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3,000 people get fitter and more active in their local community thanks to £150,000 cash-injection

Groups were encouraged to apply for grants of up to £10,000 to fund projects that promote regular activity that support a sustained lifestyle change.

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Groundwork to recruit latest cohort of Youth Advisory Board members

YAB members will be play a vital role in shaping future campaigns, in both ideas and in practice - with the opportunity to develop leadership potential.

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Walter Menzies

Groundwork pays respects to Walter Menzies, one of the early pioneers of the Groundwork movement.

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'Future Proof Parks' - Crowdfunding tender opportunity

Groundwork UK is seeking to commission an organisation or individual to support plans to explore, create and implement crowdfunding campaigns to support fundraising by Friends of Parks Groups and young people.

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Groundwork announce winners of 2018 Community Awards

Winners announced last night at ceremony at Houses of Parliament

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Groundwork - website development tender opportunity

We're looking for a creative website agency to work alongside us to design, build and launch a new website infrastructure.

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Groundwork announce finalists for 2018 Community Awards

Groundwork has today revealed the final 30 local community groups in line to receive a national award.

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Groundwork opens public vote for ‘People’s Choice’ Award

Groundwork has today opened an online poll for the public to vote on which of the 30 Groundwork Community Award finalists should receive a special 'People's Choice Award'

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First cohort of projects to receive cash-injections from HS2 Business Funds announced

Close to £150,000 of Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF) funding has been awarded to groups so far.

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Kick the Dust: Future Proof Parks - Evaluation Partner tender opportunity

Groundwork UK is seeking a partner to undertake a mixed-method programme evaluation for Kick the Dust: Future Proof Parks.

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£900k awarded to engage young people with heritage parks

Future Proof Parks will engage 880 young people across the UK learn more about their local historic park heritage by joining local friends of park groups to help preserve the spaces that matter to local communities.

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Donated tools help community greenspace to continue to thrive

"We have children who come along who haven’t got a clue what a vegetable looks like, as far as they are concerned it comes from a plastic bag out of the freezer."

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