Amidst the smoke and the steam there was a round of applause; then the crowd slowly dispersed. The Monckton Coke and Chemical Works had made its ‘last push’, after over 130 years of operation. The 15th December 2014 marked the end of one of the last remnants of Royston’s industrial past.Read more
Learn how to cut hedges and trees, build and repair fences, strim grass and maintain equipment on a short programme of practical training.Read more
We're excited to announce that we'll soon be holding an Enterprise Camp.
This week-long, part-residential event will be open free of charge to young people aged 18 to 24 who are out of full-time education or employment. It will be run by Groundwork in South Yorkshire in partnership with Sheffield Futures on the Talent Match programme.
Employees from the construction firm Skanska recently enjoyed a day of conservation work on the Rabbit Ings Country Park near Royston, Barnsley.
The day was part of Skanska’s corporate volunteering programme. The team was guided by Groundwork’s experienced park rangers.
The Talent Match team at Groundwork in South Yorkshire launched their Barnsley roadshow with a ‘pamper day’ in Bolton-on-Dearne. The busy event invited young people to relax and open their minds to a new beginning - be it a new job or a new course of education or training.Read more
Improving the environment is a core part of our mission. We want South Yorkshire to do its bit to save the planet whilst making it a better place to live. We aim to bring local communities, public bodies and private business together in pursuit of this sustainable development.Read more
The charity, which has pledged to help 100,000 households across the UK out of fuel poverty by 2015, will provide tailored advice through energy saving experts known as ‘Green Doctors’. The Doctors will be taking up residency at Fargate for a period of five weeks as part of the npower mobile exhibition.Read more
Young people around South Yorkshire can learn about horticulture or cycle mechanics alongside their GCSEs.Read more
The competition winners were selected from a group of 16 and 17 year olds who had signed up to or expressed an interest in taking part in the National Citizen Service.
Upon arriving in Manchester, the successful few met up with the other winners from across the country and were treated to a few slices of pizza and some complimentary drinks.Read more