Young people and the environment: we’re celebrating a year of successes!

Policy and Campaigns Manager, Roberta Antonaci gives an update on the Our Bright Future #owningit campaign. With its 31 projects running across the UK, Our Bright Future is creating and improving many places and changing the lives of many young people across the four nations. We have already engaged more than 80,000 young people, breaking […]

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Wowed in Wales: 2018 Our Bright Future seminar

Last month the 2018 annual Our Bright Future all project seminar took place. Staff and Youth Forum members from across the UK gathered in Cardiff to celebrate the programme, learn from each other and plan ahead. Share Learn Improve Coordinator, Abi Paine shares her experience. Exactly one month to the day that I first started […]

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Jul 12, 2017 Anna Maggs 0 comments Team
What’s your bold move?

Roberta Antonaci, Policy and Campaigns Manager for Our Bright Future, tells us about her experience at TEDxTeen. On the 24 June, TEDxTeen took place at O2 Arena in South-East London. TED is a non-profit organisation devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. Independently run TEDx events take place in more […]

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Jan 12, 2017 Anna Maggs 0 comments Team
Introducing Anna

Anna Heathcote is the new Communications Officer for Our Bright Future. Coming from a charity background, it has been a very natural transition into the Wildlife Trusts’ Our Bright Future team in Newark. Prior to joining the team I juggled two roles, one with fellow conservation charity the RSPB, and the other with local community […]

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Life: better than all the textbooks combined

Guest blog from The Wildlife Trusts’ Communications Support Officer, Beth Rowland Mark Twain famously said, “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education”. That’s confusing, isn’t it? Some people might say that education means school or university, but the Collins English Dictionary defines education as “the act or process of acquiring knowledge” – […]

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Mar 15, 2016 Cath Hare 0 comments Team
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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