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Housing Minister Launches Raingardens Guide for Developers

As Scotland sees 2016 as the opportunity to focus on Innovation, Architecture and Design, Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has been working in partnership with the Scottish Government, Central Scotland Green Network Trust and academia on an innovative ’Greener Gardens’ project - that looks at how gardens of new homes can be used to contribute to green infrastructure, biodiversity and storm water management.

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Transforming Landfill to Community Woodland in Glasgow

A major project to transform a landfill and recycling site into a community woodland in Glasgow received a £380,000 funding boost today.

The investment will complete phase two of the woodland project, creating a network of pathways around the site at Greenoakhill.

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Funding Boost Grows Vertical Gardens in Schools

An educational greenspace initiative that plans to bring unique green spaces to Scottish schools has been rewarded £5,000 of funding from the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Ideas Fund 2016 to help bring it to life.

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2016 CSGN Forum Delegate Survey

Following the 2016 CSGN Forum, a short survey was sent out to delegates to gain feedback on how they found the event. This information is used to help us continue to develop future events.

This year we decided to do things a little differently with a change of venue type, allocating more time for networking and holding more mobile break-out sessions and site tours. We have been very encouraged by the positive feedback we’ve been receiving informally, and so we were pleased to see that the survey feedback echoes much of what we were being told.

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Greenspace Funding

Applications open for transformational green initiatives in the central belt.

Green projects can bid for a share of £400,000 to enhance woodlands and green infrastructure, boost active travel and encourage community growing.

Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has confirmed the latest phase of Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) funding is now open for bids.

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CSGN Baseline Update 2015

This report is an update of the 2010 Baseline Report in 2011. It is the first of our intended five yearly reviews of the key indicators. These indicators were selected through consultation with data providers and CSGN partners. The suitability of the indicators was reviewed with assistance of this group and subsequently ratified in 2014.

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