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

Calling all community groups in Essex who need a cash boost

Does your community project in Essex need a cash injection? Then apply for a Tesco Bags of Help grant and you could receive just that!

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Does your garden need clearing for the summer?

Older, vulnerable or disabled residents can book now to get their gardens under control with a spring clean from the Green Aiders.

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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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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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Unemployed volunteers improve Tarmac garden in Colchester

This week (Tuesday 6 March) marks the completion of improvements to the garden at Tarmac’s regional offices in Colchester, accomplished by a group of unemployed local volunteers.

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Groundwork Youth recruiting across the UK - applications open!

Groundwork Youth are looking for 16-24 year old to act as Young Green Ambassadors, driving forward a national campaign to create more inclusive community spaces and celebrate the impact of youth-led environmental action.

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Positive partnership for organisations and communities

Community charity Groundwork East has entered into an agreement with construction and development company Anderson Group, in order to help communities across the East of England.

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Garden clearance service for Veterans in Harlow

Ex-service personnel can get their gardens under control with a spring clean from the Green Aiders.

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Have a conversation for World Mental Health Day this October

Groundwork East is supporting the Mental Health Foundation’s World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10 October 2017).

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Show why you #LoveParks near you

Join in with the 100 million visits to UK parks this #LoveParks Week (14 - 23 July 2017) and tell the world why you love your park.

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Nominate a community group for a national award

We are asking the public to nominate community groups to receive a national award at an awards ceremony recognising their work in making their local areas better places to live.

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Garden clearance on offer to veterans

Ex-service personnel can get their garden under control with a spring clean from the Green Aiders.

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