Going wild with biodiversity and green spaces

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  • 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 [...]

  • Share Nurseries

    Share Nurseries, a social enterprise of Share Community, sells bedding, vegetable and herb plants throughout the year. Everything we sell is lovingly grown and nurtured by Share students as part of their horticulture training. As well as gardening skills, this gives our students a pathway into work-related activities and teaches 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/

  • Bournemouth Parks in Mind

    Parks in Mind uses the power of nature to promote physical and mental health, whilst improving green spaces for people and wildlife. It does this by providing free volunteering opportunities on parks and open spaces where people can take part in fun nature conservation, health walks, arts and wellbeing activities. Read more [...]

  • Thanet Earthlings

    We want to create a growing space in our Community Centre so the children who attend our Youth Club can learn about biodiversity, connect with nature, enjoy and benefit from an improved environment and have the opportunity to grow their own organic vegetables. We would like to include the whole Read more [...]

  • Woodland and Path Restoration

    We return to Ingestre wood to care for the ranging habitat from Woodland through to Meadow. With your help we will be restoring the path and replacing sections of railing which have been degraded over the years. The Green Gym® is a unique way to get fit, transform the environment, Read more [...]

  • Cradley Community Reedbed Project

    The Community in Cradley are joining together with Severn Rivers Trust and the Greggs Foundation to clean up the River Stour. Right in the heart of the Black Country this project at Lodge Forge in Cradley and the surrounding area of greenspace. The area is underused by local people because Read more [...]

  • Edward Kemp Community Garden

    The Edward Kemp Community Garden was first developed in March 2011.  Now 8 years on what was a hockey field is now a thriving Community space.  We have many themed areas including sensory, herb, wildflower gardens as well as ponds.  Thanks to the grant from Greggs we have now been Read more [...]

  • We are all the same ….. but different

    The Motivation hub offers day opportunities to vulnerable adults across the Walsall Borough and surrounding areas. We currently have 75 placements per week (mon to Friday) Our aim is the make each day meaningful to our clients. Supporting in a wide variety of in-house and community activities. Helping to improve Read more [...]

  • Litter Free Maritime

    Litter enters the environment with terrible consequences, but what about if we can stop it entering? Working with local communities and businesses to identify the litter, pathway and sources we will be trying to intercept it before it becomes a problem, reduce waste and be more efficient with the resources Read more [...]

  • Perfectly Edible UK

    Perfectly Edible UK is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company based in the heart of Leicester. Our mission is to tackle the ever-growing crises of food poverty and food waste. Our objective is to rescue surplus food, that would otherwise be sent to landfill, and make it accessible to families and Read more [...]

  • Love Vale Park

    Vale Park is a small grassy park on the west border of Brighton. There is some woodland and planted borders, plus a children’s playground. It’s in a mainly residential working class area. The Friends of Vale Park group started its efforts a few years ago to improve the park and Read more [...]

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