St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

02 Apr

Looking for trustees

We are currently looking for additional trustees to join our board of trustees. As a trustee you will provide oversight and perspective on our current activities and help guide the future development of the charity. We are looking for someone with a commitment to the work of St Nicks and a willingness to devote the […]

26 Mar

Forgotten Corners & award for Millenium Bridge

Since October 2018, St Nicks has been working with a group from the Blueberry Academy to improve the small woodland area near Millennium Bridge, thanks to funding from the City of York Council through their Forgotten Corners grant. The project will wind to an end this month but it has proven to be a huge […]

25 Mar

We’re hiring and collecting new TerraCycle items!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Recycling Team, and our volunteer Board of Trustees. For more information please see the Vacancies page or contact our Waste and Recycling Manager Sam. The team has recently been able to add a few more items to their collections for TerraCycle: any brand of nuts, popcorn and […]

20 Mar

Happy Spring Equinox along York Becks

We’ve celebrated the spring equinox with our Discover York Becks walk. Could not have had a better day for exploring how the character of the Osbaldwick and Tang Hall Becks changes over just a few miles. Working with partners such as the City of York Council, Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency, our […]

25 Feb

Great knees-up showed the love

On a fine February day when temperatures jumped from below zero to 14°C, it felt fitting that this year’s fundraising ceilidh wasn’t just about dancing. We also used the opportunity to mark the The Climate Coalition’s #ShowtheLove campaign (see more info below). Dancers came up with some interesting and powerful messages as well as ideas […]

13 Feb

York Mumbler approval

We’re chuffed to have received York Mumbler approval as a family-friendly place recommended by York parents. The site, run by Emily Pickard, serves and connects local parenting community. Thanks to the parents who have put us forward for this recognition!

08 Feb

Time to show the love

February is traditionally earmaked for making an extra effort to show our love for the important people in our lives. It’s also become a time to Show the Love for our unique planet which is under an ever increasing threat from climate change. We are certainly noticing its signs at St Nicks and a recent […]

01 Feb

Help us grow the Environment Centre

We are in the early planning stages of extending and improving St Nicks Environment Centre. Thanks to the funds raised during the Big Give Christmas Challenge, we are now able to employ Native Architects to draw up plans based on the needs and wishes of Centre users. We have chosen Natives because of their experience […]

28 Jan

We are hiring!

We are looking for enthusiastic people to help drive forward St Nicks’ waste minimisation work. You will be part of a small team carrying out our award winning zero-emission recycling scheme and helping to deliver additional waste minimisation projects. The successful candidate will get to drive our electric vehicles and ride our load bearing tricycles […]

23 Jan

Vote for our Sam!

Vote for our very own Sam Taylor – St Nicks Waste & Recycling Manager – in the Hot 100, which celebrates individual achievement in the waste and resources industry. We think Sam is a real winner who shows true dedication and determination in leading our zero emissions recycling scheme and promoting zero waste. She’s started […]