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Groundwork in action in the East

Read how Groundwork projects have improved people's prospects, created better places and encouraged greener living and working.

What youth work means to young people

Young people from our Sandy Youth Club tells us what youth work and youth workers mean to them.

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Strathmore Avenue - paving the way to combatting food poverty

Our project officer Rosie Cliffe tells us what's been happening at Strathmore Avenue Methodist Church.

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Green Skills Community Food

Our Project Officer Rosie Cliffe tells us how the recent Green Skills Community Food course benefitted residents from the YAWN Centre in Luton.

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Preventing the flooding and pollution of the local environment with Anglian Water

Groundwork inspired action against avoidable blockages this summer in Lowestoft

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Building a new garden

We have been working alongside Emmaus on their Garden Project at Emmaus Village Carlton.

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Trees in landscape design

Trees can be a great asset to not just your design but the community that uses the design too. Our Senior Landscape Architect Julia Watts muses on how beneficial trees are...

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Sasha's Story: Gardening is an ideal way to make new friendships

Sasha is a final year student studying Business Administration at the University of Hertfordshire and she finds the Groundwork sessions to be therapeutic and offer a great opportunity to meet new people.

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Young people kick-start work at our second community hub in Luton

Young people taking part in the NCS project have helped to start works at our community food growing hub in Luton.

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Lisa's Story: Gardening is a fun way of keeping active

Lisa is studying Visual Effects for Film & Television at the University of Hertfordshire and she finds the sessions put on by Groundwork to be an ideal way to boost her mood and is a chance to spend time away from computer screens.

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Improving mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

Groundwork looks at how its projects across the East are addressing mental health issues

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Chandi's Story: Gardening boosts my mental wellbeing

Chandi is currently studying Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire and she finds the sessions put on by Groundwork a great way to meet new people and be outside.

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How to make a seed bomb

Our Project Officer Sarah shows you how you can make your very own seed bomb.

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