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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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Darlington's South Park's new play area opened after successful fundraising campaign

Darlington’s children will be able to enjoy play facilities inspired by the town’s rich heritage as the birthplace of the railways after a successful fundraising campaign led by Groundwork NE & Cumbria.

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Land of Oak & Iron Visitor Centre secures main funding target

Land of Oak & Iron’s flagship Visitor Centre, at Winlaton Mill, is set to become a reality after reaching its main fundraising target of just over £1.5 million.

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Growing client base sees Harlands Accountants expand presence at Greenhouse business centre

Harlands Accountants has expanded its office space at Groundwork NE & Cumbria’s The Greenhouse business centre in order to meet the needs of its growing client base.

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New play area will pay homage to Darlington's railway heritage

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is to restore South Park’s destroyed play area with a structure that pays homage to Darlington’s heritage as the birthplace of the railways.

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Schoolchildren make plain sailing of plastic recycling

Groundwork NE & Cumbria, working with the Ocean Youth Trust North (OYTN), has helped local school children make plain sailing out of recycling.

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Volunteers' Month has special meaning for Gateshead duo

Two former volunteers who went on to secure employment with Groundwork NE & Cumbria are celebrating their success during Gateshead’s Volunteer’s Month.

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Groundwork invites youngsters to sign up for the summer of a lifetime

Groundwork North East & Cumbria is inviting young people from across the region to book up for an experience of a lifetime this summer with the National Citizen Service (NCS).

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New manager appointed to support Cumbria's unemployed into work

Groundwork North East & Cumbria has appointed Samantha Dawson to oversee its efforts to help people in Cumbria enter employment.

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Bid launched to raise £23,000 for vandalised play area

A crowd funding campaign has been launched as a community rallies round to replace a toddlers’ play area and equipment destroyed by fire in a vandal attack.

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Groundwork to lead £1.7Million scheme to support Cumbria's long-term unemployed

Groundwork North East & Cumbria has been appointed to lead a £1.7M scheme to address the key barriers preventing people in Cumbria entering employment.

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Charity ball has licence to thrill

Following the success of its inaugural charity ball, Groundwork North East & Cumbria is set to host a Casino Royale themed night of entertainment.

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