The Community Cycle Centre is a volunteer run project to recycle, repair and distribute bikes. It takes in unwanted, unloved and abandoned bikes and nurses them back to health. These are then given, in return for a small donation to cover costs, to those without wheels.
Cornwallis Crescent Community Orchard is situated on ½ acre of land in an economically deprived area of Portsmouth. The site, destroyed by a German bomb in 1940, now now hosts about forty different kinds of fruit trees and bushes, and involves about 100 volunteers.
A small but growing group of Portsmouth citizens inspired by the Incredible Edible movement. Their vision for Portsmouth is one of fruit trees on every corner and vegetables growing around our schools, community centres and local businesses.
The Milton Neighbourhood Planning Forum is a group of local residents, councillors and businesses who want to sustain the community of Milton, its green and spacious character and its protected shoreline through appropriate development.
Pompey Living Streets are a group of residents who would like to make our streets the focal point of community again: safe, vibrant and enjoyable places to socialize, walk, cycle, play out and organise events.
Every month people who are interested in environmental issues meet up at informal sessions known as Green Drinks. Everyone invites someone else along, so there’s always a different crowd, making Green Drinks an organic, self-organising network.
Portsmouth Playing Out is part of a parent and resident led movement restoring children’s freedom to play out in the streets and spaces where they live, for their health, happiness and sense of belonging.
Repair Cafe Portsmouth is a free event where people who need items repairing are put in contact with people who have the skills to repair them. The items can include: clothes, furniture, electrical appliances, bicycles, crockery and toys. Items are repaired for free but donations are encouraged.
The Trash Cafe is a network of ‘pay as you feel’ cafes / shops that include hampers available for collection in Portsmouth and Gosport. Their aim is to save good food from going to waste. Customers decide the value of the food by paying in time, cash, skills or item donations.