Design:hhw is a branch of hill holt wood, an off-grid social enterprise in lincolnshire t: this week, the team at hill holt wood have been hard at work hosting an entire year group of year 7’s from the sir william robertson academy the five-day camping event allows the young people to get to know others in their year group in a hands-on. Hill holt gainsborough limited professional services (social) hill holt gainsborough ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of hill holt wood a charitable environmental social enterprise, specialising in supporting disadvantaged young people with a range of barriers to training and employment. Karen lowthrop mbe co-founder hill holt wood social enterprise/ managing partner econs /coach entrepreneurship bishop grosseteste uni location. This article documents the business history of hill holt wood (hhw), a community-run social enterprise based in rural lincolnshire it aims to shed light on the issues and obstacles associated. 34 acre woodland operating as an environmental social enterprise and controlled by a voluntary board of directors representing local communities and councils as well as local and national businesses to lincoln after about 4 miles at the top of the hill, opposite the turning to collingham is the entrance to hill holt wood there is.
A community run social enterprise aiming to secure the 700 acre aigas forest: full details: economic and environmental return is the heart of everything at hill holt wood: full details: milton community woodland owned and managed by the community for the community: full details. Abstract this article documents the business history of hill holt wood (hhw), a community-run social enterprise based in rural lincolnshire it aims to shed light on the issues and obstacles associated with developing a rural enterprise into a ‘community co-operative’ (somerville, 2007. Hill holt wood was established in 1995 and operates as an environmental social enterprise the team provides a wide range of different services, includng education and training for 14-19 year olds, adult education courses in the woodland, countryside and forestry management, and support for those suffering from mental health issues.
Social enterprise profile: hill holt wood educates at-risk youth in an ancient woodland home - hill holt wood come to our website to find out everything you need to know about our award winning social enterprise including natural burials, study programme and more. Hill holt wood ltd is a community controlled social enterprise which aims to run a selfsustaining woodland in lincolnshire using traditional crafts it is set up as a business and receives some income by educating children who are excluded from school: the children learn a variety of practical. 2 abstract this article documents the business history of hill holt wood (hhw), a community-run social enterprise based in rural lincolnshire it aims to shed light on the issues and obstacles. Hill holt wood a roundfield excursion to the foremost woodland social enterprise in the country proved to be both enlightening and inspiring our search for a truly sustainable land based enterprise finally led us to hill holt wood in february 2011.
One of the uk's most innovative and successful woodland-based social enterprises is the 32-acre hill holt wood in lincolnshire, which has been operating since 2002 now employing 40 people and. A making local woods work event delivered by plunkett foundation, shared assets, hill holt wood and locality aimed at all woodland social enterprises including mlww participant groups woodland social enterprise practitioners are also encouraged to attend. Ten acres of land has been handed over by our housing division lindum homes to local environmental social enterprise hill holt wood to create a safe haven/nature sanctuary for wildlife.
Hill holt wood is the type of social enterprise to ask a question like, what would happen if everyone had access to green spaces and since that's not the case, we might never know the answer -- at least not now but there are merits to dreaming about it, and this business, one interested in the. Hill holt wood is a social enterprise that operates through community engagement, a café, as well as an architectural practice it provides the with a wide range of different services, from education and training to 14-19 year olds, adult education courses in the woodland, countryside and forestry management to the provision of “green space” for those suffering from mental health issues. Hill holt wood will support 50 communities to transform unmanaged woodlands into opportunities for local people design:hhw is a graduate led architectural practice, grounded in true sustainable design utilising environmental construction methods. To do this we decided to create a social enterprise, which applies commercial strategies to maximise community and environmental benefits we visited hill holt wood in lincolnshire, a successful woodland project that has created multiple jobs over the past 20 years. Foundation and hill holt wood who gave their time and shared their views this paper is part of the third sector research centre (tsrc) programme of work and the social enterprise research.
Hill holt wood size: 1357 ha (3353 acres) grid ref: sk862605 os map sheets: explorer os landranger get directions a social enterprise and community woodland share share this on facebook share this on twitter share this via email nearby woods the woodland trust is a charity registered in england and wales (no 294344) and in scotland. 1998-2003 – becoming a social enterprise three years after the purchase of hhw, karen and nigel established a management committee for hill holt wood, which included representatives of the local community, local politicians and business people. Hill holt wood is a social enterprise with charitable status and is using more than £1 million from the national lottery, through the big lottery fund, to deliver the national lottery’s bright future programme. Hill holt wood, an environmental social enterprise, manage the site on the council’s behalf if you have any comments, suggestions or would like to volunteer please contact the head ranger on: 01636 892836.
In the uk, a resurgence of social enterprise started in the mid 1990s with the coming together of different organisations, including co-operatives, community enterprises, enterprising charities and other forms of social business, all united by the prospect of using business to create social change. Hill holt wood is a social enterprise situated within a publicly accessible woodland it works with the local community to create a better environment, provide employment and reach out to those in need hill holt wood operates in the community providing a range of services including education and training for young people aged between 14. West lindsey district council was named social enterprise partner of the year at the social enterprise awards 2011, after being nominated by the social enterprise hill holt wood, with which it. This case is about hill holt wood (community-owned social enterprise) which is a woodland and a social enterprise with charitable status, its business concept focuses on working with the local community to create a better environment provide employment and reach out to those in need.
Social enterprise case wwwhillholtwoodcom wwwsocialbusinessintcom sp: [email protected] hill holt wood “can my dad come too” hill holt wood (hhw) is an environmental social enterprise, located in lincolnshire in the east of england social: local community ownership and control economic: financial independence. Hill holt wood is many things stunning woodland open to the public every day a social enterprise with charitable status a way of working with the local community to create a better environment, provide employment and reach out to those in need.