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.
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.
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.