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West Midlands News

We have a great deal of news on all of our projects below and this -page will be regularly updated with our latest project developments and community involvement. 

For press queries for the West Midlands please contact

James Wood

Marketing and Communications Officer

Groundwork West Midlands

Telephone: 0121 5305512 / 07538 581570

Low Carbon Growth Support Project

The Low Carbon Growth Support Project provides free energy efficiency audits and grants for new equipment and/or consultancy to help reduce your energy bills.

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Loneliness at Christmas

‘87% of older people want a traditional Christmas spent in company’ – just a small gesture can go a long way.

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Community Matters

Groundwork West Midlands are proud to be partnering with 23 local partner agencies across the region that provide tailored support to improve the lives, living conditions and raise the aspirations of marginalised individuals across the Black Country.

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Work Routes

Work Routes helps unemployed people find and sustain employment. Our free service enables jobseekers to improve their skills and employability and create a personal plan to find the right job for them. Regular 1-2-1 personal guidance is available from a friendly Adviser, as well as group training, financial support and exclusive local job vacancies.

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Active Families across Stoke on Trent

We are delivering free Activities Families programme across Stoke on Trent which provides support & advice for families to make healthier lifestyle choices to help achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

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Building Better Opportunities through 'Breakthrough'

Groundwork West Midlands is delivering the European Social Fund and Big Lottery Fund-financed BBO Breakthrough Programme in Coventry in partnership with Citizens Advice Coventry. Groundwork West Midlands’ Money Mentors are working in community settings to bring financial capability training to unemployed people whether or not they are claiming benefits, as long as they have the right to reside in...

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