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  • BLOG: Proud outdoors

    BLOG: Proud outdoors

    People from all walks of life place a high value on access to nature and green space, with only 5% of adults saying that it has never been important to them (The Ramblers, 2020). Visits to urban parks account for over a third of all visits to the natural environment, underlining the importance of these…

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  • NEWS: Bupa Foundation and Groundwork launch second round of Green Community Grants

    NEWS: Bupa Foundation and Groundwork launch second round of Green Community Grants

    Groundwork and the Bupa Foundation announce a new round of funding to make a positive difference to the health of local communities following the success of the first round of the programme which launched in 2023. The scheme, which is open to schools, registered charities and not-for-profit organisations, will award grants of up to £2,000…

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  • BLOG: Centrica’s Responsible Business

    BLOG: Centrica’s Responsible Business

    We’ve reached out to Abi Robins, Director, Responsible Business at Centrica, to share her story on how Centrica is a responsible business that aims to make a meaningful impact on the environment. One of the reasons I love my role at Centrica is seeing the difference we all make in local communities and working with…

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  • NEWS: Go Green for Groundwork this June and support the green leaders of tomorrow

    NEWS: Go Green for Groundwork this June and support the green leaders of tomorrow

    Groundwork has announced their Go Green fundraising campaign, taking place across 10-16 June, to help raise funds to support young people to take practical action on the planet. Every year Groundwork supports thousands of young people to take practical action on environmental concerns that matter to them – inspiring them to protect the planet, on…

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  • NEWS: New to Nature celebration event reflects on achievements of programme and asks, ‘what needs to happen next?’

    NEWS: New to Nature celebration event reflects on achievements of programme and asks, ‘what needs to happen next?’

    Groundwork has celebrated the successes of the New to Nature programme, alongside trainees and environmental sector stakeholders, at an event designed to both recognise and promote the importance of creating more accessible pathways for young people wanting to pursue a green career. The event marked the achievements of trainees during their varied 12-month work placements…

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  • NEWS: Groundwork and Cadent Foundation announce new £6m programme to support households living in fuel poverty

    NEWS: Groundwork and Cadent Foundation announce new £6m programme to support households living in fuel poverty

    Groundwork and the Cadent Foundation have today announced a new £6m programme to support those living in fuel poverty across England. Stay Warm, Stay Well will provide much needed help for households who are struggling with their energy bills, with Groundwork Green Doctors – energy efficiency advisors – visiting homes and offering practical guidance on…

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