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Greener Living and Working in the East

Living and working in a greener way can help us all to save money, improve health and well-being and protect the environment.

Find out about the major projects we've run to encourage greener living and working across Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton & Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, and Suffolk & Norfolk.

Corporate Volunteering

Groundwork team-building days are original, action-packed and allow companies to make a positive impact on the area in which they work.

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Family learning courses

Our family learning courses give parents and their children the opportunity to learn together outside in a fun and creative way.

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Yellow Fish

We work with businesses, community groups and schools to reduce the surface water pollution that ends up in local rivers.

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Business Energy Efficiency

A three-year programme to provide free support to 1,300 SMEs across Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to make them more energy efficient.

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Suffolk Carbon Charter

An award recognising carbon reduction measures in Suffolk's businesses.

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We deliver effective learning based on working an allotment through the seasons, culminating in a shared feast.

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Business Resilience

Groundwork has been delivering business resilience advice and support to Suffolk businesses since 2011.

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Thriving Community Buildings

Developing strong, proud, caring and supportive communities that value their rural and coastal heritage in Suffolk.

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Teacher Training

Groundwork delivers a wide range of continuous professional development courses for teachers in all schools.

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Veg Fest

Vegfest is a fun food growing competition that encourages schools to set up growing areas and gardening clubs.

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Green Aiders: free garden rescue

A free one-off gardening service to help older, disabled, or vulnerable adults take control of their overgrown gardens.

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