Discover

Join OurGreenways for free and discover woodland walks packed with fascinating nature and history - right on our doorsteps!

Protect

Becoming a member of OurGreenways and help keep our green spaces and local environment protected by our community.

Get involved

Get involved in campaigns and community projects by becoming a member and help to keep your green spaces green!

Who are we?

We are a small voluntary group committed to green and healthy living issues in, and around, our community of Nunthorpe ( even though Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland Councils are responsible for the western and eastern parts respectively).

We work closely with various groups ( Nunthorpe Parish Council, Community Council and Ward Councillors, other community groups, and the Nunthorpe and Marton Playing Fields Association.

We want to help make Nunthorpe even more green and healthy

What we do

Engage with the community of  Greater Nunthorpe  and Middlesbrough Council and Redcar and Cleveland Councils regarding better planning, consultation and community infrastructure, especially around green ways and health.

Inform and stimulate debate – on green issues, our environment, minimising pollution and littering, and overall promoting healthy living, in terms of the physical and mental health of our community. We do so with

  •  regular postings on  our Facebook page, and other social media,
  • Leaflets/ posters for those who  don’t use social media
  • Greater Nunthorpe News (GNN) contribute in many ways this new quarterly  magazine Autumn issue 

Our activities

We held four consultation events – to develop plans for an interactive website, a variety of green and healthy activities and some legacy facilities for Nunthorpe.

Lottery Grant Our plans informed a bid to the Community Fund of the National Lottery and were successful in an award of just under £10,000.

Contributes a leading part in Middlesbrough Alternative Planning Partnership which brings together green and community groups across Middlesbrough to promote the best planning and the protection of green areas and health in our town.

Covid-19 impact

Covid-19 has had a huge impact upon our community and prevented us holding two activity days in partnership with our Community Council and Middlesbrough Environment City.

We were unable to hold any of our activity days- a great disappointment ot us and NCC – as we like meeting people and we would have liked to help young and old to get to know more about what there is to see in Nunthorpe.

However, the Lottery have given us permission to revise our plans but with the same overall aims, and we have permission for an extension too.

Sop we have focussed on walks and the use of QR cards and developing this website for you.

 

Meet the team

OurGreenways – committed to the protection of green ways and spaces in order to promote the physical and mental well being of the Nunthorpe community.

Meet our team below.

Click on a team member’s profile below to find out more about them.

Wade Tovey MBE MSc TD

Wade Tovey MBE MSc TD

Co-founder, Chair and Leader

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Adrian Walker

Adrian Walker

Co-founder Treasurer and Vice Chair

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Morgan McClintock

Morgan McClintock

Committee member

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David Leyland

David Leyland

David Leyland. A stalwart supporter of Nunthorpe and lifelong environmentalist

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