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The Bromley by Bow Centre

By SDRN on 15th August 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: East London.

AIMS: To support families, young people and adults of all ages to learn new skills, improve their health and wellbeing, find employment, and develop the confidence to achieve their goals and transform their lives.


By SDRN on 18th June 2012
Found in: Case Studies


By SDRN on 3rd May 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Pilot scheme running in the London boroughs of Newham, Hackney, Waltham Forest, Redbridge and Havering.

AIM: To help low income households tackle fuel poverty and financial exclusion.

Back 2 Earth

By SDRN on 22nd April 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Tottenham, London.

AIM: To transform local people’s lives by enabling engagement with, and productive use of, the immediate environment.

BACKGROUND: Back2Earth (B2E) began life in 2004 as a local community regeneration and environmental charity, developing a programme of environmental volunteering (particularly around local community food production) and green skills training projects, mainly for marginalised and disadvantaged residents.

STATUS: Ongoing.



By SDRN on 5th April 2012
Found in: Case Studies


AIM: To maximise the re-use of redundant office furniture, both to protect the environment and to make quality office items available at affordable prices to charities, the community sector and small businesses.

Global Boarders ‘Surf to Success’

By SDRN on 15th March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Cornwall

AIM: To change the lives of chronically disadvantaged youngsters through the use of a 12-week structured surfing intervention programme.

London 2012 Changing Places

By SDRN on 1st March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: East London.

AIM: Drawing inspiration from the Olympic Park’s regeneration, the Changing Places Programme was established to: (a) inspire surrounding communities to improve public spaces, such as parks, open spaces and watersides; (b) enable people to learn new interests and skills; and (c) to enable long-lasting improvements in the quality of the local environment beyond the period of the Olympic Games.

Hill Holt Wood

By SDRN on 29th February 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: 34-acre deciduous woodland situated on the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire border.

AIM: To manage an environmentally sustainable community woodland, run a locally-valued and economically-viable social enterprise, share experiences and learning, and to be a responsible employer.

Earn Your Travel Back

By SDRN on 23rd February 2012
Found in: Case Studies


AIM: To encourage young people to respect and value their concessionary travel and to learn about the benefits of environmental volunteering and positive community participation.

The Good Gym

By SDRN on 17th February 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Tower Hamlets, East London.

AIM: To develop a new model of voluntary action by focusing on the positive experience of the volunteer, connecting people who are looking to get fit with physical tasks that need to be done and which benefit the community.