Effective local partnerships

Landshare UK

By SDRN on 27th March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: UK-wide

AIM: To bring together those who have land to share with those who need land for cultivating food, in order to help address growing concerns around food security, carbon emissions from industrial farming and food miles.

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.

Community Energy Challenge

By SDRN on 14th March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: UK-wide

AIM: To support a set of community energy projects and to catalyse a clean energy revolution across the UK.

Defra’s Nature Improvement Areas

By SDRN on 9th March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: 12 locations, UK-wide.

AIM: To create wildlife havens, restore habitats and encourage local people to get involved with nature.

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.

My Urban Green

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

LOCATION: UK-wide

AIM: To (re)connect urban communities with their environment through active involvement in shaping the future development, maintenance and management of local ‘Greener Living Spaces’, created by Marks and Spencer and Groundwork over the last three years.

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

LOCATION: London.

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.

United Futures

By SDRN on 14th December 2011
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: North-west England.

AIM: To improve areas of neglected public space and help to make neighbourhoods cleaner, greener and more confident.

Edward Square

By SDRN on 7th December 2011
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Islington, London

AIM: To protect and restore the site of a former Victorian town square, using the arts to encouraging community engagement and ownership.

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