Join the Green Spaces for Wellbeing programme to explore nature and boost your wellbeing with a friendly group that helps local wildlife.
Nature can do wonders for the mind and body. Especially with our range of weekly activities; from simple nature walks, environmentally friendly gardening to wildlife surveys and creative workshops. See how wildness can help your wellness.
Our friendly and welcoming group can help you to build your confidence, meet people locally, discover different interests, practice mindfulness, learn new skills, and give back to your local community.
The free-of-charge programme is for adults 18+ and runs over 12 weeks. As part of your welcome meeting with our Green Spaces for Wellbeing Team, you will talk through your interests, goals and what support you need. We will check in with you at week 6 and 12 to understand how the programme is going and discuss any additional assistance we can offer.
You can choose the activities that match your interests and time available. See our activity themes below.
Garden and Grow
Discover wildlife friendly gardening.
Get involved in sowing seeds, planting, weeding and maintaining beautiful spaces.
Learn about plants and support local wildlife while growing vegetables, fruit, and herbs.
Join local walks where you’ll explore parks and open spaces, discover nature on your doorstep and get active.
Try new outdoor activities with our friendly group.
Explore nature through photography, mindfulness activities, art and crafts.
Join recycling workshops, make bird boxes, and share in talking cafes.
Plant trees and plants in the park, create wildflower meadows, and maintain paths.
Create hedgehog homes and bird feeders and learn about how to help local wildlife.
Monitor and identify local wildlife species by surveying butterflies, birds, plants and much more.
Wildness for your Wellness
Monitor local wildlife, create and manage habitat, help in the garden, create nature craft projects, and simply walk in the park and more!
This session is a combination of all the above themes.
We are a partnership between Ansa, the NHS, Cheshire East Council, Everybody Health and Leisure and the voluntary sector.
Designed around the Five Ways to Wellbeing, our nature-based activities help prevent and tackle mental ill health; and support people with long-term health conditions.
Get in touch
If you would like to sign-up to the scheme, complete the form on the Everybody website, email email@example.com, or phone 01270 685589 and a member of the health team will be in touch.
If you're a social prescriber then you can send us a referral using ReferAll. To set up an account, email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01270 685589.
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