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

Grow fresh vegetables with your family!

If you’d like to grow fresh vegetables with your children, then community charity Groundwork Essex has the course in Maldon for you.

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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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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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Power company partners with charity to help combat fuel poverty

The UK’s biggest electricity distributor has linked up with a leading charity to help people living in fuel poverty.

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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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Call-out for groups in Colchester to apply for funding

Charities and organisations in Colchester with connections to the armed forces are being given the chance to share in over £100,000 of funding this November and December.

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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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New free play scheme in Craylands thanks to your votes in Tesco for Swan Housing

Sign up now for the really wild play scheme over the summer holidays – which is happening thanks to your votes in Tesco stores.

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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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Get really wild with your children in Basildon during the school holidays!

The summer has well and truly arrived, so book now to secure your place and get really wild in Craylands and Beechwood

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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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