Growing Works nurtures healthy lives outdoors, working within the community to support families and individuals by making positive changes in their lives. By connecting people with their environment and providing supportive activities we can help to improve health and wellbeing and enable our participants to build relationships and access support. We provide outdoor, social opportunities in therapeutic gardening, healthy cooking and eating, nature crafts and bushcraft. Services include Bud, open for all sessions for 18 years plus and Sprout, whole family fun sessions with SEND/SEMH or Young Shoots for teenagers with SEND/SEMH to build skills and independence.
Church Woods is classified as an ancient woodland. The Church Woods Committee of St Peter’s Church is responsible for caring for the woodland and preserving it for future generations. With support from the Woodland Trust we work to care for and restore the woodland. We also seek to engage the local community in that work as we believe that this improves wellbeing as well as protecting the woodland. A longer term aim of the committee is to use the woodland for educational purposes, offering it for schools and groups to use as well as running events of our own
We are a community group who seek to preserve and enhance Toftshaw Pit Hill and the adjoining countryside to create a haven for wildlife and promote the use of the land by local people as a place for peaceful enjoyment. Anyone is welcome to meet us at one of our activity events. Then if they are interested, they may request to join our Facebook group.
Birstall In Bloom exists in order to develop and maintain public gardens, barrels and planters around Birstall centre.
Our main objective is to keep Birkenshaw looking welcoming and attractive. We aim to do appropriate weeding and planting of open spaces and we pick litter around these areas every week. We are also keen to lower CO2 emissions and promote carbon capture
To preserve and improve the village of East Bierley. To maintain the green belt area around the village ensuring the continuance of the village identity, To create and maintain a representative committee of villagers to uphold 1 and 2.