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Wreath-making the Green Team Way!

“It smells like Christmas” Around 100 wreaths were made with The Green Team in November/December by three different organisations. This included Syrian teenage girls from MCFB (multicultural Family Base), a wellbeing greenspaces group from FCCT (Fountainbridge Canalside Community Trust) and employees from BlackRock. All individuals enjoyed the mindful, relaxing

2023-12-12T14:12:10+00:00December 12th, 2023|

Main Programmes Price Increase

As of 1st January 2024 we will be applying a price increase to our main programmes. Prices have remained at the same level for 10 years and we continued to keep our prices static during covid and the ensuing cost of living crisis.  Unfortunately it remains untenable for our

2023-12-14T13:55:20+00:00December 1st, 2023|

Winter Celebration Online Raffle

We are really looking forward to our Winter Celebration and Awards Night on Friday 1st December. It is a great opportunity to share in all the achievements and personal development that our participants have made as well as giving thanks for the amazing work that all our volunteers do.

2023-11-28T12:48:49+00:00November 28th, 2023|

Green Team becomes Volunteer Charter Champion

We're a Volunteer Charter Champion! At The Green Team we place considerable value on our volunteers and recognise the enormous contribution they make to the success of our organisation and to the lives of the young people involved in our programmes. That is why in October this year we

2023-12-07T16:34:46+00:00November 1st, 2023|

Green Team supports Discover! Programme

“this is amazing” “ great to see parents so engaged with their children” This summer we supported City of Edinburgh Council with their Discover! programme, facilitating nature play in local parks. The Discover programme is open to disadvantaged families accessing free school meals to alleviate pressures during the school

2023-08-24T10:46:35+01:00August 7th, 2023|

Fun and games at Summer Holiday Activity Week

The summer holiday club week which ran from 17th-21st July was such a delight this year. We really explored all over Edinburgh and the Lothians. We enjoyed trips to the coast fossil hunting, woodland conservation work in East Lothian, a trip to Five Sisters Zoo to help with their invertebrate

2023-08-24T10:44:41+01:00August 1st, 2023|

Summer Residential on Eigg

At the start of the summer holidays a group from Skylarks and Green Volunteers spent a week on the majestic Isle of Eigg.  Working alongside community groups and the local wildlife rangers, we cleared around the orchard apple trees to help with local food initiatives, helped in the tree

2023-08-24T20:06:53+01:00July 24th, 2023|
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