Local Projects

Community Food Growing Hubs

Community Food Growing Hubs

Community hubs provide fresh produce to support Luton’s residents and address issues of food poverty across the town.

Kick the Dust: Future Proof Parks

Kick the Dust: Future Proof Parks

A National Lottery Heritage Fund programme that aims to get more young people interested and involved in preserving their local park and green space heritage.

Business Energy Efficiency

Business Energy Efficiency

Groundwork is delivering the Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) Anglia progamme with Suffolk County Council, Norfolk County Council and NWES, thanks to European Union Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Unlocking Potential

Unlocking Potential

Unlocking Potential is a 10 week course for young people aged 16-18 who aren’t in education, training or employment.

Climate change commitment support services

Climate change commitment support services

Groundwork now offers a range of Climate Commitment Support Services that have been designed to provide independent and impartial support for your organisation to deliver on its carbon reduction goals.

Rediscovering the River Colne

Rediscovering the River Colne

Rediscovering the River Colne is a ground breaking project that aspires to bring the River Colne to the heart of Watford Town and its people. 

Junior River Wardens

Junior River Wardens

Junior River Wardens educates school pupils, youth and uniformed groups on the importance of maintaining the health of their local river and what they can do to preserve it. 

Veg Cities

Veg Cities

The national campaign 'Veg Cities' has launched in Luton.

Teacher training in primary schools

Teacher training in primary schools

Teacher training courses are tailored to the needs of the school focusing on learning outside the classroom with direct links to the National Curriculum.

Carbon Charter

Carbon Charter

The Carbon Charter recognises your business' green achievements.

Veg Fest

Veg Fest

Veg Fest is the inter-school growing competition that runs throughout the growing season, culminating in a celebration. It helps schools to set up and run their own growing club and run growing sessions.

EDGE employment support

EDGE employment support

EDGE signposts job seekers in and around Huntingdon to suitable roles and training, and works with local businesses to find applicants for their vacancies.

Green Team

Green Team

The Green Team provides support, training and work experience to help participants improve their landscaping skills, and employability whilst working on a real-life community project.

Keep it Clear

Keep it Clear

Anglian Water and Groundwork have teamed up to deliver the Keep It Clear campaign in Bedford, Lowestoft, and Ipswich.

Mentoring for young people

Mentoring for young people

The mentoring scheme supports young people who need guidance to cope with and overcome issues and barriers, to realise their full potential.

Parish Paths Partnerships Grants

Parish Paths Partnerships Grants

The Parish Paths Partnership scheme (P3) is an initiative that enables Hertfordshire parishes to benefit the local community by making improvements to their public Rights of Way network.

Team Building Days

Team Building Days

Groundwork can run an engaging team building day packed with benefits for your employees and the local environment.

Wellies in the Woods

Wellies in the Woods

Groundwork runs courses that introduce families to the outdoors as a learning environment, and as a place to improve their health and well-being.

Yellow Fish

Yellow Fish

The Yellow Fish project reduces surface water pollution that ends up in local rivers, with the message “only rain down the drain!”

Get Outdoors, Get Active

Get Outdoors, Get Active

Groundwork's horticultural therapy programmes encourage adults and young adults to learn and enjoy gardening and food growing techniques to improve their physical & mental health and well-being.

Youth centres

Youth centres

Groundwork runs youth centres across Bedfordshire and in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire.

Green Skills

Green Skills

Green Skills is a motivational project that is often a final stepping stone into employment and offers a taster of the construction and landscaping industries.

Grow It, Cook It, Share It

Grow It, Cook It, Share It

Groundwork runs courses that introduce families to growing and cooking, to improve their health and well-being.

Green Aiders: free garden rescue

Green Aiders: free garden rescue

The Green Aiders programme helps older, disabled, or vulnerable adults take control of their overgrown gardens through a one-off gardening service.

Really Wild Play

Really Wild Play

Groundwork's wild play sessions teach families how to use the outdoors to play and learn. 

Employment support (Building Better Opportunities)

Employment support (Building Better Opportunities)

Building better opportunities for job seekers in Hertfordshire (part of the ‘Building Better Opportunities’ programme which is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.)