Going wild with biodiversity and green spaces

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    We are a Brighton based group that aims to address food waste issues. Our mission statement is simple…  ‘We hate food waste and want to do something about it because we love food…and the planet’ …So lets get together a community of people, it could be organisations already addressing food waste, Read more [...]

  • Streetbank

    Streetbank is a website that makes it easy to see all of the things and skills that your neighbours are willing to share with you.   It was recently listed by the Times as one of the 50 websites you can’t live without. So far, Streetbank members have lent each other Read more [...]

  • Caldmore Community Garden

    We are a community garden located in the middle of multicultural Caldmore in Walsall. We meet once a month in the Village Hub on Caldmore Green and organise regular Dig It Days to together work on the garden. We want to run activities for children, workshops and training for local Read more [...]

  • Greenwood Theatre

    The Greenwood Theatre linear & vertical garden is one of the Mayor 100 Pocket Parks.   The three primary objectives of the project are: 1.  to deliver a world class green urban design project – which highlights the creative possibilities of transforming underused awkward spaces into parks.   2.  to Read more [...]

  • Centre for Alternative Technology

    CAT educates for a sustainable society. We run Masters courses in renewable energy and sustainable architecture; have short courses on all aspects of sustainable living; hold regular events and are open to visitors. CAT informs, inspires and enables practical solutions for sustainable living We have created some of the most Read more [...]

  • Rochester Square Come-Unity Garden

    We are a group of diverse creatives rejuvenating a derelict plant nursery and theatrical prop warehouse in Camden Town! A brief history: Being neglected for over 10 years, the garden and buildings were beginning to fall apart and degrade the surrounding neighbourhood. Having once being home to an array of Read more [...]

  • GoodGym Hackney

    GoodGym is the best way to get fit in Hackney. Forget the gym, we’ll help you get fit by doing good.  Our community of runners and qualified trainer will help you achieve your fitness goals by doing physical work that helps your community. From Hackney Road to Amhurst Park we Read more [...]

  • Slades Farm Community Garden

    Slades Farm Community Garden is located in the large Slades Farm Open Space in north Bournemouth. Historically this was farmland, but it became absorbed by Bournemouth’s expansion in the 1950s. Work started on the community garden in March 2012. The objectives are to garden sustainably, using permaculture principles, and to Read more [...]

  • GoodGym Tower Hamlets

    GoodGym is a group of runners that like to put our exercise to use – we like to help community organisations with physical tasks as a way to keep fit. We clear land, shovel & barrow compost, shift heavy stuff like flagstones or furniture… anything that’s hard work. Email me Read more [...]

  • Merton Green Parents

    Merton Green Parents is here for parents who want their parenting journey to be sustainability minded. This is your place to share ideas, get advice parents and make friends!  We meet on a Wednesday morning from 10.30 at Coffee in the Wood, 101 High Street Colliers Wood. We also have Read more [...]

  • Bolton Urban Growers

    Our group has taken over two disused tennis courts in the grounds of Southfields Pub in Great Lever, we are putting together growing area and small edible forest garden, the idea behind our project is to help people on low/no income to grow and produce their own resources in their Read more [...]

  • Redbridge Youth Council

    Redbridge Youth Council is a group of young people aged 13-19 who meet to discuss local and national issues that affect young people in Redbridge. The group sets the agenda and they have campaigns on youth related issues and run events to encourage young people to get involved.  This is a chance to Read more [...]

  • Grow Active

    We aim to provide support to community gardeners, whether on council Housing estates, new allotment plot holders, people running school gardens, or anyone else who wants to lend a gardening hand. We offer tips and information, practical demos, seasonal ‘jobs to do NOW’, and the chance to meet other gardeners. There will Read more [...]

  • Friends of Paradise park

    Friends of Paradise Park Information for new ‘Friends’ Thank you for expressing an interest in becoming a ‘Friend’ of the park. Below you will find information on where to meet and activities taking place in the park along with other useful information. Please take time to read this and we Read more [...]

  • Moss Trail Free-lance Bryologist required

    Free-lanceBryologist to write and design introductory educational sheets for SLBI MossTrail Background The South London BotanicalInstitute (www.slbi.org.uk) has received funding from the Esmée Fairburn Foundation to support activities aimed at stimulatingappreciation of urban mosses.  The firstof these activities is the creation of a Moss Trail in the Institute’s garden. Approximately Read more [...]

  • Streatham Food Festival

      Welcome to the fourth annual Streatham Food Festival! We’re very proud to introduce a feast of delights to suit every palate and pocket.  Across the weekend, we’re celebrating the fantastic variety of restaurants, pubs and cafés in the area by inviting you to take a food tour of the Read more [...]

  • Oasis Garden Food Growing Green Gym

    The Oasis Garden Green Gym is a great way for local Camden residents get active outdoors, meet likeminded people and learn about growing your own food in environmentally friendly way.  Volunteering sessions run every Sat from 10am-1pm and are free.  Please email:gg-oasis@tcv.org.uk or call 07717494476 to book a place.

  • Oasis Forest Garden

    Oasis forest garden is a volunteer gardening project at the Oasis adventure playground that runs on a Sunday from 12-3pm. For 40 years the  Oasis charity has been providing nature and play spaces for local children; the forest garden has been running for approx. 3 yrs (it started life as Read more [...]

  • Community Centre Clean Up

    Just recently we at Catch 22 have been working with the YOS (youth offending service) giving young people on reprimand the chance to give back to their community through maintenance of green spaces, whilst working through a certain amount of hours they are required to complete. 

  • Brighton Open Market

    Opening in 2014, the newly refurbished Brighton Open Market will provide an outstanding modern day market promoting fresh, healthy food and providing a platform for local producers. There will be a particular emphasis on local, Fairtrade, free range and organic produce, and other goods that demonstrate a considerate approach to the environment Read more [...]

  • The Big Buzz

    In May 2012 Durham Wildlife trust launched its Buzz About Darlington Project which worked with 15 schools and 4 community groups across Darlington to promote the importance of bees and bee friendly gardening. Groups set up bee borders packed with plants to supply nectar from early spring right through to Read more [...]

  • Nottingham Fixers

    Nottingham Fixers is a Nottingham-based community group who run a Fix-it space at Sneinton Market on the 3rd Saturday of every month, 11am-3pm. This repair space aims to help people fix items, by not only fixing them, but by teaching them how to fix, so in future they can fix Read more [...]

  • CEL Training Facility – Tottenham

    We are making a training facility over the summer to teach people how to install loft insulation. It is a timber structure with traditional roof construction sat on top of 2 shipping containers.  We are looking for Volunteers to come along on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to work with our great Read more [...]

  • Paddington Farm Trust

    Paddington Farm is a 43 acre organic farm offering educational and recreational holidays for children and young people from inner cities and work experience and vocational training for local young people. Accommodation for up to 30, summer yurts and camping, learning activities and outdoor play.

  • Seeds of Fashion

    Welcome to “Seeds of Fashion”. This is the story of a garment from seed to fashion, sown, grown and made in London. The story includes sowing, growing, harvesting, retting, breaking, scutching, heckling, spinning, weaving, designing, printing and making. The complete lifecycle of a garment unfolded. It is a story of Read more [...]

  • Harvest Lottery For Schools

    Win the opportunity for your school to be part of British Food Fortnight’s Harvest Festival celebration in Westminster Abbey in the presence of VIPs and a host of celebrities!   Hurry – Closing date for entries is the 24th July 2013 – enter now at www.lovebritishfood.co.uk Love British Food, the Read more [...]

  • Camden & Islington Master Gardener Programme

    Master Gardeners offer free food growing advice and support to residents and communities in Islington and Camden. They have varied interests including supporting sheltered housing, community centres and housing estates. The network of enthusiastic volunteers are fully trained and supported by the UK’s leading organic growing charity, Garden Organic. Master Read more [...]

  • Farm shop

    A farm in a shop 20 Dalston Lane, once a derelict shop, is the world’s first urban farming hub – a workspace, cafe and events venue packed to the rafters with living and breathing food – literally a farm in a shop. Aquaponics in the front room  Open weekends 11am-4pm 

  • Camden GoodGym

    Camden GoodGym are a group of volunteers who like to get fit by doing tasks that are physical and useful to the community. We meet every Wednesday at 6.45pm and run to projects in Camden that could benefit from some manual labour. Check out what we get up to here http://www.goodgym.org/run_reports/ Read more [...]

  • UCLan Greening a University

    The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has maintained a top 10 position in the People & Planet Green League of Universities for 6 years, Sustainable Development is one of the Uni’s key Medium Term Strategies. The Uni has the Carbon Trust Standard an external standard that verifies the reduction of Read more [...]

  • Spacehive

    Spacehive.com is the UK’s first crowdfunding platform for civic projects. If you want to raise money to create a new green space (amongst other community projects) then Spacehive is the place for you!

  • Kent Heritage Trees Project

    The Conservation Volunteers’ Kent Heritage Trees Project is a Heritage Lottery Funded Project that aims to inspire local communities to engage with there local woodlands. We do this through a tree recording program, family event days and practical volunteering. 

  • Canning Town Caravanserai

    Canning Town Caravanserai is a welcoming oasis hosted by locals, open to all visitors. It is a locally-driven public space bringing together trade, training, performance, a community garden, and a place to eat, drink and play. Mixing a café with art workshops, food stalls with performance spaces, and enterprise units Read more [...]

  • Community Action Team

    COMMUNITY ACTION TEAM THE WHY The Valley Church ‘Community Action Team’ would like to offer opportunities for organisations, schools, colleges, community groups, individual volunteers and residents to partner with us in a project that will encourage people to engage positively with volunteering and help their local community by taking part in organised environmental Read more [...]

  • Sustainable Living In The Heatons

    A diverse group of local people who volunteer to do things in the Four Heatons that make the area even better now and for the future.  We grow food, organise bike rides, run swap shops, hold waste food dinners, sell low carbon shopping bags … and more!  Open to all!

  • The Stone Yard Garden

    Taking a derelict,unloved strip of land on a pedestrian thoroughfare, and turning it into a garden which all the community can enjoy as they pass by – and which is an opportunity for children and residents to learn more about the natural environment, as well as building community in the Read more [...]

  • MindFood CIC

    MindFood CIC is a social enterprise that supports mental health recovery through growing and selling food. We have recently moved to a new site in Hanger Lane and are transforming three allotment plots into a sensory market garden. The site, which borders the River Brent, will be used as a Read more [...]

  • Tower Gardens Park

    With the help of Groundwork, and funding from the Mayor of London’s Capital Clean Up, members of the local residents group and local councillors have been cleaning up rubbish, trimming overgrown shrubs, and planting new plants in abandoned flower beds. 

  • Zinnia Community Enterprise

    Social Enterprise plant nursery developed to provide training, employment and volunteering opportunities to people who might otherwise find it difficult to find work or get support.  We welcome everyone.  We sell plants, run a food growing project and love horticulture, but you do not have to be interested in plants to Read more [...]

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