From school to work and inbetween – education & employability

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  • London Sustainability Exchange

    LSx is a “think and do” charity which creates collaborations that address the complex barriers to a sustainable London. Our projects provide action-based community development and research to develop, and in turn share, the lessons from our work across London, and most importantly, influence London’s policies for a sustainable future.

  • Grow with Sunnyside

    We have secured a small grant to employ someone to teach a small group how to grow vegetables and some soft fruit.  We will be using our existing allotment site and setting up some new beds for people to get involved.  The people we want to target are those with Read more [...]

  • Sustainable Learning

    Created by and for teachers, Sustainable Learning was inspired by Bristol’s year as European Green Capital in 2015. Funding from the Department of Energy and Climate Change has allowed us to continue the legacy of that very special year, when we engaged 30m000 local schoolchildren – but the work didn’t Read more [...]

  • Salmon Homecoming

    ‘Salmon Homecoming’ is an eco-education project that will celebrate the opening up of the Avon Water to the majestic Atlantic salmon, thanks to recent conservation measures in the river. The Clyde River Foundation, in partnership with the Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership (CAVLP), will work with 21 primary schools Read more [...]

  • Westminster Recycling Champions

    Westminster is recycling less that 20% of its waste. We’re looking for volunteer Recycling Champions who will help others in their community to waste less and recycle more. You don’t need any experience to become a Recycling Champion. You just need to live in Westminster, be over 18 and willing to Read more [...]

  • We Can Grow

    Octopus is driven by the collective desire to develop community centres as ‘hubs’ in the community, where multiple grass-roots services and wide-ranging facilities can be accessed and influenced by the unique needs of diverse communities and local neighbourhoods. We Can Grow, one of the projects run my Octopus, is working Read more [...]

  • Growing Relationships

    We run a social enterprise across two of our sites, working with children and young people aged 5-16. We garden (maintain and develop the grounds, plant and grow food), do craft/construction (making benches, bird boxes, bug hotels, mosaics) and marketing (branding, costing, market research)

  • Gelli Crug Honey Bees

    Gelli Crug Allotments  has 5 bee hives set up. The aim of the project is to engage with the local community and local schools by having open days where they can take part in the inspection of the hives and  help to extract and jar up the honey. However, as Read more [...]

  • What It Means To Me

    #Whatitmeanstome is a simple, exciting and global project to uncover what sustainability really means to people. The project is straightforward, speak to and get recordings from around the world in order to find out what sustainability means to people’s hearts and minds. We now have over 30 videos uploaded here from Read more [...]

  • Deen City Farm

    Deen City Farm is an urban farm with an educational focus in the heart of the London Borough of Merton. Our five acre site has over 60,000 visitors a year, and includes a farmyard, riding school, gardens, cafe and shop. We have all sorts of animals form cows, sheep, pigs Read more [...]

  • ‘Project Mushrooms’ presented by Luke Osborne

    SE Essex Organic Gardeners would love you to join them at their next meeting on Monday 16 January at Growing Together Westcliff at 8.00pm: ‘Project Mushrooms’ presented by Luke Osborne Urban Farmers’ gourmet oyster mushrooms grown on spent coffee grounds collected from local cafés. Growing Together Westcliff, 47 Fairfax Drive Read more [...]

  • The Greetland Academy Gardening Club

    We wish to take our ethos beyond our school gates and involve the community in our projects. Children will learn life skills and local people will demonstrate their skills and knowledge   The project will be sustainable as the monies made from selling produce will support the project into the Read more [...]

  • Reclaim the Rosebank

    Reclaim the Rosebank- Empowering local people to come together transforming their lives and their local green space. Developing a design for the Rosebank for generations to come. Reaching out to people in need, encouraging them to learn and share skills, form friendships and make a positive, sustainable change to their Read more [...]

  • Llanfyllin Transtion

    We are working with our local high school and community to create a vision and pathway to carbon negative future. This is a three eyar project funded by the EU’s LEADER programme

  • The Year of the Yeo

    Celebrate and get to know your local river for a whole year! This 12 month celebration invites the community to explore, experience and improve their river. With 11 exciting monthly events culminating in a community river festival in the twelfth month, the year opens up the river to all. Whether you Read more [...]

  • Hounslow Heath Green Gym

    Hounslow Heath Green Gym is a volunteer-led group running every Tuesday, 10.45 – 2pm on Hounslow Heath. Located in the heart of Hounslow, this incredible nature reserve contains a mix of rare acid grassland and lowland heath, woodland, wildflower meadows and wetlands. Come and join like-minded people to carry out essential Read more [...]

  • Schools on Reserves

    With our innovative and sustainable Environment and Education Centre, dedicated education discovery zones and the River Thames on our doorstep, Rainham Marshes is a safe and inspiring environment for schoolchildren to get close to nature.

  • LoCATE Bristol Frome

    The LoCATE (Local Community Action Through Education) Bristol Frome Project will work with communities along the Bristol Frome (focusing in the towns of Yate, Chipping Sodbury and Frampton Cotterell) to help them to locate their nearest section of river and will help those groups by providing education and involvement opportunities Read more [...]

  • Patten Beck Community Project

    West Cumbria Rivers Trust and Hayton Castle Fields are working together to extend the existing gardening project at Hayton Castle into the woods! The woods have suffered decades of neglect resulting in fly tipping, poor water quality and invasive species. With our growing team of local volunteers and youth organisations Read more [...]

  • Springhill Academy

    With this funding we will be creating a peaceful wildlife garden and vegetable plot within a small woodland area for our children, families and the whole community to enjoy.

  • Blown Away – a 10:10 campaign

    Blown away by the awesome power of the wind? You’re not alone. But the government is taking this climate-change-busting industry away from us. We can’t stand by while wind power is hung out to dry. The British public are big fans of onshore wind. Three quarters of us back it. Read more [...]

  • Mount Wise Residents Association

    A Local residents association for people in the Mount Wise area of Devonport. Aimed to help, support, and bring together the community. We want to help with local issues. Common problems. Neighbourhood security. 

  • Devonport Roots

    Were are a group of local people wanting to improve the Green space, and bring back wildlife back into Devonport.  Devonport has been regenerated over the past 10 years with new houses, and business into the area. Whilst this is great, and a real boost for the area, one thing Read more [...]

  • South Dartmoor Community Energy

    South Dartmoor Community Energy is a new community benefit society, set up to help local communities to become more energy efficient and to also get involved in renewable energy projects. We have established a small energy advice team who are out and about across the South Hams talking to residents Read more [...]

  • Slade Green Edible Station

    We are working on Slade Green Station to dig out all the old bushes and clear the rubbish along the main wall and to made a Edible station, where we will plant vegetables and fruit for the community to pick and help grow more vegetables.

  • DCH WorkHub – Bideford

    Virtual WorkHub for DCH residents I can offer 1:2:1 support around education, learning employment, settying up your own business, access extrenal funding, DCH grants, signposting for DCH residents. I will support you with what you want to do.

  • DCH WorkHub – Barnstaple

    Virtual WorkHub for DCH residents I can offer 1:2:1 support around education, learning employment, settying up your own business, access extrenal funding, DCH grants, signposting for DCH residents. I will support you with what you want to do.

  • Community Drop-in – Laira, Plymouth

    Local drop in sessions at 16 Foxfield Close, Laira, Plymouth, to support residents with educational – employment and skills advice. 121 advice and support if needed. Find out about funding Come along to the community space between 10 -2pm every Wednesday.

  • Devonport Jobclub

    Weekly drop in job club at Devonport Library, Chapel Street, Plymouth operating every Wednesday morning 9am – 1pm.  Free computer access, information, 1-2-1 guidance and refreshments in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.

  • Community Cafe

    Every other Tuesday 10am – 1pm Drop in Free Wi – fi, toast and tea.  Find out more about local volunteering opportunities and your community.  In partnership with DCH, Favour 4 Favour, Timebank SW and WOW financial inclusion project.

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