Supporting physical and mental health

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  • 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 [...]

  • Middlesbrough Powerchair Football Club

    Middlesbrough Powerchair football Club enables people with physical disabilities from Middlesbrough and surrounding areas to have the opportunity to play football.  We run weekly grassroot sessions for beginners, an intermediate session as well as advanced sessions for the team who play in the national league. We have 32 players with Read more [...]

  • The Trading Post

    “The Trading Post” is an awesome Community Building that is home to a number of different social action and community projects all run by volunteers from Coulby Newham Baptist Church and in partnership with the local community. Current we run the following projects weekly and we have plans to grow Read more [...]

  • Southend Soup

    Micro-funding project based on Detroit Soup. Very informal, highly cooperative. Whoever turns up on the day makes the event happen – expect to get a ‘job’ if you come along! We make soup together (sometimes it’s made in advance – depends on the venue) have entertainers, performers and all manner Read more [...]

  • Peckham’s Wild Patch

    An opportunity for people from the local area to manage Bellenden Road Nature Garden. This involves learning skills in conservation, wildlife friendly gardening and optional participation for training in leadership skills and health and safety. There will be regular sessions run by a community engagement officer until the end of Read more [...]

  • Are We Ready?

    ‘Are We Ready?’ is a simple package of resources (available here) to support community groups to start conversations about how they can become a more resilient community that is able to respond creatively to the impacts of climate change and to reducing fossil fuel dependence. It consists of a short film, Read more [...]

  • Blaze

    Mobilising ages 7-11 in kind acts across Grangtown over the next six months, through large scale events through the week and on a weekend to make a difference in their community from an early age. These are some foundational steps in empowering future community leaders, part of our long term Read more [...]

  • Unicorn Centre – Riding for the Disabled

    The Unicorn Centre, a registered charity, is a purpose built Riding for the Disabled Centre, providing riding therapy and opportunities for learning, achievement and fun to almost 200 local disabled adults and children each week.  Although the Centre was built thanks to a large Lottery grant, it doesn’t receive any on-going Read more [...]

  • The Conservation Volunteers Camden

    Camden Green Gym is an exciting nature conservation project that keeps you fit while giving to the local community. We are working on different sites, mainly: Waterlow Park, Belsize Wood Local Nature Reserve, Adelaide Nature Reserve, Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill and other sites of nature conservation across Camden. Each Read more [...]

  • Animal Days Out

    Animal Days Out (ADO)was setup as a Community Interest Company (C.I.C.) in 2011 with the aim to provide interactive, educational and recreational opportunities for children, young people and adults with a wide theme of animals, wildlife and nature. We have successfully developed a wide range of animal encounters, experiences, outdoor Read more [...]

  • Greenslate Community Farm

    A community run 30acre working farm. We grow fruit and vegetables, raise livestock, run a care farm, hold workshops have a working woodland and sell produce direct to the community. We offer the opportunity for volunteers to get involved with day-to-day running of the farm.

  • Friends of Kings Norton Nature Reserve

    The Friends of Kings Norton Local Nature Reserve (FKNNR) act as an informal pressure group to lobby for environmental improvements in and about the reserve, with a weekly working party on site (the Tuesday WorkOut) to manage the Reserve to increase biodiversity and habitats and to enhance its value for Read more [...]

  • Arsenal in the Community

    Arsenal Football Club was born out of community and has always understood the power it has to bring people together and reach individuals in a way that nobody else can. This idea of giving back continued right throughout the decades until Arsenal in the Community was formally established in the Read more [...]

  • Faircatch

    Faircatch is a Community Supported Fishery or fish box scheme that brings super-fresh, sustainable fish to south-west London, direct from fishermen. We pay them a fair price for their catch and support only those using low-impact, environmentally-sound fishing methods. The fish is often only hours out of the water and Read more [...]

  • West Hampstead Green Gym

    Voluntary conservation work, designed to benefit Camden’s green spaces and to improve the overall fitness and well-being of volunteers. We meet at different nature reserves and green spaces in West Hampstead every Friday at 10:45am to 2pm. All welcome, no booking necessary, and free refreshments provided.

  • The Vertical Veg Street Project

    Since the start of the WEA Greening Wingrove Project (funded by the Big Lottery Fund) lots of people have told us that they would like to grow their own food to eat. We also knew that many residents were fed up with the way their local area looks. And so inspired by Read more [...]

  • Nature Therapy School

    We provide high quality training for psychotherapists and outdoor professionals on the therapeutic use of nature to support well-being. Our trainings are immersive and held in outdoors settings throughout the UK. Our courses are held within small groups in base camp settings to encourage intimacy within our relationships with others Read more [...]

  • Herne Hill Forum

    The herne Hill Forum is a local community group in London SE24. We are working on creating an economic and environmentally sustainable community in the area.  We have done extensive greening of the urban area, traffic calming, educational workshops, high street regeneration, events and created the successful Sunday market that Read more [...]

  • Richmond Green Gym

    From sowing meadows to planting trees, we have practical conservation tasks running every week to help you get active and improve your local green spaces. All volunteers regardless of experience or levels of fitness are welcome and sessions are free. Sessions run every Wednesday from 10.45am to 2pm and we Read more [...]

  • Mill Lane Gardening Project

    Tucked away behind West Hampstead’s high street, Mill Lane Garden Centre is a social enterprise offering training and job opportunities for local people with disabilities. During the week, the project is used by adults with learning disabilities who attend to relax and learn in a natural and secure environment, improve Read more [...]

  • Homes for Veterans, Bristol

    Homes for Veterans is a vital service run by Alabaré that supports service men and women across the UK who have served our country, and who experience difficulty adjusting to civilian life. Homes for Veterans take great pride in our work helping veterans of the British Army, Royal Navy and Read more [...]

  • The Camden Society

    The Camden Society; supporting people with disabilities to live the lives they choose; we believe that people with disabilities have the same human value and rights as everybody else. The Camden Society was set up in the 1960’s by parents of children and adults with learning disabilities to campaign & Read more [...]

  • The Harringay Slopes

    A thin strip of land, (approximately 25 x 200m) runs from the Barking-Gospel Oak railway line to a suburban cul-de-sac, on land originally behind the Harringay Arena greyhound stadium. Covered in weeds, litter and thorns, the site lies behind a warehouse where we live and work. Over the last 5 Read more [...]

  • Voluntary Action Islington

    Voluntary Action Islington is the membership organisation for people working to make a positive difference to life in Islington Our vision is a resilient voluntary sector that actively collaborates to support residents and the community. Following the successful merger of IVAC (Islington Voluntary Action Council) and the Islington Volunteer Centre, Read more [...]

  • Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

    The Bethnal Green Nature Reserve has just been awarded a Mishcon grant to develop a wetland habitat. A new series of interconnecting ponds will harbour a rich collection of indigenous and medicinal aquatic plants, providing a home for an existing toad and newt population. Bethnal Green Nature Reserve – site Read more [...]

  • Marischal Road SE13

    We were a small group of residents fed up with the major problems of fly-tipping, rubbish dumping and general neglect on our street.  Thanks to a poster campaign we are now a much larger group with the shared aims of making the street a cleaner, greener and safer place for Read more [...]

  • The Big Green Passage Project

    The Harringay Passage is an alley/footpath that cuts through a residential neighbourhood surrounded by busy roads. After years of neglect and regularly being used for fly tipping, dog toilet, muggings, and other unsavory activities, in 2013 we formed a Friends group to clean up the Passage. We are a group Read more [...]

  • 21st Century Gardener’s Project

    At Swiss Cottage School, we are committed to working with our learners to ensure that they develop lifeskills. Our special education needs learners aged 2-19 do not follow the traditional curriculum (ie, no GCSE accreditation) or the p-scale. We have developed our own curriculum for children with moderate learning difficulties. Read more [...]

  • St Pancras Community Centre

    Saint Pancras Community Association (SPCA) is an independent charity that promotes community activity for all ages in the St Pancras area, just north of Kings Cross Station. It directly manages services for people over 60, including a sandwich club, bingo sessions, yoga classes and a befriending scheme. It manages the Read more [...]

  • NORDIC WALKING

    Interested in learning how to Nordic Walk or are you already a Nordic Walker? We are hoping to hold some taster sessions as part of the Get Going , Get Active  campaign  from the Nature Garden in Everton Park. We would like to hear from you  regarding your availability as Read more [...]

  • Bikeminded Film Club

    The Bikeminded Film Club is back for a third year! It will be held in the unique art-decó lecture theatre at the Kensington Central Library, a cosy venue to watch cycling-themed films during the autumn and winter.There will be a screening the last Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm from Read more [...]

  • Urban Wild Places

    We encourage urban communities to grow wild and play outdoors – no matter what age you are – and inspire communities through nature in their neighbourhood. Through our partnership with 13 community hubs and Islington Council, we create community-based gardens and offer educational programmes in urban gardening, wildlife, and the Read more [...]

  • West Hampstead Green Gym

    The West Hampstead Green Gym is a group of volunteers who run a weekly practical conservation and gardening session on Fridays. We currently run sessions at 3 locations; Mill Lane Open Space, Minster Road Nature Reserve and Westbere Copse Local Nature Reserve. Our aims are to… Improve the health and Read more [...]

  • Growing Health

    Growing Health is a national project run by Garden Organic and Sustain to see how community food growing can be routinely used by the health and social care services as a way of promoting health and wellbeing.

  • TCV Whitehall Green Gym (Bromley)

    Whitehall Green Gym is a fun and innovative way to get fit and active, improve your health and make a positive impact upon your local green space and environment. Sessions are held every Monday from 10:45am until 2pm, meeting at Southlands Road entrance (opposite Baths road). With activities to suit Read more [...]

  • Dartford Valley Rugby Football Club

    We are an all-inclusive, community rugby club, which is fully committed to making positive change in Dartford and its surrounding areas. We are passionate in our belief that we can and will bring so much to a local community like ours. Our club is about more than rugby. We believe Read more [...]

  • Dartford junior parkrun

    junior parkrun is a series of 2km runs for children aged between 4 and 14. They are held in areas of open space around the UK.  They are open to all, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. This project will bring a junior parkrun event to Read more [...]

  • Dartford Beekeepers

    Our focus is on public education and the need to care for and preserve honey bees and wildlife for future generations. Members include adults and children of all ages, visitors are always welcome to attend branch meetings. We currently have the oldest beekeeper in the country and children as young Read more [...]

  • Dreams in Dance

    Dance and movement workshops for young children with physical and mental impairments. Able bodied siblings are always welcome.  Workshop Dates are:                                    Saturday 9th April 2016 10am till 3pm           Read more [...]

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