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28 June 2021
Greener Growth recognised with Suffolk Award for work at Riverwalk School, Bury St Edmunds, during coronavirus

By Sam Walker - sam.walker@iliffepublishing.co.uk Published: 15:22, 25 May 2021 | Updated: 15:32, 25 May 2021 A community interest company that rejuvenates neglected areas and makes them ‘biodiversity enhancing’ has been awarded a Suffolk Award for their work at a Bury St Edmunds school over the coronavirus pandemic. Joannah Metcalfe and Wesley Stanford from Greener […]

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8 June 2021
Wildlife mural unveiled at Southgate Community Centre, Bury St Edmunds

 By Sam Walker - sam.walker@iliffepublishing.co.uk A new wildlife mural with the ‘wow’ factor has been unveiled outside a community hub in Bury St Edmunds as part of a £15,000 rejuvenation project. Members from the local community and councillors Richard Rout and Patrick Chung were on hand last week to officially reveal the new artwork outside the Southgate Community […]

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14 April 2021
Greener Growth has earnt SafeContractor Approved status

We are very pleased to announce that Greener Growth CIC has been awarded SafeContractor accreditation from Alcumus for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations […]

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10 April 2021
Project Update: HMP Wayland

HMP Wayland is based near Thetford, in Norfolk, and is a low security category C prison. It has large PIPE (Psychologically Informed Planned Environments) and PD (personality disorder) units within the same building, which share the same large garden. We have been working with this prison for years now, with 2021 being the seventh delivery […]

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23 March 2021
Greener Growth project needs help from residents to create 'green corridor' in Bury St Edmunds

By Kevin Hurst Bury Free Press A call for Bury St Edmunds residents to put their favourite town green spaces on the map – literally – has been made by a Suffolk environmental community interest company. Greener Growth’s Bury Green Spaces project wants people to fill out a questionnaire to help to create a ‘green corridor’ throughout the […]

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19 December 2019
Our new brochure

Our new brochure! Check out our new brochure detailing what we do, when how and where... Greener Growth Brochure

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3 September 2019
"Anyone for a carrot?"

Greener Growth is delighted to report that recognition of the impact of spending time outside with our unique therapeutic packages seems to be growing as fast as our gardens this year! So far with the prison estates in the East Anglian & Kent regions and progressing with registered interest at HMP Thameside.

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20 July 2019
Working to make housing developments places where wildlife can live too

Working to make housing developments places where wildlife can live too (Photo above: Craig Lee and Paul Hebditch from Greener Growth check on a wild flower area at Riduna Park business park in Melton Picture: Ross Bentley) Ross Bentley | East Anglian Times   An event held in Suffolk this week sought to encourage house builders […]

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18 July 2019
Riduna Park Press Release

Business leaders in construction and land development have been urged to embrace their important role in conservation across Suffolk. Landowners, council representatives and housing businesses were among those who attended a special event at Riduna Park, in Melton, to hear a rallying call from CIC Greener Growth.

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8 July 2019
Greener Growth's Director of Conservation Chris Mahon hosts IUCN Regional Conservation Forum, Europe, North & Central Asia, Rotterdam 2019

Greener Growth's Director of Conservation Chris Mahon hosts IUCN Regional Conservation Forum, Europe, North & Central Asia, Rotterdam 2019 #IUCNRCFRotterdam Chris Mahon | IUCN-UK More than 20 IUCN Member organisations and Commission Members from the UK attended the RCF in Rotterdam last week. Despite the sombre findings of the recent IPBES report and against a […]

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