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Lottery Funding 2017!

Special Announcement!

We are pleased to announce that we have been successful in securing funding from the Big Lottery to the value of £147,500.00. This award is specifically to enable The Green Team to develop the ‘Volunteer Journey’ project and to set up a wholly owned Community Interest Company. The ‘Volunteer Journey’ is designed to train and […]

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Liam’s Sponsored 125 Mile Bike Ride!

A huge ‘WELL DONE!’ to our Green Team Volunteer Liam Holland on completing his week long, 125 mile, sponsored bike ride around Goole – completing it over 5 days. Liam, who has been a Volunteer with The Green Team for a year now, was inspired to do a sponsored event by Green Team Volunteer Andy […]

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Herb Workshop

‘Join us for a Herb Workshop.’ Wednesday 28th June 2017, 10:30am until 1:30pm at our Green Team Training Room, West Park. A trained herbalist will take you through the session which will include herb identification, herb tasting and you will have the opportunity to make a herb balm to take home. Cost for the session […]

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Volunteer Driver Needed

Driver needed for one of our vehicles. Your role will be to transport our Volunteer Garden Maintenance Team in and around Goole to the locations where they will be working. Ideally we need an additional driver for a Tuesday morning but there is some flexibility if this is not suitable. You will need to be […]

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Promoting Volunteering Event at Goole College

Goole College understands the importance volunteers play in the local community and recently hosted an event to raise awareness and provide information on how to get involved with local organisations. On Wednesday 26 April, organisations such as accessible music theatre Castaway Goole, VYPER (Volunteering for Young People within East Riding), garden maintenance service ‘The Green […]

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Tea and cake at The Prince’s Trust Presentation Event

Staff and Volunteers from The Green Team were recently invited to attend a Prince’s Trust Presentation Event in Goole to celebrate the achievements of local individuals that had taken part in the Prince’s Trust Work Programme. This 12 week long course aims to move young people closer to employment and 2 weeks of the course […]

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Picnic In The Park 2017

Once again, The Green Team will be opening its doors to the poly tunnels at this years ‘Picnic In The Park’ which is taking place on Sunday 4th June 2017 at West Park, Goole and our Table Top Gardening Group will be selling bedding plants, hanging baskets and containers. The majority of our plants have […]

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Hanging Basket Workshop

At our recent Easter Workshop we were asked if we would hold a ‘hanging basket workshop’… so here’s the date! Thursday 11th May at 10.00 am in our Green Team Training Room, West Park. Join us for a morning of planting, company and a cuppa and create a basket to take home with you! We […]

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Green Team Easter Workshop

Join us for an afternoon of creativity, making handmade flowers using a variety of materials. Adults only Date: Friday 7th April 2017 Time: 1:30pm Venue: Green Team Training Room, West Park Cost: £6.00 – includes all materials and refreshments Workshop free for any of our Green Team Volunteers All welcome, no experience necessary, full guidance […]

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Springtime At Our Polytunnels

Spring has arrived at our polytunnels at West Park and so has our newest addition to our staff team! We welcome ‘Janet’ who has joined The Green Team as ‘West Park / Table Top Group Co-ordinator.’ There are plenty of opportunities for new Volunteers to get involved with The Table Top Group and Janet’s role […]

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