group of volunteers outside with bin bags

Volunteers gathered nearly 200 bin bags of litter from the 16 mile section of the popular C2C cycle and walking route. PHOTO: Sarah Donnelly

Our volunteers in County Durham have cleaned up 16 miles of the Sea to Sea (C2C) cycle and walking path between Chester-le-Street to Consett as part of the Big Spring Clean. We organised eight Spring...
11 April 2019
Two cyclists riding together along a busy road in a cycle path alongside a van

The ULEZ is a vital step in tackling traffic pollution, but ultimately we need fewer vehicles, not just cleaner ones

On 8th April, a new charge for the most polluting vehicles in central London will come into force. In response to London’s appalling air quality, the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will charge diesel...
3 April 2019
Castle Vale resident John Shearer standing beside a roadside

Castle Vale resident and volunteer, John Shearer, is helping to create an age-friendly environment in Tyburn, Birmingham.

Since last June, over 30 volunteers in Birmingham have signed up to our community-led project to tackle social isolation by improving accessibility and creating an age-friendly environment. For many...
28 March 2019
Volunteers at the Moorlands Local People Project

Volunteers at the Moorlands Local People Project are getting ready for the Easter egg hunt.

It may only be March, but a community group in Lincoln are calling for volunteers to sign up to an Easter egg hunt with a difference! During the event on Saturday 13th April 2019, participants will...
21 March 2019
Stockton hub opening.

Credit: Stockton Council

Our new cycling and walking centre, which offers everything from free bike parking to guided rides and walks, has opened on Stockton High Street. ‘The Hub’ has relocated from Bridge Street to the...
18 March 2019

Street kit, pictured above, will be used by residents during the project to trial changes to road infrastructure.

We've been commissioned by Essex County Council to deliver a community-led street design project enabling residents living in and around Winstree Road, Colchester, to have a say on how their streets...
7 March 2019
Shortland station as it is

The area around Shortlands Station as it currently is.

Shortlands station visualisation

Visualisation of Shortlands Station (Courtesy of the London Borough of Bromley).

Shortlands war memorial as is

Shortlands war memorial as it currently is.

Shortlands war memorial visualisation

Visualisation of Shortlands war memorial (Courtesy of the London Borough of Bromley).

In partnership with Bromley, we’ve secured a multi-million-pound funding package from TfL’s Liveable Neighbourhoods funding stream for the outer London borough’s Shortlands, Ravensbourne and Bromley...
5 March 2019
Adult female cyclist riding on a cycle route

The 16km Castleford Greenway will connect Castleford to Wakefield. PHOTO: CityConnect

Communities in Leeds and Wakefield have been asked for their views on plans for the next phase of the Castleford Greenway scheme in Yorkshire, as part of our work with West Yorkshire Combined...
5 March 2019