Our first food market: By the students for the students!

Jake Dean Jones is helping to set up Staffordshire University’s farmers’ market as part of the National Union of Students’ Our Bright Future project: Student Eats. The Staffordshire University Students Union is setting up a food market on our Stoke campus. It won’t be as big as the local Tesco or Sainsbury’s, but it will […]

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Rambles and brambles

Andy O’Callaghan, Youth Project Officer from Our Wild Coasts gives us an update from North Wales Wildlife Trust  As Our Welsh Coasts gears up for working with young people across North Wales, it was time for the development workers to get their hands dirty and understand the ins and outs of how a wildlife trust proactively […]

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Inspiring a new generation of leaders

Peter Ainsworth, Chair of the Big Lottery Fund, shares his excitement as Our Bright Future activity begins  An estate in London’s Hammersmith; it’s not where you’d expect to find much green stuff going on. But it is happening. Earlier this year I met some young people there who had just started training with Groundwork London. […]

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Our time is now

Programme Manager, Cath Hare introduces Our Bright Future Our young people are becoming disconnected from the natural environment. Humans now spend more than 80% of their time indoors. Kids roam 300 yards on average and not the six miles we did four generations ago. Hence some kids in Cornwall haven’t been to the beach and […]

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