Do you need volunteers over Christmas?

The busy Christmas period is almost upon us! Whilst that means lots of seasonal joy and excitement, it is also often the busiest time of the year for local charities and social enterprises. This means

Seagulls CIC Reuse Paint building in Kirkstall Road, Leeds

Social Enterprise Awards hosted in York in 2024

Social Enterprise Yorkshire & Humber (SEYH) are hosting their annual Awards Ceremony at the Museum Garden’s Hospitium on 7th March 2024. Applications are now open – find out more….

Community projects

‘No-Dig’ Edible Garden created in York

York Minster and York hotel and restaurant, Grays Court and The Bow Room, are delighted to announce that they have ‘broken ground’ on the transformation of the space in between the Minster and Grays Court which houses the statue of St Peter.


Black History Month 2023: What’s Happening in York?

October is Black History Month, and the theme for this year is ‘Saluting our Sisters’. There are events happening all the country, with many events in Yorkshire. Yet for York, it seems that not much

Social Enterprise

Social Vision expands into North Yorkshire

We’re super-excited to have been commissioned by North Yorkshire Council to deliver a Feasibility Study assessing the viability of three towns to host a social enterprise network.

Social Vision artists creating a 'Dream Tree' at Homestead Park, York watched on by Gardeners from Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust
Community projects

Homestead Park, we heard you loud and clear!

PWP Design are our Landscape Architect partners for our Homestead Park project, and will be working on a summary master plan for the Park. Beth Pouncey, Assistant Landscape Architect at PWP, joined us for our last event in August and provides an update on our work reimagining the future of Homestead Park

Social Vision Storyteller Lara McClure plays 'Monkey Ball' with local children at Homestead Park, York

Well that went well…. our first Consultation Event at Homestead Park

Okay, so here’s the deal. On the 27th of July, something epic went down at Homestead Park. We hosted this super cool event, and guess what? Over 100 of you fabulous folks showed up, ready to rock and roll! You guys totally impressed the Social Vision team with your enthusiasm and awesome ideas.

Future York

What does your perfect park look like?

We’ve got some exciting news to share! You know that amazing green gem in our city, the Homestead Park? Yeah, that one – it’s about to get even better, and we need your help to make it happen!

Future York

Re-imagining Homestead Park

Join us on an extraordinary journey of imagination, transformation, and community building, as we embark on a mission to create a park that truly reflects the heart and soul of York.

Community projects

York says farewell to Egg Cameron

Egg Cameron, the enigmatic and inspirational founder of York charity Move the Masses has moved on to a new role in Cheshire.

Sharron Smith York Carers Centre CEO Social Vision
Voluntary Sector

New CEO at York Carers Centre

Sharron Smith has been appointed the new CEO of York Carers Centre as of April 2023.


Free research for your organisation

You’ll know how we feel about research here at Social Vision – it’s so important yet so specialised, expensive and time-consuming for busy organisations. We’ve partnered with York St John for the last two years


Mental Health Awareness Week in York

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 (15th-21st May), led by the Mental Health Foundation, and this year’s focus is Anxiety. Every year, Mental Health Awareness Week serves as an excellent reminder of the importance of taking