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Below is a collection of articles from our corporate news section, knowledge centre and events section.

Litter Pick for World Environment Day

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For World Environment Day on 5th June Newground’s Environment Group organised litter picks as an opportunity for staff to get involved in making a difference to our local environment.

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Sewer blockages and flooding

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The amount of water entering our drains and sewers is ever increasing due to wetter climates and hard surfaces causing more surface water runoff. Add in the thousands of blockages occurring in our sewers every year and this can result in easily avoidable flood events. By following simple actions, everyone can help to reduce the number of sewer blockages and in turn lessen the chance of flooding.

Why #Every2ndcounts this May


Over 10 million items are sent to landfill every year. A third of these – up to 3 million – could be given a second chance. It’s what members of the Reuse Network do every day.

Newground awarded Highly Commendable for Excellence in Training or Mentoring

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Congratulations to the Landscape and Communities teams at Newground who have been awarded ‘highly commendable’ for ‘Excellence in Training or Mentoring’ at the Selnet 2018 awards this month. The award highlights the continuous hard work and commitment from the team at Newground and the great work Newground is involved in with individuals to secure training and job opportunities.

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