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Welcome to our two new staff members!

Andy MacVicar and Caroline Woods Welcome to the team! Andy is passionate about working with recycled materials and as Enterprise Project Officer is helping Green Hive to set up our remaking workshop in Nairn. He studied a Masters in Fine Art Sculpture and has been a sculptor for over a decade. He believes creative making can have a positive cultural and environmental impact on our community. Caroline has returned to Nairn, her childhood home town, after living for ten years in Glasgow. The natural world inspires her to create and nurture bonds, especially the Queenspark river side where she grew…

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Dates for your diary

‘New friends and natter’   Friday 5th July Friday 19th July Green Hive Hub, Links Studios, Grant Street, Fishertown, 10am-1pm Open doors at our hub space, a chance to socialise with other Green Hivers, have a nice cuppa and some cake. All welcome. Bumblebags Sewing Group Saturday 6th July Saturday 3rd August Green Hive Hub, Links Studios, Grant Street, Fishertown at 11am Take part in our sewing group at the Green Hive hub, upcycle unwanted fabric to create reusable bags to be donated to local shops to reduce the number of plastic bags used in Nairn. Learn new skills and meet some new people….

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Riverside Fun Day!

Saturday 20th July 12pm-3pm at Riverside Park, near the Jubilee Bridge Green Hive, the Nairn and Nairnshire Community Partnership and other local community groups with an interest in the Riverside Park are joining together to provide a free and accessible afternoon of activities. Green Hive’s recent survey in Queens Park highlighted that the Riverside Area, including the play spaces and football pitch, were of value to the local residents.  It was apparent that people wanted to see more done to improve play spaces and promote a stronger sense of community. As part of the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative, working to reduce…

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Upcoming dates in May

Bumblebags Sewing Group Saturday 11th May Saturday 8th June Green Hive Hub, Links Studios, Grant Street, Fishertown at 11am Take part in our sewing group at the Green Hive hub, upcycle unwanted fabric to create reusable bags to be donated to local shops to reduce the number of plastic bags used in Nairn. Learn new skills and meet some new people. New Friends and Natter Friday 17th May Green Hive Hub, Links Studios, Grant Street, Fishertown, 10am-1pm Open doors at our hub space, a chance to socialise with other Green Hivers, have a nice cuppa and some cake. All welcome.

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Nairn River Invasive Species Project

This summer and over the next few years Green Hive are joining with the Spey Fishery Board on the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) project, a four year Heritage Lottery Fund supported project working to reduce numbers of invasive species present along our waterways. It covers a huge area, from Dundee in the south to the North coast of Sutherland. Green Hive volunteers will help to clear the area of the river Nairn that runs through our town. We will be organising group volunteering days during the summer as well as a volunteer hit squad trained to tackle the more toxic…

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We are recruiting!

We are recruiting for two new part-time staff members to join our team. You will join a small but growing local charity and social enterprise in Nairn, and have a key role in supporting our community to get involved in environmental projects that benefit the natural environment and the people of Nairn. Our Community Projects Worker role will be 14 hours per week and will support our volunteer community to be involved with Green Hive and coordinate project activities to take place. Our Enterprise Project Officer will work 21 hours per week to help Green Hive set up our social…

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Tradespark woods litter pick

A fantastic turn out last Sunday for the Tradespark woods litter pick. Around 50 people took part and collected in the region of 40 bags of waste. There were lots of drinks cans and bottles as well as buckets, a pitch fork, a solitary wellie and a Prestos bag. How long has it been since there was a Prestos in Nairn? Well done everyone!

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Dates for your diary

‘New friends and natter’  Friday 5th April Friday 19th April Green Hive Hub, Links Studios, Grant Street, Fishertown, 10am-1pm Open doors at our hub space, a chance to socialise with other Green Hivers, have a nice cuppa and some cake. All welcome. Bumblebags Sewing Group Saturday 6th April Saturday 11th May Green Hive Hub, Links Studios, Grant Street, Fishertown at 11am Take part in our sewing group at the Green Hive hub, upcycle unwanted fabric to create reusable bags to be donated to local shops to reduce the number of plastic bags used in Nairn. Learn new skills and meet some new people….

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Young People's Climate March

Nairn’s young people gathered on Friday 15th March in Nairn Town Centre to voice their concerns for our environment and demand action to be taken to stop climate change. Here at Green Hive we are very proud of the young people of Nairn for standing up for what they believe in a constructive and proactive way. “Others and myself decided that not enough action was being taken by global and UK politicians on climate change, so we decided to strike to address the issue that will impact all of us, for the 15th, the future and our future. Not enough action…

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Upcoming dates

Bumblebags Sewing Group Saturday 9th March Saturday 6th April Green Hive Hub, Links Studios, Grant Street, Fishertown at 11am Take part in our sewing group at the Green Hive hub, upcycle unwanted fabric to create reusable bags to be donated to local shops to reduce the number of plastic bags used in Nairn. Learn new skills and meet some new people. ‘New friends and natter’  Friday 15th March Friday 5th April Green Hive Hub, Links Studios, Grant Street, Fishertown, 10am-1pm Open doors at our hub space, a chance to socialise with other Green Hivers, have a nice cuppa and some cake. All welcome….