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    @ 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 [...]

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    Serve Memory Cafe

    Our weekly Memory Cafe supports people living with dementia by providing a safe social environment for them to enjoy a lovely lunch in our 1940’s Memory Lane Tearooms.  During the course of the afternoon we provide activities to stimulate their memories and support cognitive function in a relaxing and enjoyable Read more [...]

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    DOSTI’s Secret Garden

    DOSTI’s Secret Garden project allows isolated women from the community to develop their ‘Secret Garden’ at a local centre. Retreat where they can, meet, share and create small haven of their own

  • Llansilin Over 60 Club

    Llansilin Over 60 Club provides a meeting point for the elderly of the community. The majority of club members are single and live alone in an isolated rural community. Whilst many of the regular club activities are of a social nature their value to the elderly of the community is Read more [...]

  • Kindness Collective

    Kindness Collective aims to be an umbrella organisation in Newcastle-upon-Tyne/Northeast England. Signposting people to community groups, companies, organisations etc active in (amongst other things) Kindness, Social Change, Combating Loneliness and Isolation. Eventually we (or I at present) hope to start running events.

  • Sporting Memories

    Sporting Memories Foundation was established in 2013 alongside our community interest company, The Sporting Memories Network (founded 2011). Through both organisations we develop and deliver reminiscence, social and inclusive physical activities that improve the mental and physical well-being of older people 50+ who maybe socially isolated, do not take part in other activities, spend days Read more [...]

  • SHAPE Over 60’s Social Activity Programme

    Our project is to deliver a Social Activity Programme for people over 60 in Ramsbottom /Bury. This will involve activities to improve people’s health and wellbeing and reduce isolation. Activities will include Health Walks – these will be tailored to the abilities of participants, somewhere people can have a short Read more [...]

  • When the Parade has ended

    Veterans are men and woman who have sacrificed a lot for the defense of this great nation and this includes their lives, they experience the horrors of war and the dark side of humanity in places like Iraq, Afghan, Bosnia, Kosovo stretch as far back as the World War 2. Read more [...]

  • Butterflies Friendship Group

    Butterflies Friendship Group is a place where bereaved and lonely people come together twice a month for two hours and where they can meet old friends and make new ones.  Through a range of activities and opportunities anyone who is lonely or bereaved can come along and find a safe Read more [...]

  • It’s Better Together

    We are a faith group who since 1995 have run numerous community activities such as toddler groups, youth groups, luncheon clubs, art classes etc. Through a generous grant from #Greggs4good  we are expanding our provision by running ‘It’s Better Together’ – regular weekly relaxation and mental health coffee mornings together Read more [...]

  • Tea and Talks

    A monthly group for older people living locally to get together, enjoy a cup of tea and scone and hear from an interesting speaker!

  • Be Our Guest

    We are a Leicestershire charity that seeks to help and serve our local community in a real and relevant way.On the last Sunday of every month we provide a Tea Party for mostly elderly people who are vulnerable for one reason or another. They may be experiencing loneliness due to Read more [...]

  • Royd Community Gardens

    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 [...]

  • Gurkha Environmental Conservation Project

    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 [...]

  • Heeley City Farm

    Heeley City Farm is a community farm in Heeley, Sheffield.  Founded over 30 years ago, it began with £20 in the bank, donated saplings and flower seeds, a hut and a goat and masses of help from enthusiastic local people.  It now employs over 50 people, many who live near Read more [...]

  • Dream Garden

    An ongoing project to transform an underused community space into a small urban woodland garden that will be used as an outdoor classroom and green community space. Avant-Gardening has developed the project in partnership with Fair Community Housing Services, Tower Bridge Primary School and Snowsfields Primary School. This is part Read more [...]

  • Community gardening for All

    We have a gardening club we wish to further advertise it to spread it to all the community. We will be using an expert gardener to offer professional advice and tips, we will use him as session worker on a monthly basis to go through giving us tips and advice Read more [...]

  • Cultivation Street

    I work for a not for profit organisation called Cultivation Street, the founder being the Love your Garden gardener David Domoney. Cultivation Street was set up to primarily support community gardens – whether that be a community groups, school garden or even individual projects. Although the main attraction to Cultivation Read more [...]

  • Edible Rotherhithe

    Edible Rotherhithe will transform an vacant area of land at the rear of a social housing estate into a thriving new community space in Rotherhithe, SE16. The project will feature a well being garden, food growing, a carpentry workshop, arts and crafts and, skills development opportunities run by ourselves and Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible Avenue SW8

    Greening the area between Thessaly Road and Stewarts Road, covered by three estates, Patmore, Carey Gardens and Savona. Planting fruit tees and bushes to create a community orchard Running regular gardening workshops – The Potting Shed Working with schools and community groups Upskilling around horticulture, upcycling, cooking, healthy eating Volunteering Read more [...]

  • Poets’ Corner Community Garden

    Since January 2016 the members of Poets’ Corner Community Garden have taken on and transformed an underused former community garden on the Bethnal Green Estate & created a renewed, bigger, more beautiful garden & resource for the local community. Despite being the newest community garden in Tower Hamlets, Poets’ Corner Community Garden Read more [...]

  • Tell Us A Story

    Tell Us A Story is a community based project which encourages the community to take part in storey telling and building. Read about my vision for the project here.

  • Largs Organic Gardens

    Community Garden at Largs Railway Station. A  Viking themed community garden, created on a disused area of old track bed within the Railway Station.  Situated next to Platform 1 garden members grow their own organic fruit, vegetables and flowers in whiskey barrels and raised beds.  We have communal fruit trees, Read more [...]

  • Uxbridge Green Gym

    Uxbridge Green Gym is a weekly, free, conservation volunteering session every Wednesday 11 – 2pm. The Conservation Volunteers’ Green Gyms’ aim to improve volunteers health and wellbeing through practical tasks, time spent outdoors in nature, meeting people, giving back to the community and taking care of green spaces. Volunteers meet Read more [...]

  • Forest of Mercia CIC

    Forest of Mercia CIC uses the natural environment to educate, improve health and well-being and encourage everyone to use the outdoors in a way that’s right for them. We are developing Hilton Green into an environmental facility devoted to exploring exciting and innovative ways to support people to reach their Read more [...]

  • Heating System for a wide Beam Boat

    The Peter Le Marchant Trust was set up in 1977 by Clare Le Marchant-Connell with an aspiration to provide canal boat experiences for the disabled and seriously ill.The Trust has achieved this and currently has two wide beam Boats and a narrowboat operating from Loughborough.The Boats carried 4300 passengers last Read more [...]

  • Islington Green Gym

    Unlike other gardening and conservation projects, our focus is as much on health and Well-being as it is on creating welcoming and healthy green space within the local community. After a few minutes warm up, we have plenty to keep us busy from cutting back overgrown foliage to increase the Read more [...]

  • Grow Chichester

    Grow Chichester has set up and manages two community gardens and two community orchards intended for use by members of the local community. Free weekly therapeutic horticulture sessions led by a trained horticultural therapist are held for vulnerable groups such as the elderly and people with mental health issues. At Read more [...]

  • Shepway Chariots Community Garden

    shepway chariots have recently acquired half an acre of disused land which had become a hotspot for anti social behaviour and flytipping. Our aim is to transform the land into a fully functioning community garden. Where we will encourage local residents to learn how to grow, tend and harvest their Read more [...]

  • “Social Art” at Nucleus Arts

    “Social Art” at Nucleus Arts will provide a much-needed opportunity for anyone in Chatham and the surrounding areas to meet and enjoy a shared passion of creativity, regardless of where they come from, or the barriers they are facing in their lives. Weekly sessions facilitated by experienced artists will enable those who Read more [...]

  • Arches Local (Big Local)

    As part of the Big Local programme, an area in central Chatham which has been locally named ‘Arches Local’ was awarded £1million in the spring of 2012. The partnership was endorsed in June 2015, and is led by residents, and supported by local organisations. From the varied consultations with Arches Read more [...]

  • Wild Whitworth

    The aim is to make bug hotels, plant wildflowers, plant fruit trees and also to have an incredible edible patch in our community for all to enjoy and actively take part in the creation of. There wil be a series of creative activities for everyone to take part in and Read more [...]

  • Weekly Volunteer Days

    We need help all year round! Come along any Monday or Tuesday 10ish till 2ish and help us tidy the orchard. Sit and enjoy the wildlife, help us with some light weeding or planting, or we can even find you some more strenuous jobs if you’re interested! The site is Read more [...]

  • Community Potluck

    Cranbrook Community Potluck A well being event to be held once a month in Cranbrook Exeter. A free event where people get together over a shared meal. Each family bring food to share and we facilitate the event. Run by the community for the community.  An alcohol free social gathering Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible

    Incredible Edible is a food growing network throughout the UK. The objective is to bring people together to grow food once a week in the new town of Cranbrook Exeter. Food grown is accessible for anyone to enjoy, foods such as herbs, salad leaves, fruit and even root vegetables and Read more [...]

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