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198 Contemporary Arts & Learning

198 Contemporary Arts and Learning's mission is to nurture and support the career of emerging, under-represented artists and to advance public interest in the visual arts. Founded in 1988, 198's motivation initially focused on the need to provide a platform for Afro-Caribbean and Asian artists as part of the Black arts movement.

Health and social care

APE Project

We are a children's play, recreation and activity provider working to create conditions for all-inclusive free play for kids in Bristol and beyond. We aim to deliver supportive environments and workshops for children and young people creative problem solving, sense of self worth, co-operative learning, resilience, risk taking, social skills.

Food production or farming

Ashfield Community Enterprise

Ashfield Community Enterprise, based in Stanton Hill, is a completely volunteer-run programme to help people with mental health issues and disabilities gain confidence and develop skills in woodwork and joinery. They make use of unwanted pallets by turning them into pieces of furniture, which are then sold and the revenue is re-invested back into the programme.

Arts, heritage and culture

Art B&B

Art B&B is a traditional Blackpool bed and breakfast re-imagined by artists for the 21st century. Its central mission is to support arts, culture, training and development opportunities for local communities and creatives whilst still performing as a highly attractive hotel for guests.

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Alfrick and Lusley Community Shop

A community shop meeting the needs of local residents in Alfrick, Worcester.

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55East

At the centre of Walworth's iconic East Street Market, 55East is a place for locals, creatives, freelancers and entrepreneurs to come together and eat, drink, work and network. We are the biggest community of entrepreneurs in South London, and our location halfway between the city and your home makes it the ideal place to meet like-minded movers and shakers.

Arts, heritage and culture

Artz Centre

Based in Skelmersdale, Artz for all has been delivering community arts activities since 2014. Tackling community and social issues through the medium of arts, including drama, dance, singing and performing arts.

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30 Chapel Street

Our company was constituted in May 2017 as 30 Chapel Street, named after the address of our proposed location in Bradford. The vision we have been building is of a hub for arts, tech, social innovation and enterprise, in the heart of Bradford's historic Little Germany district, to serve the people of our city and of the region. Our hub is evolving into a living lab for the city's innovative communities.

Pub

Abingdon Arms

Saved from closure by the community, the pub offers fantastic food and drink, a beautiful garden and a welcoming atmosphere.

Sport and leisure

ActivLives

ActivLives is a local independent charity working in Ipswich and across Suffolk to keep people active, connected and involved with their local community through accessible sports and exercise, learning new skills and volunteering opportunities.

Sport and leisure

Adrenaline Alley

Adreneline Alley provides safe, secure and manageable facilities addressing the needs of local communities and to be recognised as a leading provider of urban sports using a range of partnerships to become a sustainable social enterprise.

Business support, training, education or employment

All Saints Action Network

The mission of ASAN is to create a sustainable organisation responsive to local needs through the development and management of enterprise, employment and environmental projects.

Sport and leisure

Alt Valley Community Trust

As a pioneering community anchor organisation, Alt Valley Community Trust has been at the heart of the North Liverpool community since 1983 and has become a focal point for energising and regenerating the local communities of Croxteth, Norris Green, Clubmoor, Fazakerley, Dovecot, Walton and beyond.

Sport and leisure

Acton Arts Project

We are a community interest company formed by local Acton residents who got together to lease the disused old library building on the high street, keep out developers and repurpose the building's original role as a community hub.

Support service

Ambition Lawrence Weston

Lawrence Weston is a post-war housing estate on the north west outskirts of Bristol. Ambition Lawrence Weston was established in 2012 by a group of residents who wanted to make the area a better place to live following a decline in local services.

Arts, heritage and culture

Amble Development Trust

Amble Development Trust has been set up specifically to improve and develop the area of Amble through regenerating the former coal mining town of Amble by taking a lead in most aspects of economic, social and community regeneration in partnership with other agencies.

Arts, heritage and culture

Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust

A unique heritage site in the heart of Bristol set in 45 green acres of Victorian garden cemetery.

Food production or farming

Abundant Earth Coop

Abundant Earth is a workers co-operative based on 15 acres of land near to Broom Park, just outside of Durham city. They are passionate about growing and making things from the land, from producing a weekly vegetable box scheme, to working with wool, wood and willow through to permaculture and woodland management.

Food production or farming

Apricot Centre

The Apricot Centre is a social enterprise producing high quality food on our farm at Huxham's Cross, growing a wide range of biodynamic and organic produce including vegetables, fruit, jams, chutneys, juices and flours. Huxham's Cross Farm is also the home and therapeutic space for The Apricot Centre Wellbeing Service providing therapeutic support for families and children in both East Anglia and in Devon, using the farm and nature as a co-therapist.

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Armley People's Theatre

Armely People's Theatre is a charity set up for those in the local community interested in theatre, drama and the creative arts. They provide free drama and music sesions for the communities of Armley, with at least three public performances a year. The theatre also acts as a hub where people can meet and bond, improving cross-generational and culturally diverse relations.

Sport and leisure

B Active 'N' B' Fit

B Active 'N' B' Fit is dedicated to tailoring structured exercise programmes and well-being services to suit individual needs in the local community with a public health focus.

Housing

Back on the Map

Back on the Map is the charitable legacy body of the 2001-2011 New Deal for Communities programme established to address severe social and economic problems in Hendon, Sunderland. Based on resident concerns, our post-NDC goals are to directly improve housing conditions and improve local people's quality of life.

Energy

Bath & West Community Energy

BWCE is a not for profit community benefit society, owned and run by our members for the benefit of the community. Our vision is for a local area able to supply decreasing local energy demand with increasing generation from renewable energy, driven by collective action and community ownership.

Food production or farming

Bath City Farm

We are Bath City Farm, a much-loved charity which has been supporting vulnerable people living in Bath for over 25 years.

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BEAP

BEAP Community Partnership exists to focus on meeting the needs of the local community in Manningham, Bradford. The partnerships main visions simply are: providing services either through itself or partners in order to address high levels of deprivation and disadvantage in the neighbourhood, in particular the Bangladeshi Community in Bradford; and engaging with local people, helping them to form and action their own agendas for positive change.

Sport and leisure

Beccles Lido

Heated open air swimming pool on Puddingmoor in the Suffolk market town of Beccles, by the beautiful River Waveney. Our 30 x 15 metre pool, separate toddler and paddling pools are all heated to 27°C and suitable for all ages. We have lots of paved and grassy areas for sunbathing, as well as picnic tables, chairs and sunloungers, and a café with covered outdoor eating area.

Housing

Ashley Vale Action Group

AVAG was formed in 2000 by a group of residents in Ashley Vale who were concerned about the development of a former scaffolding yard in their neighbourhood. By bringing together a group of self-builders, AVAG bought the site and created an award-winning housing development there. We are passionate about community-led, environmentally sustainable development and its potential to deliver low cost housing.

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Asset Base South Tyneside

The supply of community and social office space and community based funding. Asset Base are the partners taking on the management of the local community centre, which had remained dormant for five-years but is now a thriving centre for the community.

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Aylesham Hub

We are a group of local people who share the aim of building a new community centre - a social hub for residents of Aylesham, Snowdown and the surrounding villages.

Health and social care

Basingstoke Mencap Services

Basingstoke Mencap is an independent registered charity providing support and services for children, young people and adults with a learning disability and their family carers in the local area. We help people with learning disabilities to enjoy a happy life in their home and community. We promise to support adults with a learning disability in the way that they want to be supported.

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Basingstoke Multicultural Forum

The Basingstoke Multicultural Forum is an umbrella organisation for communities of diverse cultures, ethnicity and religion, to promote better understanding between these different groups and to be a catalyst for inclusion, social cohesion and respect for diversity.

Pub

Ashton Hayes Community Hub (The Golden Lion)

Ashton Hayes Community Hub is a community benefit society which is aiming to raise money to purchase The Golden Lion - a central and popular pub. In October 2017, the owners announced their intention to sell the pub. We as a community do not want to lose the pub as it is the heart of our community.

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Aveley Village Community Foundation

A community forum and hub for the people of Aveley.

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Barrow Hill Memorial Hall

Barrow Hill Memorial Hall is owned and managed by the trustees of Barrow Hill Community Trust on behalf of the community. The trust was set up as a new charity to create a community centre in the Memorial Hall and give the building a new lease of life for the next generation.

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Aspire Ryde

A community hub, providing services throughout the week in a redundant church building which now buzzes with activity.

Business support, training, education or employment

Barnsley Community Build

Barnsley Community Build is a charity and a social enterprise that has two areas of involvement: training and commercial that are very closely interlinked. All the profits from their commercial activities go directly to their training company.

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Bebeccino Kids Café

Award winning hub and café for parents and families on the Isle of Wight.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Bee Urban

Bee Urban is a honeybee-centric social enterprise based in Kennington, South London, which aims to positively influence the urban environment through supporting local people and promoting positive, ecologically sound practice around urban greening, building, farming and particularly bee-keeping.

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AsOne Community Space and Cafe

AsOne is a community space and cafe in Perranporth, Cornwall supporting mental health and providing a safe and inclusive environment for all alongside a diverse cafe with pop up kitchens and a variety of fusion foods . We provide a range of activities and programs for adults and young people with guided programs to support those at risk from food poverty, mental health issues and social isolation.

Library

Bampton Library

Local residents came together to save their library when it came under threat, making it bigger and better and providing resources for the people of the town.

Food production or farming

Bentley Urban Farm

Bentley Urban Farm is an award winning upcycled market garden based in Bentley, Doncaster. We use reclaimed materials to repair and maintain a former horticultural training centre, turning it into a growing project capable of providing affordable, fresh, healthy, local food whilst creating new opportunities for education, training, skill-sharing, employment and entrepreneurship.

Food production or farming

Billy Ruffians Brewing Collective

Billy Ruffians is a community-owned brewery which promotes environmental standards and the circular economy, and provides learning opportunities for local people.

Housing

Birmingham Community Homes

A group of experienced and expert practitioners from across a range of housing and community focused organisations, we bring together a mix of knowledge and passion to bring about a community led housing renaissance in the city.

Library

Blackfen Community Library

Blackfen Community Library and Rooted Coffee House are at the heart of the community in Blackfen. An 'open door' for our community and a home away from home. We provide opportunities to access not just a great world of books in a comforting 'third space' but our library space offers us the opportunity to cater for individual population groups who need a place to belong as well as a brilliant way to bring together those different groups in our community.

Library

Boldon and Cleadon Community Library

Boldon and Cleadon Community Library is the first established, volunteer-run library in South Tyneside. We offer books, computers, room hire and a wide range of regular activities and special events for all ages.

Health and social care

Bell View Care

Bell View is a North Northumberland community-based charity supporting older people. We offer a range of health, wellbeing and social activities from our resource centre based in Belford and we also provide day care and support to people in their own home.

Food production or farming

Bermondsey Community Kitchen

Our organisation is a community cafe and free training facility providing a City and Guilds Level 1 Food Preparation and Cookery Qualification and Level 2 City and Guilds Professional Cookery qualification.

Arts, heritage and culture

Black Country Make

Black Country Make are a group of young adults living on the Heath Town estate in Wolverhampton. With the help of local architect Jeremy Monk-Hawksworth, they are turning the estate into a digital factory, making everything from films to houses. Operating out of disused shops, a closed-down youth club and former underground car park, they are transforming the heritage of the past using the tools of the future.

Arts, heritage and culture

Black Sheep Collective

Drawing on their individual arts practices, associates and shared creative drives, Black Sheep Collective nurture bold expressions of creativity often defying conformity. They believe in breaking new ground and using the arts as a means to reduce barriers and foster the development of creative communities. They work in many settings and environments in the UK and internationally.

Business support, training, education or employment

Blue Bermondsey BID

We are an independent business-led organisation whose aims are to support local businesses and improve the trading environment.

Business support, training, education or employment

Board in the City

Board in the City has opened Southampton's first dedicated board game café, with the aim of combining games with education, assisted living for the older generation and mental wellbeing.

Health and social care

B-Inspired

B-inspired is the trading name of the Braunstone Foundation and is a neighbourhood-based charity in Braunstone. We have worked to change Braunstone for the better, and together we have achieved a great deal. Working with the community, we have gained a unique insight into the real life issues close to the hearts of our residents.

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Birtley Community Centre

The centre caters for the recreational, educational and social needs of the local community.

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Bee Wirral

A not-for-profit community interest company founded in 2013, dedicated to supporting families in making positive choices so that they can improve their own life chances. Their aim is to become a community resource, somewhere that residents feel welcome and can come to take part in training, courses, activities and support services. They want to fill the need and help develop a sense of community.

Support service

Beverley Cherry Tree Community Centre

Launched initially by the local Children's Society to provide services specifically for disadvantaged children in the area, the organisation has steadily evolved to become an integral part of the community. Established as a community centre in 1993, following the closure of a family centre run jointly by the Children's Society and Humberside County Council, the Humberside County Council gave the building to the new association in 1996.

Arts, heritage and culture

Black Country Radio

Black Country Radio is a community radio station based in the West Midlands region of England serving the Black Country and Birmingham on FM, DAB and online. Black Country Radio is owned and operated by Waterfront Media CIC.

Business support, training, education or employment

Bollington Initiative Trust

The Bollington Initiative Trust (BIT) is a community owned and managed charity and development trust which acquires, improves and manages land and buildings to protect and utilise them for local community benefit. BIT aims to aid the environmental, social and economic development of Bollington through partnerships with other voluntary organisations and businesses to generate growing voluntary and community effort and viable new initiatives.

Food production or farming

Bennison Farm

We are a small Organic market garden in Thorrington near Colchester in north Essex. Our members pay a monthly subscription and receive a regular share of the vegetables we harvest. We only provide what can grow on the farm to people with in a 10 mile radius so the produce is 100% seasonal and local with very low food miles.

Food production or farming

Black Grove Farm

Black Grove Farm aims to produce organically grown, fresh and nutritious fruit and veg and healthy meat and animal products, to direct market to local people first. They also provide opportunities for learning growing and farming skills and promote community cohesion and reduce social isolation.

Food production or farming

Blakeney Hill Growers

Blakeney Hill Growers is a group of like-minded people seeking a healthier, more organic lifestyle that revolves around our neighbourhood, Blakeney Hill in the Forest of Dean. Over the past few years, they have brought two parcels of derelict land back into use and people of all ages are enjoying creating their community smallholding.

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Bonny Downs Community Association

BDCA is a dynamic community-led charity that has been serving the residents of East Ham since 1998. We strive to make a real and lasting difference to the quality of life of local people by promoting community cohesion, tackling isolation, encouraging healthier lifestyles and addressing the root causes of poverty.

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Bradford Community Repaint

Bradford Community Repaint was set up in 2001 to collect unwanted household paint to be recycled and reused by community groups, charities and families in need. Diverting paint from going to landfill and helping to improve the look of our estates and community areas.

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Bradford Trident

We are a community-led neighbourhood management organisation working in the BD5 area of Bradford. We offer a range of services including enterprise support, a healthy lifestyles project, community development support, community space for hire and office space for hire.

Arts, heritage and culture

Bridge Creative

A non-profit, creative event design service making a difference. We offer creative opportunities for vulnerable young adults in Bishop Auckland and County Durham and support events to be socially responsible.

Food production or farming

Bristol Fish Project

Bristol Fish Project CIC is a community-supported aquaponics farm in Bristol. Aquaponics is the cultivation of fish and plants together in a constructed recirculating ecosystem utilising natural bacterial cycles to convert fish waste to plant nutrients. We think everyone should be able to access affordable, nutritious and good quality food and that urban aquaponic farming can contribute to wider urban sustainability by recycling urban waste and bringing people together.

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Bread + Roses

Bread + Roses is a creative workspace and café that is used by everyone from refugee groups to local artists.

Support service

Bradnet

Here at Bradnet we recognise that there are many barriers that people with disabilities face in living an independent life. These can vary from physical obstacles, to experiencing a lack of opportunity and poverty. We endeavour to provide support, advice and assistance to all our service users to enable them to lead as full a life as possible.

Sport and leisure

Bramley Baths and Community

We're a community-led, not for profit centre for fitness, health and fun. We have a public gym, swimming pool, steam room and space for community events, meetings and fitness classes.

Energy

Bristol Community Energy

Bristol Energy Cooperative is a community-owned energy cooperative, growing Greater Bristol's local green energy supply and making the benefits available to all. We develop renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, and help others to do the same.

Transport

Bristol Community Ferry Boats

In 2013 we set up Bristol Community Ferry Boats as a community benefit society. This secures Bristol's iconic blue and yellow boats for the future, feeding any profit back into the company to maintain and improve the ferry service for Bristol. Running 364 days a year, we provide a community focused, friendly and reliable ferry service for Bristol as well as private hire and public trips.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Bradford Beekeepers Association

The Bradford Beekeepers are a group of friendly beekeepers from Bradford and West Leeds. We are members of the Yorkshire Beekeepers Associations and the British Beekeepers Association. Our aim is to help people keep bees successfully and to enjoy helping one another to do things well. Beekeeping is best in the city and the suburbs and we can produce the best quality honey, candles and other hive products.

Food production or farming

Bosavern Community Farm

Bosavern Community Farm is situated near St Just at the very western tip of Cornwall near Land's End. We are a not-for-profit social enterprise run on Wholesome Food Association principles by a community of employees, members and volunteers. Our vision is to develop a self-financing, community-led, food growing initiative to benefit the wider community of St Just and West Penwith in an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable way.

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Brampton and Beyond Community Trust

We have a range of community facilities available to members and non-members. By becoming a Friend of the community centre, you can also enjoy discounts on room hire, party bookings, mini bus hire, fitness suite membership and more, such as discounts on courses.

Health and social care

Branch Out MK

We are a not-for-profit organisation that supports adults with learning differences and autism through social and therapeutic horticulture. We grow a wide variety of seasonal, speciality, cut flowers. We sell our flowers from our workshop, at Farmers Markets & through local independent shops.

Food production or farming

Brighton and Hove Sheepshare

Brighton & Hove Sheep Share scheme aims to get sheep that are currently grazing in and around Brighton and Hove back into the city as lamb, and share the meat between interested residents.

Food production or farming

Brighton Community Supported Agriculture

We are a Community Food Growing project committed to ethical, sustainable and healthy food production. We run a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fruit and Veg Share scheme.

Energy

Brighton Energy Co-op

As a social enterprise, Brighton Energy Coop is all about community investment in renewable energy. It's a simple idea: basically everyone puts in a bit of cash and collectively we us this to build big solar energy systems. Money from selling this solar electricity gets distributed back to members, and to our community fund. We have hundreds of members from in and out of the Brighton area - together we've already built more than £1.9m of community-funded solar PV.

Housing

Bristol CLT

Bristol Community Land Trust is a not-for-profit organisation which seeks to open up opportunities for acquiring land and developing affordable housing for its members and strives to promote the cause of self-organised housing across the Bristol city region.

Café

Brixton People's Kitchen

We collect food surplus from local shops and markets, invite people from South London to cook together, and welcome everyone to enjoy a delicious meal. Come to our cafe!

Business support, training, education or employment

Bootstrap Charity

Bootstrap's core business is providing workspace to a diverse mix of tenants, supporting them to start up and grow. From bakers and brewers in the Bootyard, to film studios and charities across the 3 buildings we operate in, Bootstrap boasts an eclectic mix of tenants here on Ashwin Street, Dalston.

Food production or farming

Brixton Windmill

The Friends of Windmill Gardens is a local residents' group set up in 2003 to campaign to restore, preserve and enhance Brixton Windmill and Windmill Gardens. Brixton is London's last working windmill.

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Burton Street Foundation

Around 2500 people use the site every week, for work and for play. We host countless events each year. We employ around 140 people. Our disability services have around 250 clients. 14 local businesses are based here, and around 35 charities and community groups use our facilities each week.

Health and social care

BS3 Community Development

Previously Southville Community Development Association, BS3 Community Development was founded in 1991 to improve the lives of people living in BS3 and the surrounding area. We run two community venues; the Southville Centre and the Chessel Centre.

Business support, training, education or employment

Cafe INDIEpendent

We are a not-for-profit. We provide work experience, training and youth work support to young people aged 16-25. Our cafe is staffed by young volunteers, giving them the chance to develop job skills and improve their prospects. It works too - over 60% of our volunteers go on to secure paid employment. We also host a daily drop in for children aged 13-18 and work with a vast array of community groups to address social issues, serving as a springboard for community development.

Business support, training, education or employment

Calico Homes

Calico Homes is part of The Calico Group, combining expertise and innovation to achieve maximum social impact. The Calico Group is made up of innovative charities and businesses working together to make social profit. We want to help individuals of all ages and backgrounds, and their families, live peacefully, prosperously and healthily, in warm, secure homes and safe, friendly communities.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Cambridgeshire Community Reuse and Recycling Network

CCORRN is a social enterprise that rescues things like paint, craft materials, food, toiletries and business surplus for our members to creatively reuse them. Everyone is welcome to become a member and all income is used to support our team and local community.

Sport and leisure

Byrne Avenue Baths

Byrne Avenue Trust was set up with the sole aim of restoring, refurbishing and re-opening Byrne Avenue Baths.

Food production or farming

Can Cook

Can Cook was set up in 2007 as a food organisation working with people living in south Liverpool who didn't have basic cookery skills. We have since expanded across the Liverpool City Region to provide over 15,000 people with cookery training, enabling them to prepare fresh meals at home.

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Bythams Community Shop

The Bythams Community Shop is a project that aims to provide a local shop for the villages of Castle Bytham and Little Bytham and their nearby parishes.

Food production or farming

Broadclyst Community Farm

We aim to be a form of sustenance for our community; providing affordable food and hands-on educational activities. We wish to revive interest in agriculture, encouraging active participation and engaging youngsters. We want to understand and value the environment, our farming heritage and each another.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Brookside Flower Farm

We nurture and care for the land by encouraging natural ecosystems to create a balanced naturally healthy garden, with the balance to control garden pests and diseases in an environmentally friendly way, without the use of harmful pesticides or chemically produced fertilisers. We have created a rich, healthy, living landscape where many species of wildlife make their home amongst the diverse range of flowers, fruits and leaves that nourish them.

Food production or farming

Burscough Community Farm

Burscough Community Farm is an 18-acre farm that runs a veg box scheme. We started as organic veg Club in November 2013, with our first crop of broad beans and lettuce planted in the same month. After two growing seasons we have a community of fifty members from varied backgrounds who want to produce their own food. We also introduced chickens and bees and have an orchard of fruit trees, soft fruit and nut trees.

Food production or farming

Cambridge CropShare

Cambridge CropShare is a small-scale community-supported agriculture scheme in Cambridge, run as a partnership between Transition Cambridge and Waterland Organics, based at Willow Farm in Lode. It experiments with 'crop-sharing', which we define as an exchange of use of land for access to labour, creating opportunities for farm-community collaboration.

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Bromley by Bow Centre

The Bromley by Bow Centre is a pioneering charity that combines an extensive neighbourhood hub with a medical practice and a community research project.

Food production or farming

Camel CSA

We're a not-for-profit community-run local food scheme near Wadebridge in north Cornwall. We grow vegetables to organic principles, using no-dig methods and agroecological farming approaches.

Arts, heritage and culture

Build Brighton

Build Brighton is a communal workshop and collective of over 100 makers, designers, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers and artists who love to build stuff. We're part of a global network of makerspaces - places where people do creative projects, such as electronics, 3D printing, crafts, woodworking and food hacking. Our main purpose is to provide tools and a space in which our members can gather, collaborate and learn from each other.

Café

Buzz Lockleaze

Buzz Lockleaze is a locally born social enterprise working with the community to enhance employability opportunities, enterprise activity, and access to improved health and wellbeing through healthy food provision.

Business support, training, education or employment

Caius House

A community and youth centre in Battersea, London. They work with young people mainly, but also the wider community, with classes for adults, an art gallery and space for community groups. They have a focus on education in a less formal environment.

Housing

Calder Valley Community Land Trust

We are a member-led community benefit society with charitable status which has been established to help address and meet housing needs in our part of Calderdale. We are part of the fast-growing community-led housing network, where local people play a leading role in solving local housing problems, creating genuinely affordable homes and stronger communities in ways that are difficult through current mainstream housing.

Health and social care

Camerados

We're a new movement of people who think and act differently by simply believing that we should all look out for each other. A Camerado is halfway between a stranger and a friend and we need more of them.

Arts, heritage and culture

Chain Bridge Forge

Here at Chain Bridge Forge we have revived the blacksmith's craft within its original setting, and created a living forge. Both on site and online, we demonstrate the blacksmithing skills and techniques that would have been used by the Chain Bridge Forge blacksmiths, and others like them, the world over. Chain Bridge Forge is a living museum, led by volunteers.

Business support, training, education or employment

Carlisle Business Cente

Carlisle Business Centre is a not-for-private-profit organisation driven by a dedicated workforce that's supported by a voluntary board of directors. We operate as a social enterprise that donates its generated profit to the Action For Community charity, enabling us to proudly support the local community.

Arts, heritage and culture

Cannington Shaw Preservation Trust

Cannington Shaw is a late 19th century tank furnace glass shop, with oval chimney and remains of furnace heating system in St Helens town centre. The building is primarily important for both its rarity, being one of only two nationally surviving examples of a late nineteenth century glass furnace dedicated to the manufacture of bottles, and the contribution that it makes to the surviving evidence of the development of the nationally important glass industry of St Helens.

Health and social care

Care Plus

Care Plus is a leading provider of housing, care and support services in South Staffordshire and Shropshire. We help older people and others with disabilities or health conditions, to live independent and fulfilling lives.

Sport and leisure

CARE Herefordshire

CARE is a social enterprise. Our social purpose is to embrace, enhance and promote quality of life through social engagement with planned 'Ageing Well' activities so as to enable our independent older generations and those with impaired mobility to remain living independent in their own homes.

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Carrbridge Centre

Carrbridge Centre is a community asset providing much-needed services to the people of Woodchurch and the surrounding neighbourhoods.

Sport and leisure

Carnforth Community Swimming Pool

The pool opened it doors back in 1978 following a spate of tragic water-related accidents around the town. In its fortieth year it stopped being council-run and has been put into the hands of a group of local people who had a vision to ensure its survival and growth for Carnforth and the surrounding area. It provides health and wellbeing to people of all ages; a hub where people can meet, get fit, keep fit and have fun.

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Castlehaven

Castlehaven Community Association aims to inspire and empower people of all ages, cultures and abilities to strive, both mentally and physically to achieve their full potential.

Arts, heritage and culture

Chadwell Heath South Residents' Association

The Chadwell Heath South Residents' Association is a constituted organisation working to advance community development and urban regeneration, whilst preserving and promoting the historical and cultural heritage of Chadwell Heath, for the benefit of the public.

Food production or farming

Chagford Community Farm

Chagford Community Farm is a not-for-profit community interest company nestled in 20 acres of organic pasture and woodland on the edge of Dartmoor, just outside the village of Chagford. Chagfarm is part of a growing movement called Community Supported Agriculture, in which we aim to connect our customers to where their food comes from and how it's produced.

Support service

Centre West

Things are constantly changing in Newcastle's West End - and our aim is to put residents at the heart of that change. A charitable company with a community vision, Centre West works to give residents a voice in the issues that matter in the West End. Local people are at the heart of our work - and the majority of our trustees are local residents.

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Charles Burrell Centre

Charles Burrell Centre is a non-profit organisation with exempt charity status founded in 2015. Established as a community benefit society, the organisation is responsible for the running of Charles Burrell Centre based at Staniforth Road in Thetford, Norfolk.

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Centre4

Centre4 (formerly Second Avenue Resource Centre) was established in 1995 and exists to support the regeneration of North East Lincolnshire. It is a vibrant hub that offers services and activities to the local community as well as incubator space for small businesses and social enterprises.

Food production or farming

Canalside Community Food

Canalside Community Food offers a weekly share of vegetables and fruit to anyone who signs up to be a member. As a CSA Canalside offers members the chance to be part of a community that works to run and support a local farm whilst enjoying a regular share in the seasonal harvest. Members are able to visit the farm and help with the growing, harvesting and weeding.

Food production or farming

Chagfood Community Market Garden

Chagfood is a community supported market garden supplying seasonal and ecologically-produced vegetable shares to Chagford and its neighbouring parishes. Since 2010 we have grown to meet increasing demand for our high quality fresh produce and now supply over 80 local households from our five acre growing site on organically certified land at Rushford Mill Farm.

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Candover Valley Community Store

The Candover Valley Store is open seven days a week, offering a wide range of groceries, a place to meet and eat and a post office. As a community owned and run project, you are assured of a warm and friendly welcome, whether you're a local resident, a visiting walker or cyclist, or a regular commuter through the valley.

Arts, heritage and culture

Caraboo Projects

Caraboo Projects is a contemporary art organisation based in Bristol, founded in 2018 by a collective of artists and educators. We're committed to developing an inclusive and collaborative platform, bringing together artists, curators and local members of the community, for experimentation, and the development of self-organised and cross disciplinary arts in Bristol.

Support service

Cedarwood Trust

Founded in 1980 by local residents of the Meadow Well Estate in North Tyneside, the Cedarwood Trust exists to challenge the inequalities that are experienced by residents and which cause reduced life chances and life expectancies.

Business support, training, education or employment

Centre 63

Centre 63 is a Church of England youth centre incorporated in 1988 - providing a safe, inclusive and indiscriminate community venue in Kirkby to deliver high quality informal and community educational services to children and young people aged 8 - 25.

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Chalford Community Stores

Chalford Village shop is a co-operative run by volunteers providing fresh local produce and services, supporting local enterprise and creating a social and information hub at the heart of the village. We sell produce from organic vegetables to newspapers and tea bags to local craft from Made in Chalford.

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Chedburgh Marquis Community Hub

We want the Marquis to be more than merely a pub: we would make it a village hub, with a coffee shop open during the day, a small shop for essentials, and lots of scope for useful services, such as a defibrillator, a courier drop off point, mobile post office, pop up cinema and more.

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Chopwell Regeneration Group

Chopwell Regeneration Group was formed to improve the appearance and facilities in our village and bring the vacant shops in the main street back into use. We organise fund raising events, as well as litter picking, gardening, allotment and orchard events. We hold an annual 'Makers Market' on the middle weekend of June to showcase work by local art and craft makers.

Business support, training, education or employment

ClearCommunityWeb

ClearCommunityWeb helps develop digital skills in older people, vulnerable adults, carers and the community groups that serve them.

Business support, training, education or employment

Coalville Education Partnership

We are a social enterprise, working with young people disengaged from school and young people looking for work experience and skills based training.

Support service

Coast FM

Run by the community, for the community, we're uniquely placed to offer a wide range of output covering community issues, culture and specialist music programmes. Continuing committed to aspects of social inclusion and environmental sustainability, we aim to encourage the personal development of volunteers, and to respond to the concerns of people in West Cornwall.

Housing

Community Campus 87

Established in 1987, Community Campus is a community based social enterprise working in Teesside with offices located in Stockton, Middlesbrough and Hartlepool. Employing over 50 staff, apprentices and volunteers we are a value driven organisation committed to meeting our social, economic and environmental objectives.

Support service

Community First Yorkshire

Community First Yorkshire is an influential, regional body which works with voluntary and community organisations, social enterprises and rural communities across North, South and West Yorkshire. We are an independent charity formed from a merger between Rural Action Yorkshire and the North Yorkshire & York Forum.

Energy

Chester Community Energy

Chester Community Energy is a registered community benefit society which aims to develop and facilitate renewable energy schemes in Chester and the surrounding area.

Sport and leisure

City of Liverpool Football Club

We seek to be an inclusive footballing expression of our city region identity, community owned and operated and providing a foundation for grassroots football to thrive and grow.

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Clapham Community Shop

Clapham Community Shop sits on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland, selling groceries as well as providing a dry cleaning service and prescription collection service.

Business support, training, education or employment

Coexist

Since its inception in 2008, Coexist has been working relentlessly to facilitate human connections through creative collaborations, educational platforms and community engagement. We believe that community projects are integral to our city and deserve to be celebrated, which is why we see community ownership as the way forward. Previously residing in Stokes Croft's Hamilton House, Coexist is now based at St Anne's House since 2019.

Arts, heritage and culture

Community Arts Project North East

Community Arts Project North East offers training for individuals, school groups, community groups and businesses to gain skills in communication, presentation and IT. Producing radio programmes, podcasts and digital stories.

Energy

Community Energy North

Community Energy North was set up to install medium-large scale renewable energy projects with the aim of achieving a significant increase in community ownership of and engagement with low carbon energy.

Food production or farming

Communigrow

Communigrow is a registered food education charity based in East Malling, Maidstone, Kent. We are focused on reconnecting people to freshly grown food, the outdoor environment it comes from and the soil it grows in. We want to teach people from all walks of life – rich or poor, young or old – about how to grow their own food and reconnect with nature.

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Cheese and Grain

The Cheese and Grain is a not-for-profit, member-owned social enterprise and also a registered charity. Its main aim is to promote and boost Frome's social, cultural and economic life.

Support service

Chichester Community Development Trust

Working with the communities at Graylingwell Park and Roussillon Park, Chichester Community Development Trust empowers people by developing skills and supporting projects that create local opportunities, employment and build community spirit.

Health and social care

Child Dynamix

Child Dynamix works with children and young people growing up in challenging and difficult circumstances; they might be living in families with issues like addiction to alcohol and/or drugs, domestic and other forms of abuse, a parent or sibling in prison. These children and young people often don't have an adult they can rely on in their lives or a secure place to call home, they don't have routine or support as they try and find their way in life.

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Church Fenton Community Shop

Your community shop run by volunteer villagers for the village and surrounding areas. We are a not-for-profit organisation. In 2018 we were winners of the Countryside Alliance Best Village Shop in the North of England.

Housing

Coatham House Enterprises

Coatham House support homeless young people. We offer support in various areas of life; focusing on both practical aspects of independent living and personal development. We also support our former residents, should they need it, to try and avoid tenancy breakdowns and if they're in a time of need.

Business support, training, education or employment

Community Foundation for Calderdale

We partner with multiple local charities and small voluntary lead organisation to co-create change that matters. Our leadership approach creates unique solutions that foster growth, connections and sustainable change. Aligning and leveraging resources allows us to strengthen our community for the long term.

Transport

Community Transport Waltham Forest

Community Transport Waltham Forest (CTWF) is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee which has been established for more than 20 years. In the past, our aim was to provide a sustainable group transport facility for local groups, organisations and allied services in Waltham Forest & Newham. In recent times, this has still remained a priority but our vision has diversified to reflect our continued development in the field of minibus travel.

Support service

Cornubia

Cornubia is a brilliant new community building in the heart of Par Bay. This fantastic resource was opened in February 2018 by Par Bay Community Trust. The trust's purpose is to serve the community of St Blazey, Par and Tywardreath in Cornwall by preventing or relieving poverty, advancing the health of residents, developing the capacity and skills of economically or socially disadvantaged residents, advancing local education and assisting in the provision of recreational facilities.

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Covenham Plough Community Hub

The Covenham Plough Community Hub is working to secure the long term future of The Plough, Covenham St Bartholomew.

Business support, training, education or employment

Create Streets Foundation

The Create Streets Foundation aims to advance the education of the public in subjects related to the built environment, successful development and the associations between urban form and mental health, physical health, community cohesion and pro-social behaviour.

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Creaton Village Shop

Creaton Village Shop came to be as a result of the local shop and Post Office closing down. The new shop provides all the services that its predecessor did, run by local people.

Energy

CREW Energy

Our mission is to make South West London a shining example of a low cost low carbon energy future in the capital. We use a community-led model to deliver energy efficiency and renewable energy projects across South West London boroughs.

Housing

Cottenham Community Land Trust

Cottenham CLT is a community benefit society which aims to provide locally affordable housing in perpetuity for people with a connection to the parish of Cottenham such as those with family ties with the village or people on lower incomes who wish to live in the community in which they work but cannot currently afford to. It is a not-for-profit organisation; any surplus goes back into the organisation to be used for new projects for the community.

Pub

Cornwood Inn

The Cornwood Inn Action Group was formed to save the local pub and transfer it into community ownership and management. The group recently completed a share offer successfully raising well over £260,000 and are looking to open the pub soon.

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Crystal Palace Community Trust

Launched in 2004, the Crystal Palace Community Trust is a community-based charity that operates for the benefit of those who live and work in the wards that comprise the Crystal Palace area of south London.

Business support, training, education or employment

Community Roots

Community Roots works to ignite action for social change to bring about a more equal and inclusive society. Since inception, we have been pioneers of Community Organising in Gloucestershire and have built up a portfolio of evidence to show that using this approach creates positive change. We work with residents living in areas of deprivation to develop their confidence, use their voices and skills to take action on the things that really matter to them in order to create changes that will have a...

Support service

Community Stepping Stones

Community Stepping Stones CIC is a Redcar based not for profit organisation; supporting individuals with learning disabilities to increase their skills and knowledge to enable them to develop realistic steps forward to future independence, whilst also featuring a 5 Star hygiene rated community café and gift shop.

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Community Treasure Chest

CTC is a recycling community hub providing affordable household items such as furniture, white goods, homeware and clothing to people in Liskeard, Cornwall.

Arts, heritage and culture

Company Drinks

Company Drinks links the history of East Londoners 'going hop picking' in Kent to the formation of a new community enterprise, which brings people together to pick, process and produce drinks in east London today.

Health and social care

Cowlersley Community Out Of School Club

Cowlersley Community Out of School Club is a community interest company set up in December 2013 to provide the local area with affordable, accessible childcare. The club is not-for-profit distribution therefore any surplus monies after running costs will be put back into the club for the benefit of the children and the community.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Craft Wood

Craft Wood is a sheltered woodland project that offers hands-on outdoor experiences, in particular for groups who are vulnerable and marginalised (including young people seeking a specialised forest school programme). Our goal is to help support new voices in the environment.

Business support, training, education or employment

Creative Computing Club

Creative Computing Club provides engaging and effective technology-based learning sessions for all ages and skill level participants in Suffolk. The Creative Computing Club CIC, set up in 2012, has worked with several thousand young people across Suffolk helping them to engage in worthwhile and inspiring technology-based activities.

Library

Crediton Community Bookshop

We are part of the fabulous indie booksellers' network and as a social enterprise we are committed to finding creative ways to support community projects. From inspiring school children with stories (and the authors who write them) to providing skills training and improved employability to projects reducing rural social isolation and investing in other community ventures.

Library

Cricklewood Library

We've been campaigning to reopen our community library since it was closed in 2011, and for many years before that we fought to stop its closure. The efforts paid off, and a new building has been built on the site of the previous library. It was finished in 2017, and we've been trying ever since to get in – we're nearly there.

Food production or farming

Community Harvest Whetstone

Started in 2009 by Transition Leicester, Community Harvest Whetstone is a sustainable vegetable co-operative based in South Leicestershire. We grow our own delicious vegetables in an environmentally friendly way.

Food production or farming

Crowhurst Community Agriculture

Crowhurst Community Agriculture have the use of just under two acres of land at Upper Wilting Farm. The project is about helping more people to grow their own food, especially those without a garden or have little knowledge about growing fruit and vegetables. The community group has transformed the plot of land into a thriving fruit and vegetable patch.

Sport and leisure

East Lancashire Football Development Association

ELFDA is an alliance of the 3 major football leagues in Blackburn with Darwen, our aim is to work with all organisations to help improve facilities. People have been talking about improving facilities in East Lancashire for years. We decided the talking had to stop. We knew that if football was going to progress in the area that actions, not words, were required. Through collective experience and expertise We have made enormous progress.

Housing

Ecomotive

Ecomotive is a workers' co-operative which grew out of the 40-home Ashley Vale eco self-build project in Bristol. We take action to create opportunities for more sustainable homes, and empower others to do the same. Since the mid-2000's we have grown and evolved, building up a strong core team supported by a collective of professional associates and volunteers.

Support service

Edberts House

Edberts House is all about empowering and connecting. Connecting us to one another; connecting us to support that we need and connecting our community and the services around us together more effectively, so we can make our area an even better place to live. Each community project is developed, planned and run by a group of local people who make decisions together. We encourage everyone to reach their full potential, providing facilities and activities that enrich our community life.

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East Boldre Community Hub

The Community Hub project aims to enhance and expand the existing village hall facilities while safeguarding the village shop and Post Office. We are working closely with Ian to ensure a solution which suits both owner and the community.

Sport and leisure

Eastville Park Lido

The project began as an open conversation with local residents wanting to have a community hub for Eastville, Bristol. As local residents, we were inspired by the old Eastville Park swimming baths as an underused and beautiful space with a lot of potential. Active consultation established the most popular choice for use of the space was to reinstate the old swimming baths for community use to promote health and wellbeing and create community cohesion.

Business support, training, education or employment

E2

E2 is the trading name ofthe Cooke e-Learning Foundation. E2 is based at two different venues in Beaumont Leys, where we provide off site vocational provision for Key Stage 4 students from local schools, IT training for local residents and a variety of informal courses to help unemployed people seek work and improve their skills. We can also give advice to community groups and local residents to help them get online and ways to help their children to use the internet safely for learning at home.

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Cullingworth Village Hall

Cullingworth Village Hall was founded in 1971 and is registered as a charity. It is run on a not-for-profit basis to serve Cullingworth Village and our local community.

Event management

DoLittle

DoLittle is an events management company and is a registered social enterprise. It offers a complete event solution in London, specialising in community based events and activities. We provide specialist service for creation, production and management of memorable indoor and outdoor events.

Transport

Cuckmere Community Bus

A community run bus service serving the communities of the Cuckmere Valley in beautiful East Sussex since 1976, taking people to their nearest towns for shopping, for appointments, or for pleasure. Cuckmere Community Bus is a registered charity which won the Queens Award for Voluntary Sevice in 2006. There are over 50 people in our organisation and all of them are volunteers.

Sport and leisure

Defiant Sports

Inclusive sports club open to all, but particularly for adults and children with physical and learning disabilities. Currently working with adults with visual impairment, adults with learning difficulties and carers and sessions for children with disabilities.

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Devon and Cornwall Furniture Reuse Project

The Furniture Reuse Project offers second-hand furniture and vital support to people across the South West, and has just recently opened a new advice centre to help some of the region's most vulnerable people.

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Doncaster Refurnish

Doncaster Refurnish provides new and pre-owned furniture for the communities of South Yorkshire. As well as preventing furniture from going to landfill, the organisation provides volunteering and employment placements for people who are struggling to enter employment.

Energy

Dorset Community Energy

Dorset Community Energy is a not-for-profit community benefit society which facilitates community ownership of renewable energy production. The society was established in 2013 with support from the Big Lottery-funded 'Communities Living Sustainably in Dorset' project. It has 152 members and is managed by a board of non-executive directors.

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East Morton Community Shop

We sell kitchen cupboard essentials, fresh farm and non-dairy milk, household products from washing liquid including refill products to pet food and accessories, a small selection of fresh seasonal vegetables, fresh flowers and plants, fresh bread and confectionery, chilled and frozen food including ready made meals, fresh meat from local butchers, artisan and local Yorkshire produce,  wines, beers, gin and a small gift and card selection. 

Food production or farming

Dry Arch Growers

We are a volunteer run cooperative project and community allotment based in Bathampton.

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East Marsh United

We are a community group of local residents of the historic East Marsh of Grimsby and we are dedicated to finding our solutions to our problems. We met to identify how we might mend the 'broken windows' and East Marsh United was born. East Marsh United is here to find real workable solutions to these problems that suit our lives, our dreams and our aspirations for our houses, our streets, our community.

Food production or farming

Cultivate Oxfordshire

Cultivate is a cooperative organisation owned and funded by the community. We have previous experience running a market garden on 10 acres of land just outside Oxford on the Earth Trust farm, but now focus on partnering with local growers, producers and farmers to provide the people of Oxford with local, ethical delicious produce via our mobile greengrocer's shop, the VegVan and our weekly market stops.

Food production or farming

Down Farm

Down Farm is a social enterprise. We are an organic market garden and community hub situated just outside of Winkleigh, North Devon. We grow fantastic vegetables, salads, herbs & fruits, using only hand tools. Our aim is to grow produce that benefits us, our wildlife the soil and our community.

Food production or farming

Dragon Orchard Crop Shares

Dragon Orchard is a small traditional fruit farm that has been tended by the Stanier family for nearly 90 years. The 22 acre orchard is set in the south eastern corner of the rolling Herefordshire countryside, near Ledbury, close to the Malvern Hills. Dragon Orchard has been innovative in championing local food and over the past few years has helped bridge the gap between producers and consumers with its Cropsharers and Sponsor A Tree scheme.

Support service

Donnington Partnership

Donnington Partnership Charitable Trust is a multi-agency and community partnership based in the Borough of Telford and Wrekin. Formed in 1995 initially as a need to address the unacceptable levels of vandalism around a parade of shops in Donnington.

Energy

Energise Barnsley

Energise Barnsley has been setup with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council to deliver community owned renewable energy and heating projects across the borough.

Energy

Energise Sussex Coast

Energise Sussex Coast is a community benefit co-operative. Our mission is to act co-operatively to tackle the climate crisis and energy injustice through community owned renewable power and energy saving schemes.

Food production or farming

Eves Hill VegCo

Eves Hill Veg Co is a community market garden based just outside the village of Reepham, 10 miles north of Norwich. We hold weekly volunteer days and deliver training programmes for people wishing to learn about food growing.

Sport and leisure

FC United of Manchester

FC United of Manchester is a community football club based in Moston, North Manchester. We have a principled commitment to be of benefit to our local community and to work with everyone in the community through an inclusive ethos that resonates with our membership.

Health and social care

Eden-Rose Community

The Eden-Rose Community has been established with the purpose of undertaking a range of outdoor activities that will vastly support the local community. Its objective is to utilise the surpluses generated by these activities to provide sustainable income to the Eden-Rose Coppice Trust, a charity which provides support to those with a terminal illness and their families and carers.

Food production or farming

Edible London

We believe in win-win dynamics in sharing, in collaborating, in creating structures built on empathy and abundance. Our goal is to help those in the community who suffer from food poverty to eat a more nutritious diet and, in turn, learn to feed their community through food growing.

Business support, training, education or employment

Eggcup

Eggcup is a new not-for-profit organisation focused on food poverty and community building. Our mission is to ensure that good food reaches people who need it within the Lancaster City Council district. We will gather more surplus food into our warehouse, support existing food clubs and grow the network of community food clubs. We will market food clubs so that we reach the people in most need.

Support service

Family Voice Sheffield

Family Voice works with families in Sharrow, Lowfield and Nether Edge to apply for funding to pay for whatever families need. This could be parenting support, learning English, help at home, improving health, family activities or educational support for parents or children - whatever families needs at the time.

Arts, heritage and culture

Farfield Mill

Farfield Mill is owned and run by a charitable community benefit society. We are proud to be a cooperative organisation, owned and run by our members for the benefit of the wider community. As a charity we are subject to an asset lock, and (apart from receiving modest interest on their investment, if we can afford it) our members themselves do not profit from our activities.

Sport and leisure

Elswick Community Leisure Centre

Elswick Community Leisure Centre is a community-led, not for profit centre for fitness, health and fun, which houses a public gym, swimming pool, space for community events, meetings and fitness classes.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

EMERGE

East Manchester Environment and Resources Group (EMERGE) began as a voluntary organisation in 1996, promoting the idea and practice of the real three R's: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. The organisation operates an open membership, whereby anyone who shares their aims can be a member.

Pub

Exelby Green Dragon

A community owned country pub in the small village of Exelby, located at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. We pride ourselves on quality cask ale, locally sourced homemade food and always providing a warm welcome.

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FEE Cafe

Registered as a community interest Company, Food & Education Enterprise (FEE) works to support local communities in Derby with a focus on BME and refugee groups and isolated people in long-term unemployment, raising aspirations and breaking down barriers to increase community harmony.

Business support, training, education or employment

Edventure Frome

Edventure is a school for community enterprise and works to help unemployed young adults set up community businesses and projects, working in partnership with local organisations and businesses.

Business support, training, education or employment

Empower to Cook

Empower to Cook is a community business with a mission to inspire, motivate and empower children, young people and families through cooking nutritious and affordable meals for themselves.

Health and social care

Equal Care Co-op

Equal Care Co-op is an emerging care and support platform co-operative which puts the relationship between giver and receiver first, shares power and allows care and support to exist in abundance.

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Exeter Community Centre

A multi-use community centre with space to hire and activities to enjoy. A not-for-profit organisation, we are a social enterprise.

Energy

Fal Energy Partnership

Fal Energy Partnership is a registered society (a cooperatively-run social enterprise) launched in March 2012. We connect many different groups interested in developing and implementing an integrated sustainable energy action plan for our community.

Food production or farming

Farnham Community Farm

Farnham Community Farm, formerly known as Farnham Local Food, is a not-for-profit Community Supported Agriculture scheme supplying the people of Farnham and beyond with a share of our pesticide-free vegetable harvest, in the form of a weekly veg bag.

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EVEREST

Evelyn Residents Steering Forum was born from a desire to bring about positive change within the Pepys Estate in the north of Evelyn Ward.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Flourish

We are a volunteer team of local people based in Woodchurch, Wirral. We have our own site where we grow lots of beautiful plants and vegetables for sale and have a large polytunnel and training facilities with a compost toilet. We are also registered beekeepers and also keep beehives that produce delicious Local Organic Wirral Honey for sale.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Forest of Hearts

The Forest of Hearts is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) promoting accessible and sustainable agroforestry, or 'Forest Gardens' which exist for enjoyment, education, volunteering and also support good causes. We create and manage edible gardens for food to grow and distribute a wide range of trees and edible crops, promote health and well being, enable education and volunteering and create sustainable community assets.

Food production or farming

Forty Hall Community Vineyard

Forty Hall Vineyard is an exciting social enterprise which has established a 10 acre community vineyard in Enfield, north London. Largely looked after by local volunteers, the vineyard is the first commercial scale vineyard in London since the middle ages, producing English still and sparkling wines. Situated on Capel Manor College's Forty Hall Farm, we are certified organic and dedicated to demonstrating environmentally sustainable farming and vine-growing practices.

Support service

Foxhill Forum

A community organisation located in North East Sheffield providing a range of activities, services and opportunities for the benefit of local people and based directly on local need. They offer local people support within health and wellbeing, active involvement, community learning and employability. They own and manage the In-volve Community Hub, a fantastic community resource.

Arts, heritage and culture

Free Radical Creations

Free Radical Creations' primary goal is to raise the aspirations of disadvantaged communities, primarily in the area of Stonehouse, Plymouth.

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Firvale Community Hub

Firvale Community Hub an award winning organisation committed to improving social equalities and inclusion for communities experiencing disenfranchisement and marginalisation in Sheffield.

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Flo's Place in the Park

Flo's is a community-owned and run hub for people to meet, work, play, create, learn, eat and connect. Flo's is working to connect people of all ages in the Florence Park and Cowley and provide a space where people can relax and meet each other in the heart of a the beautiful park.

Food production or farming

Forge Urban Revival

Forge Urban Revival is a community business, providing a great café, catering internally and externally, providing a range of workshops, social and club meet-ups and a whole range of events, dining and fairs. We are a profit for purpose organisation using our profits to support, develop and provide opportunity to all in our local society.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Friends of Victoria Park

The Friends of Victoria Park, Stretford are a diverse group of local residents who love our park and meet regularly to plan improvements and community events in the park.

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Filwood Community Centre

Filwood Community Centre is an iconic red brick building at the head of Filwood Broadway and a central point of south Bristol. It's well loved by the community and a point of pride for the positive changes that are happening in the area.

Food production or farming

FirstBite

FirstBite is a community focused social enterprise using surplus food to fight food waste and promote healthy lifestyle practices to combat social isolation and improve wellbeing.

Food production or farming

Fordhall Farm

Fordhall Organic Farm, in Market Drayton, north Shropshire, is England's first community-owned farm following a high profile campaign in 2006. At the time over 8,000 people across the world supported siblings Charlotte and Ben Hollins to save their family home. Now owned by the community and farmed by Ben, Fordhall is a wonderful example of community spirit and real organic farming.

Arts, heritage and culture

Friends of the Guildhall Museums

The Friends of the Guildhall Museums is a group which supports the work of two important but very different elements of Medway's heritage - the Guildhall Museum in Rochester and the Old Brook Pumping Station in Chatham. Supporting the Guildhall Museums will help conserve our local history for generations to come through specialist events and opportunities designed to educate and inspire, telling the stories of the Medway Towns.

Food production or farming

FoodSmiles St Albans

FoodSmiles is a community benefit society, based in St Albans District, which aims to encourage people to grow and eat more sustainable local food through building a community of food-growers. We make local food and food-growing more accessible, bring our community together and provide a new source of local food for St Albans.

Health and social care

Foresight (North East Lincolnshire)

Foresight (North East Lincolnshire) operates throughout North and North East Lincolnshire to meet the needs and requirements of disabled people, their families and carers. Our mission statement is to provide the way forward for the disabled community of North and North East Lincolnshire and surrounding areas. Empowering individuals to a new beginning, a brighter future and a full and enjoyable life.

Pub

Friends of The Admiral's Head

The Admiral's Head in Little Bealings was once a successful rural pub that was much loved by the community. The Friends of the Admiral's Head are looking to purchase the pub, which was listed as an Asset of Community Value in 2012.

Library

Fulwell Community Library

Fulwell Community Library is a volunteer run library and is run for the community in North Sunderland. It is the only large library in north Sunderland and has a range of activities for its users.

Housing

Friends of Wyndham Square

Friends of Wyndham Square was established in February 2010 with the intention of collectively improving the social and geographical area in and around the the historic Georgian square in Stonehouse.

Food production or farming

Five Acre Community Farm

We are an organic vegetable farm founded in early 2012. We are based at, and rent land from, Garden Organic in Ryton, between Coventry and Rugby. Our farm is run by a steering group of local people who do the admin and organisation. We also employ Becca, our grower, and many of our members also get involved running the farm either in the field or in other ways such as doing admin or running stalls at local events.

Food production or farming

Frith Farm

Frith is a new local farm to the Hull and Beverley area, we aim to provide local people with quality food and improve the way in which food is produced and distributed. Frith places a major focus on quality; combining chemical free, fresh produce with sustainable production and distribution methods. We are developing a diverse and productive farm; in the long term, we intend to expand the farm in order to produce fruit, fermented foods and keep chickens and cows.

Support service

Future Regeneration of Grangetown

The Future Regeneration of Grangetown (FROG) was formed by a group of active residents to continue the Regeneration of Grangetown post SRB. It is managed by a profoundly committed group of local volunteer, resident directors who reflect the diverse nature of the community and thus possess a keen insight into the problems that affect Grangetown people.

Shop

George Street Community Bookshop

Based in George Street, Glossop, we are an independent, second-hand bookshop, owned and run by the community, showcasing a huge range of genre fiction, collectibles, local interest books and children's literature.

Food production or farming

Gibside Community Farm

We aim to grow fresh, tasty, fruit and veg to nourish the soul and the soil. We are a members' co-operative established in 2013. We are growing fresh, tasty and seasonal fruit and veg on the Gibside National Trust estate for the local community in Derwent Valley and the surrounding area.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Gatis Community Space

Gatis Community Space has been set up with the community in mind. Our vision is to make the centre and surrounding green spaces a safe haven of tranquillity where people can come together to explore their connection to the wider world, learn new skills and help make Wolverhampton a more sustainable city.

Health and social care

Glamis Hall for All

Glamis Hall is a community centre on the Queensway Estate in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. It consists of a wellbeing centre for the over 50s, a large sports hall with a kitchen and servery, a community meeting room, and sports changing rooms.

Sport and leisure

Go Geronimo

It is our mission for Go Geronimo to serve the communities of Great Yarmouth and Waveney, offering site-based and outreach health and education services for children, young people and adults and to work with those in the most need.

Event management

Godolphin Cross Community Association

We are a CIO that trades for the benefit of the people who live in and around Godolphin Cross, a village in west Cornwall which has no shops, facilities or play spaces.

Support service

Goodwin Development Trust

We are an organisation committed to improving the quality of life within the communities of Hull. The Goodwin team has a strong workforce of 200 employees along with 140 volunteers through out the company who are willing to help the local people of Hull. Within the city's communities we help by identifying and addressing the needs of the local people and by working in partnership with public, private and third sector organisations.

Business support, training, education or employment

Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene's Paddington

Just ten minutes' walk from Paddington Station, beside the Grand Union Canal, St Mary Magdalene Church is one of the finest neo-Gothic churches in the country. Managed by Paddington Development Trust, the Grand Junction project sees the church opened up to all as a venue with a lively community and arts programme.

Energy

Gawcott Fields Community Solar

Gawcott Fields Community Solar (GFCS) is a community owned renewables asset based in Buckinghamshire aiming to generate low carbon electricity and income to help fund local community organisations and projects, including energy and fuel poverty initiatives.

Arts, heritage and culture

Gorse Hill Studios

Gorse Hill Studios is an independently-run charity, established in 2015 and gaining charitable status in 2017 after previously being part of Trafford MBC for 16 years. We deliver services from a thriving youth arts centre based in the North of Trafford as well as outreach settings with specific contracts with key local authorities, schools and commissioning groups, as well as working in partnership with several youth organisations.

Food production or farming

Greenwich Cooperative Development Agency

GCDA aims to develop enterprises, which meet economic and social needs and are co-operatively managed, deliver training programmes and courses, which build the knowledge and skills of the community and partners we work with across the areas core to our aims; enterprise, health and the environment, create community hubs and promote healthy lifestyles.

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Future Wolverton

We are a membership based community benefit society with a mission to establish Wolverton as a thriving and sustainable town within the city of Milton Keynes. We do this by enabling an active and involved community to protect and celebrate the unique heritage of the town, whilst developing new business, housing and community facilities to ensure future prosperity.

Food production or farming

Futurefarms Martin

We are a not-for-profit community farm in the village of Martin in Hampshire, growing food for sale in Martin and the surrounding area.

Housing

Giroscope

Giroscope serves to provide affordable and high quality housing in west Hull- a strong sense of community developed in the co-op which is still present today. We have become deeply embedded in the local community over the past 30 or more years and seek to enable our neighbours towards a positive future through our housing and other projects.

Sport and leisure

Gosport Borough Cricket Club

The club was originally set up when two cricket clubs in Gosport merged together in 1966, offering cricket to mainly male adults at the time. Now, the club has four adult league teams competing each weekend, a Sunday league team, a T20 team, a women's softball squad and children and youth squads.

Housing

Granby Four Streets

Granby Four Streets Community Land Trust wants to create a thriving, vibrant mixed community, building on the existing creativity, energy and commitment within the community, where people from all walks of life can live, work and play.

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Gosforth Civic Theatre

We're an arts venue and cafe in Gosforth, Newcastle which is home to, and run by, Liberdade Community Development Trust, a charity that works with people with learning disabilities and autism, giving them a place to belong, work and get involved in the arts and their community

Food production or farming

Go Local Food

Go Local Food is a local food co-op growing a wide range of amazing vegetables all year round. From staples such as carrots, onions and potatoes to more unusual varieties like calabrese and mizuna, we provide a wide range of high quality, nutritious and locally grown produce, hand grown in harmony with the local environment.

Food production or farming

Grace and Flavour

We are a not-for-profit enterprise - all proceeds from the sale of our food are used to cover costs and to build up the business. In addition to being of great value to our local community, Grace and Flavour also addresses ecology concerns about the distance that our food has to travel from farm to plate.

Pub

Gressenhall Community Enterprise

Our vision is to make The Swan a community owned pub, renewing it's role at the heart of the village. Meeting our community's needs today and ready to adapt to serve generations to come.

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Grandad's Front Room

Grandad's Front Room is a shop, community hub and source of support for local people and groups in various ways including free items for those on low incomes, an intergenerational community space, space for hire, meeting facilities and more.

Energy

Green Synergy

Green Synergy is a Lincoln-based charity which uses community gardening and horticultural therapy to help improve people's lives. We work in disadvantaged communities and with vulnerable people, including those living with mental health conditions, learning difficulties, physical disabilities, long-term health problems and unemployment. We use gardening to build skills for life and work, improve mental and physical health and educate people about the environment, food and farming.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Growing Sudley

Our community business is bringing the dilapidated walled garden at Sudley Estate back to life through therapeutic horticulture and nature therapy. Working with approaches such as forest school, therapeutic horticulture, outdoor mind body practices and herbalism, we're learning together and finding ways to get people in touch with the healing power of nature.

Business support, training, education or employment

Halifax Opportunities Trust

We've been working to make vibrant multi-cultural and self-sustaining communities across Calderdale since 2000. We are a registered charity and our work with communities takes many different forms across a wide variety of projects but it's all driven by the same core values: we care, we are enterprising, we collaborate and we are committed.

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Grant Thorold Community Hub

Your Community Hub took over management of the Grant Thorold Library and reopened it in 2017, with an accompanying tea room. The new building provides an excellent facility for the local community offering a large open plan library with meeting room, study support areas and an external recreational area with on-site car parking facilities.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Green Estate

Green Estate is not for profit organisation which has been working to improve the quality of life in the Manor & Castle wards of Sheffield since 1998. Our main purpose was to create and manage local greenspaces in ways that turned them from liabilities into assets. Over time we have established a mix of commercial services and social initiatives that not only help to sustain these now beautiful places but which also deliver much greater and longer term local benefit.

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Greenwich Inclusion Project

GrIP is an independent community organisation managed by democratically elected people. We are here to challenge racism by promoting fairness, respect, inclusion and change.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Greenslate Community Farm

We are a farm that is run by the community with help from volunteers around Billinge and Orrell. After a successful bid to Wigan MBC Greenslate Farm is now a a Community Farm. We are now putting our plans into place which include community allotments and a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Scheme which will grow fruit & vegetables, chickens & pigs, bees for honey and provide local people with a diverse range of seasonal produce.

Energy

Green Fox Community Energy Co-operative

Green Fox Community Energy Co-operative aims to facilitate the increase of community owned renewable and low carbon technology in Leicester and Leicestershire.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Green Scene Education

Green Scene Education is a bespoke horticultural and environmental education service delivered in primary schools teaching children practical horticultural skills, food awareness, sustainability and wildlife conservation.

Energy

Grimsby Community Energy

Our mission is to reduce energy costs and CO2 emissions by promoting local generation and harnessing, managing and supporting the funding of community renewable energy projects. To help our local community become aware of, involved in, and benefit from such projects.

Pub

Grindleton Community Pub

The Duke of York is a Grade II listed building at risk of redevelopment. Grindleton Community Pub was incorporated as a community benefit society with the aim of purchasing the pub, undertaking refurbishment work and appointing a tenant to run the business for the benefit of the community.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Growing Better

Growing Better is a social enterprise and vertical urban farm in Leeds dedicated to better mental health through growing edible produce.

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Growing Together Northampton

Growing Together work with residents of east Northampton to develop and run services that meet identified community needs, to protect and enhance the local environment, and to use their experience and knowledge to influence service deliverers and policy makers.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Hackney Herbal

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise promoting health and wellbeing through herbs. We run creative herb-related events and activities.

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Hale Community Centre

The Hale Community Centre is a local community resource centre based on the Sandy Hill estate in Farnham, Waverley.

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Grange Court

Grange Court, built in 1633, is the last surviving market house known to be built by John Abel, a local master carpenter. Today it is a community, heritage and enterprise hub owned by the people of Leominster through the LARC Development Trust.

Food production or farming

Growing Well

We are a mental health charity, an organic farm and a training centre. If you're feeling depressed, anxious or finding everyday life difficult, then we may be able to help. Our support is free. We rely upon charitable donations to enable us to do our work.

Food production or farming

Growing with Grace

We are a community cooperative farm that is dedicated to supplying sustainably grown produce to local people and businesses. Growing in nearly 2 acres of glasshouses, we pride ourselves on producing the best quality organic vegetables, salad, and fruits in the region.

Shop

Hallbankgate Hub

A community owned shop, cafe and post office.

Café

Hampstead Norreys Community Shop

A community run shop and café in the Berkshire countryside and is a central hub for the village.

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Hamara Healthy Living Centre

Based in a purpose developed £1.2 million centre in Beeston, Hamara stands out as a beacon within the community and voluntary sector and its success has inspired many other organisations to emulate its achievements.

Support service

Hartcliffe and Withywood Community Partnership

Hartcliffe and Withywood Community Partnership (HWCP) is a community-led organisation, representing and working on behalf of a community on the southern edge of Bristol. Our vision is for all residents in the communities we serve to have an equal chance to lead successful, healthy and happy lives.

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High Street Centre Rawmarsh

Our mission is to enable, equip and establish services that make Rawmarsh a better place to live and work.

Support service

Haslingden Community Link

A community centre, nursery and catering business incorporating The Link Café all working for the common good. A relaxed, warm and friendly place to be, you'll find us open 51 weeks of the year. We are a charity.

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Higher Folds Community Centre

Our community centre and nursery educates, provides activities and supports families and people of all ages. We opened our doors in 1998 and the Nursery in 2014, creating a space for early years children to become school-ready, reduce the isolation of older local people, and help parents connect with each other.

Support service

Hastings Voluntary Action

The overall purpose of Hastings Voluntary Action (HVA) is to enhance the quality of life of people in the Hastings area by promoting the principle and practice of voluntary action by both individuals and organised groups, and by supporting the development of local initiatives to meet community needs.

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Heeley City Farm

Heeley City Farm identifies, confronts and addresses the problems of poverty, inequality, prejudice and lack of opportunity in our inner city community by supporting and promoting community regeneration and self help within environmentally friendly and self-sustaining systems, using the background of a mini farm, community gardens and related resources.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Hardie Park

Hardie Park is a community led family park and open green space. Local residents took ownership with the guidance of Director, Rob Groves in order to develop and enhance the area for the benefit of the local community.

Business support, training, education or employment

Halton Mill

The low-carbon space to work, create, perform, relax, teach and play. Halton Mill is a historic industrial building, built in the late 19th century. There are solar PV panels on the roof of the mill and the majority of our electricity is provided by Halton Lune Hydro, a community based hydro scheme, which has built a micro-hydro turbine on a nearby weir. It started to produce electricity in December 2014 and the building is now running 100 per cent on renewable energy.

Business support, training, education or employment

Harrogate Skills 4 Living

The Harrogate Skills for Living Centre is an established charity working for the benefit of adults with learning disabilities and autism. The residential care services support people 24 hours a day to lead full lives, within the local community.

Housing

Heart of Hastings

Heart of Hastings Community Land Trust is a locally owned and controlled initiative to safeguard genuinely affordable live and work space across Hastings and St Leonards.

Transport

Heeley Trust

For 21 years now, Heeley Trust has been working to improve public spaces, secure buildings and other assets for the community and deliver all kinds of projects for the people who live here and beyond.

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Highbury Roundhouse

Highbury Roundhouse was established in 1974 to meet the needs of young people living in the area. Since then, it has grown into a thriving community centre and registered charity that aims to provide educational and recreational facilities for people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds that live or work in Highbury and the surrounding area.

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Headingley Development Trust

Headingley Development Trust runs a range of enterprises, including the Farmers' Market, Headingley Homes, and HEART - the community, business and arts centre; develops enterprising initiatives that help create a vibrant community; set up and run by Headingley residents in 2005, it now has over 1,000 members.

Business support, training, education or employment

High Peak Renovate

High Peak Renovate was established in 2015 as an approach to bridging the gap between training and employment. We achieved this by enabling trained people to receive hands on work experience within the community. This was achieved by carrying out jobs in housing maintenance, gardening, decorating and other odd job activities.

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Higham Hill Hub

Higham Hill Hub is a community interest company based within Higham Hill Park whose social purpose is to facilitate, host and deliver a diverse range of activities and seasonal events for all generations of the community.

Food production or farming

Highbridge Community Farm

Established in February 2010 we are a not-for-profit group working co-operatively to grow food in teams. We currently have 180 Stakeholders from all districts of Eastleigh and its surrounding areas.

Support service

Hare Hill House

Since November 2013 a team of dedicated volunteers have invested their time to help retain Hare Hill House as a community asset for the people of Littleborough. Led by The MoorEnd Development Trust, we are campaigning to lease the property from Rochdale Council and invest in longer-term plans for the development of Hare Hill House into a self-financing community, arts and micro-business centre for the Littleborough Community.

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Hillfields Community Hub

Hillfields Family & Community Trust is a charity which combines the former Hillfields Young Mother's Group and Hillfields Community Trust. The focus of the trust is on developing community spirit by working with local residents, expanding services and driving growth and opportunity in Hillfields.

Business support, training, education or employment

Hillside Leeds

The Hillside Enterprise Centre is a unique environment which nurtures the growth of budding entrepreneurs and established businesses and aims to be the catalyst for South Leeds small business growth.

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Hub on the Hill

In 2016, Sutton Hill's community centre faced closure. Realising its importance to the community, a group of local residents came together to find a way to keep it open. By 2017, we formed an official charity called Sutton Hill Community Trust, and are responsible for the full management of the Hub on the Hill.

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Highfields Community Association

Highfields Centre is located in the heart of a vibrant and diverse community. The centre provides an extensive range of services, including playgroup sessions, youth clubs, adult learning, advice (including employment and business), arts/sports services (gym/sports hall, aerobics, digital arts, film/video editing, music/recording, IT studios and performance arts theatre), H-Cafe and community development.

Support service

Highway Hope

Highway Hope is a social enterprise that transforms, empowers and supports local residents within Levenshulme, Longsight and Gorton through a range multi-purpose cultural, social and learning activities. We currently offer a range of services and events that support over 300+ local residents each month.

Café

Hill Station Community Café

The Hill Station Café located at the top of Telegraph Hill SE14 is a much-loved café, event and Art space closely involved with our local community across a broad range of projects. This has become a venue with a reputation for social change and creativity.

Sport and leisure

Holborn Community Association

Holborn Community Association has been a vital part of the local community for over 30 years. Across 3 centres, we run a range of sport, play and art activities for everyone. Our warm, welcoming approach is based on bringing people together and learning in a fun environment – which sees us support 1300+ people per year.

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Hoole Community Centre

Hoole Community Centre provides a practical and safe place for local groups. We hire space for workshops, classes, meetings, children's activities and family celebrations. Our mission is to serve the community today and in the future. Hoole Community Centre has over 20 different activities taking place at the moment ranging from activities such as zumba, Yoga, art classes and a variety of dance classes.

Health and social care

Hour Community

Hour Community helps vulnerable adults, including elderly residents, people with physical and mental health issues and dementia sufferers and their carers. Their Help at Home scheme directly helps isolated vulnerable adults with day-to-day DIY, and Hour Community's weekly Worry Tree café creates a safe space for socialising.

Support service

Hull Women's Network

Hull Women's Network, based at Preston Road Women's Centre, provides safe and affordable housing for women and children fleeing domestic abuse whilst promoting health and wellbeing.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Hulme Community Garden Centre

Our passion at HCGC is underpinned by organic principles and promoting sustainability, horticulture and the environment, civic engagement and voluntary activity, urban gardening and food production, independent living, health and well-being. We also provide back to work and skills training and placements for longer-term unemployed people. We have been established for 10 years and now welcome over 5,000 visitors per annum, all of whom have access to free expert horticultural advice.

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Huyton Juniors FC

Huyton Juniors FC have been managing the Jubilee Park in Huyton, providing football pitches for junior football. Their next step is to secure the park via asset transfer from the local council and develop a multipurpose community hub that offers both sports facilities and community space.

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Highfield Community Association

Highfield Community Association aims to provide a variety of services and activities for local people of all ages, with a particular interest in providing activities and opportunities for children and young people. To provide a variety of services and activities for local people of all ages, with a particular interest in providing activities and opportunities for children and young.

Sport and leisure

Hilsea Lido

Hilsea Lido Pool for the People Trust is a registered charity. Volunteers manage the charity & operation of Hilsea Lido, assisted by employed lifeguards. We are creating a sustainable future for Hilsea Lido & every year sees improvement and new opportunties for fun & activity. We work with a variety of community organisations, educational establishments, businesses and individuals to make this most of this fantastic community facility.

Food production or farming

Homebaked

Homebaked is a community land trust and co-operative bakery situated just opposite the Liverpool Football Club. The project is co-owned and co-produced by people who live and work in our area.

Food production or farming

Horham Diary & Care Farm

Horham Diary & Care Farm aims to educate, motivate and inspire people of all ages to use food and nature to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life. The 12-acre site is home to a small herd of rare breed Guersney goats, a herb nursery and free range chickens.

Food production or farming

Horton Community Farm

Horton Community Farm is a project run by a group of local people on 1.75 acres of Cecil Avenue Allotments. We are creating a thriving permaculture project for local food, environmental education and horticultural therapy. We are committed to creating a collective resource for the community and preserving the large urban allotment site as a whole so individuals can also have their own little portion of paradise if they want it.

Arts, heritage and culture

Higher Rhythm

Higher Rhythm is an award-winning not-for-profit organisation, providing music industry, radio, digital and creative industry services for the Yorkshire region.

Shop

Houghton and Wyton Community Shop

Houghton & Wyton Community Shop aims to be a place where people come to buy great tasting food and catch up with village life. It came about as a result of a large number of villagers' desire to ensure the continued prosperity of this important village asset for the benefit of all its users. The members aim to run the shop in a sustainable way, generating a modest profit and donating some of that profit to community benefit causes.

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Horton Old School Community Association

Horton Old School is ready for new life to be breathed into it, with a community business plan underway. We're looking at exciting ideas and multiple uses for the beautiful old school, such as indoor activities for visitors, a possible new visitor attraction as well as useful and practical services to benefit locals. The options we're developing will enhance Horton as a place to live and visit, and keep the village alive.

Health and social care

Involve@Lincoln

We provide accommodation and support for organisations and activities, which promote positive mental well-being.

Health and social care

Keighley Healthy Living

Keighley Healthy Living is a local charity aiming to support the health and wellbeing of the Keighley community and surrounding areas. We offer a range of activities for all ages and are open to everyone living locally.

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Hyde Park Source

We work with local communities to improve their surroundings, designing and creating attractive, exciting, safe and useful places for people to live, work and play. We are a Permaculture Learning And Network Demonstration Centre - you can come and visit us to find out how we use Permaculture in our work.

Arts, heritage and culture

Hythe Pier Heritage Association

We are a new community business with charitable status. Our objectives are to secure the long-term future of the pier and its historic railway. We are currently in the planning phase of a project to protect, preserve, restore and redevelop the pier, associated buildings and the unique pier railway for public benefit.

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Impact Hub Brixton

A place to call home for a diverse community of entrepreneurs, freelancers, dreamers, creators and social change makers in South London. We believe that large-scale social change, innovative solutions and world-altering ideas stem from collaboration, connectivity and community. Whether you want to host an event, work in the space, or want to be a part of our awesome community, we would love you to join us.

Food production or farming

Incredible Edible Todmorden

We grow fruit, herbs and vegetables around Todmorden that are for everyone to share. We also run a wide range of events that help strengthen the local community.

Food production or farming

Incredible Farm

Originally a project of Incredible Edible Todmorden, we built the farm for teaching small scale commercial food growing and marketing skills to young people. The aim being to start food production businesses. Incredible farm is now a stand alone not for profit company . We are supported by income from produce, plant and fruit tree sales and from training. We are aiming to explore and model the idea that it is possible to make a career in growing food. We are teaching youngsters the skills.

Business support, training, education or employment

Intake Pre-School

Intake Pre School Operates from a purpose built building located on the grounds of Intake Primary School, we provide term time childcare and are also eligible providers of the free early education for all 3 and 4 year olds (including the 30 hours extended offer) as well as the free early play for eligible 2 year olds.

Shop

Itteringham Village Shop

There has been a shop in the heart of the village since 1637. Today we successfully trade as a community-run business stocking quality locally produced food. We do so thanks to the help of local volunteers, supporters and guidance from the Itteringham Community Association formed in 1994, 2019 marked our 25th year.

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Karmand Community Centre

A vibrant and welcoming community centre in the heart of Bradford East with something for everyone. Operating since 1983, the centre has become a valued service deliverer to the local community.

Health and social care

Intact Preston

Intact provides support, advice and a signposting service, as well as a drop in service. A venue for community meetings, education and learning, and a range of facilities for recreation and leisure for residents of all ages. Intacts primary purpose is to serve the Ingol and Tanterton neighbourhoods and we are now able to offer more services and activities to more people in the City of Preston and surrounding areas.

Support service

Ideal for All

Ideal for All is a user-led charity and social enterprise working to make life better for disabled, elderly and vulnerable people and their carers.

Support service

John Pounds Centre

The John Pounds Centre is Portsmouth's flagship community and enterprise facility boasting a 350-seat capacity multi-use sports halls, gym/fitness suite, meeting and training rooms, IT suite, arts spaces, library, youth rooms, nursery, launderette, office space, cafe, and dentist, providing affordable and accessible activities and services to local residents and the wider city.

Food production or farming

Jolly Farm

We are Ollie and Jade and we farm between Totnes and Slapton with our base at Halwell in the beautiful South Hams. Jolly Farm has developed a Livestock Farm which is supported by the community. If you want to know where your meat comes from, have a say in how it is grown and get involved in being responsible for your food choices then we would love to give you the opportunity to be involved in growing lamb, beef and pork with us locally.

Sport and leisure

Jubilee Pool

Jubilee Pool is run for the community, by the community, and has been operated since 2017 as a charitable community benefit society. We have over 1400 shareholders in the community and run as a social enterprise – so all profits go back into the upkeep and running of the pool to ensure it's here for years to come. This means we can continue to provide health and wellbeing to all and preserve the community's amazing Grade 2 listed art-deco building.

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intoBodmin

intoBodmin is a cultural advocacy organisation working to promote Bodmin as an attractive, engaging, inspiration and progressive town.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Jurassic Coast Trust

The Jurassic Coast Trust was set up in 2003 to act as a fundraising vehicle to support earth science educational outreach to other charities along the Dorset/Devon coastline, which is designated as the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

Sport and leisure

iCan Health and Fitness

We believe that everyone can exercise, no matter your ability, our dedicated team specialises in finding the right exercise for each individual. iCan is a not-for-profit, community interest company run by members, for members.

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In Harmony Food Revolution

In Harmony Food Revolution is a community interest company aiming to prevent food waste and provide local organically grown healthy food to people of all backgrounds including those on low income.

Sport and leisure

Inspired Neighbourhoods

Our vision is a prosperous, cohesive and sustainable place with healthy and physically active people enjoying access to great education, employment and learning opportunities, where we dream big and achieve great things. Our mission is to work with local people to improve their lives to enable everyone in our community to be healthy, prosperous and happy.

Library

Kensal Rise Library

Kensal Rise Library was first opened by Mark Twain in 1900, and has served the local community for over one hundred years. Following its closure in 2011, the library reopened in 2019 after Friends of Kensal Library campaigned to save the public space.

Pub

King William IV Speen

Save The King William IV is the digital face of the interest group who've been on the case since the doors closed and were bolted for the last time on Boxing Day 2015. ? The informal and open group currently comprises around a dozen local residents who all share a strong interest in saving the pub.

Housing

Launceston Community Development Trust

Launceston Community Development Trust Limited was created in 2016. It currently has six directors, all of whom are Launceston residents. The directors are connected to the community as suppliers, customers and friends. We're a company focused on doing what's best for Launceston and its residents.

Housing

Leiston Community Land Trust

Leiston Community Land Trust, a community group looking at project to regenerate Leiston Town Centre and other community and social projects like the men's shed.

Arts, heritage and culture

Kirkgate Arts

Here at the Kirkgate Centre, we bring the best cultural and theatrical events to Cumbria. From live streaming of films and opera, to music, theatre and more there is something for everyone. Visit us to experience this vibrant atmosphere in the heart of Cockermouth.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Kirkstall Valley Development Trust

Kirkstall Valley Development Trust is a community benefit society set up in 2016 to develop a learning and leisure park over 200 acres of inner Leeds and to refurbish Abbey Mills for housing and community use.

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Kiveton Park and Wales Community Development Trust

The mission of the trust is to provide the means by which the communities in Wales Parish can play an active part in the regenerations of their neighbourhoods so as to improve facilities, increase opportunities and enhance the quality of life of all residents.

Arts, heritage and culture

Knowle West Media Centre

At Knowle West Media Centre we support people to make positive changes in their lives and communities, using technology and the arts to come up with creative solutions to problems and explore new ways of doing things.

Housing

Leeds Community Homes

We create and enable community-led homes across Leeds City Region. Our enabler hub supports local community groups to create their own community housing. We're building 16 permanently affordable homes in Leeds' Climate Innovation District. Our people-powered homes revolution is built on the support of real people.

Business support, training, education or employment

Lewisham Pensioners' Forum

Established in 1986 Lewisham Pensioners Forum has worked steadfastly to provide a voice for older people, challenging local and national policies that negatively affect the daily lives of older people. We have no political or party allegiance and while we value the funding we receive from LB Lewisham, we remain independent.

Pub

King's Head Pebmarsh

Pebmarsh Community Pub was established to enable the people and friends of Pebmarsh to secure and safeguard the future of the King's Head public house, an amenity of prime importance to the village, for both this and future generations.

Shop

Kennerleigh Stores

We are a well-stocked village shop selling essential everyday products, locally sourced food and goods, newspapers, magazines, household goods, fruit and vegetables, an off licence, stationery, cigarettes and a Post Office.

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KensingtonVision

KensingtonVision Vision was established 11 years ago, and for the first five years concentrated on developing community broadcasting as a way of engaging a disadvantaged community and giving them a voice in the media - becoming producers of media instead of consumers.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

KindleWoods

KindleWoods CIC is a woodland social enterprise based in North Yorkshire. We are made up of an extraordinary team, working together to find creative, practical ways to tackle the root causes of our major social and environmental challenges. Using evidence based approaches and the combination of our skills and experience, we run powerful transformative woodland wellbeing programmes and sustainably manage local woodland.

Housing

LATCH

Leeds Action to Create Homes (LATCH) purchases empty and rundown houses and refurbishes them to create good quality homes. The properties provide supported housing for people who are homeless or in housing need, and are ready to make positive changes in their lives.

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Levenshulme Inspire

Levenshulme Inspire is a community-led organisation which brings together people from many backgrounds to transform our area through community activity, creativity, enterprise and fun. Our work radiates from the Inspire Centre, a community and business hub at the heart of Levenshulme which is open to everyone to hold meetings and organise activities and events.

Support service

Kennington Association

An online resource for residents of Kennington to share knowledge and skills within their community.

Housing

Knaresborough Community Land Trust

We are a not-for-profit community-based organisation run by volunteers that delivers housing and other community facilities at permanently affordable levels for local people.

Shop

Leicester Community benefit society

The Leicester Community Benefit Society was set up in 2016. In 2017, the Leicester Community Shop opened with the support from the Plunkett Foundation. The aim of the shop is to provide people in Leicester with low-cost food and household essentials while reducing food waste in our community.

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Kitty's Launderette

A small team of Liverpool residents are opening a new launderette in the Everton/Anfield area, intended as a social business rooted in the local community. We want to provide affordable washing and drying facilities for residents, while also reimagining the warm, underused space of the launderette for a variety of social and creative activities.

Café

Lodge Café (ASH Yorkshire)

The Lodge Café funds vital work in their community. Against the odds, they negotiated a Community Asset Transfer for Bowling Park Lodge; raised £400,000 in grants and loans, stopped the lodge falling down, and then fully refurbished it. They have developed the local park lodge into a community hub and café making available a range of services and activities to enhance health and well-being at the same time as promoting community cohesion.

Business support, training, education or employment

Limehouse Project

The Limehouse Project is a registered charity that has worked to respond to the needs of minority communities throughout the London Borough of Tower Hamlets for over 30 years. We work on a simple ethos established by our three founders: through the empowering of one, we can empower an entire community.

Business support, training, education or employment

Lincoln Area Regeneration Group

LARG is run by local residents, for local residents. Working across a number of neighbourhoods within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, their charitable objectives are focused on supporting local communities to create opportunities and utilise these initiatives to build strong relationships and cohesive communities. 

Support service

Little Hulton Big Local

We have been awarded a grant from the Big Local Scheme to help improve little Hulton. We have a residents board that help progress this project. We have acquired a community building which offers: meeting/training room and community space.

Hub

Lockleaze Neighbourhood Trust

We are Lockleaze Neighbourhood Trust, we run the Hub and Cameron Centre and we are a resident-led organisation that exists to support residents to achieve positive change for themselves.

Arts, heritage and culture

London Grown

London Grown is a workers' co-operative creating a community market garden, community space and education hub over two sites in Haringey and Enfield. We want to promote local access to affordable, fresh and healthy food. Our first site, Pasteur Gardens, is seven acres of previously neglected land in N18. Our second site is Wolves Lane Horticultural and Garden Centre - four acres of glasshouses in N22.

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Love Norbury

Love Norbury is an initiative to build a sense of community spirit and respect for our neighbourhood. The four Norbury residents' associations have come together to develop an initiative to improve the local area and regain a sense of pride in Norbury. Join in and join us to help make Norbury a better place to live. Together we can love the area we live in.

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Lyme Regis Development Trust

Lyme Regis Development Trust is a community-based charity working collaboratively with other local organisations to improve the economic, social, environmental and personal well-being for all in Lyme Regis and its surrounding area. We run a number of projects regarding these objectives including a local radio station, a community workshop and a community café. We have also hosted The Lyme Regis Fossil Festival for over 10 years.

Energy

Low Carbon Gordano

Low Carbon Gordano is a community owned enterprise, representng a new vision for ownership of our energy supplies. Following a successful community share offer, Low Carbon Gordano is now proposing to develop 1 Megawatt of domestic rooftop solar panels in Lockleaze, Bristol, supplying solar energy to solar homeowners.

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Likewise

Likewise is a charity and community centre in Camden with a long history of supporting people across the community. We work with people from all backgrounds and circumstances to support wellbeing, community and independent living.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Lillington and Longmoore Gardens Residents' Association

The association works with CityWest Homes and the council on issues such as service charges, major works, security, dogs, gardens, the residents' hall and other issues that impact residents' lives across the estate.

Business support, training, education or employment

Linskill Centre

The Linskill Centre is a thriving community facility in North Shields providing a place to learn, relax and engage in activities. The Trust employs over 60 people working in various roles within the Linskill Centre ranging from administration, finance, marketing, community development, catering, maintenance to the nursery.

Sport and leisure

Litherland REMYCA FC

A football club commanding space in the community and connecting people through participating, watching, volunteering or simply providing a sense of identity.

Food production or farming

Little Gate

Little Gate is a registered charity born out of a vision to enrich the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism. We do this through providing supported training, supported apprenticeship and supported employment opportunities for adults – with the aim of helping them find paid employment and a better future.

Health and social care

Live Well NE

Live Well NE is based in county durham and delivers high quality emotional, physical, social and personal wellbeing support to children, young people and adults through out the North East of England. We challange the barriers between people and assessing social care and wellbeing services.

Arts, heritage and culture

Longfield Hall

Longfield Hall Trust manages Longfield Hall on behalf of our local community. The trustees all live within 500 metres of the hall and answer to the trust's members, the Friends of Longfield Hall. Anyone can become a Friend. And it's free. The trust's primary purpose is to ensure that Longfield Hall meets the changing needs of our local community.

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Lordship Hub Co-op

Lordship Hub is run as a co-operative by and for the community. The café, next to the beautiful wildlife lake and playground, is staffed by local volunteers and our three dedicated café managers so come along, have a coffee, a meal or a snack and enjoy the park and all its wildlife.

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Luddenden Foot Community Centre

The Luddenden Foot Community Centre is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to serve the needs of the community by hosting community groups and social events that aim to bring the local community together.

Health and social care

Lifeafterhummus

A BME-led community benefit society, Lifeafterhummus aims to make nutrition and cooking classes accessible to improve the physical and mental health of the public, and reduce health inequalities, tackle food poverty and reduce social isolation.

Health and social care

Lister Steps

Lister Steps is a community based charity caring for children from 6 weeks to 14 years of age through nursery, playgroup, breakfast and after school clubs and school holiday schemes. Lister Steps was founded by parents who understand how difficult it can be to balance the needs of family and work.

Sport and leisure

Maryport Community Pool

Netherhall Pool was closed in October 2018 due to refurbishment and pool plant repair costs.A community meeting was held and subsequently a charitable organisation, led by 10 trustees is in the process of being set up and a 25-year lease is being sought.

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Mechanics' Institution Trust

We believe that heritage can create unique, enjoyable places for people. We believe passionately in Swindon; its history, heritage and culture; its future opportunity and most importantly its people. We want to recapture the pioneering spirit and character that created 'New Swindon' to inspire our town today.

Arts, heritage and culture

Myddleton Road Market

Myddleton Road Market is a small, community-run market in North London. Thanks to overwhelming support from traders, shoppers and volunteers, we are now up and running on the first Sunday of every month, from 11am - 4pm. We love Myddleton Rd and the amazing people of Bowes Park. Whether you fancy a Sunday shop or would like to try selling for the first time, we would love to see you there.

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Nenthead Arts & Visitor Centre

Nenthead Chapel Enterprise purchased Nenthead Chapel, using Heritage Lottery Fund money, and restored the building to create a vibrant café and community space in the centre of the village.

Support service

Made in Wigan

Made in Wigan is a collaboration of social enterprises, charities, and community groups; working together to create sustainable and innovative communities.

Business support, training, education or employment

Manor and Castle Development Trust

We are a community based charity that was set up in 1997 to work with local people to regenerate the neighbourhoods in the Manor and Castle ward. We have moved from being an organisation the relied on grant funding to an enterprising community anchor organisation which will enable us to continue carry on working with the community and partners to continue to improve the lives of people who live and work in our area.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Manvers Lake & Dearne Valley Trust

Manvers Lake was created in the 1990's as part of the remediation works following the closure of the Wath Main & Manvers Main colliery complex and associated railway yards. In addition to its amenity & recreational value, the lake also serves a functional purpose as a balancing lake forming part of a sustainable urban drainage scheme for the surrounding residential and industrial developments.

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Meadow Well Connected

Meadow Well Connected is a safe, welcoming place where local residents can come and meet new people and gain new skills to help our community thrive. Our purpose is work positively with local people to help create a thriving community that's a great place to live, work and play.

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Monkey Park

Our purpose is to improve the local community by bringing people together & supporting their efforts to change the area. We employ and pay people for jobs they do at Monkey Park & strive to make sure we're enhancing the local community economy.

Food production or farming

Natures Nutrition Wellbeing

Nature's Nutrition is a health-food store selling the highest quality foods and supplements for a range of specialist and regular diets. We are also a co-operative which aims to support the local community.

Energy

Nadder Community Energy

Nadder Community Energy is a community benefit society, giving members the change to own solar power at scale in the Nadder Valley.

Support service

Lyskerrys Magazine

Liskeard Arts and Media Body publishes Lyskerrys Magazine, a community journal for the people of Liskeard. The magazine celebrates the positive initiatives and uplifting stories from in and around Liskeard and is distributed to 4,500 homes.

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Meltham Carlile Institute

The Carlile Institute is home to a number of businesses, community groups, Meltham Town Council, Meltham Post Office and Meltham Library.

Sport and leisure

Moseley Road Baths

Moseley Road Baths CIO is a registered charity now running swimming at Moseley Road Baths, a much loved Grade II* Edwardian swimming baths in Birmimgham.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Myatt's Fields Park

Myatt's Fields Park is a beautiful Victorian park in Camberwell, South London. There are lots to see and do here for all ages. From cutting-edge sports facilities to a modern kids' playground and a seasonal market. You can even get married amid the backdrop of the park's original 19th century bandstand, roundhouse, gardens and paths.

Health and social care

Majic Sport and H&H Family Centre

Majic Sport and H&H Family Centre is a Polish community organisation which was originally founded as a football club for children and young people in 2015. It became clear that people were looking for support in Polish and they were struggling to access mainstream services. The organisation now supports the Polish community in a broader, more holistic way.

Business support, training, education or employment

Makers HQ

Our community interest company is a unique collaboration between Plymouth College of Art, Millfields Trust and the local Stonehouse community to reignite fashion and textiles manufacturing in the city. Our vision is to create jobs and provide work opportunities through our sampling studio. All profits from this are reinvested into the provision of our training and education programmes.

Business support, training, education or employment

Marsh Farm Futures

The state-of-the-art Futures House, located in Marsh Farm, is a bespoke low operating cost building, with a gross internal area of 65,000 square feet. As a vibrant, sustainable, and innovatively designed community hub, Futures House provides enhanced local public services, as well as providing quality space and support for business enterprise, a commercial play park and other health and leisure activities.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

My Outdoor Classroom

My Outdoor Classroom CIC offer a variety of outdoor learning opportunities in Merseyside and Greater Manchester. Sessions can be run in your school, community, outdoor space or we have sites throughout Merseyside where we can offer sessions.

Health and social care

NEDCare

NEDCare is a community business set up to provide a range of support and personal care to people in the North East Dartmoor area.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Newlands Furniture Service

Newlands Furniture Service was established in 1989 and has been running ever since helping the Bradford community with furniture and household items. Recycling good quality furniture and household items back into the community at affordable minimal cost. The service helps over 8,000 families throughout Bradford each year.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Newquay Community Orchard

Newquay Community Orchard occupies seven acres of land gifted by the Duchy of Cornwall on the western edge of Nansledan. The community-led project has established an award-winning multi-functional communal green space where people from all walks of life can come together to work, rest and play. It is part of a network of green spaces that will permeate Nansledan.

Arts, heritage and culture

Next Chapter Books

A proposed new community bookshop in south Bristol. More than just selling books, we want New Chapter Books to be a community business, and a space where stories are shared, people are inspired and connections are made and strengthened.

Transport

North Dorset Railway Shillingstone

The Shillingstone Railway Project aims not only to restore the station and available surrounding area to how it was in the early 1950s and 1960s, but also to enhance it. Much has already been achieved, including renovation of the station buildings to include a shop, café, and recently updated museum, repair and reconstruction of the platforms, fencing, signal box, platform shelter and other outbuildings and restoration of the station gardens and greenhouse.

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NSC Liverpool

Neighbourhood Services Company is a social business providing a diverse range of services including building construction and environmental landscaping maintenance and catering to the public, private and community sectors.

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Octopus Communities

Octopus is a network of multi-purpose community centres. Each community centre is a designated community hub and currently funded by Islington Council as a strategic neighbourhood partner.

Housing

Old School Queen Camel

Queen Camel Community Land Trust, a community benefit society, purchased the Old School in Queen Camel in 2019. It has saved this unique property from an uncertain future to provide community facilities and workspace. The purchase and development are being funded through a mixture of grants, private loans and a community share offer.

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One Planet

The One Planet shop is a community benefit co-operative formed and funded by a group of volunteers. Our high street outlet offers a range of Local, Innovative, Fairtrade, Ethical, and sustainable products enabling you to shop with your conscience.

Business support, training, education or employment

Onion Collective

We set up Onion Collective CIC in 2013, when plans for a major development of flats on the marina quayside of our hometown in Watchet had just fallen through. Rather than witness more commercial development that had no community benefit, we realised that by pooling our skills and resources we could help empower our community to make the decisions about what developments take place themselves.

Health and social care

OPAL

OPAL (Older People's Action in the Locality) aims to reduce loneliness and isolation of older people living in Leeds, as well as improving the quality of their lives by enabling them to live independently, safely and healthily. We give direct support to 700 older people.

Business support, training, education or employment

Neston Community Youth Centre

A youth centre which encourages learning, developing and growing with a variety of different programmes supporting all those in the community alongside guidance support.

Sport and leisure

New Ferry Rangers FC

Established in 2006, New Ferry Rangers is our beloved local football team that is operated by many dedicated volunteers and features multiple teams of varying age groups. Supported by businesses within New Ferry and its surrounding areas, including Bebington Builders and the New Ferry Residents Association, the club has established a valued place within our community.

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New Wortley Community Association

We operate and run the New Wortley Community Centre, which is a hub for services and support and delivers community led, affordable, low cost sustainable homes to rent that are efficient and provide value for money in construction. The Community Centre is owned by the Community Association, a registered charity and an organisation that exists to help the people of New Wortley. New Wortley Community Centre was the first community owned Community Centre in Leeds.

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Newbigin Community Trust

Newbigin Community Trust aims to provide a place of welcome, inclusion and social cohesion for families in Winson Green. Newbigin House is a place where neighbours come together to meet each other, plan and run community events, and share life together.

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North Smethwick Community Development Trust

North Smethwick Development Trust was the pilot for community asset transfer with Sandwell Council signing a 99-year lease agreement in 2013. Consulting with over 500 local people, NSDT secured significant funds to redevelop a 1960s dilapidated building into a new community hub. The new Brasshouse opened in 2014 offering a greater range of services/activities that range from a holiday club for children through to professional theatre productions bringing arts into the heart of our community.

Energy

Norwich Community Solar

Norwich Community Solar is a community-owned cooperative, with the aim of increasing the amount of solar power in Norwich and sharing the benefits among the community. We will shortly be seeking investment from members of the public to fund these installations. Investors will receive an annual interest payment.

Housing

Nudge Community Builders

Nudge is a community benefit society that owns, creates and runs activity in disused, underused or unusual urban spaces to lead to lasting positive change and community led regeneration.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Newcastle Wood Recycling

Newcastle Wood Recycling CIC is a not-for-profit organisation on a mission to divert wood from the local waste stream, while creating employment, training and volunteering opportunities to people in the community. The timber we collect is used to create beautiful furniture and woodwork pieces for homes, gardens and businesses, or sold on for DIY material or as firewood.

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North Doncaster Development Trust

North Doncaster Development Trust is one of South Yorkshire's largest development trusts, with over 30 dedicated members of staff working on a variety of regeneration projects to improve the local economy, build thriving communities and encourage enterprise.

Support service

Oblong

We are a Leeds based community development charity whose purpose is to help people and communities flourish. Established in 1996 Oblong is a community resource centre that provides advice, support and facilities for local people who want to make a difference through volunteering and community projects.

Energy

Pennine Community Power

Pennine Community Power was started in 2012, by members of the community in the upper Calder Valley and particularly inspired and supported by Blackshaw Environmental Action Team. It was set up to build a sustainable community, environmentally, socially and economically and develop the profitable supply of energy from renewable resources for the benefit of the community.

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Phoenix Cultural Centre

We are a not-for-profit organisation, welcoming and inclusive to all members of the community, a place to grow individually and together. Driven by the needs and wants of of the community, we provide a welcoming environment for all. Where you can practice the arts, learn skills and enjoy yourself, bringing cultures and communities together.

Sport and leisure

Projekts MCR

Projekts MCR is here to make Manchester a better place for all those people who regularly use skateboards, scooters, blades, skates and BMXs and for those who haven't tried any of these ramp disciplines yet. We do this by improving ramp spaces, introducing children to the skatepark through our skate coaching courses and employing the park users to run our facility and coaching programmes.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Proper Job

Launched in 1995, Proper Job is one of the UK's first community reuse centres nestled on the northeast edge of Dartmoor in Devon. We are a charity that aims to keep reusable items away from landfills, by putting them on sale in an Aladdin's cave of pre-loved treasures.

Food production or farming

Pumphouse Community Brewery

In 2012, Toppesfield saved its local pub, The Green Man, through a new community benefit society which saw the creation of Toppesfield Community Pub with 156 shareholders. An underused barn on the premises has now been transformed into a micro brewery which complements the pub by providing a supply of traditional ales.

Arts, heritage and culture

Oxford House

Oxford House is where East London comes together to work, learn, explore and create. We celebrate arts, community and our heritage.

Sport and leisure

Parr Sports and Community Centre

Parr Sports & Community Centre is based in St. Helens, Merseyside. We want to help create a healthier community, offering affordable access to sports facilities and education and learning opportunities. We have meeting rooms for hire and a community cafe.

Business support, training, education or employment

Pavilion Pre-School

Pavilion Pre-school is a not-for-profit registered charity wih an unincorporated charitable structure, soon to be CIO status. The preschool is governed by a voluntary committee of trustees, a mix of parents and carers, who oversee and care for the preschool to ensure its future.

Café

Pottery Bank Community Centre

Community Catering Initiative, based out of Pottery Bank Community Centre, runs the community café and aims to provide healthy and affordable food, and training and employment opportunities to residents.

Pub

Puzzle Hall

The Puzzle Hall Community Pub reopened in late 2019 as a community owned pub. The society raised funds from its members and the community to purchase the building and undertook extensive renovations to bring The Puzzle back to life.

Food production or farming

Operation Farm

Operation Farm is a community-based organisation aimed at linking up sustainable and local food growers and producers with consumers.

Sport and leisure

Origin Sports

Origin Sports is a not-for-profit organisation based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. We aim to offer affordable, inclusive and safe access to sport for people in Newcastle and Gateshead.

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Osmani Trust

Osmani Trust is a youth and community organisation based in Tower Hamlets. The trust offers a wide range of community, health and sporting initiatives tailored to the needs of the community. It aims to provide a holistic service, which helps people, particularly those living in disadvantaged urban communities to re-engage with mainstream society and improve their quality of life.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Oxford City Farm

The team behind Oxford City farm have been working to bring City Farming to Oxford since 2008. We are a diverse group of local people with broad skills and experience in among other things, health, youth work, planning, community development, teaching, architecture, fund raising, horticulture, ecology and veterinary medicine.

Energy

Plymouth Energy Community

We empower our community to create a fair, affordable, zero carbon energy system with local people at its heart. We are a charity and a social enterprise, with a cooperative ethos.

Support service

Poole Communities Trust

Poole Communities Trust is a charitable organisation whose mission is to promote economic and community growth in the less advantaged areas of Poole by developing, managing and advising on a range of community assets.

Support service

Our Plymouth

We are on a mission to develop a single digital platform that is used as a powerful tool to connect, communicate, collaborate, inspire and recognise citizen and community action.

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Parracombe Community Trust

Parracombe Community Trust is one of hundreds being set up across rural Britain. The trust has been set up to enable and manage key initiatives within the village and as part of our parish plan. It currently has three projects in its sights – a community shop, affordable housing (for people with a connection to the village) and improvements to the village hall.

Food production or farming

OrganicLea

Organiclea is a community food project based in the Lea Valley in north-east London. We produce and distribute food and plants locally, and inspire and support others to do the same. With a workers' cooperative at our core, we bring people together to take action towards a more just and sustainable society.

Sport and leisure

Par Track

Par Track is a green space, community meeting place, somewhere to meet friends, kick a ball about, run free and so much more. It is run by the community and aims to be owned by the community.

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Radcliffe Market Hall

Radcliffe Market Hall is a market space run by and for the community in Radcliffe. Our aim is simple: to enable a local, ethical and communal space that can provide products, services and opportunities that do not already exist in Radcliffe.

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Ravensthorpe Community Centre

Ravensthorpe Community Centre, run by Routeways, provides childcare, learning opportunities, health and wellbeing services.

Arts, heritage and culture

Red Tower York

Our vision for the Red Tower is to bring this historic building to life by offering an inclusive, welcoming space for creative, learning and social activities, run by local people, encouraging local and wider community participation. We will achieve this by creating and curating an ancient magical space that offers a unique oasis in our busy city.

Arts, heritage and culture

Redruth Revival

Redruth Revival will use business solutions to achieve its aim, namely to support the regeneration of Redruth Town Centre with a 21st century outlook. Redruth Revival has a distinct and valuable role to play in helping create a strong, sustainable and socially inclusive economy in Redruth.

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ReFILL Shop

Having visited other refill shops elsewhere in the country, a group of eight residents in Bude decided to open up a shop of their own, giving back 100% of its proceeds to local community groups.

Food production or farming

Regather

Since early 2018, Regather have been busy developing a 15-acre site on the edge of Sheffield in the beautiful Moss Valley. They're establishing a market garden, orchard, polytunnels, beehives and an agroforestry project. They want to be part of a sustainable food system and help transform local food by making more local produce available to the people of Sheffield with their new farm at the heart of it.

Energy

Repowering

Repowering is a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in facilitating the co-production of community-owned renewable energy projects. They aim to create resilient, empowered communities that control and own the generation and usage of renewable energy and promote and facilitate the widescale development and local ownership of renewable energy projects across South London

Business support, training, education or employment

Revved Up

Revved Up was launched to work with young people in the area. A common interest in the area is motorbikes and quad bikes, and so to tackle crimes involving these kinds of vehicles, the organisation now helps young people to gain new skills and access better employment prospects.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

River Stewardship Company

River Stewardship Company offers a commercial contracting service providing high quality watercourse maintenance and improvement projects throughout Yorkshire and beyond. We have a highly skilled, in-house team who design and deliver specialist projects which aim to restore and maintain healthy waterways and all the benefits they bring, through quality, innovative professional services.

Sport and leisure

Queensbury Celtic FC

Established in 1978, the club has built up a wealth of experience in providing junior football. We hold the highest FA Charter Standard rating of 'Community Club'. We have one main aim: to offer affordable, high quality football activity for children and young people in a friendly atmosphere.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Raincliffe Woods

Raincliffe community wood will be many things. It is a woodland open to the public every day. It is a fresh way of working with the local community to create a better environment, provide employment training and a career building initiative. It is also a business; a social enterprise that offers training in the form of apprenticeships, education and mentoring to create sustainable longterm management of the woods and a place accessible to all.

Health and social care

Real Ideas Organisation

We're passionate about solving social problems and by working with individuals, organisations and sectors we harness the power of social enterprise to deliver real and lasting social change. We draw on our own very real experience of developing award winning social enterprises to deliver strategic programmes , along with a range of social enterprise solutions – including consultancy, training and business support – to help others realise their ambitions through social enterprise.

Energy

Regen

Regen is a not-for-profit centre of energy expertise and market insight whose mission is to transform the world's energy systems for a low carbon future. Regen offers independent expert advice and market insight on all aspects of sustainable energy delivery.

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Regen Centre Riccall

A registered charity and social enterprise, Riccall Regen Centre is a community centre built, funded and operated by the community, for the community. Situated on the edge of the historic village of Riccall between York and Selby, our architect designed, award winning building offers a variety of facilities and services to meet the needs of the community, business, education, sport and leisure.

Arts, heritage and culture

Queen's Mill

Castleford Heritage Trust was established in 2000, and is a registered charity and a limited company which aims to promote the community's heritage and culture to build a strong, successful community. Queen's Mill, previously known locally as Allinson's Mill and before that Castleford Mill, is the world's largest stone grinding flour mill, with twenty pairs of stones.

Health and social care

Raised in Bristol

Raised in Bristol is a social enterprise dedicated to providing the best possible nursery care, allowing children to flourish and communities to prosper. We are passionate about making community spaces sustainable by turning them into profitable places where children can thrive. We are committed to creating nurturing environments with a focus on play-led learning and individual development.

Support service

Ramsey Neighbourhood Trust

RNT specialises in community development with the aim of improving the lives of people living in the parish of Ramsey through consultation, action and community projects. Working together with the community we firmly believe that the possibilities for our town are endless and RNT is determined to inspire and support the people of Ramsey to make our town into the place we know it can be.

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Red Brick Building

The Red Brick Building is an innovative community-owned social enterprise based in the former Morlands Factory situated between Glastonbury and Street in Somerset. The community hub provides flexible office and artisan spaces for hire, a social hub, an entertainment and events venue, an exhibition space and a venue for a range of educational and community activities.

Food production or farming

Redcatch Community Garden

Redcatch Community Garden is a community benefit society with charitable status, offering opportunities for people with diverse needs and abilities, regardless of generation or culture. The garden is a place for the community to access healthy, fresh and nutritious food and learn about how to grow it.

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Redcar Development Trust

RDT was born out of the Coatham Memorial Hall Association which was established in 2006 as a multipurpose community led and driven organisation that served and supported local communities of both place and interest throughout its primary resource – namely Coatham Memorial Hall situated in the Coatham ward area of Redcar and Cleveland borough.

Business support, training, education or employment

Rotunda

Rotunda is an alternative education platform for young people and adults. We are a big colourful community-led organisation who also offer counselling, legal advice, community support, a café that's also a history resource, a nursery, a gorgeous garden round the side and a big space out the front for events.

Sport and leisure

Scarborough & Ryedale Community Cycling

Scarborough & Ryedale Community Cycling provides a unique and inclusive cycling scheme which benefits the communities of Scarborough and Ryedale. We provide cycling opportunities for everyone, including those with a disability, those with temporary mobility issues, the elderly, those who suffer from dementia or isolation and indeed anyone else who wishes to gain the health benefits that cycling can provide.

Health and social care

Sensoriel

Sensoriel has been established to make the lives of people better by providing a range of services and interventions for adults and children who have long-term conditions with a vision to create a unique multi-sensory service in the borough of Wigan.

Sport and leisure

Settle Area Swimming Pool

Settle Area Swimming Pool is a community run pool, offering a wide range of activities for people in the local area.

Arts, heritage and culture

Settle Victoria Hall

Settle Victoria Hall serves Settle, the surrounding area, and farther afield, both as as a community space and by bringing arts and culture to an isolated rural community, and there's always something going on. During the day, we have a huge range of classes and community groups, alongside auctions, bazaars, and public and private events. In the evening, our beautiful little music-hall is transformed into a venue for top-quality music, drama, comedy, spoken word, film, and festivals.

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SAFE Regeneration

SAFE Regeneration is a community business working all over the world from its base beside the Liverpool-Leeds canal in Bootle and are committed to working with their community partners to continue to bring significant social, economic and environmental benefits to their neighbourhood.

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Rock House

Rock House is a showcase scheme, blending living, working and community space for both local people and newcomers to Hastings. The space fosters creative enterprise, has generated jobs and self-employment, and is continually contributing to the changing image and reality of Hastings as a place to visit, live and work.

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S4ALL

Stainforth 4 ALL (S4ALL) is Stainforth and district's own local charity. We employ four hard-working staff and a dedicated team of volunteers working on a variety of charitable projects. We strive to improve people's lives, regenerate our community and raise local aspirations.

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Scartho Community Library

Scatho Community Library was taken over in 2015 following cuts to the local council for library services. Now, the library serves the community of Scartho as a library, but also a hub which offers coffee and cakes, activities, a meeting room, manicure service, and a fashion and jewellery outlet.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Scotswood Garden

The garden works with nature to create a great place for people and wildlife to enjoy. The garden is about our community, whether in Scotswood and Benwell or the wider area, and we welcome people of all ages and backgrounds to get involved in our work.

Arts, heritage and culture

Scottie Press

Scottie Press is Britain's longest-running community newspaper. It stands proud of its role as a collective voice that has united the neighbourhoods of North Liverpool over its 49 years in print, by publishing engaging, beneficial and informative grassroots journalism.

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Seaside Community Hub

Seaside Community Hub aims provides facilities that the whole community can use. The hub is managed by a team of local volunteers who are keen to see people enjoying living and working in the Seaside area of Eastbourne.

Arts, heritage and culture

Secklow 105.5 FM

Secklow Sounds is a volunteer-led community radio station broadcasting on 105.5 Fm across Milton Keynes. We produce a variety of informative and entertaining programmes and are committed to offering access to radio, training, and volunteering opportunities to bring about social gain in Milton Keynes.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Ruskin Park

Ruskin Park is a beautiful public park, one of 68 open spaces maintained by Lambeth Council. We are an independent charity led by local people, working to preserve, protect and improve the park.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Riverside House

Riverside House is a heritage centre in Stourbridge. We recognise that transforming an environment through learning and developing practical skills in a social context has immeasurable benefits. The simple joy and pleasure of making a craft artifact, growing a beautiful garden or making bread has many residual outcomes. We have an experienced team of committed staff and volunteers who are supportive, friendly and have a wide range of practical and specialist craft skills.

Health and social care

Sage Holistic

We are a low-cost community clinic in the heart of Hangleton. At Sage Holistic, our mission is simple - to make you feel and stay healthy. By offering holistic treatments, workshops and classes at an affordable cost.

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Salford Community Centre

The Salford Community Centre offers many activities and services for local people, including youth clubs and activities, a carers group, a disability group, jobs club and can be hired for events and kids parties.

Food production or farming

School Farm CSA

School Farm CSA aims to provide Dartington, Totnes and the wider community access to high-quality, organic, local food, and an understanding of growing food ecologically. Here you can both meet and work alongside those producing the food, so you can experience the beautiful and varied ecological site that has been created here.

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Seaview Village Community Shop

A community organisation supplying fresh ingredients and a variety of necessities to the local community of Seaview on the Isle of Wight.

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Settle Community & Business Hub

Settle Community & Business Hub is a not for profit venture in Settle, North Yorkshire. The Hub is available for a range of different uses, and we have created a focal point for community groups, charities, businesses and local residents to find out what is going on.

Arts, heritage and culture

SoCo Music Project

SoCo Music Project has been delivering engaging and inspirational music making activities since 2008. We believe everyone has the right to take part in music making, no matter what your ability, age, background or circumstances. Music is powerful, it has a place in everyones life, whether it's a song that is close to your heart, a process that helps you through challenging times or way to celebrate your talents.

Food production or farming

Sole of Discretion

We are a collective of small-scale fishers fishing out of Plymouth harbour. We are committed to procuring fish and shellfish that have been caught with as little damage to the marine environment as possible, have contributed to the livelihood of small-scale fishers and their communities, and to get these high quality and delicious fish to your door.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Shotley Peninsula Shoreline

Shotley Peninsula Shoreline was formed in 2018 to help save the Shotley shoreline from natural erosion and monitor and conserve the natural environment whilst improving cliff and sea defences.

Housing

Skills For Communities

Skills4communities is a hub of information, support and guidance. We welcome new members and open our door to individuals, families, and business users, in fact we welcome everyone.

Sport and leisure

Small to Big

A community interest company based in Ipswich fighting discrimination, the stigma surrounding mental health & supporting the link between physical and mental well-being in the local community.

Business support, training, education or employment

Sheffield Live!

SheffieldLive!, also known as SheffieldLive! 93.2FM, is a community radio and TV station established in 2003 as an independent company by the Community Media Association.

Arts, heritage and culture

Shotley Pier

Shotley Heritage Charitable Community Benefit Society purchased the pier, following a successful fund raising campaign. The next step is to carry out repairs to the superstructure, and then make the pier itself into a working pier where people can stroll, fish, and enjoy the amazing views down the Stour and across to Harwich and Felixstowe docks.

Support service

Shotton Partnership

Established in 1998, Shotton Partnership was set up to improve the quality of life for the residents of our village. The partnership is made up of local volunteers, most of whom have lived in Shotton all their lives.

Support service

Sikh Community & Youth Services Nottingham

Sikh Community and Youth Services (SCYS) is a registered charity established since 1988 in which members of the community identified gaps in service provisions and take up of mainstream services by the Asian/Sikh Community in Nottingham. Over the years SCYS has varied in level and nature of services provided in accordance with changing times and local/national needs of the community.

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Sikh Community Centre & Youth Club Northampton

Building a better future in Northampton is the main aim of Northampton Sikhs Community centre, offering a variety of services benefitting the community.

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Silsden Town Hall

The Friends of Silsden Town Hall came together in 2015 to promote and support this multi-purpose hall which has stood at the heart of our town for over 130 years. Having recently been brought up to 21st century standards by a £300,000 renovation programme from Bradford Council, this handsome Victorian venue now combines local heritage with modern facilities. Our aim, as Friends, is to ensure its continuing role as a vibrant community centre, reflecting the cultural and social needs of Silsden.

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Slade Gardens Adventure Playground

Our Adventure Playground offers over an acre of safe, staffed space where children & young people can come to play, make new friends, develop skills & try new things.

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Smithdown Social Club

Smithdown Social Club is a community benefit society open to members to bring a live music, community arts, youth development and hospitality to the regeneration area of Smithdown Road.

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Socco Cheta

Socco Cheta Community Hub was born through a partnership between local residents and organisations to create a space for all of the community to come together, take part and support each other.

Transport

South Tynedale Railway

The South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society has run and developed the railway as an incorporated society since 1983, developing the work of an unincorporated group started in 1973.

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Southern Maltings

The Southern Maltings is East Herts' newest community venue dedicated to making creative experiences and activities available to all.

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SouthGen

SouthGen was created out of a crisis – the closure of our local hospital, and the threat that this historic building would be demolished and redeveloped as luxury housing. SouthGen turned this crisis into an opportunity. We partnered with Hastoe Housing Association to buy back the closed hospital, which is now being redeveloped as affordable housing and a community hub.

Arts, heritage and culture

Source FM

Source FM is a radio station for Cornwall, made by and for the people who live and work in and around Falmouth and Penryn. We're very different from commercial radio, Source FM has a truly diverse schedule of music and chat shows for you to listen in to at all times of the day and night.

Shop

Slapton Village Community Shop

Slapton Village Community Shop opened in 2018, replacing the former independent shop in the village which closed at following the retirement of its owners. 15 residents organised the effort to raise funds, most of which were donated from the community.

Energy

Sheffield Renewables

Sheffield Renewables was formed by a group of volunteers in late 2007. We are committed to improving Sheffield's environmental sustainability. We aim to harness local enthusiasm, knowledge and skills by creating an energetic and committed social enterprise. We want to fund, develop, own and operate renewable energy schemes in a way which brings benefits to both the city and its people.

Support service

Southmead Development Trust

We are a charity run by and working to support residents of Southmead, Bristol. In partnership with other community groups we raise funds and manage projects which directly address our community's needs. These projects aim to increase opportunities, reduce isolation and promote wellbeing.

Arts, heritage and culture

Southport Contemporary Arts

Southport Contemporary Arts (SCA) network began in 2009 and was set up to embrace the fact that Southport is home to a host of different art practitioners working in various disciplines.The list of creative skills within SCA is wide-ranging, and includes painters, textile artists, filmmakers, photographers, printmakers, sculptors, jewellers, musicians, poets and performance-based artists.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Spacemakers

We create radical, bottom-up regeneration projects, which aim to get inside the machinery of urban regeneration, and use it for good instead of evil. We specialise in reactivating dead buildings and dead spaces, harnessing unused potential in a community, and creating projects that address the economic and social issues that are causing the problem in the first place.

Health and social care

St Catherine's Church Centre

Welcome to St Catherine's Church and Centre, a vibrant, open and inclusive church and community centre in the heart of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. St Catherine's is a diverse community, with a rich life of worship, prayer and community engagement. We seek through our church, community activities and pastoral care to make the Christian faith relevant and accessible.

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St Michael's Community Centre

This community centre is in Bemerton Heath, Salisbury. They offer a range of activities for local people of all ages, including a Café and Chat – supportive listening. They are expending on the café and planning to pilot and test a range of other projects.

Food production or farming

Sow the City

We want to build a healthier city where everyone can grow their own food. Somewhere that's full of beans. The kind of city you want to live in. Growing food in cities makes a lot of sense – gardens, allotments, patios, rooftops and window-ledges all have the potential to provide us with an abundance of free and nutritious food.

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Spark York

Located in the heart of York, we are creating a destination. A local landmark and catalyst for change - both in its appearance and its operational environment to reinvent civic spaces and re-energise Piccadilly.

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SPID Theatre Company

The award-winning SPID (Social Political Innovative Direct) uses immersive youth arts to regenerate community spaces. We work with young people on West London council estates to create participatory drama shows. We run a weekly free programme of community hub activities including free youth drama sessions. In addition, we create a youth show, a professional show and a film every 12 to 18 months.

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St Tudy Community Shop

We are a friendly local community shop run by volunteers. We are proud of the service we provide to our local community in North Cornwall.

Support service

Spacious Place

Spacious Place is an innovative social enterprise. Specialising in engagement with some of the most vulnerable local people, we provide stability and support. Our aim is to assist individuals as they move from a point of genuine need into a place of hope and opportunity.

Support service

Spitfire Support Services

We provide free, confidential and impartial advice for people living in Birmingham on a wide range of money, benefit, housing or employment issues.

Food production or farming

Squash

Squash is a creative food enterprise rooted in Liverpool 8 since 2007, grown and lead by a diverse group of local people, committed to participatory social change. With backgrounds in cooking, horticulture, visual arts, film-making, performance and architecture, our practice is bold, curious, seasonal, passionate and unusual.

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Squires Field

Squires Field is a community centre serving the people of Fowey and its environs. We host several regular community-based events and we are also available for private hire.

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St Albans Community Association

We support members of the local community with a range of activities that improve their quality of life.

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St George's

St George's provides happy, welcoming spaces where local people can feel part of something.

Arts, heritage and culture

St Ignatius Centre

St Ignatius Centre is a charitable community benefit society established to conserve, protect, improve and manage the former St Ignatius Rectory and the St Ignatius of Antioch former Church Ordsall and make them available for use by the public

Support service

St Lukes Cares

St Luke's Cares Charity has been working with young people in South Leeds for over twenty years, our mission is to support vulnerable individuals and those at the margins in South Leeds to reach their full potential.

Arts, heritage and culture

St Saviours

St Saviours is a social enterprise managing activity at St Saviours Church Hall, supporting new cultural events and promoting opportunities to utilise the space.

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St Sidwell's Community Centre

We are an independent community centre in the heart of Exeter giving a warm welcome regardless of background, ability or circumstance. We offer a wide programme of activities, events and services for the local community. We run a community café and bakery, grow vegetables in our garden, offer affordable meeting room and venue hire, provide free ESOL classes, and offer volunteering opportunities across all areas of our work.

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St Mary Magdalene Church

Mary Magdalene CIC offers a range of activities to people from all backgrounds and faiths in Manningham in the heart of Bradford, from boxing and archery to keep-fit sessions.

Food production or farming

St Werburghs City Farm

St Werburghs City Farm is a small charity. We welcome 60,000 visitors each year, and provide a number of vital community services for over 3,500 people facing disadvantage of all ages and backgrounds. One of our aims is to better connect people with the story of their food, from farm gate to plate.

Event management

Stanley Events

Whether it's event planning, management or equipment hire, Stanley Events has it covered. Based in County Durham, the firm even has an army of fully-qualified stewards, bar staff and security specialists ready to be mobilised for your event. A relatively new kid on the block, Stanley Events has quickly established a reputation for excellence.

Business support, training, education or employment

STEP Development Trust

STEP aims to put the community at the heart of what we do by helping to build the capacity of local people and local organisations achieve their goals and make a significant improvement in the well being of the town and its inhabitants.

Food production or farming

Stepney City Farm

Stepney City Farm is a three acre working farm; a rural oasis, in the heart of Tower Hamlets. We give children and adults a chance to meet farm animals, learn how to grow food and try out arts and crafts. Every Saturday, the farm hosts a popular farmers' market.

Support service

Stonehouse Action

Stonehouse Action are a group of local residents and organisations. We see ourselves as a 'mushroom field' – a great supportive environment for projects, ideas and activities to develop and make connections that benefit the local community.

Shop

Stutton Community Shop

Our community shop in Stutton is thriving, successful, and run entirely by volunteers. Having spent nine very successful years in a portacabin, we have now moved into our wonderful new building. This gives us more space to stock more products and also means we have room for a community cafe.

Housing

Stirchley Co-operative Development

Stirchley Co-operative Development is a group of local people in housing and worker co-operatives who are building an affordable and eco-friendly residential and retail premises in the heart of Stirchley. We plan to develop land on Pershore Road to house three local businesses along with 45 apartments.

Pub

Stoneham Bakehouse

Stoneham Bakehouse is a community supported bakery based in the Poets Corner area of Hove. We bake bread for the community, baked by the community, for the benefit of the wellbeing of the community. As a community business, we put profits back into the community; offering breadmaking courses and using the bread oven to bring parts of the community together.

Health and social care

Stroud District Kids Stuff

We have been Stroud's baby bank since 2015. We are now running four projects that are changing the game for parents in our community. Providing baby basics, creating jobs, running a mum's cooperative and building community.

Sport and leisure

Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre

Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre is South Yorkshire's largest community-owned and operated sporting facility, providing a range of activities and facilities to the Upper Don Valley area.

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St Werburghs Community Centre

The centre is managed by the St Werburghs Community Association, which aims to provide accessible and affordable meeting rooms and facilities for individuals, community groups and voluntary organisations.

Arts, heritage and culture

Star and Shadow

Star and Shadow cinema is a volunteer-run DIY space for Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, and the north east UK. It is set up as an open-to-join co-operative housed in a building it owns, dedicated to culture coming from and/or programmed by the grass roots - particularly cinema and music.

Housing

StART

StART is an organisation of local people working to make sure the St.Ann's new housing development provides genuinely affordable homes for the local community. Housing by the people not simply for the people.

Arts, heritage and culture

Station House

Station House offers a café, place to meet or work, meeting rooms for hire, local information resources, access to good quality Wi-Fi and the railway. Station House Community Connections is a charitable community benefit society incorporated in 2013, to bring the Station House, dormant since 2005, back to life as a new community amenity for the local area and beyond.

Arts, heritage and culture

Stiltskin Creative Arts & Theatre Co.

Stiltskin's Soapbox Children's Theatre is Devon's award winning independent children's theatre, based in Plymouth. We are one of only a handful of theatres in Britain that specialises in producing theatre and cultural events for children.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Stitched Up

Stitched Up started in 2011 with the aim of encouraging individuality, pride and sustainability through fashion and style. They are a grassroots collective that has grown from their passion for the environment, human-rights, style and creativity.

Energy

Stokey Energy

At Stokey Energy we are ambitious. We understand that becoming a zero-carbon community will take time, resources and active engagement. We need the support of residents, businesses, community groups, public sector; everyone who loves Stoke Newington and wants to help avert the climate crisis. This is why we have established Stokey Energy as a Community Benefit Society and we will work as a co-operative.

Support service

Storeroom2010

Storeroom2010 is a small independent furniture re-use charity, operating without the benefits of statutory funding. Situated on the Isle of Wight, Storeroom is in an area which suffers disproportionally from high unemployment and child poverty compared to many other areas in the UK. Storeroom2010 enables impoverished and disadvantaged families to be able to affordably furnish their homes, thereby improving their quality of life.

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Stretford Public Hall

Friends of Stretford Public Hall was formed in 2015 to take on the ownership and running of Stretford Public Hall. We are a charitable community benefit society that is democratically run by its members. Our aim is to run Stretford Public Hall in a profitable, sustainable way. Any profit we make is invested back in to the running and restoration of the Hall. Friends of Stretford Public Hall employes a small team of staff who run the Hall day-to-day. The staff team are supported by a board of dir...

Arts, heritage and culture

Stour Space

A socially minded organisation offering exhibition, performance and studio space for the development of creative enterprises. Devoted to the promotion and production of art and design, performance and innovative business, Stour Space also works in collaboration with many local enterprises, residents, artists and committees.

Business support, training, education or employment

Success4All

Success4All started from the ambitions of a teacher, our founder Caroline Afolabi-Deleu, to improve employment chances of her pupils after schools. She saw the gift children and young people had to teach, challenge and learn from each other.

Health and social care

Sunderland Home Care Associates

Sunderland Home Care Associates is structured so that people will always come first. As an employee owned social enterprise, staff members get a vital role in the decision-making process because they own a share in the company.

Health and social care

Sunlight Development Trust

Sunlight Development Trust is a community owned and led charity which exists to improve the general mental and physical health and wellbeing of the Medway community.

Food production or farming

Sutton Community Farm

Sutton Community Farm is a community-owned farm. We started in 2010 in response to a community need with the purpose to increase access to fresh, healthy, sustainable food and provide a shared space for people to cultivate skills, get exercise and make new friends.

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Teesdale Community Resources

The TCR hub is a community centre for the entire community. It offers a huge range of activities but is also a great party venue, a meeting place, a centre for relaxation, a beautiful, unique building centred in a natural landscape which blends and merges into the environment due to the progressive architecture.

Health and social care

Synergy Creative Community

Synergy is a peer-led space for creative expression, connection, community, promoting rediscovery, recovery and inclusion. It is a place to feel at home, to spend time with others, to be creative and enjoy a nourishing tasty meal. Synergy aims to develop the potential of members to improve mental health and well-being through peer support, creative arts, art and music workshops and nutrition.

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Tanhouse Community Enterprise

Tanhouse Community Centre, is operated by a local, not-for-profit community interest company, Tanhouse Community Enterprise, and run by volunteers. We have a programme of regular events run by local community, social, children's and sports groups and have a hall/meeting room for hire with catering facilities suitable for sports and social clubs, slimmers groups and functions.

Sport and leisure

Target Football

Based in Toxteth, Liverpool and set up in 2010 by locally based individuals to provide inclusive access to football and sporting activities to influence the health based opportunities for people in the Riverside and Princes Park wards.

Pub

The Anglers Rest Bamford

The Anglers Rest is a unique and special place. In 2013 it became the first community pub in Derbyshire when it was purchased collectively by over 300 people. It is now run for the benefit of the community by the Bamford Community Society.

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The Abingdon Arms

The Abingdon Arms is now owned by the Beckley & Area Community Benefit Society, 280 members of the community have bought shares in this society. The pub is run by 3 Catering Limited. It is a free house with a bar, restaurant, and beautiful garden with incredible views over Otmoor and the local RSPB reserve.

Food production or farming

Sunderland Home Grown

We're a community interest company, providing social and therapeutic horticulture and horticulture training for vulnerable adults. You'll find us in Thompson Park, Southwick on a former council maintenance site, which we've transformed into a growing and training facility open to everyone.

Housing

Sundridge Village Community Land Trust

Our aim is to deliver much needed affordable housing and the integrated supporting facilities of a school, community buildings and medical centre at a scale to maintain the sustainable, diverse and all-embracing environment that defines our community.

Food production or farming

Sunshine Cooperative

At Sunshine Co-operative, we believe everyone deserves sustainably grown food that is directly sourced from local suppliers, providing you with insight into the food you eat. Based in Sunderland, we deliver food direct to you that has been carefully sourced and selected from our local areas, giving you the chance to eat fresh, eat healthy and eat local.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Sustainable Harborough Trust

Sustainable Harborough Trust has worked to show how a focus on what people want and are interested in, along with a focus on creating projects that can support each other can bring about a more vibrant, inclusive community with lower carbon emissions.

Café

Tea in the Park

Run by Your Community Hub, which manages the Grant Thorold Library, Tea in the Park serves delicious homemade cakes and afternoon tea along with traditional fry-ups.

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Tees Valley Community Foundation

Tees Valley Community Foundation provides the link between those who want to give back or establish a legacy with those who are passionate about making a difference to the community. 

Pub

The Ampleforth

Friendly local pub working for, and connecting with, the community. A local pub inclusive for all. Serving real ale on 3 hand pumps. We are at the heart of our community in the middle of the estate, easy access to bus transport directly opposite.

Food production or farming

Tamar Grow Local

?Tamar Grow Local is a not-for-profit community interest company set up on co-operative principles for the benefit of the community. This structure allows trading and has the ability to create a number of more specialist co-operative ventures under its umbrella to meet demand. The area covered is the Tamar Valley, which includes the market towns of Tavistock, Launceston, Callington and Saltash.

Transport

Tamar Barge

Our goal is to continue to maintain and operate the Tamar sailing barge Lynher to a commercial licensed standard in order to offer day sailing activities and voyages to the communities along the Plymouth Waterways.

Health and social care

Sunderland Chapel of Light

The Sunderland Chapel Of Light International took over the former St Columba's Church on Cornhill Road in Southwick in 2012. The charity has begun to run different activities for people in the community, including toddler groups, music clubs and training, a food bank and a gym, as well as a computer suite and internet access to help support start-up businesses.

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The Art Station

The Art Station is a non-profit arts organisation, developing a creative hub in Saxmundham, a rural market town in coastal Suffolk. We are developing a new creative space for local artists, makers and tech developers, with exhibition and event space right on the High Street in Saxmundham.

Health and social care

The Befriending Scheme

A befriending hub for people with learning difficulties. We run regular drop-in centres, known as Hubs, across Suffolk. These allow our members to build meaningful one-to-one friendships with other vulnerable people and volunteer befrienders. We also run weekend and evening social clubs as well as member and volunteer training across the county.

Pub

The Bevy

We are a community-run pub in the heart of Moulsecoomb in East Brighton. We are the only community pub on a housing estate in the whole of the UK. Open for over five years we provide a place for people to come together, for lunch clubs, dementia cafes, cooking lessons, arts and crafts sessions, family fun days, breakfast, music nights, pub quizzes and much, much more, or simply for a pint.

Transport

The Big Lemon

In 2006 a group of people got together in a pub in Brighton to discuss public transport and decided to set up a community interest company to provide affordable and environmentally-sustainable bus services in the local area.  Soon afterwards The Big Lemon was born, and we now operate six local bus services in the Brighton area and a wide variety of coach services both locally and nationally.

Transport

The Bristol Bike Project

The Bristol Bike Project aim to provide a valuable and empowering service for underprivileged and marginalised groups of people within our community whose lives would greatly improve through the benefit of having accessible, affordable and sustainable transportation.

Food production or farming

The Bread Kitchen

The Bread Kitchen believes people matter. We work in Great Yarmouth to provide support and opportunities to young people in order to help them to change their own lives. We encourage people to raise their aspirations, undertake volunteering, work towards achieving relevant qualifications and strive towards community involvement, employability and independent living.

Sport and leisure

The Ardagh

The Ardagh is a large, community, leisure and sports facility located in the centre of Horfield Common, North Bristol. The Cafe on the Common at the Ardagh is a community business run by the Ardagh Community Trust, with all profits reinvested into Ardagh and the wider Horfield Common area to support improvements to the quality and availability of facilities for local people.

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The Beeston Ploughshare 

In the civil parish of Beeston with Bittering in the county of Norfolk you'll find The Beeston Ploughshare. Surrounded by rural countryside, this traditional 16th century pub has been restored as a community hub with a bar, restaurant, cafe and village shop.

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The Auctioneers Arms

We are a newly owned community pub located in the historical village of Caverswall. Caverswall Community Society opened The Auctioneers Arms on Saturday 19th May 2018 after the doors were closed 19 months previous. It was sold to a property developer and was due for demolition but, after months of planning, absolute dedication and working together, our community saved it.

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The Centurion

The Centurion Community Action Group was set up following the announced plans to demolish The Centurion Public House, Vicars Cross and build a care home in its place. The Centurion is at the centre of the Vicars Cross community and is very much part of its social and cultural heart. The Centurion offers a range of social opportunities for all age groups of the local community and is the only fully licensed facility in Vicars Cross.

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The Chequer Inn Ash

The Chequer Inn has a rich, and at times chequered history. Our 600-year-old Tudor building, built in the year 1383 during the reign of Richard II, was recently saved from the clutches of a developer by the community of Ash. The Chequer Inn Ash Society (CIAS) worked tirelessly to oppose the redevelopment scheme, with 300 shareholders banding together to purchase the building.

Health and social care

The Annexe

The Annexe is a recently-refurbished local community and resource centre run by the Wharton Trust in the Dyke House area of Hartlepool.

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The Anstice

Welcome to The Anstice, a stunning Grade II listed building set in the heart of Madeley in Shropshire. Once a Victorian working men's club, The Anstice has retained its impressive ballroom event space with sprung dance floor and bar, but introduced a café, meeting space and reinstated the local library.

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The Antwerp Arms

The Antwerp Arms became North London's first community pub in 2015. A friendly real ale pub serving Tottenham since 1820.

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The Archibald Corbett Community Library Arts and Heritage Centre

The Archibald Corbett Society and the Corbett Residents Association have joined forces to create the Archibald Corbett Community Library, Arts and Heritage Centre as a charity to take over the management of Torridon Road Library from Lewisham Council. We are a mainly volunteer-run and charity-funded centre - still providing the same library services, and more at that.

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The Bell at Yarpole

The Bell at Yarpole is a community owned pub bought by the local residents in September 2018.

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The Boiler House

The Boiler House is a charity offering space to the local community for a range of uses at affordable rates. All of our income is invested back into the community.

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The Boot Inn

The Boot Inn has operated as a thriving pub at the heart of Orleton village for many years. Unfortunately the pub was closed in 2017 and was at risk of being sold for residential development. The community formed a community benefit society which put together a bid to purchase the Boot Inn and reopen it as a business in the village.

Hub

The Bridge Project

The Bridge Project is a unique, creative social enterprise. Being food-focused, we enable those living in Sudbury and surrounding areas to live well.

Pub

The Barley Community Society (Barley Mow Supporters)

The Barley Mow is an historic pub on Town Street in Bramley. Barley Mow Supporters are working to acquire the pub and transform it into a community-run pub.

Health and social care

The Children's Allotment

We are a community group with a plan to create an inclusive outdoor education space for the local community on Cricket Rd. Our focus is on providing cooperative childcare, outdoor learning and growing for families and children.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Exchange Erith

A space for making, creating and community. Based at the 1906 Old Library in Erith - a building designed and built by our local community.

Pub

The Cross Keys

A new chapter in the life of the Cross Keys began in November 2017 when it finally passed into the hands of the members of Redgrave Community Society. It has now become a community pub, owned by more than 240 people.

Hub

The Dorothy Parkes Centre

The Dorothy Parkes Centre is a community centre based in Smethwick, a diverse and deprived area in the Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell in the West Midlands. The Centre opened in 2000 and was created out of the 'Old Church' parish hall by an innovative partnership between the Parish Church Council, Sandwell Area Health Authority, Harborne Parish Lands Charity, New Opportunities Fund and the Church Urban Fund.

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The Drovers Inn

Our pub is the hub of the local community. The Gussage Villagers, the wider Vale of Allen Community and visitors from further afield came together and saved The Drovers Inn.

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The Duke of Wellington, Leasingham

Leasingham Community Benefit Society was created to save the Duke of Wellington. A Share Purchase scheme was offered to the wider community and, with the help of the Plunkett Foundation and KeyFund, the necessary funds started to arrive to enable the purchase the Duke and run it as a Community Pub. After a successful bid the Duke of Wellington is now owned by 526 investors.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Fisher Theatre

Our story began in 1828 and has brought magic, entertainment, thrills, creativity and art to the town of Bungay for almost 200 years now. The Fisher Theatre's purpose has always returned to be that which it embodies: to serve the community of Bungay. These days, The Fisher Theatre is the hub of the community of Bungay and a hi-tech centre for the arts.

Hub

The Circle Project

Formerly The Bearpit, The Circle is a regeneration project for a city centre site in Bristol which will create solutions for the global food challenge by showcasing new ways to grow and use food. The project is aiming to bring together urban farmers, food producers and outlets with relevant tech capabilities to create a co-working space and incubation centre in the heart of Bristol.

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The Craufurd Arms

The Craufurd Arms is Maidenhead's first community pub and the 50th in the UK.

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The Chequers

The Potterhanworth Community Partnership was created to acquire the local village pub The Chequers after it closed in 2015. The group is aiming to be incorporated as a community benefit society and plans to buy and reopen the pub, installing a café and shop in the adjoining function room to account for loss of ameneties in the village.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

The Clitterhouse Farm

The Clitterhouse Farm Project (CFP) was founded in early 2013 by local residents – who all live within five minutes walk of Clitterhouse Farm. CFP's mission is to protect a number of historic Victorian farm outbuildings from demolition and to secure their future, so the entire site can be transformed into a vibrant, creative and sustainable hub that supports their community and small businesses.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Corn Hall

Located in the historic market town of Diss on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk, and at the gateway to the Waveney Valley, the Corn Hall is an impressive Grade II listed building which was originally built as a corn exchange. The Corn Hall is now a thriving arts venue offering a wide range of quality entertainment.

Pub

The Duke of Marlborough

Welcome to the Duke of Marlborough where a traditional pub atmosphere awaits. Under our ancient beams you will discover a unique community owned pub, saved from permanent closure in 2017 after purchase by around 250 local people.

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The Dyke Alehouse and Kitchen

The Save The Dyke Pub group campaigned to protect the whole Dyke pub, restaurant and garden from redevelopment, which was listed as an asset of community value. It reopened in 2019 as The Dyke Alehouse and Kitchen.

Hub

The Emerald Centre

The Emerald Centre is a focal point for the local Irish community of Leicester & Leicestershire. We play host to Irish community groups, local sports teams & deliver a wide range of quality initiatives open to all.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Exchange

The Exchange is a growing community business that acts to improve creative facilities, and opportunities for everyone. We'd like to see our patch recognised for its skills, talents and kindness which have long been underappreciated.

Support service

The Feed

The Feed is a not for profit social enterprise and charity providing catering services. Our social purpose is to prevent poverty, hunger and homelessness in Norwich.

Hub

The Fieldgate Centre

The Fieldgate Centre is a community centre located in the village of Kingsclere, close to Watership Down. The centre has facilities for hire and is also home to many local sports teams and clubs. The Fieldgate centre is managed by a committee of volunteers who are elected each year by Kingsclere Community Association.

Food production or farming

The Community Farm

The Community Farm is a community business in Chew Magna, owned and governed by 500 member stakeholders. The farm grows and sells locally sourced, seasonal organic produce and offers learning and volunteering opportunities.

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The Fox at Loxley Action Group

The Fox at Loxley Action Group are dedicated to creating a warm and inviting gathering space for all the community that is the social heart of the village.

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The Holywell Community Pub

The aim of the organisation will be the sustainable development of the Holywell Green community by securing the Holywell Inn as an asset. Based on Cooperative principles, the organisation will have a voluntary and open membership, and be anti-discriminatory, which means membership will be open to all, irrespective of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or ethnicity.

Food production or farming

The Green Backyard

The Green Backyard is a vibrant community growing project in the heart of Peterborough, established in 2009. From this urban space we have transformed a once derelict former allotment site into a beautiful and productive community garden that is open to everyone.

Pub

The Half Moon Inn Balcombe

Balcombe Community Pub is the body that holds the ownership of The Half Moon Inn pub and it is run by a board of volunteers. Our goal is for the pub to serve its part in the heart of the community; providing good pub food, a cosy place to meet friends and have a drink, and where all will be offered a warm and friendly welcome.

Café

The Gather Ennerdale

The Gather is a community owned and run café and shop in Ennerdale Bridge, West Cumbria. Two community rooms are available for events, meetings, courses and functions.

Pub

The Fox and Goose

The Fox and Goose is a real community pub. We serve real ales from microbrewers, real ciders, craft lager on draught, a range of continental bottled lagers and beers plus craft beer in cans. We also serve quality wines, spirits, pork pies, vegan pasties, quality teas, barista coffees and tempting fresh cake. We pride ourselves in being at the centre of the community. The pub is owned by its users – over 300 of us. We are the first co-operative pub in West Yorkshire and proud of what we do.

Hub

The Florrie

The Florrie is a spectacular Grade II listed Victorian visitor attraction utilising its heritage to improve social development through education and recreation. A social gem in Liverpool lovingly restored for everybody.

Pub

The Fox Inn Garboldisham

After many years of hard work the The Fox Inn, Garboldisham has reopened its doors following its purchase by a local community group. The pub has been at the heart of the village since the 18th Century and with hard work of volunteers and an ambitious renovation plan for the Fox, including building a new restaurant area, refurbishing the bar areas and creating new units to house local start-up businesses it will be the heart of the community for years to come.

Pub

The Gardeners Rest

The Gardeners Rest is a community run pub in Neepsend. Owned by over 400 investors, the Gardeners prides itself on the high quality of its beer and its regular arts and community events. We're fond of saying: 'We're more than a pub, we're a community hub.'

Pub

The George and Dragon

A mile and a half west of Richmond, the George & Dragon is a genuine local pub, owned and managed by the community. It serves a small menu of freshly prepared pub grub, including roast beef and Yorkshire pudding on Sundays, and has won awards for its excellent rotating beer selection. The backyard terrace has gorgeous Dales views.

Hub

The Grace Network

Grace Network is a group of people working together in a new way to serve our community, free from obligations of old types of business that harm us and the planet. So far we have facilitated a Stroud Furniture Bank, a The Long Table, a Stroud District Kids' Stuff, a Kick Off Stroud and have helped facilitate Stroud Foodbank. We have also provide business support to a number of other local community enterprises that have since moved on.

Pub

The Great Bromley Cross

We are more than a pub, offering the community outreach Post Office and Library services, a coffee shop and a recycling facility. We also host other community activities like the local Friendship Club, a 'come and play' music club, a craft club, the WI darts team and twice-yearly village litter picks.

Pub

The Green Man

Toppesfield Community Pub (TCP) is the owner of the freehold and the landlord of the Green Man public house in the village of Toppesfield, North Essex. TCP purchased the pub from Admiral Taverns in December 2012 in order to secure its future and to ensure that it remained a focal point of village life.

Support service

The Greenhouse Project

The Greenhouse Project is a charity founded in 1997 in the heart of Toxteth, Liverpool designed to give disadvantaged children and young people the opportunity to increase their creative potential and grow their life chances.

Pub

The Hare and Hounds Harlton

A sense of community can be hard to come by these days, but a village pub is the best place to find it. We are a village pub owned by our community. The local residents fought to keep the heart of their village beating, and were successful in keeping their beloved pub alive.

Pub

The Harrow

A community owned free house, newly renovated and refurbished for your enjoyment. We are delighted to be the true heart and new hub of the village. Offering a free book swap, accompanied by a quiet reading area and a wide selection of drinks whilst you read.

Hub

The Hive

The Hive is situated in Silsden, West Yorkshire and is a place for our community, young and forever young to meet up, have a chat with friends, have a coffee and a natter, listen to music or just chill out. 

Pub

The Hive Live

The Hive Live was established to purchase Winsford's last standing entertainment venue into community ownership to save the building from redevelopment. The Red Lion is a quality pub/venue in Winsford, offering free live entertainment 6 days a week, a relaxed feel and great home cooked food.

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The Harbertonford Community

The Maltsters Arms is an asset of community value and the owner recently notified an intention to sell. The village shop is also up for sale. There is a unique opportunity to acquire both of these for the community, to secure their existance for years to come and to create something special. To achieve this we have set up a community benefit society called The Harbertonford Community Limited and are now actively working to raise the necessary funds.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Forum Music Centre

The Forum is a social enterprise that aims to provide trusted environments with strong infrastructure and a vibrant atmosphere where people will be inspired and encouraged to engage with music and the arts through participation in a range of social, education, enterprise or entertainment activities. It operates a sustainable business model based on the provision of services, activities and events and is guided by a strong social responsibility and purpose.

Business support, training, education or employment

The Next Chosen Generation

The Next Chosen Generation develops and empowers underprivileged young people in-order to reduce poverty, low academic attainment and unemployment by creating opportunities that enhances skills development, higher academic attainment, employability, entrepreneurship, whilst build stronger family relationships and improve community cohesion.

Pub

The Lamarsh Lion Community Pub

The Lamarsh Lion is a wonderful country pub on the Essex / Suffolk border and has been an Inn for over 700 years. Closed briefly in 2016 we reopened after refurbishment in June 2018 as a Community Pub, providing services for local people.

Café

The Palmers Greenery Community Café

Broomfield Park is one of the highlights of Palmers Green & Southgate. Among its notable features are three lakes which form a Baroque water feature, a model boat pond, bandstand, a sensory garden, the Broomfield Conservatory, the newly established Broomfield Community Orchard and various sporting facilities - not to mention a magnificent view across to Alexandra Palace and the City of London and Westminster.

Business support, training, education or employment

The London Bike Kitchen

The London Bike Kitchen is a mechanic owned & operated open DIY workshop where you can work on your own bike instead of giving it to someone else. Consider us a Do-It-Together education space.

Food production or farming

The Pantry Partnership

The Pantry Partnership is a social enterprise working in and around Salisbury. We transform food and help to transform lives in the process. We create delicious and nutritious meals from next to nothing - using perfectly good (but very fresh) surplus food that would otherwise go to waste - and share them across our community.

Pub

The Kings Arms

The Kings Arms was purchased by the Stockland community in 2019. It is newly renovated and is under new management. The pub is a free house that serves local and guest beers and sensibly priced, freshly cooked, good food prepared using locally sourced ingredients, and benefits from having three double-letting rooms for visitors.

Business support, training, education or employment

The Margate Mercury

The Margate Mercury is a free, independent quarterly magazine about modern-day life and culture in Margate. We feature the most interesting and exciting stories about Margate's art and culture, music, properties, business and people.

Support service

The Mix

We believe in young people. We believe they have immeasurable worth and are valuable, exceptional and unique.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Napier

The UK's first community-run rock pub and music venue offering regular live music and club nights, games and quizzes, and the best jukebox in town. Passionately independent and free-spirited. Discover your new favourite band, enjoy a game of pool, pinball or Foosball with friends, or call in for a pint and a natter after work.

Café

The Nest Low Fell

The Nest is a family-friendly cafe with community rooms in the heart of Low Fell, Gateshead. Our NestEgg Fund supports families on lower incomes, making sure all local families can get involved in our activities.

Pub

The New Inn, Norton Lindsey

The New Inn, Norton Lindsey, community pub became the first community pub in Warwickshire when it was purchased collectively by over 220 people. It is now run for the benefit of the community. The New Inn offers something for everyone from housing, a café and shop, to a large garden, car park and secure bike parking.

Pub

The Northumberland Arms Community Pub

Our vision is to create a central focal point for village life which will act as a catalyst to re-ignite the economy and sense of community in Marple Bridge and Compstall. Besides re-opening the pub, we will bring a café and essentials shop to the village, have a base for community activities, and bring back trade.

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The Oasis Community Centre

We are a charity called Oasis Community Church and Centre, working on the estate area of Kilton in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. We took on a derelict youth centre and abandoned recreation field and raised the money to renovate and repurpose the site. In 2011 we opened the Oasis Community Centre and Gardens which is now a thriving multi purpose multi-function community facility.

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The Observer Building

Rock House is a showcase scheme, blending living, working and community space for both local people and newcomers to Hastings. The space fosters creative enterprise, has generated jobs and self-employment, and is continually contributing to the changing image and reality of Hastings as a place to visit, live and work.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Old Courts

The Old Courts is YOUR arts centre. We believe that art is not a thing of privilege reserved for the chosen few, we all have a right to create and engage with arts and culture and express ourselves through it. We believe in our mission to inspire the community and embrace the vibrant arts and culture. We can put Wigan on the cultural map as a must-visit destination and a hotbed of artistic talent.

Pub

The Old Ship Cawsand

Now that the pub has been brought under community control, residents plan to turn it into more than just a pub. It will also include a heritage centre, visitor information hub, children's centre as well as providing five new affordable homes for those who are unable to afford other accommodation.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Poly

The Poly is a live arts venue, arts cinema, galleries, community pottery and makers guild in a beautiful historic venue in the heart of Falmouth. Based in an iconic listed building, we are dedicated to promoting engagement in the arts, sciences and Cornish history through film, live events, exhibitions, talks, our community pottery and workshops.

Hub

The Hornbeam

A community hub focusing on use of resources, positive environmental and social change. The café, which was previously separate, has been brought under the control of Hornbeam. Our mission is to inspire people to think about how we live our lives and use resources and empower community-led action and support new initiatives that lead to positive environmental and social change.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Horton Chapel Project

The Horton Chapel Project is the restoration and refurbishment of Epsom's Grade II listed Horton Chapel. Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society was set up in 2016 as a registered charity by a group of local people working to renovate and convert the abandoned Horton Chapel into a vibrant creative hub for everyone to enjoy.

Pub

The Ivy House

The Ivy House is London's first cooperatively owned pub, the first pub in the UK to be listed as an Asset of Community Value, and the first building to be bought under the community right to bid provisions of the Localism Act. Local residents saved the pub from being transformed into residential accomodation.

Support service

The Proud Trust

The Proud Trust is a life saving and life enhancing organisation that helps young people empower themselves to make a positive change for themselves and their communities. We do this through youth groups, peer support, managing the LGBT Centre for Manchester, delivering of training and events, campaigns, undertaking research and creating resources.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Real Photography Company

We are a group of Bristol based photographers, incorporated as a community interest company in July 2017. We revive and refresh traditional photography, and introduce new audiences to the wonders of optical science, silver and light. We provide inspirational courses, workshops, events and exhibitions open to the public.

Pub

The Spotted Cow

We are a community owned social enterprise providing a range of facilities for pleasure and business in the village of Holbrook. As a community benefit society all our revenue is invested back into the village.

Café

The Real Food Store

Trading as The Real Food Store, Exeter Local Food comprises a community café and local food store based in Exeter, Devon. Real Food is an innovative example of an alternative retail business- giving Exeter the opportunity to change the way it shops!

Pub

The Three Tuns

The Three Tuns is a community owned free house that is set in the picturesque village of Guilden Morden. This historic, Grade II listed building provides the perfect backdrop for enjoying fabulous food and drink, in the company of friends, family and colleagues.

Hub

The Town Hall Hebden Bridge

The Town Hall Hebden Bridge is managed by the Hebden Bridge Community Association (HBCA), a charitable organisation and development trust responsible for ongoing regeneration in Hebden Bridge. A community organisation, the HBCA acquired The Town Hall in 2010 and is now responsible for its ongoing management and financial sustainability.

Hub

The Rockwell Centre

The Rockwell Centre is a unique initiative, managed by Thorpe Edge Community Project, which offers a wide range of activities, groups, services and opportunities for people to improve their lifestyle, their health & sense of wellbeing.

Café

The Spotted Cow Holbrook

We are a community owned social enterprise providing a range of facilities for pleasure and business in the village of Holbrook, Derbyshire. As a community benefit society all our revenue is invested back into the village.

Hub

The Roseland Centre

The Roseland Centre is a charity set up to raise the funds needed to buy the old activity centre from Cornwall Council and to transform the site into a contemporary, sustainable, community-led facility.

Pub

The Royal Oak Collingham

The Royal Oak Collingham, an over 200-year-old coaching inn, has been totally refurbished and is now fully open once again. The refitted bar offers a great range of real ales, fine wines and spirits. The enlarged and beautifully decorated restaurant offers delicious food cooked with care from local ingredients. The Royal Oak is now owned by the Collingham Community Pub which a community benefit society.

Food production or farming

The Seed Wholefood Store and Cafe

The Seed is a thriving community wholefood shop with a small cafe.

Business support, training, education or employment

The Selby Trust

The Selby Trust was set up as a charity in 1992 by local people who recognised the need for a multi-purpose centre led by the community and third sector organisations. Selby Centre, which is located in an area of high deprivation, brings together a rich mix of individuals and organisations, primarily from BME, refugee and other historically excluded communities in Tottenham, Haringey, North London and beyond.

Hub

The Space @ Field Lane

Mostly run by volunteers, The Space @ Field Lane Group is facilitating the renovation, re-establishment and running of the former Field Lane Community Centre as an inclusive facility for everyone on the Field Lane Estate and the wider Rastrick area.

Hub

The Thornbury Centre

The Thornbury Centre exists to serve the community. It does this through working with the community, listening to and recognising needs. Through our Project Team, we then deliver solutions using funding that we have secured. Additional income is generated through letting and hiring our facilities to community businesses, community organisations and community members. This makes us truly community centred.

Pub

The Thorold Marston

Newly refurbished community owned pub, restaurant and café situated in the picturesque village of Marston offering a wide selection of locally sourced dining options along with a selection of fine wines and beverages. With a dog friendly, family friendly and people friendly atmosphere come and visit our tranquil, traditional pub set in the heart of Lincolnshire Countryside.

Business support, training, education or employment

The Ubele Initiative

The Ubele Initiative is a social enterprise with a mission to contribute to the sustainability of the African Diaspora community. Through social leadership development, community enterprise and social action, we incubate projects across the UK. We create partnerships with local, regional, national and international organisations to create innovative solutions for some of our most pressing social, economic and political concerns.

Hub

The Ultimate Picture Palace

The Ultimate Picture Palace is a locally owned independent cinema just off East Oxford's Cowley Road with a single screen in a cosy auditorium. The cinema shows an eclectic mix of independent, mainstream, foreign language, and classic films.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

The Walled Garden at Mells

The community plant nursery specialises in cottage garden perennials and herbs. Plant sales support a range of social programs aimed at improving the health and well-being of people in the community who may be experiencing isolation and loneliness.

Shop

The Walled Garden Shop

We are a group of local residents opening a community run shop and cafe in a pretty walled garden in Little Plumstead, Norfolk.

Hub

The Regal Project

The Regal Project is aiming to create a community hub across several buildings that will cater for the whole community through a 400-seat performance space, a two-screen cinema, arts, crafts and design workshops, tourist information, and an ethical, zero-waste cafe.

Food production or farming

Together We Grow

Together We Grow is a not-for-profit community business improving the lives of communities and individuals through encouraging engagement with nature and in particular with food growing from their HQ at The Big Garden located in High Woods Country Park.

Hub

The Yew Tree

Cosy country pub, ideal location for walks in the Dassett Hills. Great food, friendly staff, children and dogs welcome. In 2017, a consortium of local shareholders purchased the property as a community asset, pledging to provide not just a pub but a range of further services and facilities to benefit the local community and the pub was renamed The Yew Tree.

Arts, heritage and culture

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Theatre Royal Wakefield's mission statement is: To develop new creative opportunities and experiences both within the theatre building, throughout the wider community and on tour, encouraging high quality engagement across a broad sector of the performing arts.

Hub

Three Trees Community Centre

We are in Chelmsley Wood and part of the new village hub development in Chelmund's Cross. The building was formerly known as the Baptist Church and was renamed as Three Trees Community Centre as part of our major upgrade and improvement.

Housing

Totnes Community Development Society

Totnes Community Development Society works to bring spaces into community use, management and ownership, including working in partnership with other groups and organisations locally to achieve this and in support of local service provision.

Energy

Totnes Renewable Energy Society

We develop community-owned renewable energy in Devon. We aim to reduce our local carbon footprint and lower our dependence on imported energy in partnership with schools, businesses and local people.

Hub

Treverbyn Community Hall

Treverbyn Community Hall provides venue hire and meeting rooms for everyone to use and enjoy.

Housing

Truro Community Land Trust

Truro Community Land Trust is an organisation set up and run by ordinary people to develop and manage homes as well as other assets that are important to our community - the city of Truro.

Health and social care

Tunza's Pride

Tunza helps young people support other youngsters less fortunate by offering volunteering and mentoring opportunities as part of activities and project work.

Pub

The Wheel Inn

The Wheel Inn is a community run pub In the beautiful New Forest serving fresh, locally sourced food. We have live music, real ales, local ciders, a selection of wines and spirits and an open fire.

Pub

The White Horse Pub

The White Horse Public House has been operating in Church Fenton since 1881, providing catering and restaurant facilities. Church Fenton Community Hub successfully purchased the pub and has welcomed new tenants.

Pub

The White Lion

The White Lion is a welcoming community owned village pub with great beer and food. Catering for locals and visitors. Ideal for cyclists, walkers and anyone with an interest in quality local sourced food and drink.

Pub

The Winterbourne

The Winterbourne pub, previously known as the White Horse Inn, was purchased by Winterbourne Bassett Community Pub Society and reopened in 2018.

Support service

The Zest Centre

Zest manages the Zest Centre, which comprises of three refurbished and linked Victorian buildings. The Zest Centre is a centre for community wellbeing, a vibrant, community-led initiative for the long-term holistic health improvement of local people ensuring social inclusion, reducing health inequalities, and increasing local people's use of health, education, leisure and recreational facilities.

Hub

Thurcroft Hub

The Big Local Partnership and the Thurcroft Institute and Recreation Ground (TIRG) have been working hard over the last few years to secure funding and we now have a completely new sports and social venue for Thurcroft and the local area. TIRG are a charitable organisation, established 100 years ago this year. They are responsible for the provision of the existing sports ground and welfare institute.

Hub

Todmorden Learning Centre and Community Hub

TLCCH is a unique project combining a community hub with a school for sustainability skills for an uncertain future. Natural building, agro-ecology and energy matters will be taught alongside creative subjects and community led learning. It will also be home to some council services including the Children's Centre and the Youth Club.

Hub

Tollerton Flying Club

The Tollerton Flying Club is a community benefit society run primarily for the benefit of the community at large. The society shall be to carry on business for the benefit of the community by: transforming the Air Hostess Public House into a thriving, viable and sustainable business owned by community shareholders and run for the benefit of the community that it serves.

Arts, heritage and culture

Tonic Music for Mental Health

Tonic Music for Mental Health is a not-for-profit organisation based on the south coast of England. We raise mental health awareness, challenge stigma and promote mental wellbeing through music and the arts. We already have a proud history and have helped many isolated and vulnerable people in our community.

Hub

Trawden Forest Community Centre, Library and Shop

Trawden Forest Community Centre was established in 2014 to take ownership and management of the village community centre following an asset transfer by Pendle Council in 2014. TFCC aims to revitalise community life by providing leisure and essential services in line with residents' priorities. The community centre hosts the Friendship Group, craft and makers' workshops, a bar and is regularly hired out for community and private events.

Hub

Trinity Bristol

Trinity Community Arts is based in the Trinity Centre, a much-loved historic landmark that is a cultural hub for East Bristol and one of the city's few remaining independent live-music venues, used by over 60,000 people each year. Our mission is to empower communities through arts and make sure everyone has the opportunity to access and shape arts and culture in Bristol.

Arts, heritage and culture

Ucraft

UCraft is an exciting new venture by some crafters from Liverpool. It is a place to come and learn a new skill, and there are plenty of lessons available.

Health and social care

Vauxhall Neighborhood Council

The council aims to relieve hardship, improve education, preserve good health, promote employment opportunities and to provide and asist in the provision of facilities, in the interest of social welfare and recreational activities of the community.

Business support, training, education or employment

Vintage Worx

We're based in Falinge Park, a Victorian park we're working to restore. It's home to our volunteer-run cafe, providing homemade food and drinks.

Arts, heritage and culture

Viva Arts and Community Group

We create exciting arts, cultural and community based opportunities for the local community to participate, learn, achieve & enjoy.

Hub

Vocalise Bristol

Creates and provides mechanisms to restore local peoples ability to communicate in Ashley Ward area of inner city Bristol (top 10% IMD). These include a magazine, online presence, community noticeboards, workshops and facilitating community planning forum.

Business support, training, education or employment

Walthamstow Toy Library and Play Centre

Walthamstow Toy Library and Play Centre is an educational charity which provides babies and children under the age of five with a stimulating and creative learning environment.

Food production or farming

Warwick Bridge Corn Mill

Warwick Bridge Corn Mill is at the heart of our community, with a journey steeped in history and its heritage dating back to the mid 12th century. Sales of bread and flour, produced from UK sourced wheat and stone ground on site, along with bread-making classes and mill tours, will support the upkeep of the Grade II* listed landmarks as a community resource.

Hub

Wath Hall

The intention is to turn the hall into a focal point for the community and a core part of the cultural centre of Wath. Wath Hall is now looking to raise funds to make the vision happen and is looking for volunteers to come together to develop this invaluable future community asset.

Housing

We Make Places

We Make Places is writing, living and delivering a manifesto for change across the built environment. We help communities of interest and locality to develop sustainable projects. These projects are about reconsidering ignored, underused or condemned places in a new light, allowing them to rise again becoming healthy, happy, active and loved.

Health and social care

Wellbeing Enterprises

Wellbeing Enterprises is an award winning social enterprise and a leading light in community wellbeing approaches. Our mission is to support individuals and communities to achieve better health and wellbeing. We do this by educating the public, unlocking the assets in our community and collaborating with our partners to tackle the causes of poor health.

Housing

Wellspring Settlement

Barton Hill Settlement and Wellspring Healthy Living Centre merged to become Wellspring Settlement. Our vision is to bring together all the strengths and skills of the two organisations to provide more for our local communities. Wellspring Settlement enables our community to actively participate in positive, life-affirming activities. We offer a unique space for residents of Barton Hill and the wider area to celebrate, learn, create, develop, relax, socialise and play.

Food production or farming

West End Community Bakery

We bake real honest food. Our stotties, samosas and scones are all made by real local women. Our food is as diverse as the women who make it. The West End Community Bakery is based at the West End Women and Girls Centre in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne. Our talented team of local women run pop-up cafes and cater for all types of occasions, including corporate events, meetings, birthdays and more, working with you to devise a menu that you'll love.

Business support, training, education or employment

Walton Hall Park

The friends of Walton hall park is a not-for-profit community group that is run entirely by volunteers. It was set up two years ago to improve the park.

Library

Upper Norwood Library Hub

UNLH was born out of a campaign to save the library building and move it into the hands of the local community. It's now a vibrant and exciting community space which hosts a library service managed by Lambeth Libraries and co-funded by Croydon Library Services. We take pride in being accountable to our community, in offering responsive and effective services, and working in collaboration with individuals, community groups and businesses to promote innovation, leadership, equality and diversity.

Housing

Vehicles for Change

Vehicles for Change exists to protect and advance the rights of vehicle dwellers in the Bristol area to live freely and creatively, while connecting with our wider communities to encourage acceptance and understanding of each other.

Hub

Viables Community Centre

The centre is run by the Viables Community Association which is a voluntary led charity serving the local community. We have a variety of event spaces available for hire which are used regularly by private individuals and for multiple classes and activities.

Hub

Warwick Ahead

Warwick Ahead - Big Local is an exciting opportunity for residents from Warwick Estate to use at least £1m to make a massive and lasting positive difference to the community.

Food production or farming

Waste Not Want Not Battersea

Waste Not Want Not Battersea has been in operation since 2017. We collect surplus food from nearby markets and distribute it through local community and youth centres. We have built relationships with traders in New Covent Garden Market and other local retailers and save around 150kg of food every week from ending up in the bin.

Hub

Weeke Community Centre

A well established community centre for people in social housing, Weeke and Harestock estates of Winchester offer low cost space for hire, and social activities. The centre has been serving the community of North Winchester and beyond since the first foundation stone was laid in 1954. We cater for all groups and ages within the community with many local clubs and societies based at the centre.

Business support, training, education or employment

We Rise

We create life-changing experiences for young people aged 13-21, building confidence, professional skills and knowledge of the world of work. Our work experience projects for over 16s create real value for our clients.

Hub

Westbury Community Shop and Café

Westbury Village hosts an extensive programme of social events, clubs and activities, which everyone can attend/participate in. These take place in the village hall and grounds, the village club, and in the shop and café.

Shop

Westbury Sub Mendip Community Shop

A community run shop and cafe serving Westbury village and surrounding area. Supplying general groceries and local produce.

Health and social care

Wheatfen Forest School

A local village based Forest School providing a broad range of activities for children, young people and parents to benefit the local community. Providing a range of activities from toddlers, to young people, parents, families and intergenerational support.

Business support, training, education or employment

Whippet Up

Whippet Up uses art and creativity as a way of working with people, to improve social wellbeing and tackle social isolation.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Whistlewood Common

Whistlewood is ten acres of community-owned land in Melbourne, South Derbyshire. The site is designed along permaculture principles (a sustainable design framework) so that it will work for people, for wildlife and be a welcoming space for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Food production or farming

Whole Again Communities

Whole Again Communities is a social enterprise which encourages and supports people to learn to cook good quality, affordable food from scratch so that they can embrace healthy eating at home.

Food production or farming

Windmill Hill City Farm

Created in the 1970s thanks to the efforts of volunteers, Windmill Hill City Farm has been a vital hub for the south Bristol community ever since.

Support service

wHoo Cares

wHoo Cares is a community interest company created to support individuals on the Hoo Peninsula. We know that everyone is unique and sometimes we all need a bit of extra help which will enable us to manage the challenges we face. The formation of wHoo Cares began in early 2015 and was developed by a group of volunteers (currently serving as the Board of Directors) and a team from DERiC (Developing and Empowering Resources in Communities) along with the support of Medway Council.

Hub

Westway Trust

We exist to work together with the local community to enable North Kensington to thrive. We dedicate ourselves to the wellbeing of this vibrant community. We work with over 60 member organisations ranging from community groups and residents' associations to schools and sports clubs, as well as other local groups and people.

Arts, heritage and culture

Winchester Radio

Winchester Radio is the official community radio station serving the city of Winchester and the immediately-surrounding villages. We launched our service on 24th March 2019.

Housing

Witton Lodge Community Association

We are a Community Association and Community Landlord, established in 1994 by residents in Perry Common, as a response to the announcement that 908 houses would be demolished. Currently we own and manage almost 200 homes for social rent and a 40-apartment Extra Care Scheme, Sycamore Court. We work with the local community and partners to host a wide range of community events and activities and hire out our venues including Perry Common Community Hall.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Westdene Green

Friends of Westdene Green enables the wider community to come together, with The Barn at its heart, building connections and knowledge through a variety of enriching activities, social events and information sharing.

Arts, heritage and culture

Whitburn Library

We are a local community library run by the community, for the community with two rooms available to hire and a new cinema.

Business support, training, education or employment

Whitwood Golf Club

Whitwood Golf Course was constructed on the old Whitwood Colliery site and opened for business in June 1987. In July 2012, management of the Whitwood Golf Club was officially handed over to the Groundwork Wakefield Trust and the club has gone from strength to strength ever since. Saved from potential closure, Groundwork have developed the course to become one of the finest examples of modern day golf design in the Yorkshire region, developed to be both challenging and rewarding.

Hub

West Faversham Community Centre

West Faversham Community Centre is run by West Faversham Community Association, offering a great range of community activities & private hire.

Hub

Whaley Wharf

Our aim is to bring people together to help rejuvenate and maintain one of the town's great assets and links to the past. We want to create a village green type space for the town, bringing a range of events and activities that not only bring something that enriches the community but puts them at the heart of it.

Sport and leisure

Withington Baths & Leisure Centre

We are an independently run facility, supported by our local community. Since re-opening in 2015, we have created a core team of dedicated staff, who completely understand our vision for our community facility. It's not just fitness we focus on though - we are also developing our outdoor areas, creating a much more pleasant environment for members and visitors.

Hub

Wickham Community Centre

Wickham Community Centre is the hub of the community in the Parish of Wickham and surrounding areas. Their aim is to provide recreational, learning, business and social activities, which are accessible and affordable.

Business support, training, education or employment

WikiHouse

WikiHouse is an open-source project for designing and building houses. It endeavours to democratise and simplify the construction of sustainable, resource-light dwellings.

Hub

Wool on the Exe

Wool on the Exe is a community fibre arts space designed to provide local people with a place to learn, be creative, make new friends and connect to their community. The idea grew out of two successful projects we started and have been running for the last few years - Neighbourworks and The Knit-Stop.

Food production or farming

Wye Community Farm

The Wye Community Farm initiative was launched in 2007, in response to the loss of agricultural teaching at Wye College. Owned and run by its members, WCF is demonstrating important new ways for the public to reconnect with where their food comes from and how the countryside is managed.

Sport and leisure

Wythenshawe AFC

Wythenshawe Amateurs Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Wythenshawe. They are currently members of the North West Counties League Division One South and play at Hollyhedge Park.

Housing

Yorspace

We're building a tangible solution to York's housing shortage - by creating financially and environmentally sustainable homes designed to deliver a real sense of community.

Support service

YMCA Bridgwater

We believe that everyone should enjoy the benefits of good health and wellbeing. We recognise that health and wellbeing are fundamental to how we all manage our lives and integrate with others. Therefore, we not only believe in offering exceptional health and wellbeing facilities but also in supporting individuals on their journey to feeling healthier, well and happy.

Hub

Wythenshawe Forum

The Forum is a bright and modern hub for co-located services used by community and business. The expansive list of services ranges from a library, health centre to a nursery.

Support service

YES Brixham

YES Brixham was founded in 1996 and has since strived to welcome and engage people of all ages and their families. We provide information, support and activities based around building confidence and self worth, enabling people to make a positive difference in their town.

Business support, training, education or employment

Wylye Coyotes

Wylye Coyotes is a social enterprise which offers inclusive childcare so that parents can undertake employment and training. In a small rural village with limited job opportunities, we also offer employment and training to local people.

Hub

Ye Olde Cross

Ye Olde Cross is a community owned and family run pub located in the heart of Ryton Old Village.

Support service

Zion

Zion offers a creative event space incorporating a cafe for the local community and beyond. We showcase local artwork and run a programme of events throughout the year. We aim to create a safe space for all ages to use and bring the Zion church back as a community focus.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Working Woodlands Cornwall

Working Woodlands Cornwall was first conceived as a way to bridge the gap between volunteer work in traditional woodland management and employment in the sector. The CIC offers a unique opportunity for people to get involved with managing their local woodland, as well as producing woodfuel available for sale in the local area.

Energy

Yealm Community Energy

Based in South Devon, YCE is a non-profit community business run by local people, doing things differently. They are offering the opportunity to invest in locally-generated clean electricity with profits going into a community fund to support environmental and social projects in the parishes bordering the Yealm estuary: Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo, Holbeton, Yealmpton, Brixton and Wembury.

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