From school to work and inbetween – education & employability

Showing Projects 151-200 of 986
  • 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!

  • Swiss cottage community gardening

    community gardening,aims to improve connections and bring people together understanding the natural environment. Creating healthy spaces to nurture skills and knowledge. Growing edible herbs, or vegetables whiles  being resourceful and  kind 

  • Bee More Project

    The Bee More Project with grant funding develops and delivers Social / Care Farming activities for vulnerable and disadvantaged groups or individuals improving health, wellbeing, up skilling improving employability and reduces social isolation. In February 2018 with financial support from the Greggs Foundation, Heritage Lottery, the Roger Stott (Both administered Read more [...]

  • Offline Festival

    Project Dirt, in collaboration with Power to Change and The Eden Project Communities, are gathering community businesses, social enterprises, community projects, socially responsible corporate partners, friends and family at the beautiful Hounslow Hall Estate, Buckinghamshire. Join us for an unconference in the countryside. A unique festival experience, Offline brings three Read more [...]

  • Tyre Furniture Skills

    Tyre Furniture skills is a project that was started in 2016 to deliver tyre furniture making as a recognisable income generating skill,in The Gambia. We succesfully ran the project in Jan/ Feb 2017 in The Gambia and trained two groups of people how to make 5 different peices of tyre Read more [...]

  • Impact Hub Westminter

    Launched in 2011, Impact Hub Westminster is one of the largest of a global network of locally owned collaborative working spaces. Our primary aim is to support organisations with positive social and environmental impact at the heart of their missions. We provide flexible access to co-working space, business support and Read more [...]

  • Whole Again Community Garden

    Establishing a Community Garden in our Whole Again Community Space to be able to grow the food that we cook in our workshops.  The garden will provide the space to teach and engage volunteers and students the skills needed to grow food practically and easily anywhere.   The produce from Read more [...]

  • Summer Garden Project

    Summer Programme at Bilton Hall Community Trust Williby Roc’s provide Eco Arts and Crafts to children, families, community groups and adults.We use environmentally friendly, recyclable, pre-loved and woodland materials to deliver events, parties, workshops, after school clubs and education sessions. Here at Williby Roc’s we aim to release children’s potential Read more [...]

  • Stories and Supper

    Stories & Supper is a refugee supper club project which aims to challenge some of the myths surrounding the migration crisis. Refugee and non-refugee volunteers work in partnership to produce great food and inspiring stories.

  • 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 [...]

  • Brunswick Primary School Garden

    The Brunswick Primary School gardening project will heighten children’s awareness and appreciation for the environment. Pupils will acquire gardening skills while learning about healthy eating. As well as attracting wildlife, the garden will provide a sanctuary for disadvantaged children. We will work with the local community to ensure the project is Read more [...]

  • Audacious Veg

    Audacious Veg grows delicious food for London restaurants, and trains other people how to do it too. We grow edible flowers, gourmet salad mixes and micro-herbs that inspire your tastebuds with every mouthful. Not only are we environmentally responsible, but our produce is grown by local young adults who are Read more [...]

  • Well Grounded

    Well Grounded is a Speciality Coffee Training Academy, changing lives. We link people looking for work with an industry looking for talent. We are London’s first social enterprise solely focused on developing talent within the speciality coffee industry. What makes us different is that whilst we provide training for everyone, Read more [...]

  • Bike to the Future

    This local charity runs a bicycle repair workshop, whereby participants gain in Agoredd Cymru units in work place skills.  We do not accredit cycle repair skills as such, but people can achieve in such units as communication, working with others, essential skills, ICT etc. We are also establishing a food Read more [...]

  • Grow Your Own At Home!

    Learn how to grow fruit & veg in a series of FREE monthly sessions in Tooting on the second Saturday morning of the month, 10.30am- 12.30pm. No previous gardening experience necessary. Learning sessions include practical activities and a handout covering the basics. We can also help you with ideas about Read more [...]

  • Kench Hill Residential Education Centre

    A residential environmental education charity, linked to Hackney Council, working with schools, voluntary groups and others to provide a rural retreat for education and personal development in the outdoors. Holistic approach with strong focus on healthy eating, growing and sustainability. Open all year. Our 2 acre garden is a haven Read more [...]

  • Community Learning with Step Forward

    We have partnered up with Groundwork London to offer a variety of community learning opportunities to the local community.  From our well-equipped Teaching Room at the New Horizon Centre, with the help of our colleagues at Groundwork London, we are able to offer:  Paediatric 1st Aid training (4 weeks);  a Read more [...]

  • The GREEN project

    The GREEN project is a collaboration between 2 locally based social enterprises – Devenishgirl and the GLUE collective. During May and June we will be running a series of allotment workshops, cookery classes, volunteer opportunities and community days including: Build your allotment box (herbs for health) Cooking with asparagus Build your Read more [...]

  • Peace Garden

    We are building a Peace Garden at the front entrance of our school to give the children somewhere to go to sit and reflect about the children and staff we have lost and give them time for quiet.

  • Raw Foundation

    Raw Foundation helps to educate, engage and empower young people to move towards sustainable consumption and production. Everything we do is systems-focused, solution-oriented and change-driven. Raw Foundation’s Making Waves campaign aims to reduce the amount of oil-based plastic in the environment by raising awareness about the true extent of plastic 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 [...]

  • The Forest Recycling Project

    The Forest Recycling Project is based in Walthamstow and is running a ‘Green Jobs’ project. It is aimed at those from the East London area, who have experienced social exclusion, discrimination or mental health challenges. If you want to gain hands on skills in environmentally friendly jobs and have the 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 [...]

  • Brixton Orchard

    The Brixton Orchard is a new green space with 35 fruit trees and hundreds of edible hedges, showcasing how fruit trees can be integrated into urban spaces. By growing fruit trees, we can reconnect people with food growing and spark some curiosity about the amazing diversity which cannot be found 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 [...]

  • The Berry Maze

    This is an unique project in the UK. Beside the obvious scope of bringing together the residents by offering a space suitable for children play, organising treasure hunts, harvest day, etc, it could potentially become a tourist attraction, helping a struggling community hit hard by the local council cuts to Read more [...]

  • Pollinator Paths Wandsworth

    LSx are collaborating with community gardens across Wandsworth to deliver a project getting residents involved in nature and gardening, and boost biodiversity in the longterm! People with all levels of gardening experience are encouraged to take part. Throughout May we will be popping up at various community gardens in Wandsworth Read more [...]

  • Devonport Work Club

    The Work Club, started in 2013, is based in St Aubyn Church and library in Devonport. The Work Club serves any residents of Plymouth and the surrounding areas who are looking for employment, advice or pastoral advice. We also signpost individuals to relevant support so they are looked after in all Read more [...]

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