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Talent Match Pamper Day

Talent match
As part of Groundwork’s commitment to engaging with young people who are struggling to find work or access education, a Pamper Day was arranged for potential Talent Match clients to attend in Thurnscoe. Read more

Part 2: Royston Allotment Improvements

Royston Allotment Improvements part2
Last year, Groundwork South Yorkshire took over the management of various allotment sites in Royston, Barnsley. It soon became clear that two sites, Jubilee Fields and Poplar Terrace, were in need of some improvement so that they could be fully enjoyed by the tenants. Read more

Rabbit Ings annual summer gala and dog show

dog show
On Sunday, Rabbit Ings Country Park hosted the annual summer gala and fun dog show! The day was a mix of fun and games for the kids, food stalls, craft stalls and much, much more. However, one of the undisputed highlights and potentially the main attraction is the fun dog show! Read more

Sheffield jobseekers attend restaurant recruitment day

Sheffield jobseekers
As part of the Community Work Programme, Groundwork South Yorkshire is committed to finding work for local jobseekers. Last Friday, we teamed up with Cluck, a new restaurant opening in Sheffield, to host a recruitment day for them to find kitchen staff, bar staff and even a potential manager! Read more

Rabbit Ings creates a new habitat for wildlife

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The team at Rabbit Ings decided it was time for a new pond on the site. 

Ponds are fantastic for the environment, giving an accessible habitat for wildlife to thrive. Not only can you find frogs and pond vegetation but insects, birds and animals also travel quite far to visit!

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Part 1: Royston Allotment Improvements

Royston Allotment Improvements part1
Last year, Groundwork South Yorkshire took over the management of various allotment sites in Royston, Barnsley. It soon became clear that two sites, Jubilee Fields and Poplar Terrace, were in need of some improvement so that they could be fully enjoyed by the tenants. Read more

Removing over a TONNE of rubbish!

Remove rubbish
The team at Groundwork South Yorkshire partnered up with South Yorkshire Police, Woodlands Speaks and Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council to help clear away some of the rubbish that has been illegally dumped at Highfields Country Park.This dedication and hard work resulted in the removal of over one metric tonne of rubbish from the site! Read more

Chris Sayer wins UK Volunteer of the Year

Chris Sayer
We caught up with Chris Sayer, Volunteer Ranger at Rabbit Ings Country Park. Chris was recently awarded the Land Trust's prestigious national prize, Volunteer of the Year.  Read more


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