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Groundwork NEWY Blog

The Groundwork NEWY blog explores topical issues close to our hearts. Posts are from experts within Groundwork and we will feature a number of guest bloggers from our many different projects. Check back regularly to keep up to date with everything going on in the region.

Green Doctors launch new energy saving scheme

The Green Doctors launched an energy saving scheme to cut bills and keep homes warmer this week in Otley.

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Stacey's Story

We speak to Stacey to find out how Hopeful Families has changed her life!

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Hopeful Families Events in July

Read what our Hopeful Families team got up to last month!

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Meet our family mentor - Jill!

Jill takes us through how family mentors get the best out of our participants

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Meet our family mentor - Jenni!

One of our family mentors, Jenni, tells us about why she loves her work, what inspires her, and what happened on her South American adventure!

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Jake's Story

Take a look at one of the people Hopeful Families has helped recently - Jake!

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Green Leaders anti plastic campaign

Our college media students are on a mission - to inform and to change habits where plastic usage is concerned. They are Green Leaders- using their skills and passion to tackle environmental and sustainability issues in their area

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Water quality flowchart

Fun for children and families to identify the water quality of a beck,canal, river, or stream

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Mrs X reached out to the Green Doctors for help

In 2012 Mrs X moved to a new home and began having problems with her energy supplier. After two years the problems escalated and Mrs X needed help to challenge the supplier, here is her story.

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The end of Seedlings at School

We asked our Education Officer at Groundwork NEWY, Ian, to look back at the last three years of the Bettys Seedlings at Schools project, as it draws to an end of its third and final year.

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Seedlings at School enters its third year!

Seedlings at School is now in its third year and going from strength to strength.

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River C'Aire Education

The Communities team at Groundwork are working really hard to inform the local area about the effects of litter and flooding as part of the River C’Aire programme. As well as tackling the after effects of flooding in the local river clean ups, the team are visiting schools to help educate the children on habitats and just how damaging this can be to the local wildlife.

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