people's choice shortlist
Friends of Hedgemead Park
The group cares for this beautiful Victorian park in the city of Bath, for all to enjoy. Its aims are conservation and improvement of the park’s infrastructure; fostering wildlife and biodiversity; prioritising planting to reduce airborne pollution; succession tree planting; organising community events; promoting the park’s history and heritage.
Friends of Royate Hill Local Nature Reserve
Our group brings people together from the local community and beyond to look after the wildlife oasis that is Royate Hill Local Nature Reserve. Through our work so far we have cleared tonnes of rubbish, installed birdboxes and bug hotels and helped to maintain the reserve's fabulous habitats so it continues to be a home for wildlife as well as a place for visitors to enjoy
Grow Batheaston is a community group soon to become a charity which arose during the first lockdown by a group of residents wanting to improve the village offering for all residents. We have 4 key aims: strengthen community, create food security, encourage biodiversity and promote sustainable living.
Grow Green Carolina, Kingsdown
Grow Green Carolina is a grassroot movement of 30 plus low income social housing residents in Dove Street Kingsdown who have come together to reclaim and improve our community green spaces and foster wellbeing. We have brought together children, key workers and the most vulnerable members of our community, using recycled materials to improve biodiversity in our urban area.