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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.

Symon’s Story: Managing my emotions

Symon* has been attending youth club for a number of years, and has recently been receiving one-to-one counselling sessions with Groundwork’s trained youth support workers.

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How to be a wildlife detective

Our environmental education officer Carolyn shows you how to get 'really wild' at home and become a wildlife detective.

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How to build a den

Our environmental education officer Carolyn shows you how to get 'really wild' at home and build a den.

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Why I’m fundraising for a recovery garden: Kelly’s story

On 27 April, Kelly will be throwing herself out of a plane to raise money for a project at The ResoLUTiONs Hub in Luton. She tells us why.

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Grow fresh and get cooking for National Nutrition Month

Celebrate March being National Nutrition Month by growing fruit and vegetables and cooking nutritional meals with your fresh produce.

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One miracle visit saved my life: Howard’s story

Howard tells us his story of how a Herts Healthy Homes visit from one of our project officers, did more than just reduce his energy bills.

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Impact Report 2016-17: how Groundwork helps people and places

Read our Impact Report 2016 – 17, which features nine uplifting beneficiary stories that bring to life the changes our work makes to places and to people’s lives across the East of England.

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Boosting my confidence to start my own business: Joyce’s story.

Joyce's tells us how she boosted her confidence enough to start her own business, thanks to our information, advice and guidance service.

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How to make your own funny muddy faces

Our environmental education officer Carolyn shows you how to get 'really wild' at home and make your own funny muddy faces.

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Supporting myself and others: Yaseen's story

Yaseen completed Green Skills, our short practical employment course, and moved into a work placement. He tells us how the skills and qualifications he gained are helping him get his life back on track.

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Spreading cheer from youth centre to Christmas stall

Our Senior Youth Worker, David Ramsay, reflects on a busy seven weeks of donating time and raising money by our Youth Action Team.

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How to make your own cocktails and potions

Watch this video to find out how you can get 'really wild' at home and make your own smelly cocktails and fairy potions.

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