From school to work and inbetween – education & employability

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  • The Eco Therapy Garden C.I.C

    We provide a personalised programme of Eco and Talking Therapies. We are in the process of opening a therapy garden in Kirkby Merseyside and will be working to develop the  plot June 2021 (subject to covid restrictions) Our vision is to provide a safe facilitated green space for the community Read more [...]

  • Upgrading Club House at Tongham Bowling Club

    Upgrading of existing club house to incorporate facilities for disabled club members. Historically the clubhouse was built in 1952 , subsequently updated and extended to its current state. Ideally we would like to update the clubhouse to incorporate short mat bowling and indoor bowling  following the closure of the facilities Read more [...]

  • Off Beat – Beating Anxiety through Drumming!

    WHAT IS ‘OFF BEAT’? Off Beat is an 8-week introductory drumming workshop designed to help balance, manage anxiety, gain confidence and feel grounded through group drumming lessons. Each hour-long lesson will be co-led by professional drummers Hayley Cramer (Pop Evil) and Sian Monaghan (The Wandering Hearts, Jessie Buckley, Stick in the Wheel, She Drew the Gun, China Crisis)and trained Read more [...]

  • Refill New Forest

    Refill New Forest launched in 2018 with the aim of tackling plastic pollution in the New Forest by making it easier to locate free tap water.  This is part of a larger, national campaign which to-date has over 30,000 refill points in the UK. And over 190,000 refill stations globally. Read more [...]

  • Community Workshops & Gardens @ Holme Farm

    Proposed Community Workshops & Gardens @ Holme Farm CWG@HF is a multi-facility approach to health, wellbeing and community, and will provide a therapeutic environment in which people within North Surrey can socialise, learn and thrive.  A place for individuals to find support and get involved in activities and programmes, to Read more [...]

  • Boomerang Bags New Forest

    3 Local groups in the New Forest making beautiful reusable bags from waste fabric x Groups are in Lymington, Ringwood and Hythe. Plus there are a couple of local schools that are starting to join in and make bags too. We have previously had stalls in open air fetes, where Read more [...]

  • Lymington Jean Genie

    Twice a year we hire a hire and fill the tables with old jeans, shirts, fabric, ribbon, thread, buttons and much more …. We get inspired to make something by upcycling the old jeans and rescued denim into something useful. From cushions and draught excluders, bags, hats, teddies,  christmas stockings Read more [...]

  • Lymington Repair Cafe

    Out of lockdowns, we run a Repair Cafe, 2-3 times a year in the Lymington Community Centre. Normally at least March and November, but please get in touch to check when the next event is planned. We have a range of volunteer repairers looking at electrical items, clothing, jewellery, bikes Read more [...]

  • Bethwin Road Adventure Playground

    We provide safe and stimulating out-of-school activities for children and young people in our community aged 6-16 in support of their social, physical and  emotional development and wellbeing. We are open 5 days a week for 50 weeks of the year and have a small team of skilled and experienced Read more [...]

  • Together For Colwyn Bay

    Together for Colwyn bay supports grass-roots community action with a focus on improving wellbeing, and investing in the future. We do this as a collective of residents, working together, sharing our skills and connections, and making decisions on the direction of the project and how project funding is spent. Anyone Read more [...]

  • BEAMZ Wooden Bikes

    At BEAMZ, we have a vision: “To create beautiful, high-performance, bicycles from hardwood in the most sustainable, inclusive and environmentally friendly way.” As you can see the bike looks great, it brings joy to the rider and when people see a BEAMZ bike they “get it”! The next stage of Read more [...]

  • Future Forests Network CIC

    The Future Forests Network CIC (FFN) is an ambitious project which connects volunteers with tree planting & rewilding projects throughout the UK. The website contains a comprehensive map of not for profit projects, resources to help new community groups set up and is developing a dedicated schools map and resources Read more [...]

  • Axewoods Co-operative

    Axewoods is a not-for-profit volunteer organisation that aims are to provide free woodland management to local charities, woodland owners, farmers and other organisations.  We address local fuel poverty by supplying, free of charge, wood fuel to those in need. The Log Bank is an initiative to make dry, seasoned logs Read more [...]

  • Veterans In Crisis Sunderland

    Veterans In Crisis Sunderland (VICs) was set up by it’s founder, Ger Fowler in 2018. He used his own money, had a £10 pay as you go mobile phone and based himself in Greggs within Sunderland City Centre as a very makeshift office. Ger founded VICs as he was diagnosed Read more [...]

  • Emmaus Salford

    Emmaus Salford is a charity that supports homeless people by providing them with a home, work, training and an opportunity to progress. Our work is centred around a residential community, where people who have experienced homelessness come to make it their home for as long as they need it to Read more [...]

  • The Community Impact Initiative

    The Community Impact Initiative (The Cii) run housing renovation projects that enable disadvantaged/vulnerable groups to improve on health and wellbeing, learn new skills, gain qualifications and work towards employment through the renovation of empty and disused properties. The Cii purchase empty and/or disused properties and create a project around the Read more [...]

  • Grimethorpe Activity Zone (GAZ)

    GAZ is a small charity that works with children and young people aged 8 – 21 in the community of Grimethorpe, Barnsley, South Yorkshire.  Our aim is to provide free services and activities that help local children and young people overcome the effects of living in a deprived area and Read more [...]

  • WATERPROOFS & WELLIES

    We have a dream. We want to provide one million primary school aged children across the United Kingdom with the means to be able to get outdoors and explore all that the natural world has to offer. Who are we? The Waterproofs & Wellies Project is a charitable scheme championed Read more [...]

  • Squilometres – Interwoven Productions CIC

    Squilometres is an ongoing methodology, rather than a project. Interwoven Productions CIC helps communities to find creative ways to celebrate their own place by training residents themselves in the technique.  In this way, it animates individuals and communities to become agents of their own change in creative, active, collective citizenship.  Read more [...]

  • Bridge

    BRIDGE A first-hand Education BRIDGE IS AN EXCITING NEW APP FOR 7-18 YEAR OLDS THAT IS UPDATING CULTURAL EDUCATION! Bridge is community initiative helping student aged 7-18 learn about local and global cultures. We aim to build empathy between young people by sharing photos of every day life around the Read more [...]

  • Community Recycle Scheme for Schools

    The scheme is an exciting new initiative which supports education facilities throughout the UK by donating second-hand and end of line equipment to schools. It helps schools save money whilst also preventing these items going to landfill. Visit https://www.aandslandscape.co.uk/community-recycle-scheme/

  • Volunteer Tutor- English and maths

    About the Opportunity: Volunteering with Action Tutoring is an easy and rewarding way to make a difference to the lives of young people living in your community. By volunteering and tutoring for just one hour a week, you will be able to directly support disadvantaged young people to build their Read more [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Oak Grove Family Support

    Oak Grove Family Support is a project run by Oak Grove Community Church to support families facing adversity in North Norwich, primarily the area of Catton Grove. We run the Kids Matter parenting programme to strengthen families and bring them into the local community. Kids Matter groups are for 4-8 Read more [...]

  • OASIS Community Gardens

    The Oasis Community Gardens is a project which has been developed on a 2 acre site in Worksop, Nottinghamshire by a group of volunteers.  The site now has over 30 areas including growing spaces, play areas, specialist planting beds and polytunnels, raised beds and a dome greenhouse.  It is now Read more [...]

  • Doorways

    Welcome to some thinkpieces on our new London Sustainable Schools Forum project: Doorways. It has been launched in a time of crisis when the ‘doorways’ in the places we live, work and shop have a whole new significance. There are eight Doorways (to sustainable schools resources) in our project. It doesn’t matter Read more [...]

  • Helping people to speak again

    We are a small but growing charity based in Leicester (East Midlands) that deals with the after effects of surgery for throat cancers & all the horrors of havin g no voice! 2020VoiceCancer.org was set up 5yrs ago by myself (Phil Johnson) after my surgeon pointed out all that was Read more [...]

  • Lifeafterhummus Community Benefit Society

    We are Lifeafterhummus Community Benefit Society, a grassroots BME-Led Society and a member of the Co-operatives UK. We are located at Somers Town Community Association. We applied to the Regents Place Community Fund to improve the health of local families and tackle health inequalities and improve social cohesion, reduce social Read more [...]

  • Forest School Leader Training 2020

    Greenbow is excited to announce Forest School Leader Trainings for 2020. Four separate trainings that will be run in the Greater London area within beautiful nature reserves and green spaces. Training dates and places: Ham Lands (Richmond)— 2nd-4th March 2020 Crouch End (Haringey) — 30th March – 1st April 2020 Read more [...]

  • The Canddo Project CIC

    We are a community woodland project in pontypool, torfaen. The Canddo Project CIC  Alongside creating a community woodland that is a proven benefit to mental health we want to utilise the wood as a green woodworking hub. Meaning isolated and suicide vulnerable people can meet at there own pace without 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 [...]

  • Green Architecture Day

    28 March 10.30am – 5pm Sallis Benney Theatre, University of Brighton, 58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY   Cost: £10-£38 (includes light vegetarian lunch and refreshments – please bring a cup)   ‘A wonderful, informative, annual event…’ Green Architecture Day presents a comprehensive programme led by designers, practitioners and professionals, 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 [...]

  • TGI Oakford

    We currently run bi-weekly cooking and social activity sessions on Friday’s from 4.30pm until 6.30pm. These sessions involve cooking and eating a healthy meal from scratch as a group, learning new skills and techniques and enjoying everyone’s company. This is open to anyone who needs some additional help with cooking, 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 [...]

  • Cotswold Riding Opportunities Project

    CROP is an all inclusive CIC set up to spread the therapeutic qualities of ponies and other animals to those that would not otherwise benefit. The company’s activities will provide benefit to our youth community and adults alike to access the benefits horses and ponies can provide. We are committed Read more [...]

  • Kennishead Community Hall

    kennishead community hall provides community space for people living in and out with the local area. We provide a wide range of activities that suits the needs for all , no matter of age or ability. Our aim is to help reduce isolation and loneliness .  A few of our 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

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