Supporting physical and mental health

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  • Gosford Hub Community Garden

    The Gosford Hub is a centre for adults with multiple and profound disabilities who often find it hard to join in with community events. The Hub has a large outside area with easy access for the local primary school and the community in general which is very diverse. We are Read more [...]

  • Senior Citizens Support Group

    The aim of the project is to provide events and activities for over 60s with the objective of preventing isolation. This is achieved by the running of fortnightly coffee mornings, lunches, games and craft afternoons. Bingo is held monthly as are excursions to Coast and country. Chair exercise classes are Read more [...]

  • Commonside Community Clean-up

    We will be clearing an area to the rear and side of the community centre wher rubbish and garden debris has previously been dumped. Planting bulbs in smaller suitable areas and partitioning off this rea and preparing the soild to grow food and bee and butterfly-friendly flowers. We will be Read more [...]

  • Beekeeping

    A journal of my introduction to beekeeping and the introduction of a beehive to Landlife National Wildflower Centre. The project will encompass the Get Growing Project and the volunteers who meet on a Friday at the centre. 

  • Faxi Ltd

    Faxi is a new internet and smartphone journey sharing social network. It’s designed for people to find car sharing partners, as well as walking and cycling partners, for connected people travelling to the same destination. Every day there are millions of car journeys, many of which are regular trips to Read more [...]

  • Dorney Vegetable Garden

    Dorney Community Garden is the first resident-led project in a north London council tower block. We have transformed empty council land surrounding the tower into a very successful community garden.  The tower’s population is a rich mix of nationalities, cultures, families, pensioners and people with physical and mental health disabilities. Read more [...]

  • Grow a Grower

    With abundant experience in the field, Farnham Local Food is now looking to share its food-growing skills with the wider community. Not only are we growing vegetables, we are also growing growers! We already have a consolidated team of volunteers behind us so our next step is to train our Read more [...]

  • Hitherfield Edible Playground

    Hitherfield Primary School is developing an Edible Playground (project website under development) in partnership with Trees for Cities.  This ambitious project will see the development of a 300 sq m allotment that will be an outdoor classroom at the heart of the school site and at the heart of the school curriculum. Read more [...]

  • Foundling Food Space

    Foundling Food Space is a community garden for residents of Foundling Court at the Brunswick Centre. The garden is located on the second floor podium of the estate, which forms the roof of the Bruswick shops. It’s a huge paved area, with very little green. The garden provides a place Read more [...]

  • Nearly Wild Camping

    Nearly Wild Camping is developing a network of camp locations across the UK, providing opportunities for people to leave the boundaries of traditional campsites behind, experiencing nature and learning from their hosts about the local countryside, heritage and wildlife. Nearly Wild Camping will be a Co-operative of campers and locations Read more [...]

  • Wimbledon Guild Garden Project

    The Wimbledon Guild supports older people to meet their personal aspirations. Over 500 over 50s currently access our borough wide services and over 100 volunteers offer support through befriending, travel training, trips out, and running group activities. Our aim is that older people remain independent for longer. Our community garden Read more [...]

  • Henri Le Worm Community Project

    Charlton Manor Primary School is working with Chris Collins-Blue Peter Horticulturalist, Olivier Blanc- Creator of Henri Le Worm app and Woodlands Farm Trust on a community garden project. We have been allocated land on the farm to create a growing/cooking garden with an outdoor classroom, kitchen and chill out zone. Read more [...]

  • UK Community Energy Awards 2014

    The Community Energy Awards 2014 are now taking applications! The awards are the first of their kind and focus on community energy organisations across the UK. The award celebrates the exceptional achievements made by these organisations, their staff and their volunteers. These awards provide a chance for the organisations and Read more [...]

  • ecoACTIVE

    EcoACTIVE is an innovative environmental education charity with a reputation for using hands-on, practical and fun approaches to explore complex issues of sustainability. We create eye-opening experiences for children and adults alike, working with schools and the wider community to develop their understanding of the world around them and give Read more [...]

  • Global Garden Global Kitchen

    We want to grow our community through practical skills training and volunteering by actively engaging local youth, disabled people and socially excluded individuals in our diverse and vibrant local culture with a growing area featuring terraced beds, fruit and unusual vegetables that you can’t find anywhere else. What we’ll do: Read more [...]

  • Seed Grow Change

    Welcome to Seed Grow Change. Good living that doesn’t cost the earth Seed Grow Change develops and supports initiatives designed to foster and promote health, wellbeing and sustainability. Our Mission Our aim is to help people embrace healthier, more sustainable lifestyles.  We  offer innovative  workshops, activities and events that  support Read more [...]

  • Cambuslang Allotment Gardens

    Cambuslang Allotment Gardens have managed to get the use of some land for community plots in Halfway. We have developed an extensive raised bed area and polytunnel where members can rent beds at a very low rate to grow their own fruit, veg & herbs . We would love to Read more [...]

  • Hyde Park Source

    Hyde Park Source aims to improve people’s health & well-being through improving the environment of local areas.We are committed to increasing the potential of individuals and communities – promoting equality of education and training. Since 1998 we have created over fifty community garden spaces and have provided on-site training for Read more [...]

  • Challenge Adventure Group

    Challenge Adventure Group is a youth organisation for Knowle and Dorridge that started in January 2009 and is aimed at young people aged 10 to 25. As our name suggests, the group provides challenging, adventurous and fun activities to educate young people in their leisure time. By becoming members, young Read more [...]

  • Keats Community Organics

    Keats Community Organics is an Organically Certified urban farm in South London, offering the local community easy access to ultra local organic vegetables and space to grow their own, as well as workshops, courses, apprenticeships and horticultural therapy.  At Keats Community Organics our mission is to create a more resilient Read more [...]

  • Living Wandle Landscape Partnership

    The Living Wandle Landscape Partnership Scheme is a Heritage Lottery Funded (HLF) Project, which aims to deliver a series of improvement projects along the whole length of the River Wandle. The over-arching aim of this scheme is to re-vitalise the Wandle as an identifiable, high quality asset to the communities Read more [...]

  • Squared Root

    Squared Root works closely with communities to develop bespoke solutions, depending on their needs and aspirations. Sustainable communities are those that meet the diverse needs of existing and future residents, their children and other users, contribute to a high quality of life and provide opportunity and choice. They can achieve Read more [...]

  • Friends of Park Wood

    Friends of Park Wood are a community group who help protect and increase understanding of the woodland – Park Wood in Keighley, West Yorkshire. Our Friends group consists of local residents who get involved in either monthly meetings or conservation work to help maintain and improve the wood for the Read more [...]

  • Skill Swap Battersea

    A project that works to build stronger relationships between the voluntary sector and partners in Battersea. It enables local charities and community groups to come together together to swap their skills, resources and equipment to meet their needs. 

  • Sunflower Allotment Society

    An allotment project encouraging older gardeners aged 50+ to maintain and manage a site that includes a large poly-tunnel, outdoor growing areas, porta-cabin and pond area. Gardeners include those with memory problems, some learning and physical disabilities to help each other co-productively toward the aims of growing food for sharing. Read more [...]

  • Forest Farm Peace Garden

    Forest Farm Peace Garden is a unique environment and mental health project. Our garden on the edge of London has become an oasis of beauty and tranquility offering an inspiring and welcoming space for people to connect with the therapeutic value of nature. We provide nature-based ecotherapy activities for people Read more [...]

  • Bishops Park Gardening & Conservation Club

    Join us in looking after the parks and grounds of Bishops Park and Fulham Palace through planting, maintenance and conservation activities: – Learn practical horticultural and conservation skills – Gain valuable volunteering experience – Get outside and meet new people Activities may include: Tending the rose gardens, bulb planting, weeding, Read more [...]

  • 21st Century Permaculture Radio Show

    A radio show every fortnight on Sunday at 8pm on Shoreditch Radio interviewing different guests each time from a pantheon of Permaculturalists – talking about what they’re up to and how this feeds into the global movement that is Permaculture today.  For more info about how to get involved in Read more [...]

  • The Ecover Blue Mile – Go Blue!

    On the 6th-8th June schools, clubs and organisations across the UK will Go Blue! and do something amazing for our seas in support of our charity partner, the Marine Conservation Society.  People will be organising their own events, including anything from a beach clean to a sponsored swim, to help Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible Market Drayton

    We are a community group who grow food in our local park for people to help themselves to. We hope to encourage others to feel more confident in growing their own food as well as fostering a connection with where their meals come from!

  • Environmental Camp Volunteers

    Over The Wall is a national UK children’s charity and a member of the international SeriousFun Children’s Network. We provide free of charge Therapeutic Recreation camps to help children with life-limiting illnesses and their families, reach beyond the perceived limitations of illness to rediscover a whole new world of possibilities. Read more [...]

  • Mother Goose Wildlife Garden

    Mother Goose Wildlife Garden is a lovely ecologically friendly garden run for the benefit of the local community and the attached Mother Goose Nursery children.  We are situated adjacent to Greendale Fields, a Metropolitan Open Space, and run a programme of outdoor community events, environmental activities for children, Forest School Read more [...]

  • Hiccup Conquerors

    Hiccup Conquerors is a team of like-minded, slightly crazy, competitive and generally up for anything people that have challenged themselves physically, mentally and emotionally to one or more of the below conquering events: Color Me Rad 5K Electric Run Jane Tomlinson 10k Leeds Half Marathon Leeds Half Marathon Mini Run Read more [...]

  • The ATE Trust: Superweek Summer Camps

    The ATE Trust is a not-for-profit Educational Trust and charity which runs fantastic summer camps for children from a wide range of backgrounds. ATE seeks to contribute to children’s education by providing opportunities to learn about themselves and other people and to discover new things about the world around them. We Read more [...]

  • Quiet Room

    Our project is in Rawdon a village just outside Yeadon. We are a self help Community Group based in a sheltered housing scheme. We provide educational and social activities for older people. Many of whom live within 5 miles of our base. We need a quiet room where people can Read more [...]

  • The Inkpot

    The Inkpot is an 18 acre field in South Lincs that is being regenerated from a conventionally managed arable field into a permaculture demonstration farm. We run courses, produce good food, have volunteer and open days.

  • Battersea Community Forum

    Battersea Community Forum is an informal group that meets quarterly, at various venues, and is open to anyone living and working in Battersea. VISION Our vision is for Battersea community members to work together in partnership as an active ‘Voice for Battersea.’ MISSION The Forum provides an opportunity for members Read more [...]

  • Gardening for Health

    Links community food growing with National Health Service initiatives. The partners in the project are Leatside Surgery and the Faculty of Health, Education and Society at the University of Plymouth, supported by School Farm, Dartington andTransition Town Totnes. South Hams District Council has licensed to the Totnes Trust (TT), the Read more [...]

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