Supporting physical and mental health

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  • A Greener Place

    Hazlehurst Studios wants to be a MUCH greener space. Artistic Studios that want to recycle, compost and collect water, to then be used in community garden projects and generally make the world a little bit nicer. 

  • Tuppenny Barn Education

    Tuppenny Barn Education Centre is set on an organic smallholding where we grow vegetables and fruit for sale to the local community. The Centre is the hub for community events and courses and in particular for schools as we offer a ‘fork to fork’ experience so students can pick crops from Read more [...]

  • Nut Project

    Summary in a Nutshell To explore the use and value of the Nut trees with a view that these  trees could be of huge future significance for our temperate climate with a focus on community application and education. Ancient Needs- Future Needs- The Nut project specifically addresses the peoplecare of food security Read more [...]

  • Belhaven NHS Community Garden

    Belhaven Community Garden (BCG) is a Sustaining Dunbar project to transform an area of land adjacent to Belhaven Hospital, Dunbar, into gardens where local residents, community groups, staff and patients can grow together. All areas are currently common areas and there is a real sense of community and a shared Read more [...]

  • Bud

    Everything we do is outdoors, supporting people of all ages with mental or physical health difficulties through growing, crafting, cooking and the environment.

  • The Surefoot Effect

    The Surefoot Effect Community Interest Company equips people with lifelong skills for sustainability. Our approach is values-based and transformational. People are at the heart of what we do. Infrastructure and technology matter, but the whole-hearted commitment of people is the essential ingredient for change. When people have: space to think time Read more [...]

  • GreenFingersMoston

    We are a group of local residents and school parents based on an allotment plot in Moston, Manchester. We’ve got a community garden here with raised beds, small orchard, fruit bushes, a little pond, a big polytunnel and an outdoor classroom and we grow our 5-a-days and enjoy ourselves in the Read more [...]

  • Quaker Court Estate Deep Clean

    Quaker Court TMO is a resident-led community organisation responsible for managing a 76 home council estate, including gardens and allotments. As part of the Capital Clean-up campaign, we are running the “Quaker Court Estate Deep Clean” event on 30 August.

  • WSHA Energy Advice Project

    The WSHA Energy Advice Project, based in Glasgow, aims to help the tenants and owners of Whiteinch & Scotstoun Housing Association and WS Property Management to reduce energy consumption in the home through education and behaviour change. The project assists householders to understand their electricity/gas usage and how to lower it, understand how Read more [...]

  • Conway House Garden Project

    Conway House is a 60 bed hostel for single homeless men (age range 18+) in Camden with low, medium and high support needs. Conway residents are planning to bring the large, but slightly overgrown back garden of our hostel back into use and mainly grow tomatoes, beans, potatoes, salad leaves, Read more [...]

  • Sustaining Dunbar

    Sustaining Dunbar helps bring people together to start and support new initiatives which create local jobs, help people cut their fuel bills, grow more food, reduce car use, cut waste…..Initiatives which help to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, reduce CO2 emissions and make it easier for us to cope Read more [...]

  • Hazel Hill Trust

    Hazel Hill Trust owns and operates Hazel Hill Wood, a beautiful, secluded 70-acre wood and sustainable retreat/education centre, seven miles from Salisbury. We offer unique scope for people to deepen their connection with nature and learn about living sustainably.  The annual programme includes retreats, practical conservation work, specialist groups and Read more [...]

  • Just Act

    Just Act is a website providing practical advice for anyone wanting to make a difference and improve their community.  The site points visitors to advice and resources sourced from a variety of organisations and people who are involved in a community project. It also contains a forum where we host monthly live discussions, Read more [...]

  • Mapping the Seldom Seen

    Mapping the Seldom Seen is Art Gene’s artist-led research programme for Morecambe Bay Partnership. Art Gene is collecting the “Seldom Seen” assets of Morecambe Bay: historical insights, stories, old photographs, and artefacts. Art Gene will be creating original, artworks that interpret the social, natural and industrial heritage of Morecambe Bay. Read more [...]

  • Woodcroft Community Orchard

    This is a new project to bring people together and share the journey to create a new orchard. As of Summer 2014 we have planted over 60 trees; Apple, Pear, Plum, Damson, Gage, Mulberry, Quince, Elder and a range of soft fruits and edible hedgerow. We are a community run and Read more [...]

  • Thrive

    Thrive are the UK’s leading charity using gardening to bring positive change to the lives of disabled people, those living with ill health, the isolated, disadvantaged and vulnerable. Our mission is to use our passion for the power of gardening to change the lives of people touched by disability. Since Read more [...]

  • Daneville Road Pocket Park

    This is a greening project, aiming to transform an unused space into a beautiful green space with raised garden beds and some seating. We will plant ornamental shrubs and flowers and some food plants like herbs and berries. We would like to create a peaceful space taht the local community Read more [...]

  • Oakshott Court Gardening Group

    The Oakshott Court Gardening Group was set up in April 2014 by a group of estate residents. On alternate Saturday mornings over the summer, residents work together to improve the appearance of the communal areas estate by building planters; planting flowers, shrubs and trees; and maintaining the external facing gardens. Read more [...]

  • Corporate Engagement Awards

    Have you worked hard to get funding for a community project that’s been a great success? Found a compatible partner to work with to reach mutually beneficial goals? Why not be rewarded for your efforts? The Corporate Engagement Awards recognises the hard workorganisations are doing in the community and for Read more [...]

  • Ive Farm Capital Clean Up

    Ive Farm Sports Ground is part of Leyton Jubilee Park and has been disused since Leyton Orient stopped using it as a training ground. This will be the first of a number of clean ups of this area with the view to bringing the site back into use. We are Read more [...]

  • Friday Club

    C4WS Homeless Project runs a Friday Club every week in King’s Cross between 11am – 2pm for the homeless, vulnerable and isolated. As well as offering lunch the Club provides hospitality, companionship and welfare support to anyone in need. We are looking for volunteer chefs/teams to come in and prepare Read more [...]

  • Mile Road Pocket Park

    With the local community, we are going to turn a patch of urban wasteland into a pocket garden. We will create a green public space featuring attractive native flora, wildlife friendly structures such as bug hotels and bird boxes, educational boards describing local heritage and nature, extra-sensory plants, street furniture, Read more [...]

  • Thrive Old English Garden

    Gardeners work in the Old English Garden and have been working to a new planting design created by Sarah Price. Work to regenerate this garden and fund our gardeners on the Working it Out programme over the next two years has been met by Jo Malone Limited, the internationally renowned Read more [...]

  • Thrive Battersea Main Garden

    Thrive’s horticultural therapists offer gardening programmes for Londoners living with disabilities as well as physical and mental ill health. We maintain four gardens in Battersea Park where we run our projects along with community based outreach projects.

  • Loughborough Farm

    The Loughborough Farm is a community food growing project in Loughborough Junction. The Loughborough Farm aims to build up a network of growing spaces around Loughborough Junction on pieces of land that are currently derelict or underused. We produce food for local consumption and sale throughout the year. Our volunteers all Read more [...]

  • Hopscotch Park Garden Pocket Park

    In partnership with local sustainability groups and Redbridge Council, this community-led project will transform this neglected space into a regenerated green edible oasis, linking in with the heritage of the area (which was once farmland which fed the local population) and demonstrating that chemical-free food can be grown anywhere by Read more [...]

  • Percy Road Parks Project

    We have won funding from Pocket Parks and Barnet Borough Council to transform a run down children’s playground in to a new space for all the community. We still want to retain the playground but create a green space that all members of the community can use.

  • Love Local

    Love Local is a project, run by Peterborough Environment City Trust, that encourages some of the most deprived areas of the city to cook and eat more healthily, using locally-sourced ingredients.  We do this by running weekly Cook and Eat and Food-Growing workshops in the Central and Eastern areas of Read more [...]

  • Baynes Street Canalside Garden

    London Wildlife Trust and London Borough of Camden are working to open Baynes Street Canalside Garden to the public from early 2015 onward with the support of The Mayor’s Pocket Parks scheme.  The garden is a haven for nature and a great place to enjoy the wildlife of the Regent’s Read more [...]

  • The Villages Pre-school

    The Villages is a privately owned pre-school run by a permanent, fully qualified staff with a ratio of 1 adult to at least 8 children (1-4 when children are aged under 3). Our pre-school offers education and care for children from 2 years until they are able to take up Read more [...]

  • Green Creations

    The Project The aim of our project is to create an opportunity for people with learning disabilities to do community based gardening alongside members of Castlehaven Community Centre; and to improve the green spaces in and around the Centre. Castlehaven’s community gardener will run design workshops to create three living Read more [...]

  • Dominic Drive Community Garden

    Dominic Drive is a cul de sac comprising 4 blocks of flats. The Community Garden project started in April 2014, encouraged by the setting up of 4 raised planters, 3 compost bins and several bird boxes by Trident Housing Association as part of their Go Green Scheme. This year we planted several Read more [...]

  • Slow Food Liverpool

    Slow Food Liverpool is part of the Slow Food Movement, promoting good, clean, fair food for all. Run by volunteers, we organise events and activities for everyone to attend, slow food member or not! We also support food campaigns such as Love Food Hate Waste. Follow us on twitter, or Read more [...]

  • London Community Neighbourhood Co-operative (LCNC)

    Pioneering Urban Living London Community Neighbourhood Co-operative (LCNC) is an innovative urban project who are making a positive difference. With increasing climate challenges, breakdown of communities and financial insecurity, LCNC is committed to being part of the solution. LCNC plans to create a community run, low tech, flexible model for Read more [...]

  • Float by Boat meditative canal breaks

    Meet Float by Boat, a narrowboat retreat, where sunrise meditation, wholesome home-cooked veggie/vegan food and symphonies of birdsong all harmonise into a deeply soothing and peaceful experience. Time onboard travels slowly, cruising at a top speed of 3m.p.h, with plenty of opportunity to appreciate nature, curl up with a book or Read more [...]

  • Friends of Mayow Park

    Mayow Park is a public park. We are a Friends of Park group that works with Lewisham Council and the park contractors to ensure the park is a well-used, safe space for all members of the community. We are all volunteers. Our voluntary activities include food growing. We started an Read more [...]

  • L8 Living Sustainably

    L8 Living Sustainably is an initiative in Toxteth, Liverpool to promote local food growing, energy generation and to educate people on the impact of climate change and the measures they can take to improve their lives. The five year project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s ‘Communities Living Sustainably’ Read more [...]

  • Sharpham Outdoors

    Sharpham Outdoors Project is a joint Sharpham Trust, Ambios Ltd and Robert Owen Communities initiative that strives to build closer links between the human and natural world. It provides opportunities for reconnecting people with themselves, each other, and to the land The Sharpham Outdoors Project offers innovative, creative and practical programmes for Read more [...]

  • Cody Cultivators

    EVERY WEDNESDAY, 10 – 4pm Cody Cultivators is a weekly open community gathering to celebrate and explore existing and new possibilities for the Sensory Garden at Cody Dock, bringing these ideas to life to build a sustainable environment for all to enjoy. Cody Cultivators activities will be varied from week Read more [...]

  • Strike Taekwondo Academy

    We offer traditional and olympic style Taekwondo classes to all ages and abilities, beginners welcome! Classes are available in Keighley throughout the week and include a weekly kids and parents class. First class is free, we offer discounts for families who attend together, there are no hidden costs or joining Read more [...]

  • Galleon Garden

    Studio 3 Arts, in collaboration with our neighbours in the Gascoigne Estate in Barking, will transform our garden at our venue, The Galleon Centre, into a creative, beautiful garden and park for local people to relax, play and be creative.  We’re working with volunteers, a visual artist and our local Read more [...]

  • Transition in Kings

    Transition Town created in order to build community and steer Kings Langley toward a more resilient, carbon neutral future.  Last year we received £500 from Grass Roots Giving towards our local Food Growing Project.  We also have an Energy Co-operative called    

  • Cowden Care Farm

    Cowden Care Farm offers adults with learning disabilities real hands on work/job experience, but at the same time “having a good day” We have a person centered approach to learning and promote health and wellbeing with our outdoor activities. Cowden Care Farm aims to support existing services by offering a Read more [...]

  • Aberdeenshire South Foodbank

    13 million people live below the poverty line in the UK. Our foodbank provides a minimum of 3 days emergency food and support to local people in crisis.  We are part of the foodbank network by the Trussel Trust. 

  • RIVA Project

    R.I.V.A Project – Recreational, Imaginative, Vocational Activities for people with disabilities. The R.I.V.A Project is a new enterprise that has evolved from a long established social provision for young people with disabilities called Riva Club that has been running for over 15 years. There is a great need in Sheffield Read more [...]

  • Love Outreach

    Love Outreach is a small grassroots initiative which aims to combat food poverty in the Ancoats region of Greater Manchester.  Each Sunday we run a soup kitchen for homeless and vulnerable people, providing our service users with a three-course, nutritious meal, and making up food parcels for them to take Read more [...]

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