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Groundwork is the community
charity with a green heart.
We operate across England, Wales and Northern
Ireland, and work on thousands of individual projects each
year. We focus our activity on disadvantaged communities where we
can make most difference.
In the Northwest we have seven local
About our work
We want places to look better, streets to be
safer and outside areas to be green and beautiful. We want
people of all ages to be able to do stuff together to make the best
of where they live. We want to improve job prospects by
offering training and employment opportunities. We want to
show people how they can make their homes and workplaces better for
the environment and cheaper to run.
For thirty years now, Groundwork has been helping people to gain
confidence and skills to get involved in what's going on around
them, to ensure they have a say in decisions made by the local
council, the housing association, the business community or even
More often than not, our work revolves around the creation or
improvement of a local patch of land; turning it into a garden,
allotment, park or play area that benefits everyone living
Watch our video to see how it works: