Going wild with biodiversity and green spaces

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    Better Food Traders

    UK national network of small ethical food businesses set up to support alternatives to the damaging mainstream food system, to amplify the voice of the sector and to collate evidence and data to prove the case for a better food system.

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    CAG Devon

    We provide practical support, advice, training and networking to community action groups in Devon who are doing all sorts of great things around waste reduction and sustainability in their communities.   Groups run community larders, surplus food cafes, tree planting, beach cleans and litter picks, repair cafes and much more.

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    Litter Pickers of Bolton West

    We are a small group of community volunteers who litter pick in groups or by ourselves in the west of Bolton. We often join forces with other litter picking groups across Bolton to tackle areas which have been neglected.

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    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 [...]

  • Allotment Shelter

    We are a project working with adults with learning disabilities in Winchester. We have just re opened after a 5 month closure due to COVID-19. We are currently only working at our allotment as we feel this is a safe and health environment. Our project members are really enjoying having Read more [...]

  • Oxfordshire Trees for the Future

    Oxfordshire Trees for the Future is to double tree cover in Oxfordshire by 2045. The campaign has been set up by Oxford Friends of the Earth.  We support loca planting and are working wth councils and businesses to get their commitments to long-term tree cover growth.

  • Bridgewater Community Garden

    We grow fruit, herbs and vegetables and provide a space for our community to gather. The garden brings together a number of local communities which include a large percentage of low-income families. The garden has been neglected/overgrown for the past few years and around a year ago we came together Read more [...]

  • Ours to Save

    Inspired by the impact of rolling news coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to replicate this level of urgency for another crisis – one that’s just around the corner, but that we still largely have the power to prevent. Ours to Save is a new journalism platform focused exclusively 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Save Wolverton’s Swifts and Martins

    We want to monitor and increase the number of swift nest sites within Wolverton. 2020 has been our first active year and we have been surveying existing nest-sites and hawking routes, logging around a dozen visible nest sites in use. Thanks to our local community we have installed over twenty Read more [...]

  • The Hub Garden

    The Hub garden is a small kitchen garden on the back of the Library at the Hub Community centre in Hounslow ,which is attended by local families using the community centre and sure start drop in Originally the garden was a resource for growing fresh vegetables for the community cafe 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • PIP ! Planting in the Pleasaunce

    We are a friendly group of volunteers in the East Greenwich Pleasaunce who… Celebrate and promote a local orchard and nature in and around our local park. Love that food and growing are such powerful ways to build community, friendships and a sense of place. Run volunteer days and share Read more [...]

  • Alley Pals Middlesbrough

    Alley Pals is a small community group that meets to develop green spaces for food growing and shared social events in the Gresham and Linthorpe areas.  We work within people’s back alleys, we have a small shared space known as Essex Square and we have an allotment plot at People’s Read more [...]

  • Welcome Back CCG Volunteers in 2020

    We will start the year with a session in Hampstead cemetery. The Green Gym® is natural exercise to make a difference! Fun and free outdoor community volunteering sessions to connect us with local green spaces. The Camden Green Gym® runs at different parks & public gardens across Camden. The Green Read more [...]

  • Grow Raglan Project at Raglan Estate

    This will be the last of three sessions for the Growing Raglan Project. In this session we will be continuing from where we got to last time and finish building woven hurdles. The Green Gym® is natural exercise to make a difference! Fun and free outdoor community volunteering sessions to Read more [...]

  • Trumpington Community Orchard

    Trumpington Community Orchard was founded in 2007  with help from Cambridge City Council, BBC Breathing Places Fund and the Co-operative Society. The orchard is volunteer run with free , open access to visitors. The site is planted with Cambridgeshire heritage fruit trees ( mostly apples plus a plum and greengage Read more [...]

  • Woodland wonders

    Hi I have nearly an acre of land that I run community groups from. I am a Forest School leader and grow fruit and veg for the family and have a small holding. I have just done an introduction to Permaculture course and want to increase the community aspect of Read more [...]

  • Cheltenham Nature Network

    Cheltenham needs nature! We promote and provide nature and wildlife-based events around the Cheltenham area to reconnect people with the land that surrounds them. We’re nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with ancient beech woodland, chalklands, and wide open fields. We’re particularly interested in bringing nature back into 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Become a Hackney Wild Walk Leader!

    Outdoor People is a social enterprise, with a mission to make the outdoors easy for everyone, and in particular for families, kids and communities. We sell great outdoors kit in our shop, run projects for local residents, and offer consultancy to organisations that share our mission. Our Family Wild Walks Read more [...]

  • Leegate Community Garden

    A small community garden attached to the Leegate centre, in Leegomery, Telford. The vision is to grow veg and fruit, to teach the kids where food comes from, to help families in food poverty and to even help the cafe.   Also volunteering in the outdoors is good for mental and Read more [...]

  • Seed of Hope

    Seed of Hope is a not-for-profit Social Enterprise that helps people with mental health problems to change their lives through Recovery based Social and Therapeutic Horticulture. We are based in Somerset and have groups in Cannington, Watchet and Glastonbury. Our groups meet for a six hour day (10-4) during which Read more [...]

  • market harborough fixers repair cafe

    We are a not for profit voluntary group comprising over 330 members with about 20 – 30 active volunteer fixers , holding events in Market Harborough town. Our principal is to assist people with repairing all sorts of small items thus saving waste disposal and CO2. So far we’ve saved Read more [...]

  • The Tree Project

    We grow saplings. We engage people with mental health issues. If you live locally and don’t have a land to plant a sapling we will look after your adopted sapling and plant it when suitable land becomes available. People can buy our saplings as memorabilia. We can post them or Read more [...]

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