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

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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Local volunteers make new school for autistic children accessible

A new world-leading school for autistic children will now be more accessible thanks to a team of volunteers on an Anderson Group construction site in Chigwell.

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Volunteers give Harlow Town Park a lift

A team of 16 volunteers have boosted their prospects and improved a local green space by joining a course in Harlow Town Park.

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Funding for more community projects

Even more community groups across the UK are able to bag some cash for their projects. The Tesco Bags of Help funding scheme application criteria has opened up to allow for more communities to receive funding.

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Get the family together for growing, cooking and outdoor play

Families across Herts and Essex can take part in courses to help them learn to grow and cook fresh fruit and vegetables and enjoy outdoor play together.

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Donate to Groundwork East whilst you shop with a few simple clicks

Now you can donate to us, at no extra cost to you, by signing up to The Giving Machine – when you shop at over 1,500 retailers.

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