Supporting physical and mental health

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  • Grassroot giving

    Bromley Green Gym has been shortlisted in Skipton’s Grassroots Giving 2015. Please help us secure funding for our new willow dome. Read the link and vote for us.

  • Apple Donation Drive

    It’s apple harvest time and we’re inviting you to trade in your apples for cider! It’s simple to do, you just need to bring your apples to the Hawkes Ciderhouse (Arch 361, Winchelsea Road, London, E7 0AQ), the team will weigh your donated apples and give you a percentage of cider Read more [...]

  • North West Kent Countryside Partnership

    The North West Kent Countryside Partnership works throughout the boroughs of Bexley, Sevenoaks, Dartford and Gravesham on a wide variety of community conservation projects. Our Partnership has four main strands of work: Landscape & Biodiversity Education & Learning Community-based Initiatives Health & Access We have a large volunteer team who Read more [...]

  • Urban Food Fortnight

    The Capital’s celebration of the fabulous ultra-local produce being grown, produced and cooked on our doorstep. For the full list of over 120 events, workshops, special menus and open gardens taking place from 11 to 27 September 2015 visit the Urban Food Fortnight website.  Part of the national food and farming charity Sustain, London Read more [...]

  • DMS Allotment

    The DartfordMensShed ( formed from some Veterans)  plan to make available a allotment plot which will become accessible for the disabled whilst working in partnership with local council and the Allotment Assc of the area. Building raised beds and disabled toilet facilities, and to provide a place of peace,

  • The Green Centre

    The Green Centre is a grassroots environmental project based in East Brighton, run entirely by volunteers. Our mission is to provide you with information, advice & activities which help give our city and our planet a cleaner, greener future. From our Green A-Z and our Bottle Top Recycling Marathon to our Read more [...]

  • Pevensey Road Green Gym

    Pevensey Road Green Gym activities take place 11-2pm every Monday in the beautiful and ecologically important Pevensey Road LNR, off Hanworth Road, Hounslow. With a wide range of habitats such as meadow scrubland, woodland and wetlands alongside the River Crane, the reserve links with other locally important green spaces to Read more [...]

  • Plymouth Play CIC and Scrapstore

    Plymouth Play CIC formerly Plymouth Play Association hosts Plymouths only Scrapstore, offering endless opportunities for creative activities .. Be it childrens play, learning and imagination, student projects, artists artistic ness, crafters crafting, knitters jumpers, sewers cushions, designers designs .. You name it we have something that was previously something else Read more [...]

  • Active Travel Champions in Camberwell

    Love cycling or walking? Help us get more people active this summer! Join our team of Active Travel Champions and help support and encourage others to walk, cycle and use public transport more as part of their journeys around Camberwell. Active Travel Champions are volunteers who help people be more Read more [...]

  • Croydon Master Gardener programme (Garden Organic)

    Master Gardeners offer free food growing advice and support to residents and communities in Croydon.  Especially those referred to the project through “social prescribing” – ie by GPs, health care professionals, third sector organisations etc as being likely to benefit from learning to grow food. The network of enthusiastic volunteers Read more [...]

  • Changing room upgrade

    it’s 1994 since the new changing rooms were done ,and are showing signs of where and tear . With all the teams that use these facilities . The up keep is down to volunteers and raising funds is a major part of trying to keep local clubs running . So Read more [...]

  • Page Green Residents Association

    The Page Green Residents’ Association is for everyone who lives or works in the N15 areas of:Ashmont, Earlsmead , Pembroke, Colless, Townsend, Wakefield Roads, Page Green Terrace and Stephenson House (158 High Road). Our association has been meeting since September 2011. Our aim is to get to know each other, Read more [...]

  • St John’s Hospice

    St John’s Hospice provides free care for over 3000 people and their families living with a long term illness in London each year. We offer a range of care from overnight stays in our Inpatient Unit, respite in our Day Centre and support at home from our team of community Read more [...]

  • Dutch Farm – YMCA Liverpool

    Dutch Farm provides a therapeutic environment that engages our service users in meaningful activity thus allowing for the expansion of skills, the production of organic vegetables and the development of creative outlets. Our mission when we began was to engage homeless people in practical and sustainable food related projects that Read more [...]

  • Raising beds

    The Bromley Green Gym are building new raised beds in College Green.  Raised beds are an excellent way to introduce a focal point in an area and helps keep the site look tidy. Ours will be filled with colourful and fragrant perennials to entice people into College Green. E-mail Read more [...]

  • FoodCycle Islington

    Hello – we’re the Islington FoodCycle Hub! We serve every Wednesday afternoon at the Southwood Smith Centre in partnership with the mental health charity, Islington Mind. Each week, we collect surplus fruit and veg from local branches of Waitrose and Planet Organic and turn these ingredients into tasty three-course meals Read more [...]

  • Big Issue Foundation

    The Big Issue Foundation is a financially independent charity. We believe in a ‘hand up and not a hand out’ and recognise that earning an income is a key step in a person’s journey towards stability and a better life. Achieving something for yourself is 100% more empowering than having Read more [...]

  • Reclaimed London

    We’re a not for profit organisation starting allotments at stations and the Regent’s Canal towpath for local people on benefit who don’t have a garden. We’re replacing the weeds and rubbish with veg, fruit and herbs! The allotments will be built using reclaimed materials.  Locations – Hackney Central station  – Read more [...]

  • Herne Hill Station Square Clean Up

    Call for volunteers to help us make Herne Hill Station Square cleaner and greener.  Join us on Thursday 16th July from 12-3pm we will be clearing rubbish, litter picking,weeding re-soiling, emptying planters, clearing tree pits and re-pairing fences. We need your help so come along to Herne Hill Station Square, Railton Road, SE24 Read more [...]

  • Copenhagen Youth Project

    CYP is a unique youth project working in partnership with young people to create and sustain a positive youth culture that inspires children and young people to plan, initiate and lead their own projects. Through sports, arts, mentoring and enterprise CYP engages, nurtures and progresses children and young people providing Read more [...]

  • Camden Hub

    Camden Hub is Camden’s new Mental Health Wellbeing Centre. We are a new type of service; flexible, personal and keenly focused on people’s recovery, as well as connecting together our local community. We work with people across the borough to provide creative and mindful recovery and day opportunities.

  • Helping Britain Blossom (Birmingham)

    Helping Britain Blossom is all about helping local people create, restore and access orchards – to enjoy and use for good in their communities. Get involved by contacting us by email and your community group could soon be the proud custodians of Birmingham’s newest orchard.

  • Clean Air Convergence

    The Clean Air Convergence is a gathering for people who want clean air – less air pollution and better air quality. It follows an unconference format. You will find people at the convergence who have campaigned in their communities for better air quality, and who want to tell their story. Read more [...]

  • Be a Mentor for a Child in Need

    If you can spare a few hours most weekends, you could be the person who brightens the childhood and improves the life chances of a disadvantaged child or young person. We match children in need of support with a volunteer friendship mentor who meets with them for two to three Read more [...]

  • Mobile Garden City

    Mobile Garden City is a temporary community garden located on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Designed specifically to be movable, the garden takes advantage of a ‘meanwhile’, pre-development site, and will move to another area of the Park when work commences on the Chobham Manor development in Autumn 2017. In response Read more [...]

  • Growing Buddies

    Based at the Abbey Community Centre in Kilburn, our Growing Buddies project helps older residents in Camden to turn their balconies and windowsills into mini-allotments. We provide training sessions to volunteers so they can visit isolated and housebound older people in their homes and help them to create small container Read more [...]

  • The Bread Project

    The Bread Project brings people together to make bread…simple!  But it does so much more than make delicious bread, we connect people who in the normal course of their lives would never meet, we share stories, we offer friendship and support. We help people to learn new skills, both practical Read more [...]

  • The Triangle Community Garden

    The Triangle Garden is a community garden within a local park where people of all ages and abilities can come together and take part in creative therapeutic activities, rooted in permaculture, including growing plants for food, wildlife and pollinators, tending and nurturing the environment, creating wildlife habitats and working on Read more [...]

  • Always here to listen

    Reading Samaritan’s vision is that fewer people die by suicide and we work to achieve this by being there 24:7 for those in distress and despair. We plan to install solar panels on our building to reduce our energy consumption and therefore our carbon footprint.  We hope that these will Read more [...]

  • HCA Oasis Project

    Our garden will be transformed into an inner city oasis for native birds and insects as we nurture it as a living system, creating balance and diversity. We will engage with older people, their carers, local volunteers and the wider community, both in the practical development of the space and Read more [...]

  • St. Raphael’s Edible Garden (Capital Clean-Up)

    St. Raphael’s Estate is the most deprived neighbourhood in Brent, with a notorious reputation for gang-related crime and anti-social behaviour. Levels of unemployment are high, and with no permanent facilities or activities on the estate, ethnic tensions occasionally erupt in violence. Health inequalities on the estate exacerbate deprivation in the Read more [...]

  • The Environment Centre

    The Environment Centre is an independent Charity in Swansea, it was set up in 1995 by a group of volunteers and now employs 9 members of staff. The Centre is a hub for the community in Swansea and the surrounding area, focusing on environmental issues and sustainable lifestyles. Our mission Read more [...]

  • Gunnersbury Park

    Gunnersbury Park is a beautiful 186 acre Grade 2* registered landscape of exceptional mature trees, open grass spaces and historic buildings including an Orangery, ‘Princess Amelia’s’ Bath house, Gothic Ruins and the Stables. Gunnersbury Park House (the Large Mansion) is the home of the local history museum for the boroughs of Read more [...]

  • The OAJW Peace Garden

    The Oasis Academy John Williams Peace Garden was started during the London Olympics (2012) in a bid to bring pupils of the academy and members of the wider community together. Previous to this, there had been growing animosity growing between the two groups so the garden was started in a Read more [...]

  • Max Roach Park

    Max Roach Park is a chain of open spaces running along Brixton Road, the section located at the junction of Loughborough Road and Brixton Road, which previously provided little visual interest, biodiversity or community engagement value, and was mainly used as a cut through by pedestrians walking to the Brixton Road bus Read more [...]

  • Bring Back the Butterflies

    The aim of the Camden Butterfly Trust is to establish a network of wildlife-friendly butterfly conservation gardens throughout Camden. Our first garden in Primrose Hill is approx. 74 square metres and is in need of some attention. The wildflowers that were sown in the spring should have cleared before they Read more [...]

  • Make a Wildlife garden

    In Walton hall park we have an overgrown abandoned area that was closed down a few years ago. It was called pets corner and all the local community had fond memories of the place so after many meetings and discussions we have all decided to bring it back to life. Read more [...]

  • Upton Park Waste Busters

    Join the Upton Park Waste Busters to take pride in our community and clean the streets surrounding Elmhurst Primary School! Waste and fly-tipping have become a huge problem in the area.  We call on students, parents, residents and local business people to help us make a change and show that we care for our Read more [...]

  • The Riddy Wood Project

    The Riddy Wood Project is a brand new enterprise by the Bushcraft Education team to restore an area of semi-natural ancient woodland to it’s former glory. The wood has been unmanaged for many years which has lead to it’s deterioration in terms of biodiversity and it’s sustainability as a woodland. Read more [...]

  • Creating a hedging effect

    Hedgerows are excellent wildlife habitats, providing shelter and food to numerous birds, small mammals and insects. The Bromley Green Gym was awarded over 300 saplings from the Woodland Trust in spring 2015. These were planted along the north-west border of College Green. To help these guys establish themselves, we would Read more [...]

  • Morry Levy Pocket Park

    The Morry Levy Pocket Park project has focussed on making improvements to the Morry Levy Memorial Garden in Stoke Newington, which is named after a former local Councillor. Groundwork, in partnership with Hackney Council are working together to improve the underused site. The site has previously been the location of Read more [...]

  • Planting up a pergola

    The Bromley Green Gym has built two massive pergolas on College Green, Bromley. We have started planting some climbers around the base of the pergolas. These include clematis, honeysuckle and jasmine. However, we need more plants to really liven up the area. We are looking for more native British plants Read more [...]

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