Over £150,000 invested into Rochdale’s Green Spaces thanks to the Green Spaces Fund and support from Groundwork
The Green Spaces Fund, a manifesto commitment from Andy Burnham, has been running since 2021 and seeks to deliver fairer access to green spaces across Greater Manchester. Its aims from the beginning have included benefitting communities in greatest need of quality green space, tackling the climate and biodiversity emergency, and encouraging people to get involved…
Sustainable, Community Food Production: FungALL
Here at Groundwork, we’re help young people build their skills confidence and networks so they can make their ideas a reality. Over the past year, as part of our Green Leaders and Food Wave programmes, we’ve been supporting Thomas & Norton with FungALL. Their vision for FungALL was to formalise as a local not-for-profit organisation…
Brinnington Bike Fest – Brinnington Big Local Welcomes Dame Sarah Storey
Brinnington Big Local hosted its first-ever Bike Fest on Tuesday 28th November – where local residents were given free tips, kit & support on how to take up cycling – and they were delighted to welcome Greater Manchester’s Active Travel Commissioner Dame Sarah Storey to the event. Dame Sarah, also Britain’s most-decorated Paralympian with 28…
Young people transform Community Garden in Millbrook
Young people on the Prince’s Trust TEAM programme have transformed Reach Church Community Garden in Millbrook as part of their community project. About There are 13 young people from Tameside Borough currently taking part on Groundwork’s Prince’s Trust TEAM Programme, a completely voluntary 12-week programme for unemployed 16-25 year olds to support them to develop…
A week in the life of… a Youth Worker
This month, we caught up with Erin, a Youth Worker here at Groundwork, to see what she gets up to in a typical week!
A week in the life of a Communities Manager
This month, we caught up with Nina, Groundwork Greater Manchester’s Communities Manager, to see what she gets up to in a typical week!