Our Regional Partners
The River Health Project
Our team are working with Northumberland Rivers Trust on 'The River Health Project'. The project will work on the rivers Lyne, Wansbeck, Blyth, Pont and Seaton Burn and activities will include tree planting, building fish passes, and improving river footpaths. The project will provide improved access to green and blue spaces for the wider community, which in turn will contribute to improved physical and emotional wellbeing.
The Hoppings 2022
The Newcastle crew have been providing environmental maintenance services at Europe’s largest funfair, The Hoppings, with added smiles and positivity. If you want to hire a Skill Mill team in your area please get in touch and add something special to your event and get a fantastic job done #teamskillmill
Waterway Clearance at Hodgkin Park
The team have been clearing waterways at Hodgkin park. Fallen branches and debris in waterways can be a major cause of flooding, as well as endangering wildlife. Keeping waterways well maintained benefits the community as a whole. Great work by all involved!
Urban Green win four Green Flag Awards
Urban Green have received 4 Green Flag Awards this year. The Skill Mill worked fantastically in supporting Urban Green's ranger team to get the parks ready for judging. The judges recognised the partnership between The Skill Mill and Urban Green, they commented on how valuable this partnership is and they were delighted with our achievements. Urban Green have thanked The Skill Mill, and we are thrilled to be part of such an amazing achievement.
The team have been working towards their AQA awards in Employability Skills. They've recently completely their portfolios, which are outstanding! Certificates are on the way to our young employees, and everyone at The Skill Mill is delighted with their effort.
Partnership Working with Urban Green
Our young employees have been attending weekly meetings with the Urban Green team. The Skill Mill and Urban Green discuss their tasks for the week ahead, and plan future works. Our young employees enjoy putting their ideas forward, and contributing to the group meeting.
The Skill Mill Newcastle Launches Partnership with Urban Green
The Skill Mill Newcastle has launched a brand new project, working in partnership with Urban Green. The partnership has created three full-time contract posts. The project will provide pathways to training, education and employment for 66 young people over a two year period. Find out more.