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Green Team Supports World Clean Up Day

World Clean Up Day with Decathlon We were delighted to be asked to support Decathlon's litter pick event for World Clean Up Day on the 17th September this year at Sighthill Park. We provided a small support team consisting of members of our youth panel and staff along with

2023-12-07T16:01:33+00:00October 1st, 2023|

Green Team at Volunteer Fair 2023

Carbon Conscious Always conscious of our carbon footprint, we arrived at the Volunteer Fair on 13th September on our cargo bike with all the things for our stall on board - including Margon's collection of crocheted animals and some windfall apples! Volunteer with us We spoke to lots of

2023-09-14T10:50:04+01:00September 14th, 2023|

New electric minibus is on it’s way!

Carbon Conscious At the Green Team we are always very conscious of our impact on the planet, and we are proud of the positive change our projects make – whether that is tree-planting to reduce carbon in the atmosphere, removing non-native invasive species to enhance biodiversity or other tasks.

2023-08-24T19:14:54+01:00August 22nd, 2023|

Meet Evelyn: our volunteer videographer

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

2022-11-24T15:02:34+00:00November 22nd, 2022|

Green Team Shortlisted for Scottish Power Foundation Education Award

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

2022-11-10T10:19:57+00:00October 19th, 2022|

Wonder Wombles Clean up on the Kiltwalk

Our womblers! On Sunday, 18th September our wonderful group of womblers completed the 4 mile 'Wee Wander' through the streets and cycleways of Edinburgh as they took part in the Kiltwalk. The amazing group of 11 fundraisers not only completed the route but collected an astounding 26 bags of

2022-09-20T14:00:21+01:00September 20th, 2022|

Green Team Thrive Project Shortlisted for Nature of Scotland Award

Winners of the Nature of Scotland Awards will be announced on 17th Nov We are delighted that our Thrive programme has been shortlisted for a Nature of Scotland Award in the ‘Health and Wellbeing’ category. We found out this great news at a ceremony at the Scottish Parliament on

2022-09-08T12:16:19+01:00September 8th, 2022|

Meet some of our volunteer leaders

Harris, Rory and Shona with our young explorers at Cramond Beach Every year The Green Team runs a variety of activities during the summer holidays. These activities range from outdoor holiday clubs for 8- 12year olds, young carers summer projects and this year we ran a residential to the

2022-09-20T13:01:01+01:00August 20th, 2022|

More Good Days with Enliven Edinburgh

Loneliness is an important factor contributing to higher levels of stress. People's sense of isolation and reduced ability to connect with others has been particularly heightened during the covid pandemic. Enliven Edinburgh offered opportunities for people to connect and reconnect. The Green Team took up the challenge from Enliven Edinburgh

2022-09-20T16:23:54+01:00July 28th, 2022|
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