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

Hostel residents have new skills for their new lives

Hostel residents across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire have gained new gardening, growing and budgeting skills to help them in their move from hostel to independent living.

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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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Centre for deaf children gets new outdoor area thanks to local volunteers

The outdoor space at the Phoenix Centre for deaf children in Stevenage has undergone a transformation recently thanks to a group of local volunteers.

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Local volunteers to transform Welwyn Garden City school

Nine Hertfordshire volunteers have teamed up to give a school’s grounds a boost and improve their own job prospects at the same time.

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Give your garden a spring clean

Watford residents - get your garden ready for the spring with a free, one-off gardening maintenance session from the Green Aiders.

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Take back control of your garden for free

The Green Aiders are offering free one-off gardening maintenance sessions to vulnerable residents in Watford.

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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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Serby Avenue works are underway

Work has started on a £64,000 make-over of the play area at Serby Avenue in Royston.

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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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Torworth Road estate is given new look

Following two years of work with Affinity Sutton on their Torworth Road site in Borehamwood, the estate looks stunning.

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Hertford community celebrates volunteers’ achievements

Guests gathered at Bircherley Court in Hertford last Wednesday for a special event to thank local volunteers for transforming a communal garden.

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