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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.

Growing together as a family

Over the summer we held our Grow It, Cook It, Share It course at Tenterfield Children's Centre, which gave parents and children the chance to take part in growing and cooking sessions.

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Tarmac education project

At the beginning of this academic year, we ran a project alongside Tarmac to teach students about quarrying.

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How to grow in a small space

A lack of space doesn't mean you can't grow fresh fruit and vegetables at home - watch our video to find out how.

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Top tips for growing at home

Our Environmental Education Officer Carolyn gives her top tips on you can start growing your own fresh fruit and vegetables at home.

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Top five tips for growing in schools

Our Environmental Education Officer Carolyn gives her top tips on how to get growing in your school.

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Hartham Common: Increasing biodiversity and awareness

The Friends of Hartham Common have improved the features at the Common, thanks to funding from the Tarmac through the Landfill Communities Fund.

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Beechwood improvements with a free ice cream!

Julia our Senior Landscape Architect reflects on a project we have been doing with Swan Housing and Basildon Borough Council - that included free ice cream!

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Why trees are a great asset to your design

Julia Watts, Groundwork’s Senior Landscape Architect and resident arboricultural expert, tells us how trees can be the secret to a successful design.

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Landscape Institute Awards and the importance of Sustainable Drainage Projects

23 November 2017 saw the winners of the Landscape Institute Awards announced. Our Senior Landscape Architect, Julia, reflects on the overall winner and the importance of that type of project.

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16 days of action against domestic violence

Our Senior Youth Worker Lisa reflects on the campaign and a recent professional day she attended that looked at how we can do more to prevent our young people accepting domestic violence as the norm.

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Bushmead Community Hub: Our new ecological garden

Bushmead Community Hub in Luton now has a new ecological garden thanks to funding from Tesco Bags of Help and work completed by Groundwork Luton & Bedfordshire and Luton Youth Offending Service.

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Hertfordshire Guide Hut: Our safe area to enjoy nature

A guide centre in Hertfordshire has benefitted from a new nature area thanks to our practical landscaping team and Tesco Bags of Help funding.

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