the local community Read more [...]

  • Friday Club

    C4WS Homeless Project runs a Friday Club every week in King’s Cross between 11am – 2pm for the homeless, vulnerable and isolated. As well as offering lunch the Club provides hospitality, companionship and welfare support to anyone in need. We are looking for volunteer chefs/teams to come in and prepare Read more [...]

  • Percy Road Parks Project

    We have won funding from Pocket Parks and Barnet Borough Council to transform a run down children’s playground in to a new space for all the community. We still want to retain the playground but create a green space that all members of the community can use.

  • WEA Greening Wingrove Project

    Supporting people in Wingrove and New Mills to live sustainably Greening Wingrove is a community partnership project to support the people of Wingrove, Newcastle upon Tyne to live sustainably through growing, recycling and saving energy – helped by BIG Lottery’s Communities Living Sustainably Fund. The partners in the BIG Lottery’s Read more [...]

  • Dominic Drive Community Garden

    Dominic Drive is a cul de sac comprising 4 blocks of flats. The Community Garden project started in April 2014, encouraged by the setting up of 4 raised planters, 3 compost bins and several bird boxes by Trident Housing Association as part of their Go Green Scheme. This year we planted several Read more [...]

  • London Community Neighbourhood Co-operative (LCNC)

    Pioneering Urban Living London Community Neighbourhood Co-operative (LCNC) is an innovative urban project who are making a positive difference. With increasing climate challenges, breakdown of communities and financial insecurity, LCNC is committed to being part of the solution. LCNC plans to create a community run, low tech, flexible model for Read more [...]

  • L8 Living Sustainably

    L8 Living Sustainably is an initiative in Toxteth, Liverpool to promote local food growing, energy generation and to educate people on the impact of climate change and the measures they can take to improve their lives. The five year project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s ‘Communities Living Sustainably’ Read more [...]

  • Galleon Garden

    Studio 3 Arts, in collaboration with our neighbours in the Gascoigne Estate in Barking, will transform our garden at our venue, The Galleon Centre, into a creative, beautiful garden and park for local people to relax, play and be creative.  We’re working with volunteers, a visual artist and our local Read more [...]

  • Transition in Kings

    Transition Town created in order to build community and steer Kings Langley toward a more resilient, carbon neutral future.  Last year we received £500 from Grass Roots Giving towards our local Food Growing Project.  We also have an Energy Co-operative called www.guceltd.org    

  • Commonside Community Clean-up

    We will be clearing an area to the rear and side of the community centre wher rubbish and garden debris has previously been dumped. Planting bulbs in smaller suitable areas and partitioning off this rea and preparing the soild to grow food and bee and butterfly-friendly flowers. We will be Read more [...]

  • Dorney Vegetable Garden

    Dorney Community Garden is the first resident-led project in a north London council tower block. We have transformed empty council land surrounding the tower into a very successful community garden.  The tower’s population is a rich mix of nationalities, cultures, families, pensioners and people with physical and mental health disabilities. Read more [...]

  • Henri Le Worm Community Project

    Charlton Manor Primary School is working with Chris Collins-Blue Peter Horticulturalist, Olivier Blanc- Creator of Henri Le Worm app and Woodlands Farm Trust on a community garden project. We have been allocated land on the farm to create a growing/cooking garden with an outdoor classroom, kitchen and chill out zone. Read more [...]

  • UK Community Energy Awards 2014

    The Community Energy Awards 2014 are now taking applications! The awards are the first of their kind and focus on community energy organisations across the UK. The award celebrates the exceptional achievements made by these organisations, their staff and their volunteers. These awards provide a chance for the organisations and Read more [...]

  • Global Garden Global Kitchen

    We want to grow our community through practical skills training and volunteering by actively engaging local youth, disabled people and socially excluded individuals in our diverse and vibrant local culture with a growing area featuring terraced beds, fruit and unusual vegetables that you can’t find anywhere else. What we’ll do: Read more [...]

  • The Friendship Club / Wetherby

    This club, rightly named, meets once a month on the third Thursday of each month, for people who can’t go out at night easily, enabling them to meet up with friends in the afternoon to chat, enjoy some entertainment and end with a cuppa & cake. We are very grateful Read more [...]

  • Living Wandle Landscape Partnership

    The Living Wandle Landscape Partnership Scheme is a Heritage Lottery Funded (HLF) Project, which aims to deliver a series of improvement projects along the whole length of the River Wandle. The over-arching aim of this scheme is to re-vitalise the Wandle as an identifiable, high quality asset to the communities Read more [...]

  • Sunflower Allotment Society

    An allotment project encouraging older gardeners aged 50+ to maintain and manage a site that includes a large poly-tunnel, outdoor growing areas, porta-cabin and pond area. Gardeners include those with memory problems, some learning and physical disabilities to help each other co-productively toward the aims of growing food for sharing. Read more [...]

  • Quiet Room

    Our project is in Rawdon a village just outside Yeadon. We are a self help Community Group based in a sheltered housing scheme. We provide educational and social activities for older people. Many of whom live within 5 miles of our base. We need a quiet room where people can Read more [...]

  • Battersea Community Forum

    Battersea Community Forum is an informal group that meets quarterly, at various venues, and is open to anyone living and working in Battersea. VISION Our vision is for Battersea community members to work together in partnership as an active ‘Voice for Battersea.’ MISSION The Forum provides an opportunity for members Read more [...]

  • Gardening for Health

    Links community food growing with National Health Service initiatives. The partners in the project are Leatside Surgery and the Faculty of Health, Education and Society at the University of Plymouth, supported by School Farm, Dartington andTransition Town Totnes. South Hams District Council has licensed to the Totnes Trust (TT), the Read more [...]

  • Communities Living Sustainably in Dorset

    Communities Living Sustainably (CLS) in Dorset aims to help people in West Dorset to tackle climate change and live more sustainably. The project will act as a catalyst for action, building on the great work already taking place in the local area and exploring some innovative approaches. What are we Read more [...]

  • Woodend Barn

    Woodend Barn is a ‘gem’ of the North East Scotland, situated in Banchory, Aberdeenshire.Woodend Barn offers a unique portfolio of high quality Arts and Culture from a well presented Arts venue.Irrespective of age, race or background, Woodend Barn actively encourages engagement with all people to embrace, explore, challenge and appreciate Read more [...]

  • Herts & Essex Community Farm

    Herts & Essex Community Farm is a non for profit project in High Wych, Sawbridgeworth which is on the Hertfordshire and Essex border, near Harlow Town. We have found suitable land for the community farm to be started on which is in High Wych, Sawbridgeworth. We are looking at different Read more [...]

  • Calyx Films by the Sea

    Calyx Films by the Sea Our mission is to share knowledge about living more sustainable lives. We’d love for you to come and see the Pines Calyx – Europe’s first zero-carbon event space and join us for an informal gathering to watch a film, eat some popcorn and perhaps have Read more [...]

  • Decorate and Donate Day

    Im really excited to share this project with you. The idea is that the community will come together for a couple of hours to… 1. plant flowers in the base of the trees along the footpaths and other suitable places in the neighbourhood and  2. collection for local charities – Read more [...]

  • The Big Lunch

    The Big Lunch is the UK’s annual get-together for neighbours, an idea from the Eden Project made possible by The Big Lottery Fund. It’s the perfect recipe for having fun with your neighbours, feeding community spirit and helping to build stronger neighbourhoods.  People are the key ingredient, with those taking Read more [...]

  • Camden Green Gym

    Voluntary conservation work, designed to benefit Camden’s green spaces and to improve the overall fitness and wellbeing of volunteers. We meet at a variety of parks, nature reserves and green spaces in the borough of Camden on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10.45am-2pm. All welcome, no booking necessary and free refreshments Read more [...]

  • THE FOOD WASTE COLLECTIVE

    We are a Brighton based group that aims to address food waste issues. Our mission statement is simple…  ‘We hate food waste and want to do something about it because we love food…and the planet’ …So lets get together a community of people, it could be organisations already addressing food waste, Read more [...]

  • London Permaculture Festival

    The London Permaculture Festival is a grassroots event organised by volunteers. This year it takes place on Sunday 30th July at Cecil Sharp House, Camden from 11am-6pm. We are looking for volunteers who would like to help out and see permaculture in action as we organise for another year with Read more [...]

  • The Koa Tree Project

    The Koa Tree Project is a school for sustainable agriculture, a community hub and an educational centre.  Our 30 acre small holding draws on Permaculture principles, circular ecology and agroecological practice to create a space geared towards experimenting with and improving sustainable agriculture in mixed farming. Using our garden and Read more [...]

  • Surrey Docks Farm

    Surrey Docks Farm is a community farm in the heart of London.  We provide our visitors with unique opportunities to learn about farming, food production and to become actively involved in the life of a working farm. The Farm is free to visit and is open 7 days a week Read more [...]

  • Hammersmith Community Gardens Association

    Hammersmith Community Gardens Association is a local environmental charity set up in 1984. We manage four community gardens in Hammersmith and Fulham.  HCGA has a range of projects which include conservation training schemes, volunteer gardening sessions, environmental playschemes and environmental education in local schools.  We assist local groups in the Read more [...]

  • Cordwainers Garden

    We have claimed some disused land belonging to the London College of Fashion in Mare St. Since January 2011 we have built 16 small raised beds for local people and staff and students from the college to grow fruit and vegetables. We are also growing dye plants, medicinal herbs, flowers Read more [...]

  • Abundance Wimbledon

    ABUNDANCE FRUIT DAY – Sat 20th Sept 11am-2pm Wimbledon has lots of fruit trees around in gardens and public places, but every year much of the fruit goes to waste. Our aim is to help people harvest the fruit and use this wonderful free food. We’ll be selling jams, jellies, Read more [...]

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