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Project case studies

Royton and Crompton School - traineeships

The Groundwork BBOR Skills Team have recently been working with a group of youngsters in building skills around construction and decorating. Due to the success of the programme, it is now being extended for a longer period of support and work with other groups from Royton and Crompton School.

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Transformation of Positive Steps

The story behind the transformation of the garden outside the front of Positive Steps perhaps serves as a metaphor for what the organisation strives to achieve. Through targeted and integrated services, staff have supported service users across the community to achieve their full potential. Arguably, the area at the front of the building needed some help at the start of the project. Looking at it ...

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Moston Brook water quality and habitat enhancement scheme

Moston Brook is an urban, heavily-modified water body, with multiple failing elements. This project was split into two phases with the aim of reducing contaminants entering the brook.

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Ambition for Ageing

Creating more age-friendly places by connecting communities, development of existing assets and putting older people at the heart of designing the places they live.

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Housing Refurbishment programme

This programme tackles youth unemployment and the problems associated with empty homes in one innovative project.

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Green Doctors in Rochdale

The Green Doctors are now working in the Rochdale area, offering a panacea for fuel poverty and keeping homes warmer for cheaper.

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Housing Retrofit

Our award winning Housing Retrofit scheme transformed an old council house property into a beacon of sustainable living.

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Neighbourhood Environmental Action Team

Helping local unemployed people to gain new skills and work experience whilst making improvements to their neighbourhood.

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Green Team

Green Team is a model that combines employment, training and work experience on green spaces.

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