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Find out what we've been up to in Essex recently.

Garden clearance on offer to veterans

Ex-service personnel can get their garden under control with a spring clean from the Green Aiders.

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Local volunteers make new school for autistic children accessible

A new world-leading school for autistic children will now be more accessible thanks to a team of volunteers on an Anderson Group construction site in Chigwell.

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Volunteers give Harlow Town Park a lift

A team of 16 volunteers have boosted their prospects and improved a local green space by joining a course in Harlow Town Park.

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Funding for more community projects

Even more community groups across the UK are able to bag some cash for their projects. The Tesco Bags of Help funding scheme application criteria has opened up to allow for more communities to receive funding.

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Get the family together for growing, cooking and outdoor play

Families across Herts and Essex can take part in courses to help them learn to grow and cook fresh fruit and vegetables and enjoy outdoor play together.

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Donate to Groundwork East whilst you shop with a few simple clicks

Now you can donate to us, at no extra cost to you, by signing up to The Giving Machine – when you shop at over 1,500 retailers.

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Harlow community gets involved in Town Park

Harlow Town Park is hosting two community projects, which will run in the park over the next two months (November and December 2016).

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Residents of Chelmsford decorate the city

Residents from Chelmsford were invited to decorate Market Square’s drains to raise awareness of the Yellow Fish campaign.

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Have a conversation for World Mental Health Day this October

Groundwork East is supporting the Mental Health Foundation’s World Mental Health Day (Monday 10 October 2016).

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Bags of Help grants made even more accessible

A few changes to Tesco's Bags of Help grants scheme, which Groundwork is proud to administer, mean that it is now even more accessible.

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Growing Together for National Allotments Week

Groundwork is urging everyone to grow together this week, as today marks the start of the National Allotment Society’s National Allotments Week.

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We're proud of our accreditations

We're very pleased to announce that we have passed our Investors in People Silver review and have been awarded the Matrix quality standard for information, advice and guidance (IAG).

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