‘One of the proudest moments of my life’

My name is Sion and I’m currently taking part in the UpRising Environmental Leadership Programme, which is one of the Our Bright Future projects. It all started with a missed call and a text from Libbi, the UpRising Programme Coordinator for Cardiff. The text read β€œGive me a call when you can, I have an […]

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Urban Nature: visiting the Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

Earlier this year a group of UpRisers on the London Environmental Leadership Programme took trip down to Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park. They had a tour by one of the park wardens and heard all about the fantastic work going on. The park is maintained by The Conservation Volunteers (TCV), a community volunteering charity that conserves […]

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Moving away from a materialistic Christmas

Lily Stringer is taking part in the Cardiff Environmental Leadership Programme, delivered by UpRising. Her blog challenges our Christmas present buying habits. Make it Sentimental This may sound a sinister start to a post about Christmas, but consider this: if you were forced from your home and only able to take one bag of belongings […]

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2018-19 UpRising Environmental Leadership Programme Launch

The UpRising Environmental Leadership Programme 2018-19 launched in November this year in London, Cardiff, Manchester and Birmingham. We kicked off the programme with a Leadership Launch Weekend that was held simultaneously across the four cities. During the weekend UpRisers shared knowledge about the key environmental challenges facing their local communities as well as understanding their […]

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