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Acumen Community Buildings is bringing a Grade 2* listed building, The Old Rectory in Houghton-le-Spring into community use. It offers office and co-working space for social entrepreneurs and social and community enterprises. It is also energising and inspiring sustainable social action to improve the social and economic well-being of people and the community as a whole
works with groups to help them develop their enterprise potential – includes feasibility, marketing, finance, governance, and impact modelling
Adventure Hyndburn focuses on supporting children and families delivering services to improve skills, confidence and resilience. We operate a series of nurseries and deliver innovative Forest Schools, food growing / cooking initiatives commissioned by schools and other agencies. Our largest site The Park hosts council services and is a community anchor in the town
Amble Development Trust is charged with the regeneration of the town, fulfilling major infrastructure programmes as well as community development projects
We run The Hub at Ashmore Park which is home to a Community Centre, Cafe, Library and Fitness Centre and offers a wide range of local facilities. For over 20 years we have supported our community by running an array of events and hosting community organisations and activities. In 2017 we were awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service – the MBE for voluntary groups.
Through our 18 years existence, we have transformed the Braunstone area through the redevelopment of derelict buildings and creation of a number of community facilities. . We provide outreach, information, personal and community services; which help people meet basic needs,engage and understand how to improve their situation.
Barca-Leeds works with people in Leeds to achieve positive social and economic wellbeing for all.
We develop a variety of community, arts & cultural initiatives supporting the wellbeing of local residents & organisations. We seek to work with others to revive, sustain, develop and promote Batley’s historic town centre as a vibrant community hub for all Batley residents to enjoy.
Our Library provides the usual library services and also many community events. Social groups,support groups, including all age groups and abilities of people. We work in partnership with many agencies to provide a netwok of opportunities for people to access according to their needs, not just in the libary but through our many contacts in Bentley, population roughly 22 th.
We develop projects and services that meet our resident’s needs. We provide managed workspace and meeting facilities. We help with finding employment, budgeting or navigating the challenges of modern life. We run a foodbank in partnership with other local agencies. We support the economic development of Berwick through leading or championing projects that build wealth and here.
Formerly called Blackthorn Good Neigbhours, we develop opportunities and operate services that meet identified needs and bring our diverse communities together. We aim to have a positive impact on local quality of life, to raise aspiration and build the capacity for change within communities. We run BGN Nursery, Brookside Hub and Blackthorn community centre.
To engage with all members of the community including voluntary organisations and groups. Bognor Regis Town Council produced the Neighbourhood Plan for the town, is currently funding a Youth Worker and is in the process of setting up a Playing Out scheme for young people working in conjunction with local residents.
Trident works to achieve a proud, healthy, active and welcoming community where families thrive. To do that we engage, inspire and enable people to work together to: • Develop skills and enterprise • Improve health and wellbeing • Enhance the environment • Celebrate the community
Bramley Elderly Action (BEA) provides opportunities and support for older people (aged 60+) living in Bramley, Swinnow and parts of Stanningley, West Leeds. We also manage Bramley Community Centre, Bramley Lawn social centre, and OWLS (Older Wiser Local Seniors) which supports older people in Burley, Hyde Park, Little Woodhouse, Headingley and parts of Kirkstall (NW Leeds)
The Burton Street Foundation is a community benefit society in Sheffield, specialising in providing care and support for adults and children with learning disabilities. We work with almost 250 clients every week, with needs ranging from moderate to profound and multiple learning disabilities. We also have many facilities which are open to the wider community.
We renovate empty properties with volunteers and homeless people, who become our tenants after creating good quality affordable homes for themselves. We bring derelict property back into use, house homeless families, train unemployed people in construction skills, create jobs, improve community cohesion and contribute to the regeneration of disadvantaged neighbourhoods.