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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.

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Groundwork UK

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

  • 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

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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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