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Learn to grow and manage a garden with Enstruct
For two weeks this summer, Enstruct will be running a programme to help GREAT participants to improve their gardening skills and even learn a little bit about carpentry.
A refreshed definition of 'families'
In March we changed the way we define families when we decide who is eligible for the GREAT Project.
Lord Callanan visits the GREAT Project
In April the GREAT Project was excited to host Lord Callanan, Minister of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union.
Donate your spare smart clothes for GREAT
Not all of our participants can afford to buy brand new clothes, so we're collecting formal clothes that we can give to interviewees ahead of their interviews.
Behind the scenes morning at Fareshare
On 17 April, GREAT spent a morning looking behind the scenes at Leicestershire-based charity Fareshare.
Exciting changes for the GREAT Project
There have been a lot of exciting changes at the GREAT Project recently. We’ve just finished a round of recruitment to the project and we have some new staff members and roles to introduce.