Kids and young people taking action

Showing Projects 451-497 of 497
  • Battersea Community Forum

    Battersea Community Forum is an informal group that meets quarterly, at various venues, and is open to anyone living and working in Battersea. VISION Our vision is for Battersea community members to work together in partnership as an active ‘Voice for Battersea.’ MISSION The Forum provides an opportunity for members Read more [...]

  • Gardening for Health

    Links community food growing with National Health Service initiatives. The partners in the project are Leatside Surgery and the Faculty of Health, Education and Society at the University of Plymouth, supported by School Farm, Dartington andTransition Town Totnes. South Hams District Council has licensed to the Totnes Trust (TT), the Read more [...]

  • Communities Living Sustainably in Dorset

    Communities Living Sustainably (CLS) in Dorset aims to help people in West Dorset to tackle climate change and live more sustainably. The project will act as a catalyst for action, building on the great work already taking place in the local area and exploring some innovative approaches. What are we Read more [...]

  • Wheely Tots

    Wheely Tots is a registered children’s charity that believes all children and families should be healthy, confident and resilient. We facilitate community development through inclusive and friendly cycling events and sessions. We support participants, volunteers and freelance session leaders to learn and grow, embedding skills and knowledge within communities. Our Read more [...]

  • Monty’s School of Kickboxing

    Modern self defence for men, women and children. Kickboxing promotes a positive mental attitude. Kickboxing is an effective approach to self defence irrespective of size or gender and an excellent way of meeting new friends. Kickboxing promotes a positive mental attitude. Here are just a few of the benefits: Improve Read more [...]

  • The Great Glebe Pond Revival

      Welcome to the project page for the Glebe School pond project. Please join and spread the buzz, the more positivity and excitement around this project, the better!   The pond at our school is a fantastic space that has unfortunately seen better days, however we will be fixing this Read more [...]

  • Tamworth Farm Allotment Improvements

    The Tamworth Farm Allotment Society (TFAS) invite you and it’s members to a series of events aimed at improving the allotment sites and local surrounding grounds. TFAS has a recently elected (late 2013) committee that brings a renewed energy to the society and has set it’s sights high on benefiting the local community and all Read more [...]

  • Henbant

    Croeso Henbant Henbant has meadows, pasture, woodland, lakes and stunning views of both sea and mountain. We grow veg, meat, eggs and hopefully soon milk, but on a small and sustainable human scale that will provide food and fuel for visitors to the farm and the local community. As well Read more [...]

  • Woodend Barn

    Woodend Barn is a ‘gem’ of the North East Scotland, situated in Banchory, Aberdeenshire.Woodend Barn offers a unique portfolio of high quality Arts and Culture from a well presented Arts venue.Irrespective of age, race or background, Woodend Barn actively encourages engagement with all people to embrace, explore, challenge and appreciate Read more [...]

  • Food Growing Schools London

    The FGS:L project is led by Garden Organic and will work with partners to strengthen and build upon existing activity to support all schools in London to fully embed food growing into school life.  The ultimate aim is to demonstrate how every school and the community it serves can benefit Read more [...]

  • Edibles

    Edibles is a permaculture education and demonstration project – part of the Permaculture Association’s LAND network. We run courses, organise permaculture tours, grow food, have a  cowshed venue/classroom for hire and teach 2 GCSE level courses in permaculture at our local high school. 

  • Herts & Essex Community Farm

    Herts & Essex Community Farm is a non for profit project in High Wych, Sawbridgeworth which is on the Hertfordshire and Essex border, near Harlow Town. We have found suitable land for the community farm to be started on which is in High Wych, Sawbridgeworth. We are looking at different Read more [...]

  • Local Energy Action Plan (LEAP)

    LEAP  is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation which helps the residents of Lochwinnoch, Kilbarchan, Howwood and Bridge of Weir save money and energy. We offer free impartial advice on insulation, draught proofing, heating, renewable energy generation, grants and subsidies. In addition, we carry out draught tests and thermal images on residents’ Read more [...]

  • Calyx Films by the Sea

    Calyx Films by the Sea Our mission is to share knowledge about living more sustainable lives. We’d love for you to come and see the Pines Calyx – Europe’s first zero-carbon event space and join us for an informal gathering to watch a film, eat some popcorn and perhaps have Read more [...]

  • Little Hiccups

    Little Hiccups is a Leeds based support group that has been set up by two mums who both have children with special needs. Through personal experience they recognise the importance of allowing the parents and families of a child with a disability the opportunity to meet people in similar situations, Read more [...]

  • The Conservation Volunteers Cornwall

    Volunteering with TCV can be great fun and really rewarding. Our workdays offer the opportunity to get out in the fresh air, improve your health, learn many new skills and make a contribution to our local heritage. You’ll get to discover some stunning parts of the Cornish countryside you never Read more [...]

  • Decorate and Donate Day

    Im really excited to share this project with you. The idea is that the community will come together for a couple of hours to… 1. plant flowers in the base of the trees along the footpaths and other suitable places in the neighbourhood and  2. collection for local charities – Read more [...]

  • Cultivate London

    Innovative urban farm and social enterprise based across multiple derelict sites in West London. We train unemployed young people in landscaping and horticulture, and produce a range of edible and ornamental plants for sale. We aim to have a long term impact on the lives of young people and change Read more [...]

  • Grow Wild UK

    Grow Wild is the national outreach initiative of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Encouraging millions of people to change lives and transform spaces through native UK wildflowers and fungi.  We inspire people to grow as a group, get active, learn about and engage with nature and give back through volunteering. Read more [...]

  • The Big Lunch

    The Big Lunch is the UK’s annual get-together for neighbours, an idea from the Eden Project made possible by The Big Lottery Fund. It’s the perfect recipe for having fun with your neighbours, feeding community spirit and helping to build stronger neighbourhoods.  People are the key ingredient, with those taking Read more [...]

  • THE FOOD WASTE COLLECTIVE

    We are a Brighton based group that aims to address food waste issues. Our mission statement is simple…  ‘We hate food waste and want to do something about it because we love food…and the planet’ …So lets get together a community of people, it could be organisations already addressing food waste, Read more [...]

  • London Permaculture Festival

    The London Permaculture Festival is a grassroots event organised by volunteers. This year it takes place on Sunday 30th July at Cecil Sharp House, Camden from 11am-6pm. We are looking for volunteers who would like to help out and see permaculture in action as we organise for another year with Read more [...]

  • TRAID Education

    TRAID educates people of all ages about the impacts of clothes on people and the environment, and gives people the tools to make more sustainable choices. We do this by working with over 10,000 people of all ages annually delivering practical workshops, talks, lectures, events, seminars and assemblies.  TRAID delivers Read more [...]

  • Hammersmith Community Gardens Association

    Hammersmith Community Gardens Association is a local environmental charity set up in 1984. We manage four community gardens in Hammersmith and Fulham.  HCGA has a range of projects which include conservation training schemes, volunteer gardening sessions, environmental playschemes and environmental education in local schools.  We assist local groups in the Read more [...]

  • Green Peas Events

     ‘Green Peas’ provide nature & eco crafts workshops for children of age 2-8 years and natural messy play for under 5’s. We run fantastic outdoors art events ‘Art Picnics4Kids’ during summer time and variety of workshops and events for local projects, festivals and organisations! ‘Green Peas’ nature& eco crafts workshops are a Read more [...]

  • Cordwainers Garden

    We have claimed some disused land belonging to the London College of Fashion in Mare St. Since January 2011 we have built 16 small raised beds for local people and staff and students from the college to grow fruit and vegetables. We are also growing dye plants, medicinal herbs, flowers Read more [...]

  • The Green Backyard

    The Green Backyard is a community growing project in central Peterborough. From this urban base we have transformed a once-derelict former allotment site into a beautiful and productive green space. We promote sustainable lifestyles and raise awareness of environmental issues through practical demonstration and community involvement. With regular workdays, events Read more [...]

  • Outdoor Classroom Day

    OUTDOOR CLASSROOM DAY Spend a lesson learning outside the classroom on Thursday Nov 1st 2018! Join schools and organisations from across the UK this summer and celebrate outdoor learning & play on Empty Classroom Day. Spend a lesson outside, or do much more… Sign up your class or school here to be Read more [...]

  • Barnet Environment Centre

    Nature reserve in Barnet.  Nearest tube High Barnet.  Used for educational visits by school children — pond-dipping, mini-beasts etc.  The friends group organises volunteers to maintain the site — clearing paths and ponds, laying hedges etc.  Used to be called Barnet Countryside Centre.

  • 33: climate actions

    Launched on Monday 25th February 2019, our ’33’ project highlights ​33 great opportunities ​for London Schools to prepare for London Climate Action Week (LCAW). The project has the hashtag: ‘Love London. Love the World.’ ’33’ is a campaign to promote great projects taking place across London which can support schools to become more Read more [...]

  • Oasis edible forest gardening project

    We are a forest gardening project situated on a children’s adventure playground. We have already developed several area’s in the garden – but there is still so much to do! As well as gardening based activities we have lots of other things going on – building out of recycled materials (artistic and practical), Read more [...]

  • London Green Drinks

    The original London Green Drinks. We meet every second Tuesday of the month, now at the Pontefract Castle pub, in Marylebone (2 minutes from Bond Street tube station). Join us from 6.30pm. Expect a mixture of professionals, council officers, activists and students from across the capital. If you’re interested in Read more [...]

  • Transition Town Liverpool

    The idea is that a town using less energy and fewer resources could be more resilient, more abundant and more pleasurable than at present. Join in the explore how we can  reduce the impact of climate change and peak resource use on our communities.

  • Sutton Community Farm

    Sutton Community Farm is a 7-acre community-owned farm in Wallington, south London. The farm grows vegetables according to organic principles and provide a shared space for the local community to cultivate skills. The farm generates a large proposition of its income through running a local VegBox scheme, distributing fruit and Read more [...]

  • St Mary’s Secret Garden

    The garden is an accessible award winning garden for the whole community. We provide: therepeutic gardening sessions for people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and older people volunteering opportunities training courses for people on horticulture and associated topics (we are a City & Guilds Approved training centre) hand raised Read more [...]

  • RandyMayers.com

    Currently based at Landmatters Co-op Permaculture project near Totnes in south west Devon, Randy runs short courses in; Permaculture Food growing Composting and more… The main aim of this project is to learn and share practical experiences with Permaculture livelihoods and it’s associated practices. Randy lives off grid and is Read more [...]

  • Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

    Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (BPCG) is an independent environmental charity operating from a former municipal greenhouse site in the centre of Lambeth’s Brockwell Park. Our 3742m2 site comprises a series of demonstration gardens and facilities including two commercial-sized greenhouses. We use the space to host a variety of educational initiatives Read more [...]

  • South East Rivers Trust

    The South East Rivers Trust is an environmental charity which aims to acheive healthy rivers, for all, across the south east of England.  We work from as far west as Baskingstoke, and as far east as Dover – looking after all the rivers and their catchments in between.  We run Read more [...]

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