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Reflecting on eco anxiety after World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day took place earlier this month, providing an opportunity for people and organisations across the globe, and from all walks of life, to talk about the important subject of mental health. While there is often still stigma around mental illness, it’s been heartening to see so many open conversations and supportive messages [...]

By |2021-10-15T15:43:02+01:00October 15th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Andres’ Journey

This blog is written by 22 year old Andres, Groundwork London HR/Admin Assistant who was involved in the Welcome to the Green Economy project. Previous to joining the Our Bright Future project, I was unemployed as I was trying to make a career change while taking a gap year from university. I used to work [...]

By |2021-08-06T13:22:48+01:00August 6th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Be the face of Our Bright Future!

  This blog is written by 22 year old Ashleigh, the Our Bright Future apprentice who is excited about bringing together the environmental leaders of tomorrow.     We are a youth led organisation and we need youth leaders. We are launching an amazing opportunity for young brand ambassadors to passionately represent Our Bright Future [...]

By |2021-06-18T16:08:54+01:00June 18th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

The Climate Hot Seat – Putting leaders’ feet to the fire

This blog is written by Emily Beever, Senior Development Officer at YouthLink Scotland. In the past, young people have often been portrayed as uninterested in elections or apolitical. This couldn’t be further from my experience of supporting a group of 15 young people to organise a national youth environmental hustings in advance of the Scottish [...]

By |2021-05-27T18:35:01+01:00May 27th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

A Day in the Life of a Beekeeper in Lockdown

Being a “Bee You” beekeeper in lockdown has had its challenges but the team adapted and embraced the opportunities it posed for us. Teaching beekeeping took on a whole new life of its own purely because it’s a very hands-on practical and visual subject. Aspects which were taken for granted in the classroom or training [...]

By |2021-05-18T16:02:22+01:00May 18th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Can Nature Help With Our Mental Health?

This blog is written by Kirstie Andrews, Youth Council member at The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside. Can nature really help our mental health? I am a young person and have struggled with my mental health since being a child - I mostly struggle with depression and anxiety. I have lived in [...]

By |2021-05-13T14:36:17+01:00May 12th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Share Learn Improve – what, why and how

Any partnership programme should add up to more than the sum of its parts and it’s a well-known fact that partnership collaborations typically achieve more than organisations or projects working in isolation. So, when Our Bright Future - one of the largest partnership collaborations funded through the National Lottery Communities Fund was being conceived - [...]

By |2021-05-05T10:14:06+01:00May 5th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments
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