Going wild with biodiversity and green spaces

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  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • South Western District Gang Show

    South Western District Gang Show (SWDGS) is a fast-moving variety show performed in a theatre setting by a cast of boys and girls (6-18y), supported by a team of 30+ adult volunteers who have experience of organising live theatre events. SWDGS cast members are recruited from open workshops in the 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 [...]

  • Balham Community Garden

    A green and usable outdoor area for all members of the local community, especially the elderly, at the Kalos Centre (owned by Balham Community Church). Free weekly gardening classes focusing on growing herbs and making soup with what we grow. We emphasise increased awareness of the environment, the benefits of Read more [...]

  • Serious Play

    Laughter. Running. Jumping. Climbing. Sliding. When you think of a playground, you think of a happy, carefree environment. But there’s much more than just fun. Playgrounds are like hands-on classrooms where children are able to test and extend their abilities, develop their self confidence, assess risk correctly and enjoy and Read more [...]

  • Okehampton Community Garden

    Okehampton Community Garden started in April 2012.  We have a one acre site overlooking North Dartmoor.  On site we have a meeting space, compost toilet and polytunnel.  We aim to bring together members of the community to support and encourage gardening of all kinds, especially the growing of food. We Read more [...]

  • Pavilion in the Park (PiPs)

    The Alcohol Education Trust is a Dorset-based charity that works nationally helping 500,000 young people in 2,100 schools, youth and sports clubs make safer, healthier choices, improving their resilience and life chances each year. Until now we have operated out of a garden garage and in 2019, our 10th Birthday, Read more [...]

  • Reedbed Planting at Bodenham Lake

    Funding from Tesco Bags of Help, enabled Herefordshire Wildlife Trust tvolunteers to plant over 1000 reed plants at Bodenham Lake. Reedbed provides essential shelter for animals and without it they are vulnerable to predators and can stop them rearing young successfully. The large feathery spikes of a reedbed are a Read more [...]

  • Groundwork UK

    Groundwork is a federation of charities working locally and nationally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities.

  • OneSharedEarth

    OneSharedEarth works with volunteers to provide answers to environmental questions supported by facts and research; information broken down so it is easily understood by the readers. We also organise events on environmental issues to get questions from people, especially children’s events with schools, libraries, etc. Our volunteers take on various Read more [...]

  • Collierley Garden

    Funding was awarded to improve our gardening facilities.  We built seven raised beds which the children have enjoyed planting a range of vegetables in and tending to them during playtimes and lunchtimes. A local garden centre kindly donated some vegetables to get us started. We have had a bumper crop Read more [...]

  • Penge Green Gym Community Group

    A Community Group, also known as the Friends of Winsford Gardens and Royston Field, Penge. Created by LB Bromley and The Conservation Volunteers in 2011. Independently run since 2013. We promote Gardening and volunteering to get active exercise outdoors for your own health and wellbeing; to improve your local parks Read more [...]

  • @ the grange Blackpool

    The Grange Park estate in Blackpool is one of the largest and most deprived social housing estates in the country where statistics for poor health, low attainment, isolation, crime, unemployment, self harm etc are some of the highest in the country. The estate was built in 1948 and used to Read more [...]

  • Cooking For Life

    We are a small family-led charity (the East Lincolnshire Down’s Syndrome Family Support Group) based in Boston, Lincolnshire. Our core activities are a fortnightly ‘play and stay’ session and a monthly Special Olympics:Lincolnshire multi-sports session. Our project ‘Cooking for Life’ is about teaching our members and their siblings the basics Read more [...]

  • DOSTI’s Secret Garden

    DOSTI’s Secret Garden project allows isolated women from the community to develop their ‘Secret Garden’ at a local centre. Retreat where they can, meet, share and create small haven of their own

  • Low Carbon Warwickshire Network

    Linking mainly rural low carbon community groups to share ideas, stimulate new activity, support and inspire each other. This informal network was initiated at an event in April 2019 by Harbury Energy Initiative supported by the RSA. Since then other groups have joined in with an excellent event at Napton Read more [...]

  • Grange Pavilion

    Grange Pavilion is a resident-led project to redevelop a neglected Bowls Pavilion and Green as a multifunctional facility for Grangetown’s diverse communities, providing civic amenities including multiple spaces for community use and for hire, and a community-focused café and garden for wellbeing, play, education, growing and biodiversity, meeting priorities identified Read more [...]

  • Village Green Project

    The Radford Park Residents Association supported by voluntary groups of residents and families are working hard to build an amazing sense of community with residents engaging with one another through regular social community family events that will centre around our central community village green project. The community has exciting plans Read more [...]

  • Lamplighter’s Marsh

    This was a large docks railway sidings and landscaped rubbish tip that was abandoned about 30 years ago and had become overgrown with scrub.  After a long fight it was designated a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in late 2017.  Working with Bristol City Council Parks department, we have opened it Read more [...]

  • Friends of Sandringham Park

    We work to enhance the area and improve the chances for pollinators to thrive, we also ensure the land is clean, tidy and that no peat, pesticides or other contamination enters the land. We put on events each year for the community and fundraising for more plants to go into Read more [...]

  • Free Cakes for Kids Southampton

    Free Cakes for Kids Southampton is part of the Free Cakes for Kids network which has over 60 groups under the national umbrella in most parts of the UK. The Southampton group is a volunteer led community organisation who bake birthday cakes for children, who live within the City of Read more [...]

  • Kindness Collective

    Kindness Collective aims to be an umbrella organisation in Newcastle-upon-Tyne/Northeast England. Signposting people to community groups, companies, organisations etc active in (amongst other things) Kindness, Social Change, Combating Loneliness and Isolation. Eventually we (or I at present) hope to start running events.

  • Wickham Community Hub

    We want to create a community cafe at Wickham Community Centre. It will be a place developed by local people to provide services, activities and a safe space. Some ideas include a community library/ book exchange, repair cafe, memory cafe and play and stay. We are already a year into Read more [...]

  • Helipads For Hospitals

    H4H – Overview Background to the project. I flew as helicopter pilot all over the world for almost 40 years and I ‘know’ that the helicopter is the most versatile rescue machine EVER. The first controlled helicopter first flew in 1941 and when we first started raising funds for an Read more [...]

  • Mark Makers Community Common

    Mark Makers is a Pollokshields Trust Project  to protect and enhance community recreation and green space in East Pollokshields. Go to our website below for full details and to watch our movie https://www.markmakers.org.uk/

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