HUG works for a sustainable future in our community 



We are a non-political, community interest company.

We work as a umbrella that support projects and groups that wish to improve the enviroment and the quality of life for the people in Ham and Petersham.

If you have an idea, a project or a group you would like to start, please contact us to discuss it!


"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.

Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

-Margaret Mead cultural anthropologist



Ashburnham Road Community Mosaic, Richmond

Completing the mosaic took over a year working with 600 adult volunteers and nearly 300 school children in the local library, primary and secondary schools, youth clubs and day centres. Made on mesh and then concreted directly to the wall ,this project was based on the flora and fauna of the local area , with each section being designed by the volunteers. 



HUG  was founded by a group of community and environment passionate people back in 2006.  It all started with the mosaic wall, the next project was the library garden. 



Today we have  a wider circle of volunteers and participants in different projects and groups that you can see above.

And please see our event calander to for upcoming events.


 In the video below, founder members of HUG describe how it all began...





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