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We are delighted to welcome Peter Wright, Patron of The Green Team and Chief Executive Penny Radway. The Green Team helps young people to appreciate nature and care for our planet, whilst developing new skills and realising the wellbeing benefits of time spent in greenspaces.

The Green Team are one of George Watsons’s charity partners and Peter has just completed a 950km cycle across Scotland’s wild landscape to raise funds to provide young carers with some respite in nature on Green Team projects.
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    Penny Radway
    Penny has managed The Green Team since 2000. Previous roles include working as a Countryside Ranger and Access Officer for Stirling Council.

    Penny studied Countryside Management in North Wales whilst working as a voluntary officer for the local TCV office. Penny has spent many years working in practical conservation and environmental education and achieved a masters in Learning for Sustainability at Edinburgh University in 2019.

    She loves trees.
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    Peter Wright
    Peter began his career in Youth Work and Community Education going on to become the Manager of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Unit in the City of Edinburgh from 1989-2007. He co-founded Youth in Trust (now the National Trust for Scotland Conservation Volunteers) Thistle Camps and is the founder and president of Friends of the Award (FOTA). He also helped to establish the John Muir Award. Peter was awarded an MBE for services to disadvantaged young people and the DofE in 2005, and has the distinction of having ‘The Peter Wright Outdoor Learning Hub’ at Newbattle Abbey College, named in his honour.

    Peter set up the Green Team in 1995 to offer environmental volunteering opportunities to those taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. He is now Patron of the charity which has grown significantly over the last 26 years. The Green Team helps young people to appreciate nature and care for our planet, whilst developing new skills and realising the wellbeing benefits of time spent in greenspaces. The Green Team are one of George Watsons’s charity partners and Peter has just completed a 950km cycle across Scotland’s wild landscape to raise funds to provide young carers with some respite in nature on Green Team projects.
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