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Electric Minibus reduces our carbon footprint

On Thursday 9th May, it finally happened – our new electric minibus arrived. Nicknamed Stevie, they have settled in well and are already best friends with our electric people carrier, Evie. The long fundraising road We started our fundraising campaign back in 2022 when some of our youth panel, volunteers

2024-06-18T18:04:33+01:00June 18th, 2024|

especially for our volunteers…

This volunteer’s week we’re taking the time to celebrate and thank all our amazing volunteers. We have people behind the scenes helping with fundraising, events and admin, volunteers capturing amazing images and video to portray our work, our board who give of their time tirelessly, our youth panel who

2024-06-06T08:22:27+01:00June 6th, 2024|

New Green Schools and Communities Co-ordinator Appointed

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Struan Johnston as The Green Team’s newest member of staff. Struan will be working with Margon on our Green Schools programme delivering environmental education and outdoor learning, mainly to primary schools in Edinburgh. This increased Schools work comes thanks to funding

2024-02-29T15:32:12+00:00February 29th, 2024|

WE’RE HIRING!

GREEN SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR20 hours a week / £30,732 pro rataCLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm, Friday 16th February 2024We are looking for someone with experience of delivering outdoor and environmental sessions with schools and communities, working with children and young people in outdoor learning settings and supporting volunteers.The

2024-02-08T10:12:44+00:00February 8th, 2024|

Summer Field Studies Residential

River Feshie Field Studies Residential Join us for five nights in the Caledonian pine forests of Glenfeshie in the heart of the Cairngorm mountains. During this week the mighty River Feshie will be our teacher as it snakes and braids its way through rewilded glens filled with ancient pines.

2024-02-01T11:34:55+00:00February 1st, 2024|

Wreath-making the Green Team Way!

“It smells like Christmas” Around 100 wreaths were made with The Green Team in November/December by three different organisations. This included Syrian teenage girls from MCFB (multicultural Family Base), a wellbeing greenspaces group from FCCT (Fountainbridge Canalside Community Trust) and employees from BlackRock. All individuals enjoyed the mindful, relaxing

2023-12-12T14:12:10+00:00December 12th, 2023|
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