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Tyne Estuary Partnership

Groundwork NE & Cumbria are pleased to be working in partnership with the Environment Agency and Hull University to create the Tyne Estuary Partnership. The River Tyne is one of the most iconic and well known rivers in the UK and provides a focal point for economic activity supporting thriving businesses.

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Tender Opportunity for Specialist Employability Support

As part of their Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Programme in Tees Valley, NIC are looking to appoint a service provider to deliver a specific support service to participants experiencing Autism, Asperger Syndrome and Learning Difficulties.

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Sunderland children weigh up the benefits of recycling

Pupils across Washington are taking part in an exciting new inter-schools competition to raise awareness of recycling.

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Can WEEE be better recyclers?

The South Tyne & Wear Waste Management Partnership is launching a recycling campaign to engage and educate the general public on reduction, reuse and recycling of small Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) and batteries.

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North East charity to launch new round of life skills courses for vulnerable adults

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is launching a second round of life skills courses, following the success of its ‘Balance Your Li£e’ course in October.

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North Durham eco-friendly business centre launches new lounge and cafe

The Greenhouse, the first commercial eco building in County Durham, which is managed by Groundwork NE & Cumbria, is launching a new café and business lounge to provide opportunities for apprentices and create a thriving business environment.

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Sunderland residents encouraged to be better recyclers with new council-led initiative

Sunderland City Council is launching a new recycling and rewards campaign to encourage local residents to be more environmentally friendly.

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Groundwork NE & Cumbria is top performer for national employment scheme

Following the news that the number of Cumbrians claiming unemployment benefits has risen to 5280, Groundwork NE & Cumbria is encouraging those out of work to use its employment support service

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Work gets underway at £1.5M Heritage Centre

Work is now underway at Land of Oak & Iron’s flagship £1.5M Crowley’s Heritage Centre, at Winlaton Mill in Gateshead, which could bring more than £500,000 into the local economy annually as a landmark tourist attraction.

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Our Annual Review

Our latest annual report is out now!

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Japanese academics visit North East to see how community-led initiatives have transformed the region

A group of Japanese academics supporting the rebuilding of communities damaged by the nuclear-power station disaster in Fukushima are visiting the North East to learn about how community regeneration charity Groundwork NE & Cumbria is helping local people.

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Darlington Mayor presents environmental award to scheme to protect the River Tees

Groundwork NE & Cumbria has received an award in recognition of its work with Cummins to protect and preserve Tees Valley heritage.

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