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Pete’s Pedal for Young Carers

Pete’s Pedal: Raising funds for The Green Team’s Young Carers ‘Time in Nature’ ProgrammeCycling and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages will be amazed to hear of Peter Wright’s 941km pedal around the watershed of Scotland. Peter is taking on this monumental challenge to raise funds to enable The

2021-07-22T11:22:51+01:00July 1st, 2021|

Green Wellies Feel Good Factor

Connecting with nature Today I walked past what seemed like fields of buttercups and clover, where orchids painted tiny splashes of purple in a canvas of yellow and green. As I turned, there, to my left was another swathe of wildflowers filled with the not-quite-yellow, yellow-rattle. When

2021-07-01T11:25:12+01:00June 10th, 2021|

Can you help young people to Thrive?

Can you donate £25 to buy a young person a hammock? Written by Kate Hedges, Thrive Programme Co-ordinator On Monday, Julie stepped into the woods on the Thrive programme. Around the fire she told me that coming to Thrive each week is so important to her because

2021-05-27T15:42:29+01:00May 27th, 2021|

Interview with Anna Pultar, volunteer photographer

Anna Pultar, volunteer photographer with The Green Team As we celebrate Volunteers Week from the 1st-7th June we’ve taken some time out to connect with Anna Pultar, a recent volunteer recruit to The Green Team. Anna isn't taking on the challenges of leading a group, rather she is

2021-05-27T14:39:31+01:00May 25th, 2021|

Become a member of the Scottish Youth Parliament

Expressions of interest to apply must be received by 30th June The Scottish Youth Parliament is looking for young people aged 14-25 to represent Scotland’s young people at the next parliament in November. The SYP works to ensure that young people’s voices are heard by decision-makers and

2021-05-27T14:05:15+01:00May 23rd, 2021|

Park Bench interview with Peter and Iona, Green Team patrons

Connect with nature to improve your mental wellbeing Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, runs this year from the 10th-16th May. We took time out to catch up with Peter Wright, our founding patron and Iona Rendall, our new patron

2021-06-03T15:37:12+01:00May 10th, 2021|

Mental Health Awareness Week: Helping you connect with nature

Get closer to nature this Mental Health Awareness Week Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, runs this year from the 10th-16th May. This year's theme is NATURE! It's not just about nature but how we make connections to it that

2021-04-27T14:33:20+01:00April 27th, 2021|

The Green Team Clan Take on the Virtual Kiltwalk Challenge

Margon will be walking and cycling the 7 Hills of Edinburgh while Penny 'wobbles' on a litter pick in the Virtual Kiltwalk Donate to The Green Team Wombles Donate to Margon's Challenge What's it all about? The Green Team's Education Officer, Margon

2021-04-20T18:34:41+01:00April 20th, 2021|
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