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

Groundwork and Vauxhall working together for World Environment Day

Vauxhall donates 25 tyres to Groundwork to re-use at their community food growing hub.

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Volunteers needed to support young people in Bedfordshire

Volunteers are needed to offer one-to-one support sessions for young people across Bedfordshire, including those who are currently in care.

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Force support secures sponsorship for Groundwork

Bedfordshire Police has successfully applied for sponsorship to support community charity Groundwork Luton & Bedfordshire

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Meet new people and learn new skills at Scott Hall Community Centre

Get together with others from your local community to learn gardening, carpentry and cooking skills in Bedford this June.

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Get your garden ready for summer

Summer is on its way fast, so make sure your garden is ready by booking a free, one-off gardening clearance session from the Green Aiders.

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Formerly homeless learn to grow food

A group of formerly homeless people have been busy boosting their skill sets and learning about organic food growing, carpentry and nutrition.

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Inclusive Spaces Campaign Launches – sign up now to open community spaces up for young people!

Groundwork has launched their Inclusive Spaces campaign, which aims to connect 100 of their ‘Young Green Ambassadors’ with 100 community groups across the UK.

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Volunteers boost their prospects and community areas in Central Bedfordshire

A group of local volunteers have been building their skills whilst improving community spaces around Central Bedfordshire.

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BEE helps reduce carbon emissions to levels last seen in 1890

There has been a significant fall in Britain’s carbon emissions over the past year, which is now at a record low, and at levels that were last seen in the year 1890. One of the contributors to this is the amazing work of Groundwork’s BEE (Business Energy Efficiency) team.

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Vauxhall swap safety boots for wellies

A group of 10 employees from Vauxhall’s Luton Plant swapped their safety boots for welly boots this week to help clean up the local river.

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Veterans – last chance to get your garden under control

Ex-service personnel can get their garden spruced up with a visit from the Green Aiders.

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Get involved to improve and monitor the health of your River Lea!

Join community charity Groundwork Luton & Bedfordshire on Saturday 10 March from 10am at Lewsey Park to clear rubbish from the banks of the river, and improve its health.

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