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Scotland's Greenspace Map

Since the Launch of Scotland's Greenspace Map (SGM), greenspace scotland has been investigating options for updating and maintaining the SGM data. Following a technical evaluation, they have been working with Ordnance Survey (OS) to explore whether the greenspace attribution can be collected at source by OS and provided as part of the MasterMap product.

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2015’s Year of Food and Drink and Glasgow Green Year Launched

Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink was launched on 12 November 2014, the Scottish Government initiative which is led by EventScotland and VisitScotland. The year-long celebration of Scotland’s natural larder is set to build upon momentum generated in 2014, increase and promote Scottish produce across the tourism sector and enhance Scotland’s global reputation as a Land of Food and Drink.

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Benefits of Investing in Cycling Research

British Cycling has published research into the benefits of investing in cycling. The research shows how the investment benefits a wide range of people beyond just the cyclists themselves.

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New Risk Assessment Tool for Children’s Play and Learning

Play Scotland, in partnership with Play England, Play Wales and PlayBoard Northern Ireland, has published a new assessment tool which aims to foster a more balanced, thoughtful approach to risk management risk in children’s play and learning.

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