Going wild with biodiversity and green spaces

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  • RHS Edible Britain

    In 2013, RHS Britain in Bloom is urging community groups to grow edibles in public spaces so more people can enjoy access to freshly grown herbs, fruit and vegetables. Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc is supporting the ‘Edible Britain’ campaign, urging people to reconnect with their food by growing their own Read more [...]

  • Golborne Greens

    Golborne Greens is a project to create a new community food garden – come on down to the Sensory Garden every Tuesday 1 – 3pm to meet with other volunteers in the community.  The Sensory Garden is on the corner of Elkstone Road and Golborne Road, opposite Trellick Tower, by Read more [...]

  • Project Dirt Activities

    Here at Project Dirt we would like to start having a few more fun activities for us and our community! Whether that be walks, cycle rides, talks, green film nights or workshops this is where we will be letting you know what is going on!

  • Green Entrepreneur Training

    LSx will deliver free training to 20 people in Hounslow to become Green Entrepreneurs   Do you think you have what it takes to become a social entrepreneur? Do you want to gain new skills while improving your community?   We are looking for creative individuals, groups and organisations to take Read more [...]

  • Kotuku Environmental Labourer Project (KELP)

    The Kotuku Environmental Labourer Project (KELP) aims to give young unemployed Londoner’s a helping hand into long term employment. It equips them with basic health and safety and environmental skills and qualifications.  After training they are matched with full time work opportunities on the first rung of the construction and Read more [...]

  • Green Fingers Debdale

    Green Fingers Debdale Allotment Project is offers gardening activities to adults with learning disabilities.  We run as a drop in from 10am until 2pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. the cost is £3 per session.   We operate a simple cafe for hot drinks, cake and toast or somewhere to eat a Read more [...]

  • Dylways Garden Project

    Communal Garden project inviting the community to be involved,. The project  is part of “The Cleaner Greener Safer Southwark scheme. We are using all upcycled material that has been Donated by the East Dulwich community through The Great  East Dulwich Forum.   We are always looking for volunteers so if Read more [...]

  • Chelsea Fringe Festival Events

    The Gin Garden will be hosting a whole series of events as part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival.  Which begins on Saturday 18th May and will run for three weeks, at a host of different venues and settings across London. Building on the success of the inaugural 2012 Chelsea Fringe, Read more [...]

  • Roots and Shoots

    <P>The Roots and Shoots Training Centre has supported young people in London since 1982. Combining supportive educational programmes – focused on Horticulture and Retail – and ambitious targets within a nurturing environment, our aim is to help young people progress in their lives and towards sustainable employment. </P> <P><BR></P>

  • The East London Garden Society

    The East London Garden Society is to create a one stop shop for all garden services in East London, therefore all persons wishing to be registered, please contact:eastlondongardensociety@gmail.com. Whether you have a service such as landscaping or retail garden products, contact us.

  • Union Square Improvement Project

    The Union Square improvement project will raise horticultural interest, increase security, improve accessibility and provide opportunities for community involvement. The improvements were planned in consultation with local stakeholders including residents, park users and community gardeners. Phase 1 of the project has now reached practical completion:  removal of redundant facilities  new Read more [...]

  • National Gardening Week 2013

    Be part of National Gardening Week 2013 (15th – 21st April) During National Gardening Week, thousands of people across the country will be coming together to help keep Britain beautiful by sharing and celebrating everything about gardens and gardening. The week is spearheaded by the RHS and communities and organisations are already Read more [...]

  • Ledbury in Bloom

    Ledbury in Bloom have a number of projects within the Ledbury area, entering the wider Britain in Bloom competition every year. With Environmental Responsibility, Horticultural Achievement and Community Participation at the heart of everything we do we have devised a number of projects designed to promote native wildlife, including pollenating Read more [...]

  • Transform Edible East

    Transform is a core part of the London 2012 Changing Places Inspire programme, an initiative that aims to support host borough communities to secure lasting social and environmental benefits as a legacy of the 2012 Games. Transform enables Groundwork London to give time and materials to help community groups transform underused Read more [...]

  • Hither Green Community Association

    The Hither Green Community Association (HGCA) is a proactive community resource for people who live and work in Hither Green and the surrounding area.  – The HGCA’s main event is the Hither Green Festival; this takes place every May and is a  collection of cultural, musical, sporting activities hosted across Read more [...]

  • The Community Farm, Chew Magna, Bristol

    We’re working to transform farming, growing organically on a farm owned by its members and providing healthy food direct to your door. Members officially took over the farming, box scheme and wholesale business as a not-for-profit organisation in April 2011. We also run educational courses at the farm. Come and Read more [...]

  • Chorley Community Food Growing Project

    We support community groups setting up food growing areas on community sites/gardens as well as local schools. Our support includes advice, practical help, training, educational sessions and being an on-going contact for volunteers.

  • Clean Green Community (CGC)

    Banglatown Association (BTA) will be working to clean up the centres garden. This will involve, cleaning, painting, and planting and food growing. As the garden is spacious we have also agreed on putting two sand pits so children who attend the centre with their parents can play. All volunteers will Read more [...]

  • Croydon Real Nappy Network

    We are a voluntarily run group affiliated to the Women’s Environmental Network and members of Go Real and Real Nappies For London (via Croydon Council). We offer impartial advice and information about using cloth nappies. We have the full support and backing of Croydon Council’s Environment and Sustainability project. We Read more [...]

  • St Mungos Centre Gardens

     St Mungo’s is a homeless charity with centres across London. It has been working at this site in Lewisham for over 30 years.  Recently the centre was re modelled and  gained lots more usable gardening space. The re building has made the centre very high profile locally, focussing lots of Read more [...]

  • Barking and Dagenham Catch22

    Catch22 is develivering community engagement, social enteprise and enviromental services across the Borough of Barking and Dagenham. We undertake a series of innovative consultations sessions with the local community to find locations or opportunities for community projects – deliver ‘Action Learning Days’ to recruit and train volunteers – organise ‘Community Space Roadshow Blitz’ events to unify forces Read more [...]

  • The Noise 2013

    DATE: 25-27th May 2013 Back in 2004, an event called “Soul  in the City” was held in various centres throughout the London area. For two weeks we  hosted a team of volunteers, as young people came from all over the  UK to clean up large areas of Burnt Oak. Some Read more [...]

  • Friends of Windmill Gardens

    The parks group of FoWG work to improve Windmill Gardens park for all users and visitors to Brixton Windmill. Among other things: – We grow heritage soft fruit in the park; – We tend a medicinal herb bed that we have created in a disused sandpit; – Our volunteers regularly Read more [...]

  • Branch Out

    Aged 16-25 or know someone who is? Interested in working outside in food growing, gardening, grounds maintenance or garden retail? Join our 10 week ‘Branch Out’ horticultural work training programme  in East London. \ Gain a level 1 City&Guilds qualification in practical horticulture, a Level 2 Environmental Awareness, job readiness Read more [...]

  • Vertical Growing

    To Anyone interested in vertical gardening systems. Would you like to help with user research trials? Or do you already have a vertical garden that you could share with us? I’m doing user research to help Treebox ltd improve their service’s and reduce their environmental impact. If you are already Read more [...]

  • OnePlot urban farming

    to deliver an environmentally sustainable project to the Balsall Heath community that will promote higher nutritional levels, develop a thriving horticultural culture in the area and promote environmental education. Five services will be offered in food production and preservation, basic cookery and low tech assembly, and environmental education.  We have Read more [...]

  • Wyck Gardens Clean Up

    12:30pm – 2:30pm Saturday 13th April 2013  Capital Clean Up event run by Brixton based Embrace Social Enterprises Ltd. We shall be mending a wooden fence, cutting back shrubs & planting trees / shrubs. There shall be FREE food & drink for volunteers & everyone is welcome to come along. Read more [...]

  • Roundshaw Homes

    Roundshaw Homes is a successful partnership between The Hyde Group and the Metropolitan Housing Partnership (MHP), which has been responsible for the regeneration of the Roundshaw Estate in Wallington, Surrey, since 1996.

  • Newham Community Gardening Network

    This gardening network is open to anyone interested in growing food in Newham whether you volunteer at a community garden, have an allotment or grow food in your garden. The network is yours to create. Whether you use it to share knowledge, contacts, ideas, skills or enthusiasm. Feel free to Read more [...]

  • Transform Preston

    Think Preston looks a bit grotty? Got an idea for an empty shop. patch of wasteland or graffiti-filled wall? Then lead the change and join the transform Preston project! Identify grot spots,plan days of action, engage community leaders and residents. We meet weekly on Tuesdays at 4pm in the UCLan Read more [...]

  • CleanupUK

    CleanupUK is a charity dedicated to tackling the UK’s litter problem and thereby helping to strengthen communities by encouraging volunteer groups and individuals who collect litter.  Our overall aim is that, within 20 years, every community in the UK will have its own residents’ group that will take responsibility for Read more [...]

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