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Men in Sheds

Men in Sheds

Men In Sheds Leeds, Middlesbrough Men’s Shed, Western Wolds Men In Sheds

Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre

Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre

The Land of Oak & Iron (LOI) focuses on the Derwent Valley and the surrounding area. It follows the River Derwent from: Derwent Reservoir to the River Tyne.

Kick the Dust: Future Proof Parks

Kick the Dust: Future Proof Parks

Groundwork has partnered with Fields in Trust and National Youth Agency to deliver 'Future Proof Parks', a National Lottery Heritage Fund programme - part of the £10m 'Kick the Dust' initiative - that aims to get more young people interested and involved in preserving their local park and greenspace heritage.

Right Steps to Work

Right Steps to Work

Right Steps to Work is a voluntary programme that will help you move towards and into work in Wakefield. Our Advisers will help you discover your strengths, aspirations and support needs to help you achieve your goals.

Home Plus (Leeds)

Home Plus (Leeds)

Home Plus is an independent energy advisory service that offers a whole lot more. Aimed at enabling and maintaining independent living through improving health at home.

Fryston Country Trails

Fryston Country Trails

Spanning 65-hectares and providing enticing meadow and woodland to walk, run and cycle, Fryston Country Trails offer a wonderful showcase of green space in Castleford

Barnsley allotments

Barnsley allotments

Groundwork manages 64 allotment sites across Barnsley on behalf of Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Blue-Green Infrastructure

Blue-Green Infrastructure

We have designed, consulted upon and delivered a wide range of blue green infrastructure projects. From river restoration through to urban tree planting projects. 

Big Local Central Jarrow

Big Local Central Jarrow

Big Local Central Jarrow. AGM Reports and minutes. Community Grants scheme where community groups can apply for up to £400 for projects that support the community of Central Jarrow.

Winterton 2022 Project

Winterton 2022 Project

Winterton 2022 formed in 2012 following £1m funding grant allocated by the Big Lottery Fund. Groundwork organised a Planning for Real event and subsequently providing a series of designs for improvements to Winterton based on local views and needs.

Tees Valley Pathways

Tees Valley Pathways

Offering a range of innovative and interesting activities, courses and opportunities to support you into work, education or further training

Parks Play and Sport

Parks Play and Sport

We deliver programmes of park and play area improvements to cater for communities. Our experienced team strive to provide attractive and accessible design solutions.

Better Place In Bradford

Better Place In Bradford

Involving local people in developing safer and healthier places for expectant parents and families with children under four to play and walk, and increase access to outdoor spaces.

Links to work north east

Links to work north east

Our specialist employment consultants will work with you to identify your skills and match these to a job that is right for you. 

Groundwork Shop

Groundwork Shop

Based at the Middlefields Recycling Village in South Shields, recycles unwanted items including hoovers, three-piece suites, TVs and a range of children’s toys

Route2Work College

Route2Work College

Route2Work offers a wide selection of learning and skills programmes for young people in South Tyneside

Rabbit Ings

Rabbit Ings

Groundwork South Yorkshire manages the park on behalf of the Land Trust. Rabbit Ings is a country park just outside of Royston, near Barnsley. Groundwork South Yorkshire manages the park on behalf of the Land Trust and provides Park Rangers and a bank of volunteers to manage the site

River Tees Heritage Park

River Tees Heritage Park

For the first time, this attractive stretch of green space in the heart of Tees Valley now has a clear identity and formal planning designation

Works Better

Works Better

We help people who want to get into work overcome the barriers that are stopping them, and we support employers with suitable vacancies to access committed future employees. 

Step Forward Tees Valley

Step Forward Tees Valley

We help people across the Tees Valley overcome barriers to work or training so they can move forward with their lives. Whatever is standing in your way, we can help.

Hopeful Families in Wakefield

Hopeful Families in Wakefield

Jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund the programme is designed to help individuals from the region’s most socially excluded families. 

DurhamWorks

DurhamWorks

We are a partnership programme between Durham County Council and 9 organisations working together to support young people and help them create their future.

Land of Oak & Iron Landscape Partnership

Land of Oak & Iron Landscape Partnership

The multi-agency partnership has brought together local communities with statutory and charitable partners. We cover an area of the Derwent Valley and its surroundings in North East England.

River Tees Rediscovered

River Tees Rediscovered

This Landscape Partnership brings landscape to life through conservation, engagement, learning and training. We share a vision to celebrate heritage and create opportunities along the River Tees

Selby Garden Enterprise

Selby Garden Enterprise

We offer work experience for adults with physical, mental health and learning needs. With supported training where needed.

Healthy Holidays

Healthy Holidays

Groundwork’s Go Wild project provides free summer holiday outdoor adventures for families.

Growing St Andrews

Growing St Andrews

sustainable quality green spaces for play socialising, learning, growing, cultural activities and celebrations

Scarborough Jobmatch

Scarborough Jobmatch

Scarborough Jobmatch is unique. It's an Employment Support agency, and a commercial Recruitment Agency.

Groundwork Learning Centre

Groundwork Learning Centre

We strive for students to develop their skills and confidence whilst they learn on one of our diverse and creative courses.

The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse

Our offices provide high-quality meeting and conference facilities. Opened in 2006 at a cost of £4.3 million. The Greenhouse was designed as a sustainable development. We incorporated cutting edge eco-technology.

Warm & Well in North Yorkshire

Warm & Well in North Yorkshire

Are you worried about winter, concerned about your energy bills or in fuel debt? Is there damp or mould in your home? Are you anxious about falling ill from cold?

Groundwork Golf

Groundwork Golf

Groundwork Golf is proud to manage two courses in Yorkshire. Springhead Park Golf Club as originally a municipal golf course operated by Hull City Council. In July 2012, management of the Whitwood Golf Club was officially handed over to the Groundwork

Elba Park

Elba Park

Elba Park is an attractive Country Park in Sunderland. It is quickly establishing itself as a haven for wildlife. It's a popular place for people to enjoy the natural world.

The Eco Centre

The Eco Centre

Our Business Centre has 16 offices to let. Sizes range from 30sq m to 104sq m with flexible leasing arrangements.

West Boldon Lodge

West Boldon Lodge

West Boldon Lodge is part of the National Grid Environmental Education Centre Network. West Boldon Lodge, Education, environmental education centre, South Tyneside. The Lodge is a purpose built environmental education centre. Set in 13 hectares of habitats.

Eden Hill Peoples Centre

Eden Hill Peoples Centre

The drop in Centre in Eden Hill has by far been the main conduit for local residents to raise their concerns and issues

Jarrow Hall

Jarrow Hall

Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum this unique and iconic venue offers a wide range of events and hands-on activities throughout the year and is available for weddings, corporate and private hires

Local Energy Advice Partnership

Local Energy Advice Partnership

Save Money On Energy Bills. Offering local residents a completely FREE OF CHARGE service. LEAP can help you to save money and keep your home warm and cosy.  Free for local residents.