We are recruiting! Business & Systems Manager

Are you a whizz with software and tech? Are you a people person? Are you up for shaping this role, as we grow as an organisation? Does data and impact excite you? If so, this role could be right up your street! Please read on…. Read more

Can you help?

We need you! GLT are looking for Clinical Supervisors who would be willing to give anything from a few hours per month upwards. Your volunteer time means that we can support more children, young people, and adults across our communities through our nature-based interventions. Click here to hear Operations Director Lauren Shand talk about the role; and to apply. Read more

#treewishes4theplanet

From its launch at the Suffolk Farm Fair on April 28th until the Suffolk Show at the end of May, Green Light Trust is encouraging children to make a wish for the planet. We hope that our "Wishing Tree" installation will be the biggest of its kind in terms of the number of children who have contributed to it. Get involved and use the hashtag #treewishes4theplanet Read more

A safe place to Bee.....

safe place to Bee….. Danny Thorrington, Delivery Manager for Children & Young People writes about the apiary at Green Light Trust Castan woods, near Ipswich and the impact that the bees have had on the children and young people that we support. Finding a safe place to be over the last two years  has proved to be problematic for many of us.  What has the impact been on wellbeing? Read more

Swap #Blackfriday for a #Greenfriday

Instead of searching around for a bargain this year on #Black Friday, why not make it a #Green Friday? We are asking everyone to Swap #Blackfriday for #Greenfriday. Does not matter what you do. Does not matter how big or how small . Just do one thing to save the planet. Please let us know what you did by tagging Green Light Trust then share on your Facebook or Instagram pages. Remember the hashtags #blackfriday for #greenfriday Read more

Following the winding down of Cop26 Michael Gurney DL High Sheriff of Norfolk visits Green Light Trust at Strumpshaw Fen

Today, Monday 15th November, Michael Gurney DL, High Sheriff of Norfolk visited The Green Light Trust at its Norfolk base Strumpshaw Fen near Norwich. As the Cop 26 conference wraps up its discussion in Glasgow, it is important to recognise the work being done both to achieve carbon net zero goals and nature conservation across the county. Read more

Green Light works with John Muir Trust

The Green Light Trust uses  the John Muir award to benefit people as well as nature  “I do not want it to end.   I am physically stronger. Connecting with nature and people in a safe space has helped me broaden my boundaries and taught me that everyone has something to offer and something to strive for, even me.”  This is a quote from Sally who was a participant on the Women’s Woodland Wellbeing programme held by Green Light Trust in Frithy Wood, Suffolk. Read more

Environmental mental health charity The Green Light Trust launches its mental health courses in Norfolk

On 18th October 2021, leading Suffolk based charity The Green Light Trust (GLT) announced that it is expanding its services into Norfolk to help with the burgeoning mental health crisis in the county. A successful pilot has been running at Strumpshaw Fen (near Norwich) since April 2021. Following the success of this initial trial, GLT is expanding across the county and will run five days a week across three additional sites in Norfolk to meet demand in the county. Read more

Tom Brown, CEO of The Green Light Trust reflects on the last year and the need to build for the future.

Tom Brown reflects on the past year and maps out his strategy for Green Light Trust's mental health support over the next year. Read more

£250,000 funding awarded through the Green Recovery Challenge Fund

We're delighted to receive funding through the Green Recovery Challenge Fund. Enabling us to develop our services to people in Norfolk, connecting more people with nature and broadening our reach across East Anglia. Read more

Green Light Trust approved as an FSA Recognised Forest School Provider

Some very exciting news! After a very rigorous process, Green Light Trust have been approved as a Forest School Association Recognised Forest School provider! Read more

Making a Difference with AIR

Hear what one of our participants has to say about the difference coming on our AIR programme has made to her life during lockdown and beyond! Read more

Simon Isaac FCIM joins Board of Trustees

We are pleased to announce that Simon Isaac joins our Board of Trustees, bringing a wealth of marketing and communication strategic experience to the charity Read more

Green Light Trust Win High Sheriff's Award

We are delighted to be announced as the winners of the High Sheriff's 2020 Road to Recovery Award, sponsored by Barnes Construction Read more

Mell Harrison - Forest School Association Endorsed Forest School Trainer!

Mell Harrison - Green Light Trust Forest School Manager has met the benchmarks for the Trainer’s Quality Assurance Scheme and she is now a Forest School Association Endorsed Forest School Trainer! Click to see the FSA feedback! Read more

Celebrating our 30th Anniversary at our Patron's Day Event

Patron's Day Event 21st September Read more

What a fantastic day was had by all at our 30th Anniversary Celebration on 14th July

Celebrating Green Light Trust's 30th Anniversary at our Community Open Day on 14th July Read more

Suffolk Adult Learner Awards 2019

Green Light Trust volunteers Simon & Trystan win Suffolk Adult Learners Awards 2019 Read more

Corporate Partnerships

CEO Tom Brown explains in this video how we work with Corporate Partners Read more

Forward Moves with West Suffolk College

Watch West Suffolk College students' inspiring video of being at GLT as part of the Forward Moves project. Read more