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Growing Spaces Survey Launched

In this ground breaking piece of research, we are asking community organisations and individuals to literally put their growing spaces on the map.

Members of the ‘grow your own’ community are being asked to complete a brief online survey. Participants will be able to trace the boundary and entrances of their allotments, orchards and community gardens as well as answering a few questions about their spaces.

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Demystifying Green Infrastructure

Green Infrastructure is a term that encompasses quite a broad scope. Its ‘catch-all’ nature is often difficult to define. The UK Green Building Council has published a report which aims to bring together information that currently exists on the subject to provide an easy to use guide.

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Report on the 2013/14 Community Projects Fund

In 2013/14 the Community Projects Fund provided one off grants of up to £3000 to support small scale projects at grass roots level to improve their local greenspace and enhance the quality of the environment. The fund, which was supported by Forestry Commission Scotland, was directed at projects which would benefit and/or engage with children and young people.

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