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groundwork

the ground or background of a painting, etc.

Groundwork

Site work that takes place on the ground, such as excavations, drain laying, pathways and driveways.

groundwork

Batten strips applied over roofing boards or the like; used as a base for the application of roofing materials.
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According to its website, the store "serves as meeting space, social space, and infoshop for San Diego's progressive, radical, and socialist community" and "provide[s] books at community events, political rallies, and punk rock shows." At Groundwork Books, this dedication to public activism and involvement is observable even from outside the store.
Last week's Green Summit saw city and borough leaders announce a raft of measures including a tough new approach to 'single-use' plastic amid growing concerns about its effects on marine life Groundwork, based in Trafford Park, has pledged to play its part in making it one of the leading green city regions in Europe.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], November 7 ( ANI ): Actor Kamal Haasan on Tuesday, while speaking on decision of forming a political party, said a lot of groundwork is needed for the same and he is working towards that.
Leigh Venus, Groundwork STAN culture and heritage operations manager, said: "We've had tens of thousands of people join us since opening Jarrow Hall 12 months ago - and the 'pay what you want' admission is a way of thanking everyone for their continued support." The anniversary weekend will include Acle Anglo-Saxon Early Medieval Re-enactment Group bringing the village to life, alongside an autumn craft and food fayre.
Andrew Watts, executive director of Groundwork STAN, said: "Groundwork has unparalleled knowledge and understanding of supporting and progressing key community initiatives in this region, and it is our vision to secure the site of Bede's World as a major tourist and historical attraction for many years to come."
While the desk remains, the turbine has been replaced by a bigger version as Groundwork celebrates 25 years in South Tyneside.
Groundwork NE and Cumbria is a very wellknown organisation so I was very excited to have the opportunity of an apprenticeship here.
Anna Pollard, from Groundwork North Wales, said this was only thing stopping the Coastal Coffee project from hitting the road.
A substantive Q&A session followed, and Menzies then hosted individual team members seeking more detailed counseling sessions for two hours in one of Groundwork Labs' offices.
Groundwork Providence is targeting unemployed and underemployed residents of Providence, Woonsocket, Central Falls, and Pawtucket, and will partner with the Providence Housing Authority, Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston, Family Success Centers, and the West Elmwood Housing Corp.
Paul Viles from Groundwork UK said: "As a national environmental charity, we know the importance of making sound investments which will yield good future returns."