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

Group sing to raise money for garden clearances

North Herts singing group Cottered Voices raised a fantastic £105 to support ‘Green Aiders’ - the scheme that helps vulnerable residents take control of their overgrown gardens.

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Groundwork Hertfordshire nominated for an award

Community charity Groundwork Hertfordshire has been nominated in the Not for Profit Business of the Year category at the SME Hertfordshire awards.

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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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St Albans residents - is your garden overgrown?

Book your free, one-off garden clearance session from the Green Aiders to take back control of your garden.

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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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Local volunteers set to transform outdoor area at Woodfield School

Local volunteers have teamed up to give a school’s grounds a boost and improve their own job prospects at the same time.

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Hatfield schools dig into quarry project

Schools across Hatfield will get to grips with all things quarry related this academic year – thanks to Environmental Education Officers at Groundwork Hertfordshire and funding from Cemex.

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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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Families in Hertfordshire and Suffolk to get growing and enjoy outdoor play together

Parents and children will learn to grow fresh produce, cook nutritional meals, and how to use the outdoors as a space to play and learn over the next few months thanks to projects run by Groundwork East.

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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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Design and implementation with added value

Groundwork’s practical implementation team (PIT team) can expertly implement designs by our landscape architects. However, you can add extra value to your project by commissioning a Green Team to undertake the works.

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