Supporting physical and mental health

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  • All in the Making at Layer Breton Heath

    Habitat management for nightingales and heath regeneration work. Scalloping a gorse hedge to open it up provide an open space for the public and greater area for birds to nest in. Removing self set trees to encourage a heath land habitat for the local community and the wildlife 

  • Wildlife Corner

    Local voluntary organisation The Conservation Volunteers will clear, prepare and replant an area of land at the cemetery. Fast growing shrubs will be planted to provide a barrier at the edge of the cemetery and enhance the area for wildlife. A variety of shrub species, selected for their value as Read more [...]

  • Edible Rotherhithe

    Edible Rotherhithe will transform an vacant area of land at the rear of a social housing estate into a thriving new community space in Rotherhithe, SE16. The project will feature a well being garden, food growing, a carpentry workshop, arts and crafts and, skills development opportunities run by ourselves and Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible Avenue SW8

    Greening the area between Thessaly Road and Stewarts Road, covered by three estates, Patmore, Carey Gardens and Savona. Planting fruit tees and bushes to create a community orchard Running regular gardening workshops – The Potting Shed Working with schools and community groups Upskilling around horticulture, upcycling, cooking, healthy eating Volunteering Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible Hooky School Garden

    Our Incredible School Garden Project aims to develop a growing space within the grounds of the village school including raised growing beds for fruit and vegetables, a green house, cold frames, bee hotels, a compost bin and wormery. Children will be able to learn about sustainable horticulture, ecology and the Read more [...]

  • Morfa Gateway Project

    A Community Environmental Project in Prestatyn, North Wales. Project proudly supported in 2019 by Grow Wild the national outreach initiative of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew). Top Picture 2018 Bottom Picture 2019 Our project was established in 2017. We are working to transform a site that was once a waste disposal site. Anti-social Read more [...]

  • Mr and Mrs Polluto

    Mr and Mrs Polluto is a series of fun-filled, interactive family performances for ages 4+ that generate an interest in caring for the environment and recycling. Taking place in Redbridge libraries and housing estates, the performances encourage residents to recycle more, litter less and take pride in sustaining green neighbourhoods.

  • Poets’ Corner Community Garden

    Since January 2016 the members of Poets’ Corner Community Garden have taken on and transformed an underused former community garden on the Bethnal Green Estate & created a renewed, bigger, more beautiful garden & resource for the local community. Despite being the newest community garden in Tower Hamlets, Poets’ Corner Community Garden Read more [...]

  • Punch and Juicy liquid foods

    Who are Punch and Juicy Liquid Foods Punch and Juicy Liquid Foods are an Award winning social enterprise that primarily started out selling and promoting healthy liquid food We currently pop up in temporary locations including markets and events as a hire-able juice bar serving fresh Juices, Smoothies , Soups Read more [...]

  • Greening De Frene Market Garden

    There will be 3 main types of activity that will directly benefit our service users (co-workers) and the local community as well as the environment in which they work and live. Firstly we will develop more microhabitats and niches including: Butterfly garden – designed to feed caterpillars as well as Read more [...]

  • Largs Organic Gardens

    Community Garden at Largs Railway Station. A  Viking themed community garden, created on a disused area of old track bed within the Railway Station.  Situated next to Platform 1 garden members grow their own organic fruit, vegetables and flowers in whiskey barrels and raised beds.  We have communal fruit trees, Read more [...]

  • Skelton Grange Conservation Sessions

    This year Skelton Grange Environment centre is celebrating it’s 25th birthday and working with a group of volunteers from the local community we will help to further improve the nature reserve through various conservation tasks. These will include sowing wildflower meadows, planting a vegetable garden, managing hedges, ponds and woodlands Read more [...]

  • Archbishop’s Park Pre-School Family Allotment

    A free Allotment Gardening group for local families with pre-school children at the corner of Archbishop’s Park. The two hour long workshops provide season planting, harvesting and craft activities for adults and children to enjoy together.   Sessions run every Friday from 10 am – 12 noon. Children and their parents/carers Read more [...]

  • Southfields organic zero waste shop

    Hello everyone, My wife and I are looking to open a zero waste shop in Southfields (South West London), providing fresh, local, organic products that have no waste. Customers can bring in containers or use the shop’s paper bags and jars to fill them with products such as veg, pastas, Read more [...]

  • Free to Be Kids

    Do something amazing with your holidays – Free to Be Kids is looking for energetic, passionate volunteers to help lead incredible holiday projects for particularly disadvantaged children. Can you spare a week to help?   Free to Be Kids helps vulnerable children from inner-city London to experience feeling valued, brave, Read more [...]

  • Greenholm Primary School Farm

    We have been allowed to take ownership of a field behind the school, which is landlocked and owned by the local authority. It is 5.2 acres and we plan to develop a school farm, and an area for the children to do PE.

  • Wild Cat Wilderness

    The Wild Cat Wilderness is a unique, wild community green space in Catford coordinated by the Rushey Green Time Bank. Here the local community can explore nature and wildlife, play or relax in its peacefulness, learn new outdoor skills, share and enjoy the space with other local people of all Read more [...]

  • Our Allotment

    Ebbw Fawr Wellbeing Centre pupils would like the chance to help the environment and become more sufficient and independent as learners and young adults. The Wellbeing Centre provides support for pupils with emotional, social and behavioural issues. The allotment and garden area that pupils would like to create will also Read more [...]

  • Growing fruit and vegetables

    Pupils and staff at Dunblane Primary School have been busy planting, growing and now harvesting some of our fruit and vegetables which we have grown in the school grounds.  We have 8 planters and several large boxes for potatoes.  The pupils will then be making healthy meals in the school Read more [...]

  • CLEAR Buckhaven

    Active local charity working since 2007 to regenerate a deprived area through community orchards, woodlands, growing spaces, floral enhancement, community art and heritage, events and more

  • Update kitchen

    ICARE Day Centre Trust Limited is a small, friendly day centre offering rehabilitation and support for people who have suffered a stroke, and offers support and respite for their carers. The clients are given refreshments and lunch, and activities such as speech therapy, balance and coordination exercise and other enjoyable activities. Read more [...]

  • Blackhill Club Community Garden

    Blackhill Club Community Garden has been designed and implemented by volunteers in Consett. We grow food together using Permaculture principles and organic methods to supply food for our free of charge Community Meal.

  • Growing Great Things at Aspire Ryde

    Growing Great Things is a project aimed at improving the physical and mental health and well-being of all the participants.  Through gardening together in the community garden, people will grow vegetables, fruit, flowers and friendship. Each group meets weekly throughout the year, carrying out gardening activities and having plenty of Read more [...]

  • Growing Great Things

    Growing Great Things is a project aimed at improving the physical and mental health and well-being of all the participants.  Through gardening together in the community garden, people will grow vegetables, fruit, flowers and friendship. Each group meets weekly throughout the year, carrying out gardening activities and having plenty of Read more [...]

  • Swiss cottage community gardening

    community gardening,aims to improve connections and bring people together understanding the natural environment. Creating healthy spaces to nurture skills and knowledge. Growing edible herbs, or vegetables whiles  being resourceful and  kind 

  • Bee More Project

    The Bee More Project with grant funding develops and delivers Social / Care Farming activities for vulnerable and disadvantaged groups or individuals improving health, wellbeing, up skilling improving employability and reduces social isolation. In February 2018 with financial support from the Greggs Foundation, Heritage Lottery, the Roger Stott (Both administered Read more [...]

  • Sugar Smart Exeter

    Sugar Smart Exeter is a local version of the national Sugar Smart campaign run by Jamie Oliver’s Food Foundation and Sustain (www.sugarsmartuk.org) The initiative is run by Food Exeter – a partnership of organisations and individuals in the city motivated to promoting healthy eating and improving the food environment.  We Read more [...]

  • Nightingale Garden

    A biodiverse community garden for everyone to enjoy. Volunteers meet every Sunday and Monday afternoon from 2 to 4pm, weather allowing, with gardeners tea at 3. Easy to join in, or just enjoy the garden with us. The garden is in the former bowling green in the corner of Nightingale Read more [...]

  • Whole Again Community Garden

    Establishing a Community Garden in our Whole Again Community Space to be able to grow the food that we cook in our workshops.  The garden will provide the space to teach and engage volunteers and students the skills needed to grow food practically and easily anywhere.   The produce from Read more [...]

  • Springwell Community Memory Garden

    Springwell Community Memory Gardens lies in the heart of Springwell Estate and is the largest community asset in Gateshead. The garden is just under an acre in size and was badly neglected after being abandoned for 5 years before Silverline Memories took over the Lease in 2016. The garden has Read more [...]

  • The Tooting Twirl

    The Tooting Twirl Team are looking for volunteers who can help us create and build a pop-up village green in the Tooting Broadway bus turning circle in Tooting, on 16th July! Inspired by last year’s Tour de Tooting, TTT will be creating a pop-up event in the Tooting Broadway bus turning circle Read more [...]

  • Summer Garden Project

    Summer Programme at Bilton Hall Community Trust Williby Roc’s provide Eco Arts and Crafts to children, families, community groups and adults.We use environmentally friendly, recyclable, pre-loved and woodland materials to deliver events, parties, workshops, after school clubs and education sessions. Here at Williby Roc’s we aim to release children’s potential Read more [...]

  • Pimp a Bus -Stop

    Spacehive Pimp A Bus-Stop ByWillesden Green Town Team Brent Fundraising stage Grow a green wall on top of our bus-stops. Pledges will only be charged if the project hits its funding goal of £3,439 by 20 Sep 2017 Willesden Green Town Team We want to transform our bus-shelters into homes Read more [...]

  • Forest Sensory Services

    A small local project which supports those people living and coming to terms with sight and hearing loss. Our main aims are to reduce isolation, provide help advice and support through activities. These activities include computer classes, balance class, lunch club, reading group, handbell ringing, cookery class, singing and the Read more [...]

  • Uxbridge Green Gym

    Uxbridge Green Gym is a weekly, free, conservation volunteering session every Wednesday 11 – 2pm. The Conservation Volunteers’ Green Gyms’ aim to improve volunteers health and wellbeing through practical tasks, time spent outdoors in nature, meeting people, giving back to the community and taking care of green spaces. Volunteers meet Read more [...]

  • Forest of Mercia CIC

    Forest of Mercia CIC uses the natural environment to educate, improve health and well-being and encourage everyone to use the outdoors in a way that’s right for them. We are developing Hilton Green into an environmental facility devoted to exploring exciting and innovative ways to support people to reach their Read more [...]

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