Supporting physical and mental health

Showing Projects 151-200 of 699
  • Secret Garden

    This project is providing the opportunity to utilise agreen community space. Having access to this space meanwe are in a position to help maintain it and promote its use to the wider community; creating further opportunities for local networking. The project will help to engage new local volunteers, to help Read more [...]

  • Audacious Veg

    Audacious Veg grows delicious food for London restaurants, and trains other people how to do it too. We grow edible flowers, gourmet salad mixes and micro-herbs that inspire your tastebuds with every mouthful. Not only are we environmentally responsible, but our produce is grown by local young adults who are Read more [...]

  • Yorda Adventures

    We are a local organisation providing play opportunities, short breaks and one to one care for children and young people with severe disabilities. We also offer a local, friendly and inclusive environment for families and their children to come and try out new things, celebrate a birthday or take part Read more [...]

  • Kench Hill Residential Education Centre

    A residential environmental education charity, linked to Hackney Council, working with schools, voluntary groups and others to provide a rural retreat for education and personal development in the outdoors. Holistic approach with strong focus on healthy eating, growing and sustainability. Open all year. Our 2 acre garden is a haven Read more [...]

  • Heating System for a wide Beam Boat

    The Peter Le Marchant Trust was set up in 1977 by Clare Le Marchant-Connell with an aspiration to provide canal boat experiences for the disabled and seriously ill.The Trust has achieved this and currently has two wide beam Boats and a narrowboat operating from Loughborough.The Boats carried 4300 passengers last Read more [...]

  • Sensory & Wildlife garden

    To create a Sensory and Wildlife garden at the Corran Dean CIC site of Smokey Farm, which will enable all of our service users, members of the public and wildlife alike to benefit from an outdoor space.  The garden area will have enable access by both wheel chair users and Read more [...]

  • The GREEN project

    The GREEN project is a collaboration between 2 locally based social enterprises – Devenishgirl and the GLUE collective. During May and June we will be running a series of allotment workshops, cookery classes, volunteer opportunities and community days including: Build your allotment box (herbs for health) Cooking with asparagus Build your Read more [...]

  • Bodmin Junior parkrun

    Bodmin Junior parkrun A FREE 2K run for 4-14 year olds, every Sunday at 9am, in the heart of Bodmin. Bodmin wants to bring a Junior parkrun to the start of the Camel Trail, in the heart of Bodmin, so that our 4-14 year olds have the opportunity to run 2K every Sunday, in Read more [...]

  • Islington Green Gym

    Unlike other gardening and conservation projects, our focus is as much on health and Well-being as it is on creating welcoming and healthy green space within the local community. After a few minutes warm up, we have plenty to keep us busy from cutting back overgrown foliage to increase the Read more [...]

  • Grow Chichester

    Grow Chichester has set up and manages two community gardens and two community orchards intended for use by members of the local community. Free weekly therapeutic horticulture sessions led by a trained horticultural therapist are held for vulnerable groups such as the elderly and people with mental health issues. At Read more [...]

  • Magpie Growers

    A group of local residents working with a All Saints Community Project Trust member of staff to grow fresh produce for the Project’s Community Café with any surplus being given to local residents. Cultivation of a local allotment and raised beds in the Community Café garden. Assisting with a local open Read more [...]

  • The Forest Recycling Project

    The Forest Recycling Project is based in Walthamstow and is running a ‘Green Jobs’ project. It is aimed at those from the East London area, who have experienced social exclusion, discrimination or mental health challenges. If you want to gain hands on skills in environmentally friendly jobs and have the Read more [...]

  • Southend Radical Fair 2017

    2017 looks set to be a historically turbulent, crisis-ridden year. It would be easy to give up on any attempt at changing the world for the better. Fortunately, there are a number of groups and individuals in Southend and the surrounding areas who see things differently. They’re working at grassroots Read more [...]

  • Shepway Chariots Community Garden

    shepway chariots have recently acquired half an acre of disused land which had become a hotspot for anti social behaviour and flytipping. Our aim is to transform the land into a fully functioning community garden. Where we will encourage local residents to learn how to grow, tend and harvest their Read more [...]

  • “Social Art” at Nucleus Arts

    “Social Art” at Nucleus Arts will provide a much-needed opportunity for anyone in Chatham and the surrounding areas to meet and enjoy a shared passion of creativity, regardless of where they come from, or the barriers they are facing in their lives. Weekly sessions facilitated by experienced artists will enable those who Read more [...]

  • HRM GOES WiFi

    Hospital Radio Medway is a non-profitable organisation which provides 24/7 radio programmes for all the patients in Medway Maritime Hospital. When we first started in 1970, the equipment was very basic and has been updated through the years. As more and more people nowadays prefer to listen to the radio on Read more [...]

  • Brixton Orchard

    The Brixton Orchard is a new green space with 35 fruit trees and hundreds of edible hedges, showcasing how fruit trees can be integrated into urban spaces. By growing fruit trees, we can reconnect people with food growing and spark some curiosity about the amazing diversity which cannot be found Read more [...]

  • Arches Local (Big Local)

    As part of the Big Local programme, an area in central Chatham which has been locally named ‘Arches Local’ was awarded £1million in the spring of 2012. The partnership was endorsed in June 2015, and is led by residents, and supported by local organisations. From the varied consultations with Arches Read more [...]

  • Pollinator Paths Wandsworth

    LSx are collaborating with community gardens across Wandsworth to deliver a project getting residents involved in nature and gardening, and boost biodiversity in the longterm! People with all levels of gardening experience are encouraged to take part. Throughout May we will be popping up at various community gardens in Wandsworth Read more [...]

  • Devonport Work Club

    The Work Club, started in 2013, is based in St Aubyn Church and library in Devonport. The Work Club serves any residents of Plymouth and the surrounding areas who are looking for employment, advice or pastoral advice. We also signpost individuals to relevant support so they are looked after in all Read more [...]

  • Pendeen Partnership

    Pendeen is a special place – a strong vibrant community set within stunning wild countryside. But like many rural communities, it (and its people) face challenges. Pendeen has an activity community with a number of diverse groups, organisations and committed people working to ensure it is a place people love Read more [...]

  • Kids Kitchen

    We run and facilitate cooking sessions for carers and toddlers. We aim to cultivate a culture of sociability, community and health through cooking and eating delicious food together. We believe cooking and eating together creates stronger, healthier families and communities. Cooking with children, however young, and supporting carers, to give Read more [...]

  • Stepping Stones

    Stepping Stones is a small, vibrant charity for adults with learning disabilities. Our aim is to enrich lives by building skills, independence and making informed choices. We think it’s important for everyone to be able to take part in and make a contribution to the world around them, so working Read more [...]

  • Community Potluck

    Cranbrook Community Potluck A well being event to be held once a month in Cranbrook Exeter. A free event where people get together over a shared meal. Each family bring food to share and we facilitate the event. Run by the community for the community.  An alcohol free social gathering Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible

    Incredible Edible is a food growing network throughout the UK. The objective is to bring people together to grow food once a week in the new town of Cranbrook Exeter. Food grown is accessible for anyone to enjoy, foods such as herbs, salad leaves, fruit and even root vegetables and Read more [...]

  • Woodland volunteers

    Komaru outdoor adventure , are a community based outdoor/ bushcraft project . Komaru aims to involve everybody in the community in activities, shelter building, fire lighting, wood carving, primitive living. What  are we are looking for? Komaru is looking  community minded people  who are  happy to do a bit of woodland work, Read more [...]

  • Physical Folk Swale

    Physical Folk is a Kent based social enterprise dedicated to training local young people from all backgrounds and abilities in the ways of affordable film-making, from writing & acting, to directing & editing and screening. We aim to boost the confidence of all participants, and assist them in becoming ready Read more [...]

  • Physical Folk Medway

    Physical Folk is a Medway social enterprise dedicated to training local young people from all backgrounds and abilities in the ways of affordable film-making, from writing & acting, to directing & editing and screening. We aim to boost the confidence of all participants, and assist them in becoming ready to Read more [...]

  • Sensory Garden

    With assistance from a £10,000 environmental grant from the Greggs Foundation (alongside other sponsors) One Trust have installed a sensory garden at our Tooting site for individuals with complex needs (profound and multiple learning disabilities).  The garden includes a water feature, swing, pergola, mirrors and musical instruments made from recycled materials Read more [...]

  • Newquay Community Orchard

    Newquay Orchard is a space where people from all walks of life can come together to work, rest & play. A place in which people can grow, learn, & feel included. It’s a 7 acre multi functional community space, managed by Urban Biodiversity CIC, and designed to provide environmental education, employability Read more [...]

  • Camden Green Gym at St Andrews Garden

    The Conservation Volunteers will be carrying out some flower bed renovation and tree planting. Meet at the entrance on Gray’s Inn Road. Nearest Tube: Russell Square & Chancery Lane. There are also lots of buses – nearest bus stop is Guilford Street (17, 45 & 46 buses). WC1X 8JT. We strongly Read more [...]

  • Life in the Garden – Wellbeing & Gardening

    Life in the Garden is a series of free ongoing sessions to run throughout 2017, with a focus on wellness through contact with nature and garden activities. The sessions will offer free talks, workshops and social events for community members and other friends of the garden.

  • Parkland Walk Big Clean litter pick

    Sunday 5th March The Friends of the Parkland Walk are holding a litter clean up to coincide with the Great British Spring Clean Campaign. We will supply bags, gloves and litter picking tools. Strong shoes are recommended. The event is open to all. A great opportunity to do something to Read more [...]

  • Wandle Rain Gardens

    Wandle Rain gardens project is run by London Wildlife Trust and is one of many projects being delivered along the course of the River Wandle in south London under the umbrella of the Living Wandle Landscape Partnership. The project aims to increase resilience to the changing weather patterns that climate Read more [...]

  • London Sustainability Exchange

    LSx is a “think and do” charity which creates collaborations that address the complex barriers to a sustainable London. Our projects provide action-based community development and research to develop, and in turn share, the lessons from our work across London, and most importantly, influence London’s policies for a sustainable future.

  • Grow with Sunnyside

    We have secured a small grant to employ someone to teach a small group how to grow vegetables and some soft fruit.  We will be using our existing allotment site and setting up some new beds for people to get involved.  The people we want to target are those with Read more [...]

  • Camden Green Gym at Ingestre Woods

    The Conservation Volunteers will be carrying out some woodland management in addition to habitat management. Ingestre Wood: From Tufnell Park tube , cross to take Dartmouth Park Hill, then first left then right onto Ingestre Road, first left and right to the end: meet Community Centre (NW5 1UX) We strongly Read more [...]

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