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Edinburgh Council Launches climate initiative

Edinburgh Talks Climate The City of Edinburgh Council has recently launched Edinburgh Talks Climate which has started a new phase of engagement and collaboration around climate change. They have launched a new challenge aimed specifically at younger people in Edinburgh. They want to know what most concerns young

2020-08-27T08:57:49+01:00August 27th, 2020|

Green Team offers Nature Connection for Volunteer Leaders

nature connection After 18 weeks of meeting online, some of the Nature Connection group met at Bawsinch Nature reserve in Duddingston ... 4 hours of wellbeing activities and reconnecting was just the ticket on an extremely hot day. The Nature Connection Group was started at the beginning of

2020-08-27T09:20:52+01:00August 25th, 2020|

Green Team shortlisted for Scottish Charity of the Year Award

Changing lives through environmental programmes for young people Run annually by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), the Scottish Charity Awards celebrate the best of Scotland’s voluntary sector. The Green Team has been announced as a finalist for the Scottish Charity of the Year Award, the only

2020-08-13T16:56:13+01:00August 14th, 2020|

The Green Team supports CAMHS programme

Supporting positive mental health and reconnecting with nature Lockdown has been challenging for a lot of young people. This is especially true for young people with autistic spectrum disorder or mental health issues. With some Covid response funding from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation we ran two summer programmes

2020-08-05T16:40:59+01:00August 5th, 2020|

The Green Team delivers mental health recovery programme

As we gradually move into Phase 3 we are delighted to be finally getting some young people together outside on a Green Team summer programme. We are teaming up with CAMHS (Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services) who support young people with a variety of mental health conditions. Over

2020-06-25T14:05:54+01:00June 25th, 2020|
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