North, East, West Yorkshire is part of the Groundwork federation
Keeping reading for the latest news from Groundwork North, East & West Yorkshire.
As the year draws to a close we would like to take the chance to thank you all for your continued support with the work we are doing.
Commissioned by the Environment Agency, Groundwork North, East & West Yorkshire recently identified & cleaned up a pollution problem in Bradford Beck, mopping up a long standing environmental issue that will have a direct impact on improving the local area where the waters now run clear.
To launch the 'Better Place' project we are inviting children from the Better Start Bradford area to help design a logo that will give the work being undertaken in Bowling and Barkend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton an identity; as Groundwork deliver a programme to develop safer, healthier places for famillies and children under four to play and walk and increase their access to outdoor space
The community charity behind the Growing St Andrews project are calling out for budding local artists to create a logo, which will help bring the local community together.
Groundwork in Hull, has been awarded £276,870 over the next three years which will support the charities vision of ‘changing places, changing lives’ through a project known as ‘Growing St Andrews’.
Groundwork’s, Men in Sheds in Morley are opening up their shed on 16th May 2017 to help raise awareness of keeping active, as part of Dementia Awareness Week.
Yorkshire community charity, Groundwork Leeds, has been busy looking at ways to tackle the flooding issues along the River Aire caused by the December flooding in 2015.
Thanks to the generosity of Enza Zaden Groundwork’s much loved Men in Sheds project can now make more helicopters in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
Yorkshire community charity, Groundwork Leeds, is calling for knitters across the region to put their skills to the test to help keep vulnerable people warm this winter.
The Green Doctors have received a grant to spread the word about smart meters. It is one of just 18 national and regional organisations to receive a large grant from the Smart Energy GB in Communities fund.
This half term why not join us for one of our Halloween themed events across Leeds.
Work is almost complete on the latest £56,000 regeneration of Beech Recreation Ground in Sowerby Bridge. The park is being transformed to include a BMX track and a sensory garden, plus additional outdoor gym equipment to make a complete fitness trail around the park.
Groundwork North, East & West Yorkshire is made up of:
Groundwork Leeds (Charity registration number 518154 | Company reg 02064992), Groundwork Wakefield (Charity registration number 519846 | Company reg 2202681), Groundwork North Yorkshire (Charity registration number 1094878 | Company reg 43312380) and Groundwork Hull (part of Groundwork Wakefield)
We provide training and create jobs, reduce energy and waste, re-connect people with nature and transform whole neighbourhoods.
Step by step we’ll go on changing places and changing lives until everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential.