Get Involved

There are many active groups and local resident individuals who care, love and organise events for the outdoor spaces in and around each of the areas featured on this website. There are other groups who encourage walking, jogging and exploring your local area.

To find out how you can get involved and be part of the action, follow the links below.

Don’t forget, you can support the many museums and heritage sites in this area by visiting them. Or, take time out to explore some of the fascinating heritage trails.


Charfield Association
Charfield Community Website
Charfield Parish Council
Charfield Village Forum
Clean Up Green Up Charfield
Friends of St James Church Charfield
Volunteer Footpath Warden


Friends of Stoke Park
Cheswick Village group
Lockleaze & Horfield Strollers
Little Stoke Allotments & Garden Society
Walking For Health

Coalpit Heath

Village Action
Manor Hall
The Brockeridge Centre
Coalpit Heath Village Hall
Friends of Ram Hill Colliery
Mafeking Scout Hut & Campsite
Frampton Cotterell and District Community Association
Winterbourne and District Community Association


Hanham Community Centre
Hanham District Green Belt Conservation Society
Friends of Hanham Abbots Conservation Area
Friends of Cock Road Ridge
Friends of Dundridge Park
Friends of Avon Valley Woodlands
Friends of Hanham Hall Park
Friends of Hanham Mount
Friends of Magpie Bottom Nature Reserve


Southern Brooks Community Partnerships
The Park Centre
Friends of Kingswood Park
Friends of Southey Park
Kingsmeadow @ MadeForever
Friends of Cock Road Ridge
Friends of Grimsbury Farm
Friends of Magpie Bottom Nature Reserve Group
Friends of Siston Common's
New Cheltenham Community Centre
Kingswood Community Association
Creative Youth Network
Hanham Community Centre
Warmley Community Centre
The Clock Tower Association
Kingswood History Society

Lyde Green

Lyde Green Pave – Cycling Club
Lyde Green Couch Potato Runners
Running Club – Run Together
Lyde Green Open Spaces
Lyde Green Walkers
Lyde Green Community Association
Friends of Emersons Green Park
Lyde Green Local
Avon Industrial Buildings Trust
Friends of Page Park


Residents' Association of Charlton Hayes
Coniston Community Centre
Patchway Community Centre
Patchway Community Gardens
Volunteer Centre
Walking For Health
2nd Patchway Scouts
Men in Sheds (Patchway)
Patchway Town Council


My Thornbury
Thornbury Town Council
Thornbury & District Community Association
Thornbury Welcomes
Thornbury Horticultural Society
Litterbusters in Thornbury
Sustainable Thornbury
Thornbury community compost site
Krunch SW (The Pod @ Thornbury skate park)
Avon Wildlife Trust
The Hatch Camphill Community
Filnore Allotments
Filnore Woods
Severnside Ramblers
Tortworth Forest Centre


Wickwar Parish Council
Wickwar Village Hall
Wickwar Community Centre
Wickwar Youth Centre
Wickwar Social Club


Friends of Brinsham Park
Friends of Kingsgate Park
Friends of Lilliput Park
Lilliput Park Conservation Group
Wapley Bushes Conservation Group
Friends of Ridge Wood
Friends of Yate Common
Abbotswood Action Group