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Groundwork blog

This blog explores topical issues from a range of themes close to our hearts. Posts are by experts from Groundwork and other like minded organisations. One week it might be sustainability, another it might might be youth work or green space. Whatever it is it will be thought-provoking.




Creating a website for your community group

Many community groups are making do with old, dormant websites or none at all. I've written this guide to convince you that it's easy for you to have a beautiful and effective website to help you do your good work - for next to nothing.

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The five Mondays of January

'Blue Monday' - should one day really dictate our mental wellbeing?

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Groundwork response to the 25 Year Environment Plan

'The plan provides a solid platform for delivering more - as long as the proposals are given legislative and regulatory teeth'

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Making 2018 a year to be proud of

Groundwork CEO, Graham Duxbury reflects on the opportunities and challenges facing communities in 2018.

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Who is Christmas' greatest villain?

As Christmas approaches our senior communications officer takes a look into this question.

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It's cool to be kind

"To be kind - it covers everything, to my mind. If you're kind that's it." Roald Dahl

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Inspiring the next generation of green leaders

The benefits of taking the classroom outdoors

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Intergenerational understanding - The key to community cohesion

With increasing divisions between the generations, community cohesion matters now more than ever.

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The Green Patch – The Kettering Food Festival, where the community is its beating heart

Blog post by Groundwork's Community, Health & Wellbeing Ambassador, Mark Lane

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When small gestures have big impact

Let's celebrate the doers and the change-makers

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Inequality and community capacity

Latest blog by Groundwork CEO, Graham Duxbury

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