Kids and young people taking action

Showing Projects 301-350 of 500
  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Audacious Veg

    Audacious Veg is a bold new social enterprise creating training & employment opportunities for local young adults through urban agriculture. Our socially responsible business model addresses the need for skills and employment in northeast London, while meeting a growing demand for local food. Young adult trainees at Audacious Veg will 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 [...]

  • House of Illustration Gallery Invigilator

    We are always on the lookout for reliable volunteers to help with invigilating our galleries on a daily basis – checking tickets, working on the till, cleaning the galleries and monitoring temperature and humidity readings as well as assisting visitors with queries and encouraging them to participate in any drop-in 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • RotherFed

    We believe that Rotherham needs strong local communities. We support communities to grow and develop, working with them to build their sense of belonging, community pride and spirit.We work with and through grass roots community groups that are committed to bringing communities together, giving all communities a voice and creating 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 [...]

  • The Forage and Find Project

    Play, Sow & Grow is situated on the Three Mills Estate in Stratford: a neighbourhood which is one of the most deprived areas in a borough that is ranked as one of the most deprived in the UK. 50% of Newham’s children live in poverty and household income for most 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.

  • Pritchard + Ure

    Camden Garden Centre has been a proud fixture of the local Camden community for over 30 years. Recently we added an excellent cafe to our business called Pritchard &Ure. Named after 2 members of our charity’s board it is located on the gallery level ofour historic Victorian building. The space is 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 [...]

  • Nest in the Woods Outdoor Pre-School

    We are very excited to announce our fully outdoor Pre-School which opened in September 2015. We offer places for two, three and four year old children. We also offer the Free Early Years Entitlement of 15 hours. Open Mon-Thur Term-Time. (Hopefully also Fridays from October half-term.) Our base is at Read more [...]

  • Hounslow Action for Youth (HAY)

    Hounslow Action for Youth Association is a charity set up in 1986 to provide children and young adults in the London Borough of Hounslow with activities to divert them from crime and to give them essential life skills. In collaboration with other organisations and agencies, we develop and run programmes 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,

  • Building New Bug City

    Bugs need a home too! Bromley Green Gym will be building a bug-metropolis that will go around College Green. This involves building insect habitat walls, loggeries, hedgerows and planting wildflower meadows. If you are interested in getting involved, join us every Friday from 11am-2pm at College Green or contact bromleygreengym@gmail 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 [...]

  • The Community Bench Project

    Set up by SMALL WORKS Kings Cross, a co-working space which generates community projects, within the Barnsbury area. LAUNCHThe CommunityBench Trail. Sunday 24/July 11.00 : 4.45Residents from the Priory Green Estate decorated 8 disused benches; each bench was then adopted by a common space within the neighborhood. To ‘bench mark’ Read more [...]

  • CPRE (London)

    Our vision is of London as a prosperous world city. The challenge is for a better use of land and wiser stewardship of natural resources. London should have a vibrant economy and be surrounded by pleasant countryside. London should become a sustainable city with low carbon and less waste. We 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 bromleygreengym@gmail.com 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 [...]

  • Keighley Astronomical Society

    We are local group of people who meet once a month to explore the night sky and space related sciences. We started in January 2013. We meet once a month to hear presentations from guest speakers on space related subjects. We hold twice yearly observation evenings to view the night Read more [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Cossall Youth Club

    Wednesdays  6.30-8.30pm General Youth club where you can come and learn new skills, play xbox, table tennis, football, go on trips, do your nails or learn about health and beauty. You can also just chill, chat to your friends and even the staff. Cook, play and eat that’s what we Read more [...]

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