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The main themes of our work and some of our most important initiatives.
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are one of Groundwork’s most important partners. We work closely
with the majority of local authorities across the Yorkshire &
The Humber region to help them shape their places and improve local
quality of life.
Many local authorities are legal
members of Groundwork Trusts, and Groundwork sit on Local Strategic
Partnerships and other local structures around the UK. We have a
shared understanding of the local area and local priorities, which
gives us a head start in creating initiatives which will really
work on the ground.
We can work with you to develop bespoke
projects that deliver for local people and for your targets.
Depending on the needs of your authority, we can act as a
subcontractor or develop a partnership approach to delivery.
Groundwork has a strong track record of developing entrepreneurial
and creative solutions. Helping to meet Local Area Agreement (LAA)
targets is one of the main drivers of our activity. We want to add
value to the work of the local authority and other partners and
make a real impact on the ground.
We create real change. This means
carrying out work locally, regionally and nationally that:
Helps communities make their own decisions about their
Motivates and develops our young people
Redesigns our neglected open spaces for twenty-first century use
Builds people’s skills and improves job prospects
ways of living and working