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Groundwork blog

This blog explores topical issues from a range of themes close to our hearts. Posts are by experts from Groundwork and other like minded organisations. One week it might be sustainability, another it might might be youth work or green space. Whatever it is it will be thought-provoking.




It's cool to be kind

"To be kind - it covers everything, to my mind. If you're kind that's it." Roald Dahl

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Inspiring the next generation of green leaders

The benefits of taking the classroom outdoors

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Intergenerational understanding - The key to community cohesion

With increasing divisions between the generations, community cohesion matters now more than ever.

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The Green Patch – The Kettering Food Festival, where the community is its beating heart

Blog post by Groundwork's Community, Health & Wellbeing Ambassador, Mark Lane

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When small gestures have big impact

Let's celebrate the doers and the change-makers

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Inequality and community capacity

Latest blog by Groundwork CEO, Graham Duxbury

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Celebrating communities

Celebrating local achievement with the Groundwork Community Awards

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Supporting the next generation of community leaders

Why we must unlock the leadership potential in young people.

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A bomb and a lesson from my Grandparents

A 70 year old bomb reminded me about the power of communities working together to overcome adversity.

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Why we all need to talk rubbish

Tackling litterbugs - one water bottle at a time

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Connecting capital

Latest blog post by Groundwork CEO, Graham Duxbury

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Why tailor-made energy efficiency advice is the way forward this winter and beyond

Too many of us are still faced with the stark choice of heating or eating

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