Magical community garden WLTM new friends

Magical community garden WLTM new friends

YUMI, York’s intercultural friendship group, is about to open the gates of its international community garden for the 2019 growing season, and are on the lookout for new friends and volunteers to help them out. YUMI welcomes everyone! You might be a keen gardener,...
Connecting Communities

Connecting Communities

In 2015 the British Red Cross and Co-op launched a partnership to tackle loneliness across the UK.  Their Trapped in a Bubble report investigated the triggers for loneliness in the UK and found that it does not just affect the elderly. Many other groups in society,...
York Celebrates Autism event

York Celebrates Autism event

The drop-in event will be held on Saturday 6 April from 10am-1:30pm, at Spark:York CIC, (17-21 Piccadilly, York YO1 9PB) during World Autism Week. Co-created by partners including United Response, City of York Council, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group...
Volunteering at Beetle Bank Social Farm

Volunteering at Beetle Bank Social Farm

Emily, one of Beetle Bank Social Farm’s volunteers, shares her experience with York CVS in her blog below. Discovering Beetle Bank Farm Supported by the NHS England volunteering policy, this year I finally took the opportunity to dedicate 5 days to a...
Local Rugby Club Tackle Homelessness

Local Rugby Club Tackle Homelessness

York based rugby club ‘New Earswick All Blacks’ (NEAB) has teamed up with a group of homeless people in an effort to help them to become walking tour guides in the city. The club will be organising a series of fundraising events throughout the year to support...