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Major Projects in the East

We work to create better places, improve people's prospects and encourage greener living and working across the East of England.

Find out more about our major projects below - or read specifically about how we can help you:
create better places
encourage greener living and working 
improve people's prospects.

You can see the impact that this work is having on real people's lives through the Groundwork in Action blog.

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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We help boost employment prospects in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough through EDGE: Sharper Skills for Enterprise.

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Yellow Fish

We worked with businesses, community groups and schools in Chelmsford to reduce the surface water pollution that ends up in the River Chelmer.

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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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Bags of Help community grant scheme

Find out more about Tesco's fantastic community grant scheme that Groundwork is administering.

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Business Resilience

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

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Landfill Communities Fund

Groundwork helps community groups to apply for funds to improve community facilities.

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Outdoor improvements and landscaping

Our Practical Improvement Team (PIT) can help with your landscaping work - whether it's a pond, a park or a path that needs attention.

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Peer Mentoring

Peer mentors support Bedfordshire's vulnerable young people aged 10 - 18 years old who are at risk of disengaging with school and their families.

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Mind, Body & Soil

Groundwork operates an innovative horticultural therapy programme, ‘Mind, Body & Soil’.

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