Tunbridge Wells Repair Cafe is a volunteer-led community event where people with repair skills help mend items that no longer work. This helps prolong the item’s life and ideally prevents them being thrown away unnecessarily. The repair stations cover a wide range including household and gardening electrical items, mechanical, jewellery, textiles / clothing, small furniture / wood, bicycles, IT / Computers, knife sharpening and miscellaneous.
Friends of Calverley Grounds was founded in 2012. The group has been led projects such as gardening (arranging planting days), agreed landscape plans with the council and has provided advice regarding public events such as Mela and the Food Festival.
Tunbridge Wells Friends of the Earth is a local environmental group, linked to national Friends of the Earth. Its members are not just friends of the Earth but also friends of one another, and always welcoming anyone who wishes to join.
TWBUG is a local group campaigning for high quality cycling infrastructure to enable residents to have attractive, safe and accessible alternatives to driving local short journeys.
Soroptimist International is a leading global women’s voluntary organisation and there has been a club in Tunbridge Wells since 1946.
Friends of Dunorlan Park was formed in 1997, celebrating its Silver Jubilee this year. The groups has over 400 members, and the group continues to contribute financially to projects within Dunorlan Park.
Extinction Rebellion Tunbridge Wells has recently supported a local Climate (Citizen’s) Assembly as well as working alongside other local groups to spread the climate action message.
The Green School Awards have been created to celebrate and promote the amazing environmental initiatives children and young people in Kent have been doing over the past year.
The first Great Big Green Week took place between 18-26 September 2021 and soon became the largest event for climate and nature ever seen in the UK.
Kent High Weald Partnership aims to connect people and nature through conservation, education, and wellbeing. Find out more and take part in protecting your local wildlife today!