Gill takes on the London Marathon

Gill in training with bramble the dog!Gill Hood has enjoyed time with The Green Team through her employer, BlackRock, and is taking on the London Marathon on Sunday 3rd October to raise funds for the work we do.We caught up with Gill with only a few days to go

2021-09-30T14:42:24+01:00September 30th, 2021|

Pete’s Pedal: The Whole Story

 An evening with Peter Wright: Pete's Pedal, the whole story!There are so many heart-warming and entertaining stories and tales from Peter's adventure that we wanted to give you the chance to hear about them first-hand.On 28th October, 7pm, we will be hosting an online talk with Peter including time

2021-09-30T14:55:05+01:00September 20th, 2021|

Pete Pedals on for Young Carers

A mid-way update from Pete's Pedal - powering on! Young carers, not out of choice but out of necessity, find themselves with the enormous responsibility of caring for parents, siblings or other family members. They face a huge challenge as they try to juggle school and looking after

2021-08-31T16:15:10+01:00August 31st, 2021|

Meet The Green Team: Volunteer with us

13-19th September: Edinburgh Napier University Student’s Association Climate Week As part of a week-long campaign to raise awareness of climate challenges and the part we can all play in making a difference, The Green Team will be running a conservation day for new students at Napier University to experience

2021-08-31T13:23:48+01:00August 28th, 2021|

What’s coming up

After what has been a really busy summer for our team this year, we aren't resting on our laurels once school starts back. There's lots to look forward to.... Nature Play for pre-school children and their parents/carers restarts at the end of August with morning sessions running on a

2021-08-05T13:40:16+01:00August 3rd, 2021|

A busy summer for our staff team

The summer holidays are normally a time for slowing down for many of our Green Team staff as programmes take a pause, but this summer it's been a busy time as we enjoy getting back to sharing our love of nature with lots of young people. Nature Play

2021-08-05T12:35:23+01:00August 1st, 2021|

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|
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