written by Lorna Street, board member.Two of our young volunteers (Harris and Abby) went to the Scottish Parliament for the ‘Teach the Future’ campaign reception on 22nd March, with a trustee in tow, me - Lorna Street.Here, Harris and Abby share their experience of the evening:Harris: We went to a
It was great to publish our 2022 Impact Report full of inspiring stories and statistics of the transformative power of our work. The 16 page document shares the outcomes of each of our programmes in words, pictures and quotes. Last year was one in which some of the challenges
NeuroSpicy is the name of the pilot programme we will be running in the summer holidays to explore and better meet the needs of our wonderful neurodiverse participants. As an organisation we aim to support the involvement of all young people including those who are neurodiverse. Being neurodiverse means
We had a magical day at The Green Team’s New Years Gathering on Saturday 28th January. Everyone arrived for 2pm at The Risk Factory in Edinburgh for an afternoon of hedge planting. Spades and trees were unloaded from Evie (our all electric people carrier) and everyone got to work.
After 10 years as Green Angels, our programme for girls and non-binary young folk aged 12-18 is now called Skylarks. The new name was announced at our Winter Celebration. It was chosen in consultation with current participants on the programme, they ranked the options after an open call for
Evelyn Dom: our volunteer videographer We caught up with Evelyn whilst out on an adventure with The Green Team. Find out a bit more about Evelyn, her love of nature and being a videographer. What’s your name and what do you do when you’re not volunteering with The Green
The Thrive Team receiving their Nature of Scotland Health & Wellbeing Award Photo Credit: Mike Wilkinson, RSPB The Green Team's Thrive Programme won the Health and Wellbeing Award at RSPB Scotland’s Nature of Scotland Awards 2022 announced at a glittering event on 17th November at the Edinburgh International Conference
Come and join us for an evening of celebration! Everyone welcome. Please arrive promptly in time for the awards ceremony starting at 7pm.Doors open 6.45pm. Preparations are well under way for our Winter Celebration which includes our first ever Awards Night. The evening looks set to be a fantastic night
Come and join us for an evening of celebration! Everyone welcome. Please arrive promptly in time for the awards ceremony starting at 7pm. Doors open 6.45pm. We are delighted to be hosting our first ever AWARDS NIGHT alongside our usual winter celebration. Everyone is welcome to this family friendly evening.
Winners of the Scottish Power Foundation Awards will be announced on 1st November 2022. We are absolutely delighted that we have been shortlisted for the Education Award at the Scottish Power Foundation Awards. This recognises the amazing work our Green Schools programme has been doing for 10 years to facilitate