Kids and young people taking action

Showing Projects 151-200 of 497
  • Garden City Sensory Garden

    We plan to turn an unused space in an area of our park into a more exciting, relaxing and inclusive sensory garden for residents, helping to improve mental & physical well-being. It will be accessed from a new disabled parking bay and dropped kerbside, with circular planters to allow easy Read more [...]

  • Free to Be Kids

    Do something amazing with your holidays – Free to Be Kids is looking for energetic, passionate volunteers to help lead incredible holiday projects for particularly disadvantaged children. Can you spare a week to help?   Free to Be Kids helps vulnerable children from inner-city London to experience feeling valued, brave, Read more [...]

  • Greenholm Primary School Farm

    We have been allowed to take ownership of a field behind the school, which is landlocked and owned by the local authority. It is 5.2 acres and we plan to develop a school farm, and an area for the children to do PE.

  • Wild Cat Wilderness

    The Wild Cat Wilderness is a unique, wild community green space in Catford coordinated by the Rushey Green Time Bank. Here the local community can explore nature and wildlife, play or relax in its peacefulness, learn new outdoor skills, share and enjoy the space with other local people of all Read more [...]

  • Growing fruit and vegetables

    Pupils and staff at Dunblane Primary School have been busy planting, growing and now harvesting some of our fruit and vegetables which we have grown in the school grounds.  We have 8 planters and several large boxes for potatoes.  The pupils will then be making healthy meals in the school Read more [...]

  • Tyre Furniture Skills

    Tyre Furniture skills is a project that was started in 2016 to deliver tyre furniture making as a recognisable income generating skill,in The Gambia. We succesfully ran the project in Jan/ Feb 2017 in The Gambia and trained two groups of people how to make 5 different peices of tyre Read more [...]

  • IPA Board

    Islington Play Association is a vibrant, proactive children’s charity. Our aim is simple: We want an Islington where all children can play outside. IPA believes that Play is what children do when they are allowed the freedom to explore their world. Our play places are unique, exciting places where no Read more [...]

  • Islington Play Association

    Islington Play Association (IPA) is a registered charity founded in 1971 (Charity number 1086165). Our aim is to preserve, create, improve and promote places and opportunities for the children of Islington to play. We believe play is an essential part of the health, education, development and happiness of children. Our Read more [...]

  • Summer Garden Project

    Summer Programme at Bilton Hall Community Trust Williby Roc’s provide Eco Arts and Crafts to children, families, community groups and adults.We use environmentally friendly, recyclable, pre-loved and woodland materials to deliver events, parties, workshops, after school clubs and education sessions. Here at Williby Roc’s we aim to release children’s potential Read more [...]

  • Uxbridge Green Gym

    Uxbridge Green Gym is a weekly, free, conservation volunteering session every Wednesday 11 – 2pm. The Conservation Volunteers’ Green Gyms’ aim to improve volunteers health and wellbeing through practical tasks, time spent outdoors in nature, meeting people, giving back to the community and taking care of green spaces. Volunteers meet Read more [...]

  • Forest of Mercia CIC

    Forest of Mercia CIC uses the natural environment to educate, improve health and well-being and encourage everyone to use the outdoors in a way that’s right for them. We are developing Hilton Green into an environmental facility devoted to exploring exciting and innovative ways to support people to reach their Read more [...]

  • Audacious Veg

    Audacious Veg grows delicious food for London restaurants, and trains other people how to do it too. We grow edible flowers, gourmet salad mixes and micro-herbs that inspire your tastebuds with every mouthful. Not only are we environmentally responsible, but our produce is grown by local young adults who are Read more [...]

  • Yorda Adventures

    We are a local organisation providing play opportunities, short breaks and one to one care for children and young people with severe disabilities. We also offer a local, friendly and inclusive environment for families and their children to come and try out new things, celebrate a birthday or take part Read more [...]

  • Well Grounded

    Well Grounded is a Speciality Coffee Training Academy, changing lives. We link people looking for work with an industry looking for talent. We are London’s first social enterprise solely focused on developing talent within the speciality coffee industry. What makes us different is that whilst we provide training for everyone, Read more [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Kench Hill Residential Education Centre

    A residential environmental education charity, linked to Hackney Council, working with schools, voluntary groups and others to provide a rural retreat for education and personal development in the outdoors. Holistic approach with strong focus on healthy eating, growing and sustainability. Open all year. Our 2 acre garden is a haven Read more [...]

  • Heating System for a wide Beam Boat

    The Peter Le Marchant Trust was set up in 1977 by Clare Le Marchant-Connell with an aspiration to provide canal boat experiences for the disabled and seriously ill.The Trust has achieved this and currently has two wide beam Boats and a narrowboat operating from Loughborough.The Boats carried 4300 passengers last Read more [...]

  • Sensory & Wildlife garden

    To create a Sensory and Wildlife garden at the Corran Dean CIC site of Smokey Farm, which will enable all of our service users, members of the public and wildlife alike to benefit from an outdoor space.  The garden area will have enable access by both wheel chair users and Read more [...]

  • Raw Foundation

    Raw Foundation helps to educate, engage and empower young people to move towards sustainable consumption and production. Everything we do is systems-focused, solution-oriented and change-driven. Raw Foundation’s Making Waves campaign aims to reduce the amount of oil-based plastic in the environment by raising awareness about the true extent of plastic 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 [...]

  • Youth Work on the Water of Leith

    Working with young people to help clean-up and improve the Water of Leith. Practical workdays and work placements. Working in partnerships with other local groups to deliver real improvements for the river and learning opportunities for all involved. The Greggs Foundation are supporting this project by funding 10 work days 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 [...]

  • “Social Art” at Nucleus Arts

    “Social Art” at Nucleus Arts will provide a much-needed opportunity for anyone in Chatham and the surrounding areas to meet and enjoy a shared passion of creativity, regardless of where they come from, or the barriers they are facing in their lives. Weekly sessions facilitated by experienced artists will enable those who 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Kids Kitchen

    We run and facilitate cooking sessions for carers and toddlers. We aim to cultivate a culture of sociability, community and health through cooking and eating delicious food together. We believe cooking and eating together creates stronger, healthier families and communities. Cooking with children, however young, and supporting carers, to give Read more [...]

  • Wild Whitworth

    The aim is to make bug hotels, plant wildflowers, plant fruit trees and also to have an incredible edible patch in our community for all to enjoy and actively take part in the creation of. There wil be a series of creative activities for everyone to take part in and Read more [...]

  • Community Potluck

    Cranbrook Community Potluck A well being event to be held once a month in Cranbrook Exeter. A free event where people get together over a shared meal. Each family bring food to share and we facilitate the event. Run by the community for the community.  An alcohol free social gathering Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible

    Incredible Edible is a food growing network throughout the UK. The objective is to bring people together to grow food once a week in the new town of Cranbrook Exeter. Food grown is accessible for anyone to enjoy, foods such as herbs, salad leaves, fruit and even root vegetables and 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 [...]

  • Woodland volunteers

    Komaru outdoor adventure , are a community based outdoor/ bushcraft project . Komaru aims to involve everybody in the community in activities, shelter building, fire lighting, wood carving, primitive living. What  are we are looking for? Komaru is looking  community minded people  who are  happy to do a bit of woodland work, Read more [...]

  • Physical Folk Swale

    Physical Folk is a Kent based social enterprise dedicated to training local young people from all backgrounds and abilities in the ways of affordable film-making, from writing & acting, to directing & editing and screening. We aim to boost the confidence of all participants, and assist them in becoming ready Read more [...]

  • Physical Folk Medway

    Physical Folk is a Medway social enterprise dedicated to training local young people from all backgrounds and abilities in the ways of affordable film-making, from writing & acting, to directing & editing and screening. We aim to boost the confidence of all participants, and assist them in becoming ready to 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 [...]

  • Community Ambassadors

    This is a group of young people aged 11-22 that want to make a positive change in the community. They aim to deliver a social action project each year to do this. In the summer of 2014 they planned, organised and delivered an Inflatable Party for young people which included Read more [...]

Showing Projects 151-200 of 497