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Find out what we've been up to in Bedfordshire recently.

Luton residents attend reopening of Manor Road Park

Manor Road Park officially re-opened on Monday 22 October, with residents gathering to celebrate the extensive improvements to the part of the River Lea that runs through the park.

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Groundwork East is re-accredited with BS8555

Groundwork East has been re-accredited with its BS8555 certificate, showing its commitment to waste and environmental management.

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Luton residents invited to reopening of Manor Road Park

Manor Road Park will officially re-open on Monday 22 October from 1pm to celebrate the extensive improvements to the part of the River Lea that runs through the park.

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Groundwork honoured at awards ceremony

Community charity Groundwork Luton & Bedfordshire has been honoured at the CPRE’s (Campaign to Protect Rural England) Bedfordshire awards for its work across the county.

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Young people help get Luton food growing hub off to a flying start

Between 13 August and 16 August 2018, young people taking part in the NCS programme through Learn By Design volunteered at a community food growing hub in Luton.

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Groundwork East nominated for national award

Community charity Groundwork East has been nominated for FM World Not for Profit Business of the Year Award at the SME National awards.

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Leave the office behind on a Groundwork team building day

Get outdoors in the fresh air, get active and bond together on a corporate volunteering day with Groundwork.

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Linden Academy learn about the River Lea thanks to Vauxhall

Recently Vauxhall funded a session packed with activities and learning about the River Lea for pupils from Linden Academy.

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Join the RiverLUTiON

Get involved with a RiverLUTON by signing up as a volunteer River Warden to learn how to monitor and care for the River Lea

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Groundwork helps Oaklands receive good report from Ofsted

Oaklands College recently received a report from Ofsted that rated their sub-contractor provision as 'good'. Groundwork East is one of the college’s key sub-contractors and this extract from the Ofsted report neatly describes the consistently powerful work delivered by the Trust’s employment team.

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Do you know a community group that deserves special recognition for making your local area a better place to live?

If so, then we would like you to nominate them to receive a Groundwork Community Award.

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Groundwork East to join over 120 local leaders as they gather in Cardiff to find an exit from food poverty

On 27 June at Cardiff City Hall, Food Power will host a conference on how local food networks can tackle the root causes of food poverty

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