St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

14 Jul

Short term recycling collection changes!

Due to the high temperatures forecast for Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th July 2022 we will be starting our recycling collections much earlier than usual with the intention of being finished before the heat becomes too much. If you are due a recycling collection, either as a resident or a business customer please put your […]

29 Jun

Experience St Nicks

To make more people across York aware of the great things we do and what our space has to offer, we are re-opening our Environment Centre and welcoming everyone to come and explore our vibrant space! Come and experience everything St Nicks has to offer. Unique taster sessions and fun challenges available to book, including […]

02 Feb

Welcome Ellie; our new CEO!

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive Officer, Ellie Stead. Ellie will be joining us on Tuesday 19th April. Ellie brings extensive commercial, community and fundraising experience from her diverse career at technology provider TSYS and, more recently, from her interim role as Director of Yorkshire Air Museum. “I’m honoured […]

16 Nov

Terracycle Changes

Terracycle, the company we work with to recycle extras materials are stopping their schemes for Tassimo & L’OR coffee discs and changing the way they accept Pringles tubes. As such these materials will be removed from our list of accepted materials in December when both schemes are altering. Tassimo and L’OR packaging will be recyclable […]

13 Oct

We are hiring!

Could this be you? We are looking for a St Nicks Thriving at Work Project Officer, responsible for working with employed individuals and Small to Medium Enterprises across York, using one to one support, training and nature-based solutions to help individuals and employers to address mental health challenges at work and create thriving workplaces.   […]

11 Aug

We are recruiting!

These are exciting times for St Nicks, and we are recruiting for three posts to join our friendly team to help us with our work for people, nature and planet. Habitats Officer: to work as part of our “Green Corridors York” project to kick start the creation and restoration of more, bigger, better and more […]

02 Aug

St Nicks receives grant of £109,000 from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund

We are excited to share that St Nicks has been successful in securing £109,000 from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund for our project Green Corridors York. Green Corridors York will kick start the creation and restoration of more, bigger, better and more joined up habitats across three landscape scale corridors and 22 sites across […]

21 Jun

St Nicks is awarded a team of business coaches and funding for post-pandemic planning

We are excited to share that St Nicks has been recognised as a 2021 Weston Charity Awards winner. St Nicks was one of the charities chosen from 150 applicants, all charities delivering youth, welfare or community services in the North of England, the Midlands and Wales. The award gives us the chance to invest in […]

30 Mar

Covid Update April 2021

We’re pleased to say our outdoor groups such as Ecotherapy, more volunteers and terracycle drop off sessions will be back at St Nicks from mid-April. We are currently working on some exciting plans to reopen the centre building in line with lifting/removal of restrictions. Watch this space for our new opening hours!

24 Mar

Job Opportunities: Ecotherapy Project Assistant and Thriving at Work Project Officer

Two fantastic opportunities have come up at St Nicks; Ecotherapy Project Assistant and Thriving at Work Project Officer. You can find out more, including how to apply, about both roles on our vacancies page. The Ecotherapy Project Assistant role will support the administration of our innovative Ecotherapy project and help with the delivery of project […]