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Friends of Friarwood Valley Gardens

01977 795074

43 Newgate

Friends of Friarwood Valley Gardens is a voluntary community group aiming to preserve and enhance Pontefract's Valley Gardens as an excellent urban green space.

Friends of Walton Colliery Nature Park

Friends of Walton Colliery Nature Park is a group of volunteers, with a small management committee, who support the forestry and parks teams in caring for the local nature park.

Glasshoughton/Redhill Environment Action Team

Glasshoughton/Redhill Environment Action Team (GREAT) exists as an environmental action team for a defined area in Glasshoughton and Redhill. The group also provides two children's fun events in August and at Christmas. These events involve children attending with their parents.

Horbury Civic Society

The charity's objects ('the objects') are: (a) To encourage high standards of architecture and town planning in the township of Horbury; (b) To stimulate public interest in and care for the beauty, history and character of the town and its surroundings; (c) To encourage the preservation, development and improvement of features of general public amenity or historic interest; and (d) To pursue these ends by means of meetings, exhibitions, lectures and promotions of schemes of a charitable nature.

National Coal Mining Museum for England

01924 848806

Caphouse Colliery
New Road, Overton

The National Coal Mining Museum for England keeps the stories of coal mining alive by creating enjoyable and inspiring ways to learn for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities and by collecting and preserving the industry's rich heritage.

Nostell, National Trust

01924 863892

Doncaster Road

The National Trust is a conservation charity looking after special places, forever, for everyone. Nostell comprises of a country house estate with a Grade II listed parkland, historic gardens, a Grade I listed building and a nationally significant collection of paintings and furniture.

Ossett Civic Trust

Ossett Community Centre
Prospect Road

We are a local community group committed to the care and protection of the physical environment of Ossett and the promotion of civic pride.

Ossett Town Centre Partnership

To demonstrate Ossett Town Centre as a centre for retail, residential, commercial, cultural, entertainment, tourism and leisure activities thereby ensuring its vitality, visibility, expansion and improvement, as an aid to sustainable regeneration.

Pontefract Civic Society

Established in 1969, Pontefract Civic Society is a registered charity promoting and supporting the well-being of Pontefract in all its aspects. It is a modern movement which aims to: be an informed and constructive voice on civic issues; promote the best design in all new development; champion the conservation of Pontefract's heritage and character; and initiate practical projects which engage businesses, the community and voluntary groups.

Pontefract Heritage Partnership Limited

01977 795074

43 Newgate

Pontefract Heritage Partnership Limited (PHP) is a community benefit society (registration number 7513) formed specifically to accept ownership of Pontefract Dispensary and Hermitage by asset transfer from the NHS. PHP plans to create a social enterprise, returning the building and the Grade 1 listed medieval hermitage it contains to community ownership. Through the social enterprise PHP will use the building to generate income, enabling a sustainable future for this important heritage site, which apart from the Hermitage, was the site of St Richard's Dominican Friary (1256-1538), liquorice cultivation and Pontefract's General Infirmary for 130 years.

River Stewardship Company

0114 354 0012

The Exchange Brewery
Bridge Street
S3 8NS

The River Stewardship Company is a social enterprise providing effective waterways management in a way which involves stakeholders, local communities and volunteers with their local waterways. Its dedicated, commercial contracting team delivers invasive species and vegetation management, habitat creation, access works and site furniture installation and improvements. Clients include the Environment Agency, Sheffield City Council, Calderdale MBC, Sheffield Forgemasters, Amey, British Land and Meadowhall. It also delivers bespoke community engagement programmes designed to involve people with their local waterways. These can comprise of environmental education, volunteer days, guided walks, recreational activities and other events.

The Orchard Project

The Orchard Project helps local people create, restore and access orchards – to enjoy and use for good in their own communities.