St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

Tag: challenge

Big Give Christmas Challenge is live!

As of this noon until noon on 4th December, the Big Give Christmas Challenge donation page is live – all donations made via that page will get doubled by the Garfield Weston Foundation. Please help us raise funds to extend St Nicks Environment Centre to make more space for our volunteers, Ecotherapy participants, visitors and […]

Posted 27 November 2018 | Tags: Big Give, challenge, fundraising

Big Give Trike Challenge accomplished

We’re very proud of our Recycling Team who challenged themselves to cycle 135 miles on their two tricycles (Clicky and Twisty) on Saturday 24th November along the Sustrans Solar System route. This is the average distance all four of our vehicles (including electric Doris and Edith) cover each week so doing it with few gears […]

Posted 27 November 2018 | Tags: Big Give, challenge, fundraising, recycling, tricycles

Wastebusters and York PechaKucha

Our Wastebusters came 12th in their miniature nature reserve on wheels in the Micklegate Run Soapbox Challenge on the Bank Holiday Monday. Flowery driver Stuart was supported by his team bees in beating last year’s time with a very good 37s. However, the competition was a lot tougher this year with just seconds in between […]

Posted 19 September 2018 | Tags: 20th anniversary, challenge, Micklegate Soapbox, recycling

Racing to celebrate 20 years…

Our brave Recycling Team is taking on the Micklegate Soapbox Run Challenge again on Monday 27th August. Last year they came 18th out of 51 teams despite their soapbox disintegrating over the last jump (watch below) – can they win this time? It would make a great highlight of our 20th anniversary year so the […]

Posted 10 July 2018 | Tags: 20th anniversary, challenge, fundraising, Micklegate Soapbox, recycling