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Middlesbrough Environment City

A charity dedicated to promoting healthy and sustainable living using the ten principles of One Planet Living, and create sustainable change through community action and events.

Our goal is to improve the quality of life for our community, through sustainability and the promotion of healthy living, whilst reducing the impact on Earth’s resources.

Pause Zero

A Human-Centered Consultancy specialising in Energy, Carbon and Climate. Pause Zero supports businesses in taking their first step towards a more sustainable future by offering solutions that are honest, affordable, and simple. 

Pause Zero was set up to support our people make the right choices for our planet.

“No one can do everything but everyone can do something.”


MFC Foundation

Barefoot Kitchen

Plot to Plate Projects for People, Places and the Planet!

Barefoot Kitchen CIC is a social enterprise that works at the grassroots level to create revolutionary, regenerative and resilient communities in the Tees Valley through food growing, cooking and sharing initiatives.

Our work is underpinned by our values: for people, communities, society and the Earth. ‘Barefoot’ describes the way we like to work – with minimal damaging impact.

Barefoot Kitchen’s work is usually radical, challenging and effective!


Middlesbrough Moving Forward

Teesside University



Fuse, the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, brings together the five North East Universities in a unique collaboration to deliver world-class research to improve health and wellbeing and tackle inequalities.  The Centre has six research programmes: Behaviour change, Complex systems, Early life and adolescence, Health inequalities, Healthy ageing and Translational research.  Fuse is a founding member of the NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR).

Together Middlesbrough & Cleveland – Feast of Fun

A charity working with local community organisations, churches, and faith groups to help strengthen communities across Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland. TM&C’s Food Insecurity work includes co-ordinating Feast of Fun – a partnership of local churches, community groups and schools delivering holiday activities with healthy food.

The Fork in the Road

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

The Trust is leading on research into food insecurity for adults living with Severe Mental Illness. The findings of this research will be of interest to the partnership. The Trust will share the work of the partnership, promoting opportunities to access healthful, sustainable food for people who use its services. 


Groundwork works to mobilise practical community action on poverty and the environment. We are passionate about improving people’s prospects by improving people’s confidence, health and wellbeing and reducing poverty; Creating better places by helping people make their surroundings greener, safer and healthier and promoting greener living and working by helping reduce environmental impact and climate change.  

Middlesbrough Foodbank

We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. Working in partnership with The Salvation Army we are about to launch a Debt Management service which will offer long term support to clients in financial difficulty.