Groundwork GM Staff Day

Groundwork Team Day

Employees from Groundwork Greater Manchester came together on the 25th September to help spruce up Trafford Ecology Park. Stepping away from their usual roles which include supporting people into employment, helping people stay warm and making businesses be more efficient the team of over 50 got stuck into a range of tasks which included: Filling a skip…Read More »

Forest School girl with leaf

Forest School Blog

This September we’re welcoming a number of learners from a local school in Salford to Trafford Ecology Park for the very first time. The young people involved are working to increase their confidence and reduce their anxiety through a number of different programmes, including visits to the park, practical conservation and forest school experiences. As…Read More »

Forest School Shelter

New Sustainable Classroom!

Trafford Ecology Park will soon be able to cater for school group visits thanks to support from local business Cargill, whose Cargill Cares programme has funded the construction of an environmentally sustainable classroom. The new facility at Trafford Ecology Park is a key element of Groundwork’s vision to establish the Ecology Park as an exemplar…Read More »

HSBC volunteers at Trafford Ecology Park

Corporate Volunteering with HSBC

On Wednesday 21st March Groundwork welcomed 17 volunteers from HSBC from around Greater Manchester to the wonderful Trafford Ecology Park. Liz Edwards, Community Lead at Groundwork Greater Manchester explained what happened throughout the day: “The volunteers were able to help with some of the general park maintenance as well as creating bug hotels, renewing the paths,…Read More »