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    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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Litter Free Maritime

    Litter enters the environment with terrible consequences, but what about if we can stop it entering? Working with local communities and businesses to identify the litter, pathway and sources we will be trying to intercept it before it becomes a problem, reduce waste and be more efficient with the resources Read more [...]

  • Bristol Junk Food

    We are a pop up surplus food cafe running events across Bristol, using food donated by local businesses. We run a pay as you feel system with all profits going to local charitable groups and projects. We have supported causes such as Better Food’s ‘Streets to Kitchen’ campaign, a project Read more [...]

  • Plastic-Free Hackney

    Plastic-Free Hackney (PFH) is a campaign group looking to tackle society’s throwaway, excessive and unnecessary plastic.  Plastic pollution is an issue that connects the environment with all parts of society and is something that we need to take action on at every level to stop the flood of plastic pollution Read more [...]

  • Earth Week Cleanup

    Saturday, April 27, 2019 1:00 PM  3:00 PM Coalie Park EdinburghScotland (map) Let’s give Leith a spring clean to celebrate #EarthDay2019. Last year almost 400 people took part in 11 litterpicks around Leith and collected more than half a tonne of litter from our streets. Can we break this record in 2019? Meet: Read more [...]

  • Post Brexit Survival Course

    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 [...]

  • Breightmet Apple project

    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 [...]

  • Share Shed – A Library of Things

    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 [...]

  • Truro Soup

    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.

  • Surplus With Purpose

    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.

  • 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 [...]

  • Water for London

    Water for London (WfL) is a grassroots-movement, helping catalyse a network of accessible water refill fountains across London. We believe people who live, work and play in our city should have easy access to free, healthy hydration. Water for London believes that water refill and fountains present an amazing opportunity Read more [...]

  • The Great Growing Project

    Through Harmony Woods, our new and evolving community woodland, and associated growing gardens we teach care for and understanding of the natural environment and how our actions impact on it for better and for worse, locally and globally. We provide opportunities for volunteering, learning, training, enjoyment and enhanced well-being. It Read more [...]

  • OffGrid Festival

    Off Grid is an ethical, eco-political community festival run by volunteers for social change, and exists to bring people together who want to build community, share information about agriculture and land rights, off grid technology and energy production, environmental issues, governmental structures, and the financial system, and it gives participants Read more [...]

  • A Mile of Bunting !

    Have you ever made Bunting on the Beach?  We are and we want you to join in! On the 24th June we shall be holding a workshop on the beach making a mile of bunting that will be use to line the route the Carnival will take. There will also Read more [...]

  • UK Youth Climate Coalition

    The UK Youth Climate Coalition are recruiting! Are you looking for an exciting volunteering opportunity? Are you aged between 18 and 29? Do you want to meet great people, develop new skills and be part of the global movement to stop climate change? Who are we? UKYCC is a youth Read more [...]

  • The Wilton Herbery

    Looking at improving, using and learning from our herb garden. Making scalable items from the herbs produced to fund further community work on the estate.  We will train 5 local residents in Food Hygiene Level 2 so they can utilise the herbs being grown to make interesting and unusual products Read more [...]

  • Eighton Junction Community Garden

    We run a former church as a community centre for local residents and last year took on the land around it from the council. We are developing a community garden for events, education, crafts, vegetables, composting, wildlife, volunteering, health and wellbeing. Over the next few months thanks to funding from Read more [...]

  • Yorkhill Green Spaces

    We are a community gardening group of volunteers based in the West End of Glasgow. Our aim is to improve and maintain green spaces in our community. Through planting and upkeep we are encouraging the community to enjoy the park areas in the middle of the city and to encourage Read more [...]

  • Eco Soul Hostel

    We’re creating the first-ever community eco-hostel in London. The vision is: ‘A hostel in London where people who share values of social change, sustainability and wellbeing can connect and inspire each other.’ The hostel is a non-profit social enterprise. We plan to reinvest any surplus to offer people who do Read more [...]

  • Earth Moves Cooperative

    Earth Moves offers educational and transformational experiences and events. We are a cooperative who adhere to cooperative ethics and principles. We advocate holistic, self-empowered and creative ways of engagement, healing, conflict resolution and enhanced understanding. We believe that arts, well-being activities, nature immersion and horticulture are life-enhancing for the individual, Read more [...]

  • GrowN22

    Grow N22 exists to transform unlikely, disused and neglected spaces across Haringey into vibrant community gardens and growing spaces made for and by local people. We’re currently running  projects in and around Wood Green: Westbury Banks Nature Reserve Green Rooms Garden Noel Park Green Spaces St Mungos and a project Read more [...]

  • Westbury Banks Nature Reserve

    The Westbury Banks Nature Reserve is located on Westbury Avenue N22, a short walk from Turnpike Lane tube station. The site where the Westbury Banks Nature Reserve was derelict land and was a flytipping hotspot. In April 2017, GrowN22 began planning activities to cleanse the site of litter, glass and Read more [...]

  • Trinity Academy going green!

    This year our academy has a strong focus on recycling, composting and becoming a greener academy! We will also post about our Trinity Farm. All of our students are always interested to get involved with our outdoor projects across the full campus, especially with our lovely farm animals!

  • 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 [...]

  • Rooted in Hull

    Rooted in Hull (RiH) is an innovative Urban Agriculture Project currently being developed on St Peter’s Street in the centre of Hull. Working in partnership with local business, RiH has take over a vacant development site and with the help of a broad coalition of community groups, local and national Read more [...]

  • The Hive

    Building better co-operative businesses The Hive is a business support programme from Co-operatives UK and The Co-operative Bank, for people wanting to start or grow co-operative or community enterprises. Our mix of online resources, advice and training can help you build a better co-operative business.

  • 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 [...]

  • Incredible Edible Hooky School Garden

    Our Incredible School Garden Project aims to develop a growing space within the grounds of the village school including raised growing beds for fruit and vegetables, a green house, cold frames, bee hotels, a compost bin and wormery. Children will be able to learn about sustainable horticulture, ecology and the 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 [...]

  • Southfields Harvest

    EAT, MEET, MAKE AND SHARE AT SOUTHFIELDS HARVEST. Neighbourhood festival celebrating this lively patch of SW18. Ever wondered what went on in Southfields? Come along to Southfields Harvest to find out. Connect with your community. Network with your neighbours, share ideas and information over a beer from Southfields very own Read more [...]

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