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  • BLOG: Light up lives, not just homes this festive season

    BLOG: Light up lives, not just homes this festive season

    As the festive lights brighten our streets and homes, it’s crucial to remember that, for many, this season is an ongoing struggle – the  cost of living crisis. While we cherish the warmth of our homes, some of our neighbours face tough choices between heating and eating. The on-going challenge The cost of living crisis has…

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  • NEWS: Free Independent Energy Assessments for VCSEs

    NEWS: Free Independent Energy Assessments for VCSEs

    The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme is now open. Funded as part of a package of over £100 million of support being delivered by the Government to help frontline delivery organisations with the increased cost of living, the scheme will help voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England improve their energy efficiency. As of…

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  • BLOG: International Volunteer Day 2023

    BLOG: International Volunteer Day 2023

    As part of International Volunteer Day, Ben Dwyer, Groundwork’s Corporate Partnerships Team Lead in London, reflects on the impact that corporate volunteering has in supporting Groundwork to help local people and places thrive. We facilitate events all over London, improving green spaces and places. A Groundwork project could be anything from renovating a community garden…

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  • NEWS: Over 70 environmental organisations sign up to be ‘Force of Nature’ to diversify the environmental sector

    NEWS: Over 70 environmental organisations sign up to be ‘Force of Nature’ to diversify the environmental sector

    Over 70 environmental organisations from across the UK have pledged to be a ‘Force of Nature’ in a campaign designed to ask environmental organisations to do more to diversify the green jobs workforce.  The campaign calls on the environmental sector to create more accessible pathways into work for young people and will seek to inspire…

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  • NEWS: Groundwork releases five year strategy to create a fairer, greener future for all

    NEWS: Groundwork releases five year strategy to create a fairer, greener future for all

    Groundwork has set out its vision for the next five years in a strategy designed to create a fair and green future in which people, places, and nature thrive. In the midst of an ever-growing cost of living crisis, the community charity’s bold plans put key emphasis on the importance of tackling social and environmental…

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  • NEWS: Groundwork partners with the Bupa Foundation to support green space projects across the UK

    NEWS: Groundwork partners with the Bupa Foundation to support green space projects across the UK

    Groundwork has partnered with the Bupa Foundation to award over £500,000 to green projects at over 240 schools, not-for-profits and charities. Bupa Global & UK’s Healthy Cities raised these funds as part of an initiative which saw Bupa people, partners and customers collectively walk close to 1 billion steps in June. To access the funding,…

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