Showing Projects 51-100 of 351
  • TCV Community Rewilding Project

    The Community Rewilding project aims to give people in Clydebank, Yoker and Greenock opportunities to improve their local green spaces for the benefit of nature and the community. As well as rewilding places by creating wildflower meadows and  planting trees we will be making them more appealing and accessible by 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Big Dig in Windmill Gardens

    Spruce up Windmill Gardens on Saturday April 22nd 2pm-4pm as part of the Big Dig Friends of Windmill Gardens invite you to help us re-vamp our herb bed and planters.  We will be laying new edging along the stepping stone paths in the herb bed and restoring the original plan 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 [...]

  • The Berry Maze

    This is an unique project in the UK. Beside the obvious scope of bringing together the residents by offering a space suitable for children play, organising treasure hunts, harvest day, etc, it could potentially become a tourist attraction, helping a struggling community hit hard by the local council cuts to 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • RSPB Wild Parks

    This summer join us for a wild adventure in your local park in London and Brighton.   The RSPB is working in partnership with Brighton and Hove Council, ideverde and the City of London Corporation to provide free nature activities for families. Hunt for bugs, spot birds or take our Wild Challenge and Read more [...]

  • Garden Museum, St Mary’s Garden

    St Mary’s Garden is adjacent to the Garden Museum and is managed and maintained by local volunteers. We meet every other saturday to grow food, tidy and maintain the garden. We are looking for volunteers to join in and help keep the space looking beautiful. The Garden Museum will reopen Read more [...]

  • Robin Hood Community Garden

    The Robin Hood Community Gardens – Riches for All! Located near Springfield Park, on the banks of the Lea Canal, the Robin Hood Community Garden is a lovely space managed by local residents. Open to everyone 7 days a week, we aim to create a welcoming place/open space that provides 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 [...]

  • 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.

  • 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 [...]

  • Camden Green Gym at Regents Park

    Help us to preserve this site’s beauty and wildlife while improving your health. On this day we will be working on hedge laying. The Green Gym® is a unique way to get fit, transform the environment, meet new people and learn new skills. Each day starts with a warm up Read more [...]

  • Camden Green Gym at Waterlow Park

    Help us to preserve this site’s beauty and wildlife while improving your health. The day’s project will be managing the pond and woodland habitats, so we recommend everyone dress up warm and waterproofed in case you get wet!

  • Myatt’s Fields Park Gardening Club

    We’re so pleased to announce the start of our new gardening club in Myatt’s Fields Park. From Friday 10 February, 9.30am – 12.30pm, the club will work weekly with our Community Gardener to help grow seedlings for planting around the Victorian Roundhouse and other Park activities. Whilst the club is Read more [...]

  • Sustainable Learning

    Created by and for teachers, Sustainable Learning was inspired by Bristol’s year as European Green Capital in 2015. Funding from the Department of Energy and Climate Change has allowed us to continue the legacy of that very special year, when we engaged 30m000 local schoolchildren – but the work didn’t Read more [...]

  • Save Northfields Allotments

    Northfields Allotments in West Ealing is London’s oldest surviving allotment site. It now faces the threat of development from the housing charity Pathways, the site’s landlord. Pathways intends to construct a multi-storey social housing block and four townhouses for private sale on the allotments. Please help us preserve Ealing’s natural Read more [...]

  • We Can Grow

    Octopus is driven by the collective desire to develop community centres as ‘hubs’ in the community, where multiple grass-roots services and wide-ranging facilities can be accessed and influenced by the unique needs of diverse communities and local neighbourhoods. We Can Grow, one of the projects run my Octopus, is working Read more [...]

  • Native English Woodland Bluebell Glade

    We are a group of volunteers called ‘The Friends of Quarry Park’ and we work alongside Doncaster Council to improve and promote our local nature reserve, Quarry Park, which is situated between Dunsville & Dunscroft, Doncaster.  The nature reserve is a local place for wildlife, with interesting geological features and offers Read more [...]

  • Growing Relationships

    We run a social enterprise across two of our sites, working with children and young people aged 5-16. We garden (maintain and develop the grounds, plant and grow food), do craft/construction (making benches, bird boxes, bug hotels, mosaics) and marketing (branding, costing, market research)

  • The Islington Green Gym

    Green Gyms are fun and free outdoor sessions where you will be guided in practical activities such as planting trees, sowing meadows and establishing wildlife ponds. The Islington Green Gym runs from 10.45 to 2pm every Monday and meet at Sunnyside Community Garden, Hazelville Rd, N19 3LX. Unlike other gardening and conservation Read more [...]

  • Deen City Farm

    Deen City Farm is an urban farm with an educational focus in the heart of the London Borough of Merton. Our five acre site has over 60,000 visitors a year, and includes a farmyard, riding school, gardens, cafe and shop. We have all sorts of animals form cows, sheep, pigs Read more [...]

  • Reclaim the Rosebank

    Reclaim the Rosebank- Empowering local people to come together transforming their lives and their local green space. Developing a design for the Rosebank for generations to come. Reaching out to people in need, encouraging them to learn and share skills, form friendships and make a positive, sustainable change to their Read more [...]

  • Hounslow Heath Green Gym

    Hounslow Heath Green Gym is a volunteer-led group running every Tuesday, 10.45 – 2pm on Hounslow Heath. Located in the heart of Hounslow, this incredible nature reserve contains a mix of rare acid grassland and lowland heath, woodland, wildflower meadows and wetlands. Come and join like-minded people to carry out essential Read more [...]

  • Mount Wise Residents Association

    A Local residents association for people in the Mount Wise area of Devonport. Aimed to help, support, and bring together the community. We want to help with local issues. Common problems. Neighbourhood security. 

  • Devonport Roots

    Were are a group of local people wanting to improve the Green space, and bring back wildlife back into Devonport.  Devonport has been regenerated over the past 10 years with new houses, and business into the area. Whilst this is great, and a real boost for the area, one thing Read more [...]

  • Slade Green Edible Station

    We are working on Slade Green Station to dig out all the old bushes and clear the rubbish along the main wall and to made a Edible station, where we will plant vegetables and fruit for the community to pick and help grow more vegetables.

  • Parkland Walk Nature and Wildlife Trail

    Preparations continue to create a nature trail to one side of the path of the Parkland Walk in Highgate. To read about our plans go to https://www.parkland-walk.org.uk/nature-trail. This project, with funding from the Tesco Bags of Help Initiative will create a nature trail for the benefit of all but with Read more [...]

  • Let’s Decorate Chelmsley!

    We are so excited to have won funding with Chelmsley Wood Neighbourhood Fund & Ellandi (LLP). Now its time for us to start planning how we are going to decorate Chelmsley Wood shopping centre! There are so many great groups in Chelmsley Wood and to celebrate them and how they Read more [...]

  • GreenHouse out of recycled plastic bottles

    ArtsCafe organised and initiated the idea of creating a greenhouse out of bottles…. Greenhouse out of recyled plastic bottles built with the help of 1stLeeSouthBrowniesCatford 6th BrowniesTrinity Primary SchoolShayna SoongPauline Danley-CoxParents of BrowniesJudith Simmons (Glendale)Hither Green Association (SeedSwap)LocalsGrowing a Greener Britain

  • Wimbledon Park Willow Dome

    In November 2016 we ran a two day event in the local park to plant a willow dome in the play area for the children to enjoy some play that engages in a living environment structure. The two day event will included the planting of the dome as well as Read more [...]

  • Embercombe Experience Weekend

    At our Embercombe Experience Weekends we warmly welcome everyone who would like to come along and volunteer their enthusiasm, expertise, or simply a willing pair of hands, to help in both seasonal and on-going work at Embercombe. Over a weekend of working on the land, cooking, eating and sharing, we Read more [...]

  • Capital Clean Up – Beam River

    Beam River Capital Clean Up Event Wednesday 14th September 10am-2pm The Conservation Volunteers are a dedicated group of volunteers that want to see the park thrive for flora and fauna. – We will undertake a litter pick of the river and the surrounding banks. – Flytips will be removed as Read more [...]

  • Renovation and rebuilding of raised beds

    We have received funds through Greggs Foundation Environmental Fund to renovate and rebuild a number of raised vegetable and herb beds in Winsford Gardens in Penge, south east London.  The Friends of Winsford Gardens/ Penge Green Gym Community Group of local volunteers will be working on this project during Autumn/Winter Read more [...]

Showing Projects 51-100 of 351