Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Student Eats

Project name: Student Eats Lead organisation: National Union of Students Project partners: The Soil Association, Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming, Plunkett Foundation Project summary:    Students Eats empowers students to grow their own low-carbon, on-campus food. This is because students want to live more sustainable, healthy lives, and because it brings huge benefits across […]

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Putting Down Roots for Young People

Project name: Putting Down Roots for Young People Lead organisation: St Mungo’s Project summary:    St Mungo’s is starting a five year Putting Down Roots project focused on helping vulnerable and homeless young people to create public green spaces. Young people aged 16-24 in London, Bristol, Milton Keynes and Oxfordshire will gain confidence, basic skills and […]

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Welcome to the Green Economy

Project name: Welcome to the Green Economy Lead organisation: Groundwork London Project summary:    Welcome to the Green Economy focuses on three interlinking strands of work:  Window into the Green Economy. Engaging 700 young people across 70 London secondary schools. Supporting them to deliver school environmental audits encompassing energy, water, waste, landscape.  Extrapolating results of audits […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Milestones

Project name: Milestones Lead organisation: Wiltshire Wildlife Trust Project partners: Community First (Youth Action Wiltshire and SPLASH), Wiltshire Early Help Service (Youth Offending Team, Reparation Team, Prevention Team, Youth Inclusion Programme), SWITCH/Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire Community Rehabilitation Company, Reading University, Canal and River Trust, Swindon Academy Project summary:     To connect vulnerable and marginalised young people […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
vInspired Eco-Talent

Project name: vInspired Eco Talent Lead organisation: vInspired Project partners: Canal & River Trust; Ealing Council; Tower Hamlets Council Project summary:    Eco Talent replicates vInspired’s successful model of delivering full-time volunteering placements within the environmental sector, and will run from January 2016 to December 2018. A total of 240 young people aged 16-25 will be […]

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Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders

Project name: Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders Lead organisation: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Project summary:    The “Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders” programme is a five-year programme to involve, inspire, upskill and empower young people aged 11 – 24 to take practical action and campaigning for the environment. This exciting and ambitious project will seek to engage young people in environmental […]

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Fruit-full Communities

Project name: Fruit-full Communities Lead organisation: Learning through Landscapes Project partners: YMCA, International Tree Foundation, The Urban Orchard Project Project summary:                Fruit–full Communities project will equip homeless young people with the skills and confidence needed to transform green spaces and help improve their own health and wellbeing. This project launched in January 2016 and […]

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My World My Home

Project name: My World My Home Lead organisation: Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland Project partners: National Union of Students Project summary:    My World My Home will develop the next generation of environmental leaders, by enabling and training them to work together confidently to lead a larger contingent of people and deliver real, […]

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Creative Pathways Environmental Design

Project name: Creative Pathways: Environmental Design Lead organisation: Impact Arts Project partners: Thenue Housing Association, Irvine Bay Regeneration Company & Barrhead Housing Association Project summary:    Creative Pathways Environmental Design will introduce young unemployed people with little or no experience of environmental issues to nature, environmental awareness and green skills through practical, creative and fun projects. As well […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Natural Estates

Project name: Natural Estates Lead organisation: Avon Wildlife Trust and Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Project partners: Social housing providers, local authorities, youth support organisations, schools and colleges Project summary: This five year project will see young people living in social housing become a catalyst for significant change in the way their local green space is managed. Participants will […]

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Growing Up Green

Project name: Growing Up Green Lead organisation: Hill Holt Wood Main project partners: North Kesteven District Council (NKDC), University of Lincoln (UoL), University of Lincoln Students’ Union, City of Lincoln, St Francis Special School. Other Partners: Voluntary Centre Services (VCS), West Lindsey District Council, Lincolnshire County Council, Special Education Needs Team, Department of work and pensions […]

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One Planet Pioneers

Project name: One Planet Pioneers Lead organisation: Middlesbrough Environment City Project partners:                  Actes Trust, Tees Valley Wildlife Trust, Middlesbrough Council, Askham Bryan College, Thirteen Housing Group, Knkow Your Money, Teesside University. Project summary:    The project will use the One Planet Living model of sustainability as the basis for engaging young people in developing, designing, delivering […]

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Grassroots Challenge Programme

Project name: Grassroots Challenge Programme Lead organisation: Ulster Wildlife Project partners: Young Farmers Clubs of Ulster, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Lantra, Northern Ireland Environment Link, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful Project summary: The Grassroots Challenge Programme will bring the great outdoors to life for 5,000 young people across Northern Ireland through Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster, Duke of […]

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Green Academies Project

Project name: Green Academies Project (GAP) Lead organisation: National Trust Project partners: UpRising, Birmingham Youth Service, Birmingham Parks & Gardens, Skills Solutions Wythenshaw, Capel Manor College, Durham District Scout Association, and Offa Community Council Project summary:    GAP will roll out the successful approaches developed during phase one in Birmingham to four new locations in England and Wales – […]

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Green Leaders

Project name: Green Leaders Lead organisation: Groundwork Project partners: Groundwork Bury, Bolton, Oldham & Rochdale, Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire & Merseyside, Groundwork Leeds, Groundwork Manchester, Salford, Stockport, Tameside & Trafford, Groundwork North East and Groundwork Northamptonshire Project summary: Groundwork’s Green Leaders project is set to give around 900 disadvantaged young people (aged 14-19) a stepping stone to future employment […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Our Wild Coast

Project name: Our Wild Coast Lead organisation: North Wales Wildlife Trust Project summary:    This 5 year project, ‘Our Wild Coast’, will provide opportunities for young people (ages 11-19) of coastal North Wales to discover, understand and undertake positive action for local wildlife. In doing so, young people will be offered opportunities to enhance their personal, social and […]

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Your Shore Beach Rangers

Project Name: Your Shore Beach Rangers Lead Organisation: Cornwall Wildlife Trust   Project Partners: Cornwall College Project Summary: The Your Shore Beach Rangers Project will work within Cornish communities to encourage an appreciation of, and engagement with, marine heritage by providing opportunities for local people to get involved in the marine environment at Cornwall’s local […]

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Belfast Hills Bright Future

Project name: Belfast Hills Bright Future Lead organisation: Belfast Hills Partnership Project partners:      National Trust, Ulster Wildlife, Woodland Trust, Ligoniel Improvement Association, Cave Hill Conservation Campaign, Butterfly Conservation, Mount Eagles Residents Association, Queens University Belfast, Belfast City Council, Lisburn & Castlerea Council, Antrim & Newtownabbey Council, NI Environment Agency Project summary:    The scheme has two strands: […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Youth in Nature

Project name: Youth in Nature Lead organisation: Probe (Hull) Limited Project partners: Child Dynamix, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, EMS Ltd, East Hull Community Farm Project summary:    Youth in Nature will develop a comprehensive programme of wildlife related activity developed and led by young people.  The project will create a centrepiece wildlife corridor, and a number of […]

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