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Your hidden water use

This blog is written by Rebecca Farrar, a Geography and Environmental Science student and Avon Wildlife Trust’s Our Bright Future Youth Forum Representative. What comes to mind when you think of reducing water use? You will probably jump straight to having shorter showers, installing smart meters and turning off taps. All of which is important [...]

By |2021-03-10T16:19:30+00:00March 9th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Alanna’s story

Alanna joined the Belfast Hills Bright Future project in 2017. The Our Bright Future project has helped change my life dramatically! Before starting the programme I had just given birth to my daughter and was working a part-time bar job. Trying to juggle family life and late night shifts soon took its toll and I [...]

By |2021-03-02T14:46:50+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Water is a substance we often overlook and ignore but it can be the source of life itself or the source of great tragedy and sorrow

This blog is written by Gemma, a 16-year-old Our Bright Future Youth Forum Rep who lives in York. She gives her view on how water has affected where she lives and the future solutions that could help York adapt to higher river levels. Water. Water is a substance we often overlook and ignore but it [...]

By |2021-02-23T16:24:25+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Jade’s apprenticeship journey

My 16 months apprenticeship with Cumbria Wildlife Trust and YDMT has been incredible. Two years ago, I didn’t know what I was passionate about or wanted to do.  This apprenticeship gave me the opportunity to learn about the natural world, and about myself. I have grown so much that have been running volunteer work parties, [...]

By |2021-02-23T16:46:14+00:00February 8th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Thinking of an increased youth voice in your organisation? This is our story.

Increasing eco-anxiety is a sign that young people feel real concern over failure to address environmental challenges. Following on from the school strikes for climate many young people are asking to learn more about advocacy and political engagement. Northern Ireland has two Our Bright Future projects, one with The Belfast Hills Partnership the other with [...]

By |2021-02-23T16:46:49+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Blog, Uncategorised|0 Comments

2020 Review

2020 was a particularly challenging year for everyone, but looking back over the year, I’m so proud of how much the programme has managed to achieve. The year started well with a successful event in Northern Ireland where 40 young people from Ulster Wildlife and the Belfast Hills Partnership met with key decision makers [...]

By |2021-02-23T16:47:35+00:00January 4th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

A summer of wellbeing

After much thought and careful planning, Milestones, alongside Youth Action Wiltshire, launched into their Summer activity programme at the end of July. It was wonderful to welcome young people back on to our reserves, even with the many restrictions and procedures that we had to put in place. With wellbeing as a key focus for [...]

By |2021-02-23T16:48:19+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments
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