Sharing Learning from Edinburgh to Albania

2021-11-04T18:41:53+00:00November 4th, 2021|

We were delighted to welcome Kesjana from Albania to Scotland this week on a learning programme with The Green Team. We caught up with Kesjana at a session at Cappielaw Woods to find out what she does, why The Green Team and what she has been learning.What's your Name and

Youth Panel Restarts with taster day

2021-11-04T12:55:17+00:00November 2nd, 2021|

The Green Team Youth Panel is re-launching in person and we are looking for young people aged 12+ to join us. The Youth Panel will form an expert advisory group to the Board of Trustees and enables us to hear the opinions of young people who take part in

Pete’s Pedal Story: now on youtube

2021-11-02T15:50:40+00:00October 29th, 2021|

Thank you to the many who joined us for a lovely evening on the 28th October to hear about Pete's Pedal, shadowing the Scottish Watershed by bike over the summer. If you weren't able to join us then fear not! We have uploaded the recording of the evening

Gill takes on the London Marathon

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

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

Pete’s Pedal: The Whole Story

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

 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

Pete Pedals on for Young Carers

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

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

Meet The Green Team: Volunteer with us

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

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

Home Education Groups Return for the Autumn

2021-08-31T15:59:50+01:00August 23rd, 2021|

The Green Team’s Home Education groups are back for the autumn! For the past school year and when possible during the covid pandemic, The Green Team staff have been working with young people who were already being home schooled. The programme gives them a social experience of time in

Transition Days for City of Edinburgh Council A Great Success

2021-08-31T11:31:02+01:00August 19th, 2021|

A special thank you card from two young people at the South Queensferry Transition Days We were delighted to be asked by the Lifelong Learning and Development Team at The City of Edinburgh Council to run 3 transition days for 6 young people from different primary schools moving

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