By | Building, Growing
Bristol Parkhive is a collaborative project between the University of the West of England (UWE) and the Bristol Parks Forum (BPF), Bristol's network of volunteer parks groups, and the support of other local partners, who, in the age of ever-shrinking budgets, play an increasingly important...
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Volunteers hold up letters reading 'Growing Support'

Growing Support

By | Community, Growing, Growing & Clearing, Supporting
Growing Support is an award winning social enterprise tackling loneliness, social isolation and inactivity. They work to deliver social and therapeutic gardening activities for people with dementia; this includes things such as weekly gardening clubs, supported by trained volunteers, where people with dementia can work...
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A pair of muddy wellies

Way to Grow

By | Growing, Growing & Clearing
Way to Grow works to transform green areas across Bristol, whether this is maintaining flowerbeds, weeding, planting and maintaining green spaces. They are committed to supporting community groups; schools and individuals who are struggling to make the most of their gardens or green spaces. In 2014, Way to Grow worked...
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A collection of Green Capital badges

Green Ambassadors

By | Growing, Schools, Supporting
The Green Ambassadors Project works in partnership with schools and community groups to help to teach children in Bristol about the importance of sustainability and how they have the ability to contribute to a greener city. The project began in 2013, using groups of student volunteers from...
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Volunteers gardening in a very green space


By | Growing, Growing & Clearing
GreenSpace helps develop and maintain the fantastic green spaces surrounding the university. The activities the volunteers can undertake include bark chipping paths, hay cutting, coppicing, wildlife surveys, checking and cleaning or maintaining bird and bat boxes. The project invites students into untouched pockets of greenery in Bristol, and invites them...
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