Supporting physical and mental health

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  • Shildon Alive

    Guerrilla gardening We are tidying and planting in our local park over the coming months, plants and seating ordered and our school children are raring to go

  • Tennis2Bee

    Tennis2Bee are a London based sport (tennis) and education charity which aims to make tennis an accessible, inclusive and diverse sport to children and disabled players. They encompass over 20 ethnic groups, with 450+ recorded tennis sessions, strong community and tennis links. They actively encourage partnerships with local schools and Read more [...]

  • Holland Park Conservation Volunteers

    Conservation Volunteering The Ecology Service offers the opportunity to help us carry out practical conservation work in Holland Park through conservation workdays every third Saturday of the month. Hundreds of hours of volunteer work have been given to improve our wildlife areas. Tasks range from meadow cutting, building dead-hedges, pond Read more [...]

  • BETRA Market Garden Peckham

    Community garden in Peckham growing organic produce for residents and local volunteers. www.facebook.com/BETRAMarketGarden We are relatively new so welcome both skilled and unskilled volunteers to share ideas and thoughts in return for a fun day out and some veg! Would especially like some help getting the compost going and anyone Read more [...]

  • nurturing nature

    Every Tuesday 10am to 12pm is our social group. Each week we have a different theme, from bees and insects to garden DIY. There is also opportunities to become an Environmental Champion. This could lead to co-leading some of the activities and get involved with the nature reserve.

  • Old Moat Greenies

    We are Old Moat Greenies, a food growing group on a deprived estate in South Manchester.  We grow in our gardens and on a community plot.  Our project helps us to access fresh, healthy food, saves us money and brings us together.  Greggs funding is helping us to get more Read more [...]

  • Outdoor Learning Space

    The Ridge Academy has small quad area of school that has not been developed into a useful space as of yet. With the money from the Greggs Foundation we plan to develop an outdoor learning space. This will include the following: Raised beds Covered sandpit Pond This will be used Read more [...]

  • Nurtured By Nature

    Nurtured By Nature is run by Montgomeryshire Wildlife  Trust  and is a supported volunteering opportunity that gives young people and adults of all backgrounds and abilities a chance to try new things, meet new friends, learn new skills and make  our local green spaces better  for people and wildlife. Our friendly weekly sessions are held Read more [...]

  • Age UK London

    Age UK London is a regional charity working closely with local Age UKs and Age Concerns in each of the London boroughs and the national organisation Age UK. We act as the regional voice of independent Age UKs and Age Concerns in London and work hard to support and enhance Read more [...]

  • Scotswood Natural Community Garden

    We are an award winning independent environmental charity based in Scotswood,one of the most economically deprived neighbourhoods in Newcastle. Established in 1995, our beautiful 2.5 acre garden includes wildflower meadows, woodland, ponds, a sculpture trail, heritage orchards and fruit and vegetable gardens designed as Forest Gardens. Our Forest Gardens are some of the Read more [...]

  • Gamesley Allotments

    Gamesley Allotments, is a new allotments site that is been setup by High Peak Borough Council, working in partnership with Glossop Action for Allotments, which will see 32 new allotments, and a community orchard. One of the 32 new allotments will be run by G52 as a community allotment. G52 Read more [...]

  • Bore Place

    Bore Place is home to the charity, Commonwork and to Commonwork Organic Farm Ltd. We are set in 500 acres of beautiful organic farmland near Sevenoaks in Kent. On site we also have a conference and study centre, an education team providing food and farming programmes for schools and colleges Read more [...]

  • Greener Hands

    The area surrounding our Society is completely full of rubble and has no green credentials at all. We want to make this area greener and more use-able for our members and give them the opportunities to help maintain the area and keep it looking good with plants and enable insects Read more [...]

  • Calderwood Community Outdoor Classroom

    Calderwood Primary School has extensive grounds around the school building which is very basic in layout and also very old and tired. It was recognised that there was an opportunity to create something unique that would enhance the children’s experience at school and after school. The school plans to make Read more [...]

  • Old Moat Greenies

    We are Old Moat Greenies (OMG), residents from a deprived estate in South Manchester who grow their own fruit and vegetables and plant for wildlife. Our rapid growth from a handful of people to over 90 households in just 2 years demonstrates both the need for our organisation and the Read more [...]

  • Clapham Leaf Club at Venn Street Market

    Grand Finale: 2nd July 2016 (10am – 4pm) Clapham Leaf Club has been designed to enable pupils of the Clapham and Larkhall Collaborative schools, (Allen Edwards, Clapham Manor, Heathbrook, Lark Hall Primary and Macaulay CE) to learn all aspects of growing their own food from preparing the soil using organic Read more [...]

  • Napiershall Street Garden

    We have turned a car park into a community garden! Together, we sow, grow and harvest healthy food with the aim of making gardening accessible and sustainable for all. Napiershall Street Community Garden was founded as part of the Let’s Cook Grow Sew Together project supported by West of Scotland Read more [...]

  • New River Network

    The New River Network is a collection of community groups brought together by CleanupUK and Thames21 to look after this waterway and footpath owned by Thames Water. The New River Network covers 3 London boroughs (Enfield, Haringey and Hackney) and it’s aims are to keep the New River and path free from Read more [...]

  • The Cornfield

    The Cornfield site is an underused patch of land situated between the communities of Millburn and Ballysally in Coleraine. The local communities will be directly involved in wild flower sowing and growing, and will create beautiful sensory gardens in which to wander, grow their own veg, provide outdoor classroom space Read more [...]

  • Friends of Queenscroft Park

    A group of local residents looking to protect and improve Queenscroft Park in Eltham. Currently planting wild flower seeds, organising regular litter picks and we’ll be holding a community fun event in the park on Saturday 16 July.

  • St Luke’s Hub Community Garden

    St Luke’s Hub is a community centre in Kennington and this is our community garden! The garden is run by volunteers who meet on a weekly basis to plant and look after the garden. All welcome, from experienced gardeners to interested beginners! 

  • CLEAN-UP ON THE CHALK

    Sunday, 12th June, 2016   10.30am to 4pm Hutchinson’s Bank Nature Reserve is a very special London green space, comprising chalk grassland which is managed by London Wildlife Trust. Known for over 30 species of butterfly including the Small Blue, Grizzled skipper, Dark green fritillary, it also supports wild orchids, greater Read more [...]

  • Wellcome Community Action 2018

    Community Action 2018, taking place between the Monday 2nd – Friday 13th July, will see staff from across the Wellcome forming teams to help 16 projects in the local area in need of volunteers – it’s also a great chance to get to know the wider community and also each Read more [...]

  • Effra Residents Clean-up

    We plan to run several linked days and hope to repair and put more planters around the trees already in situ near Brixton Community Base. Near the communal areas at Brixton Community Base backing onto Probert Road, we will place larger planters filled with: soil, compost, bulbs and plants which Read more [...]

  • The Wellside

    The Wellside is a project which seeks to bring people together to love and serve their community here in Tottenham. Through youth activities, special events and partnership with other groups which share our values we are keen to build community, and to empower those who live, work and worship locally. Read more [...]

  • Cob in the Community

    London’s leading cob building experts, enthusiasts and educational specialists. Working with London clay and communities in schools, growing and community groups since 2008.  Projects include: Sculpted areas at Vauxhall City Farm, St Joseph’s School Archway Cob and straw bale community building at Meadow Orchard, Crouch End Heated benches at Transition Heathrow, in Read more [...]

  • The Single Homeless Project

    SHP provides 24/7 support to 46 men and women with on-going substance use, offending and/or mental health needs in Islington. We work with some of the most vulnerable and socially excluded people within Islington to help them address their substance use, physical health, mental health, housing and social networks needs. We Read more [...]

  • The Urb Farm

    Growing People is a charity and horticultural social enterprise based on Wolverton’s Urb Farm where the small team of staff work with disengaged young people and volunteers to grow food for the local community. The 2.5 acres of land in the heart of residential Wolverton has been managed by the Read more [...]

  • Whetstone Allotments Community Plot

    The Community Plot at Whetstone Stray Allotments (Barnet) is an organic allotment set up and run by volunteers. We hope that our posts will inspire others to start community plots on their allotment sites,  bringing communities together to grow food outdoors.  We welcome volunteers, and everyone takes home veg in Read more [...]

  • The Magic Mad Hat

    Magic Being able to be in the present moment while being playful & creative can feel magical Mad Embracing the fools inside of ourselves and feeling free to be just be yourself. Hat Different hat – different character; the joy of improvising & clowning allows us to play with many Read more [...]

  • Transition Worthing Greenspaces

    Transition Town Worthing have been given the opportunity to create local food gardens in Worthing Town Centre and we are currently working on The Haven to create free fruit and veg for those who need it (like Incredible Edible) as well as enhancing this lovely spot in the park with Read more [...]

  • The Springfield Neighbour Scheme

    Springfield Neighbour Scheme is a pilot social prescription project, working with 6 local GP practices to tackle social isolation within our local area. We work with adults who may experience loneliness, or who have low level mental health issues. We run activities to encourage wellbeing and strengthen network building between Read more [...]

  • Only Connect

    Only Connect is London’s creative criminal justice charity, rooted in community. Our vision is a more connected, human and just society, where we all choose a crime free life. The focus of our work is innovation to reduce re-offending. We work with Londoners aged 16+ with recent experience of the justice Read more [...]

  • V.I.P ( Veg In the Park )

    A disused bowling green in Waterhead park,which has been transformed into a large community growing hub as part of the “Get Oldham Growing ” project. Veg in the park is run by local resident,  We are not a allotment and everything we grow we sell and all money goes back Read more [...]

  • GoodGym Greenwich

    GoodGym Greenwich is the best way to get fit in South East London. We meet together every Wednesday night and we run as group to help individuals, projects and community groups with a physical task they would find it hard to do on their own. It’s great- we get fit Read more [...]

  • Forest of Hearts

    A new 5 acre forest garden where we will grow over 100 edible flowers, shrubs, herbs, trees, climbers and perennial vegetables. Our mission is “edible gardens for good” and we have the following aims: To grow a wide range of edible crops To support good causes To promote health and well being Read more [...]

  • PopFarm

    PopFarm is a community growing space at PopBrixton. It launches in spring of 2016, and aims to provide free education and community engagement in its gardens, and in those of local schools and community organisations. We will be growing food for the caterers on site, and supporting people into employment Read more [...]

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