Every year Groundwork delivers hundreds of projects across North Wales creating better neighbourhoods, building skills and job prospects and helping people to live and work in a greener way.

  • Green Team+

    An employment focused course for young people who have previously completed Flintshire Green Team or for young people who are ready for work and live in Flintshire. 

  • Children in Need 2017

    Our latest Children in Need  works with young people aged 16-21 from Wrexham & Flintshire over a 12 - 16 week programme that runs twice weekly,  using a holistic approach to engagement that allows them to grow and develop new skills.

  • Tesco 'Bags of Help' Grant Programme

    'Bags of Help' uses money raised by the 5p carrier bag charge in Tesco stores in the UK. It is open to a range of projects that support community participation in the development and use of open spaces. 


    TASK TEAM is a new initiative funded through the Welsh Government Innovation Fund. The Project is a free 12 week programme offering one to one support and guidance with the opportunity to gain an accredited Volunteering in the community qualification.

  • Our Back Yard

    The Big  Lottery Fund have created a new programme called 'Create Your Space' that aims to empower communities in Wales to improve their natural environment to meet the needs of current and future generations. 

  • trac

    TRAC is an innovative project which has been developed to provide bespoke engagement and learning programmes for young people at risk of becoming NEET across North Wales.  This is a framework, from which TRAC Co-ordinators from each county can purchase accredited learning programmes for young people aged 11-19.

  • Countryside Skills

    Countryside Skills is a 12-Week structured programme to help young people aged 16-24 gain recognised qualifications to enable progression to apprenticeships or improved employment prospects working in rural countryside jobs. 


    BOOST is a WCVA funded project for 16-24 year olds who are classed as NEET. During the duration of the project, the participants will be supported to overcome barriers to employment. The project encourages and helps participants in finding meaningful volunteering or work placement opportunities to further develop and renew their employability skills. 

  • Côr Bach Penllyn

    Groundwork North Wales recently worked with staff and pupils at Ysgol Hafod Lon (a special needs school in Gwynedd) to form a choir comprising of children, young people and support workers. During the projects weekly workshops which were held to help bring the community together and promote wellbeing through singing traditional Welsh songs, discussion on the history and heritage behind the music and creation of a mural that reflects the songs and Welsh culture that will be shown at the concert at the end of the project.

  • Green Team Traineeship Programme

    Groundwork North Wales has delivered six phases of the Green Team Traineeship Programme. The programme provides opportunities for young people aged 16-24 who are not in education, employment or training to take part in a 12-week practical traineeship programme. The young people on the programme learn training and employability skills and get work experience delivering local community projects.

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  • Resource Efficiency Wales (REW)

    The Resource Efficiency Wales (REW) project was set up by Welsh Government to offer support to organisations who wanted to identify and prioritise opportunities to improve the energy efficiency of buildings. Groundwork North Wales was approached by Cwm Harry, Newtown, who are the regional delivery agency for REW in North Wales. Cwm Harry identified that Groundwork North Wales had both the skill required to undertake a feasibility study on buildings but was also geographically well placed to operate across North East Wales. 

  • Activate - Anglesey, Conwy, Gwynedd

    Groundwork North Wales has been working in partnership with Job Centre Plus (JCP), creating opportunities for the long-term unemployed (6+ months), ESA and IS clients living in Gwynedd, Anglesey and Conwy and who are 25 and older. 

  • Go Green 4 Health

    Go Green 4 Health, funded by the Big Lottery Fund and managed by Groundwork North Wales, was designed to encourage people in Wrexham to use their local green spaces and country parks, increase their physical activity levels, have fun together, to improve their health in the natural environment.  

  • Coastal Communities Traineeship Programme

    Groundwork North Wales has been working in partnership with the Enterprise and Regeneration Team at Flintshire County Council on their Discover Flintshire's Coast project.  This project has been funded by the Coastal Communities Fund which is funded by the Government with income from the Crown Estate's marine assets. It is delivered by the Big Lottery Fund on behalf of UK Government and the Devolved Administrations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

  • Local Lives of the First World War

    The aim of the project was to connect primary school children from the Wrexham Villages to the history and heritage of their local area during the First World War and how it has changed since.

  • Environmental Project in Ruabon, Wrexham

    A new environmental project in Ruabon, Wrexham is working with volunteers and local community groups to improve areas of currently neglected green spaces in Ruabon, making them more accessible, improving the local environment for wildlife and providing local amenities for the benefit of the whole community.

  • Calon Call

    Groundwork North Wales, together with Heart Research UK and SUBWAY Eat Fresh, worked on helping youngsters in North Wales live healthier, happier and longer lives. 

    Over 250 primary school children in Gwynedd have benefitted from a series of healthy heart workshops as part of a project aiming to help prevent their future risk of developing heart disease.

  • Children in Need

    Groundwork North Wales has transformed the lives and prospects of young care leavers, thanks to our Children in Need programme.

  • Environmental Art Day

    The Environmental Art Day is a creative project which helps students explore and understand different aspects of their school day. 

  • UDO8@The Hub

    UDO8@The Hub, funded by North Wales Police and their Proceeds of Crime Act focused on ways to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour in young people aged 16 - 25 living in the Flintshire area. 

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