From school to work and inbetween – education & employability

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  • 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.

  • Learning from the River Brent

    Thames21 runs the Welsh Harp Environmental Education Centre (WHEEC), adjacent to the Welsh Harp Reservoir in the London Borough of Brent. Within the 5ha of woodland with ponds and a small section of river Thames21 has been delivering sessions for primary schools, enabling local children to experience and learn from nature. Thames21 is Read more [...]

  • Wassailing in St Laurence Orchard!

    By popular demand, Trust Links are moving Wassailing to Sunday 28 January at  14:00-15:30 at St Laurence Orchard. Come and wake the trees up for the Spring in historic St Laurence Orchard, located in  Eastwoodbury Lane (at the junction with St. Laurence Way), Southend-on-Sea Sample the spiced apple juice, join Read more [...]

  • MCF Bulk Buster

    MCF collect old bikes and wheelchairs, and use them for vocational maintenance training for hundreds of people in prisons and the community. Some restored bikes are sold at affordable prices in MCF Community Bikerys, but most are donated through partner organisations to disadvantaged people locally and around the world.  Over our first five years, MCF Read more [...]

  • Project Kingfisher

    We are pleased to announce our new Education Project funded by the Greggs Foundation. It has been said that we learn to love nature as children but then commit to respecting and protecting it later in life. Therefore to protect our rivers for future generations, we need to ensure children today Read more [...]

  • The Friends of Bassleton Beck

    Bassleton Beck sits between two large communities in the Borough of Stockton on Tees: Thornaby and Ingleby Barwick. It has footpath access to it and along part of its length. This is potentially an ideal spot to walk dogs, enjoy the outdoors, for children to play, and to learn about Read more [...]

  • Butterfly Project at Whickham Hermitage Garden

    The Butterfly Project – helping restore nature’s balance!  The Butterfly Project is an ambitious, long-term scheme for Whickham Hermitage Community Garden. We’re building a series of greenhouses, or igloo pods, for native butterflies, ladybirds and other beneficial insects – natural plant pollinators which are currently in decline throughout the world. Read more [...]

  • All in the Making at Layer Breton Heath

    Habitat management for nightingales and heath regeneration work. Scalloping a gorse hedge to open it up provide an open space for the public and greater area for birds to nest in. Removing self set trees to encourage a heath land habitat for the local community and the wildlife 

  • Wildlife Corner

    Local voluntary organisation The Conservation Volunteers will clear, prepare and replant an area of land at the cemetery. Fast growing shrubs will be planted to provide a barrier at the edge of the cemetery and enhance the area for wildlife. A variety of shrub species, selected for their value as 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Mr and Mrs Polluto

    Mr and Mrs Polluto is a series of fun-filled, interactive family performances for ages 4+ that generate an interest in caring for the environment and recycling. Taking place in Redbridge libraries and housing estates, the performances encourage residents to recycle more, litter less and take pride in sustaining green neighbourhoods.

  • Small Works Big Ideas

    Are you 13 – 24? Do you live/work/ go to school in Islington? Do YOU have a BIG IDEA ? Small Works ‘Big Ideas’ is an exciting and fun programme during which we’ll help you turn your big or small idea into a real project. You’ll learn about social enterprise, Read more [...]

  • Whirlygig Toy Library

    We are a new toy library opening soon in Beacon Heath in Exeter. We are part of Merry Go Round Toy Libraries, a local small charity that provides really good quality toys, games and resources for children to play with then take home for a week or two.  Our main 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 [...]

  • Punch and Juicy liquid foods

    Who are Punch and Juicy Liquid Foods Punch and Juicy Liquid Foods are an Award winning social enterprise that primarily started out selling and promoting healthy liquid food We currently pop up in temporary locations including markets and events as a hire-able juice bar serving fresh Juices, Smoothies , Soups Read more [...]

  • Graduate Planet CIC

    Graduate Planet CIC is the UK’s first social enterprise recruitment agency with a clear environmental mission. As a certified member of Social Enterprise UK we aim to make the world a better place by reinvesting our annual trading profit into environmental initiatives to raise awareness and combat climate change. These Read more [...]

  • Greening De Frene Market Garden

    There will be 3 main types of activity that will directly benefit our service users (co-workers) and the local community as well as the environment in which they work and live. Firstly we will develop more microhabitats and niches including: Butterfly garden – designed to feed caterpillars as well as Read more [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Skelton Grange Conservation Sessions

    This year Skelton Grange Environment centre is celebrating it’s 25th birthday and working with a group of volunteers from the local community we will help to further improve the nature reserve through various conservation tasks. These will include sowing wildflower meadows, planting a vegetable garden, managing hedges, ponds and woodlands Read more [...]

  • Archbishop’s Park Pre-School Family Allotment

    A free Allotment Gardening group for local families with pre-school children at the corner of Archbishop’s Park. The two hour long workshops provide season planting, harvesting and craft activities for adults and children to enjoy together.   Sessions run every Friday from 10 am – 12 noon. Children and their parents/carers Read more [...]

  • Greenholm Primary School Farm

    We have been allowed to take ownership of a field behind the school, which is landlocked and owned by the local authority. It is 5.2 acres and we plan to develop a school farm, and an area for the children to do PE.

  • Wild Cat Wilderness

    The Wild Cat Wilderness is a unique, wild community green space in Catford coordinated by the Rushey Green Time Bank. Here the local community can explore nature and wildlife, play or relax in its peacefulness, learn new outdoor skills, share and enjoy the space with other local people of all Read more [...]

  • Our Allotment

    Ebbw Fawr Wellbeing Centre pupils would like the chance to help the environment and become more sufficient and independent as learners and young adults. The Wellbeing Centre provides support for pupils with emotional, social and behavioural issues. The allotment and garden area that pupils would like to create will also Read more [...]

  • Growing fruit and vegetables

    Pupils and staff at Dunblane Primary School have been busy planting, growing and now harvesting some of our fruit and vegetables which we have grown in the school grounds.  We have 8 planters and several large boxes for potatoes.  The pupils will then be making healthy meals in the school Read more [...]

  • Blackhill Club Community Garden

    Blackhill Club Community Garden has been designed and implemented by volunteers in Consett. We grow food together using Permaculture principles and organic methods to supply food for our free of charge Community Meal.

  • Edible High Town

    We are renovating and replanting many of the green spaces around High Town, Luton, with edible plants and wild flowers for pollinators. The project consists of local volunteers, a coordinator and funded gardeners who maintain the plots. We look forward to adding some pictures of our progress!

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