Archive | November, 2016


100 mile lawn mower push

Green Team Volunteer, Andy Barrett, is attempting a 100 mile lawn mower push! The event is to raise funds for The Green Team and another local charity, Castaways Music Theatre. The event is due to start on 12th December – Andy will be dressed as Father Christmas and will push his mower “Rudolf” around a […]

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West Park Development

Our Volunteer, Janet Gough, has kindly said that she will increase her hours to help in the further development of our site at West Park. She will be there on a Tuesday morning 9:30am until 12:30pm and on a Thursday morning 9:30am until 12 noon. There is massive potential at West Park and we need […]

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The Courtyard Christmas – GreenTeam Stall

Sat 26th Nov ‘16. ‘Raising Funds.’ The Green Team are having a stall at The Courtyard Christmas. Would you like to help our charity by donating a new gift for us to sell on our stall? Item suggestions – food, toiletries, accessories, garden items, homeware. Donations can be brought to our Green Team office at […]

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Janet G’s story

My name is Janet. The Green Team helped me to turn my life around. Two years ago I had a complete breakdown and wasn’t able to return to my nursing job that I had enjoyed for 13 years. I had lost everything. It was suggested that I did voluntary work and I have been with […]

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Paul’s story

I have been a Volunteer Gardener with The Green Team since 1998. I enjoy mowing people’s lawns and like the training days. Before I came to The Green Team I was feeling bored and felt I had no skills. Working with The Team makes me feel that I do have a purpose and I love […]

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Green Team Trip 2016

L’s story

I have been volunteering for a few months – about two days a week. I go out gardening – hedge cutting, grass cutting, weeding, hoeing etc. When I came to The Green Team I was struggling with anxiety and depression, a problem I’ve had for a few years now. I was struggling to get up […]

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Kirsty’s story

What an amazing thing you guys do. I’m so proud to have been a part of it today with the Argos crew. You all put so much effort in and do such a fantastic job for those people who need it the most. Absolutely brilliant. Thank you for letting me be a part of it. […]

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A cuppa for the workers!

Janet’s story

I joined as a Volunteer many years ago. I chose The Green Team due to my love of Gardening which I gained from my parents. I realised that The Green Team fills the need for people like my elderly parents who were unable to do their own garden but still liked to see it cared […]

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Liam’s story

My name is Liam Daniel Holland, and I’m from Rawcliffe Bridge. I’ve been working with the Green Team since late June 2016. I volunteer in the Green Team office, and I’m also willing to help out sometimes down at Westpark, where the Green Team grow and store all their new, fresh plants. When I first […]

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