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

The Big Dig is coming

The Big Dig is happening in Luton, here's where you can get involved:

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Young people pick-up Sandy town

Young people from Sandy took on a mission to make their town a cleaner place on Saturday 30 March 2019.

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Luton residents – get ready for the Big Dig

Calling all Luton residents – the Big Dig is coming to Farley Hill community hub on 18 April 2019 and you’re invited!

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Local communities in the East of England can bag a funding boost thanks to Tesco and Groundwork

Community charity Groundwork East is working with Tesco to help mark the supermarkets 100th birthday by offering communities in the UK the chance to bag their share of £100,000.

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Fun sessions for Potton’s young people

Young people in Potton can get involved in a variety of activities at Potton youth club, run by community charity Groundwork Luton & Bedfordshire.

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Cowslip Meadow gets a boost from local volunteers

A group of local residents have been building their skills whilst improving Cowslip Meadow in Luton.

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Win a shopping voucher this spring

You could win one of two £10 Love2Shop vouchers during March and April, simply by supporting the Keep it Clear campaign which encourages correct disposal of your excess fat, grease, and food.

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Spring has sprung in Luton this half term

During the February half term Luton families dug into three sessions centred on growing and eating more fresh vegetables, run by community charity Groundwork Luton & Bedfordshire - thanks to funding from Sustainable Food Cities, Luton Borough Council Public Health and Active Luton.

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Swimmingly good achievement by Sandy’s young people

Two young people from Sandy took on a swimathon last weekend (Sunday 24 February 2019) to raise money for charity.

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Communal gardens in Dunstable and Shefford set for regeneration

Communal gardens in Dunstable and Shefford will be regenerated thanks to the Green Team

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Groundwork East will see a new Executive Director in June 2019

Our Executive Director Steve Harvey will be retiring after 15 years’ service from his role at Groundwork East at the end of June 2019.

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Schools in Hertford and Luton are feeling the power of veg.

Schools across Hertford and Luton are getting involved in projects that help them to grow and eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. Hertford schools will take part in VegFest and Luton schools are invited to help Luton become a VegCity.

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