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  • NEWS: Groundwork and Bupa Foundation publish Green Community Grants impact report

    NEWS: Groundwork and Bupa Foundation publish Green Community Grants impact report

    Groundwork and the Bupa Foundation have released an impact report to celebrate the achievements of the first round of Bupa Foundation Green Community Grants programme. Between 2023-24, the Bupa Foundation invested more than £500,000 in Green Community Grants as part of Bupa’s #HealthyCities initiative to make deep impact in local communities – making places and…

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  • BLOG: Priorities for a new government – moving from victory to vision 

    BLOG: Priorities for a new government – moving from victory to vision 

    A look forward by Groundwork’s UK Chief Executive, Graham Duxbury. Like all incoming prime ministers, Sir Keir Starmer will want to hit the ground running. Labour’s manifesto talked of a ‘decade of national renewal’ but he will know that people will expect to see tangible change in a short space of time. There’ll be a…

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  • STATEMENT: Groundwork response to the result of the General Election

    STATEMENT: Groundwork response to the result of the General Election

    Following the result of the General Election, Graham Duxbury, Groundwork’s UK Chief Executive, said: “A sea change in our political landscape brings with it the opportunity to apply fresh thinking on critical issues. “The new Labour Government has an ambitious long-term agenda but knows people will want to see tangible results in a short space…

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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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