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Find out what we've been up to in Hertfordshire 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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Celebration at Woodfield School of volunteers’ achievements

School staff and the Mayor of Dacorum gathered to thank local volunteers for creating an outdoor area at Woodfield School’s café on Tuesday 19 December 2017.

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Groundwork is supporting the Hertfordshire Year of Physical Activity 2018

Groundwork is supporting the Hertfordshire Year of Physical Activity 2018 campaign.

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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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Hostel residents build their future career paths

Residents at the DENS run hostel in Hemel Hempstead have completed a new project that has helped them learn gardening and landscaping skills, and improve their employability.

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Local volunteers to transform Hemel Hempstead school grounds

Eight Hertfordshire 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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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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Get active outdoors this autumn - for free

Watford and Three Rivers residents can join a free course to improve their health, fitness and wellbeing, starting in October.

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Volunteers build legacy for whole community

Six volunteers have pitched in to improve community green spaces as well as their own prospects.

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Groundwork gets £12k grant from Morrisons Foundation

The Morrisons Foundation has donated £12,098 to help a Groundwork project that supports people at risk of becoming homeless.

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New Skate Park opens at Norton Common to the delight of local residents

Today, Friday 25 August, saw the official opening of the new skate park at Norton Common, Letchworth.

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Revamped play area opens at Bancroft Recreation Ground

Today, Monday 21 August, saw the official opening of the refurbished play area in Bancroft recreation ground, Hitchin.

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