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CSGNT Chief Executive announces plans to retire

The Chief Executive of Central Scotland Green Network Trust, Simon Rennie, has announced he will stand down from his position this autumn when he plans to retire. The trust was established in 2014, with Simon’s tenure spanning over 18 years including the charity’s prior operations as the Central Scotland Forest Trust.

Simon has planned his retiral for the end of August to allow an orderly and successful transition to the next chief executive while CSGNT continues to deliver its purpose during that time. The vacancy is scheduled to be advertised by the beginning of March.

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Young People Celebrated at CSGN Parliamentary Event

The Central Scotland Green Network Trust held a parliamentary reception with Alex Neil MSP on 4 December 2018 at Holyrood.

The event, Investing in Young People; Investing in our Environment, focused on the Year of Young People 2018, highlighting the contribution our young people are making to greening the central belt through local and strategic action, and the benefits they enjoy from the CSGN.

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Councils Pledge Support for John Muir Way

Falkirk, City of Edinburgh and East Lothian councils are the latest to pledge their support for the John Muir Way with the signing of a concordat.

Keith Geddes from the Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT) has been meeting council leaders and chief executives to sign the agreement which will benefit the outstanding coast to coast walking and cycling route which stretches 134 miles between Helensburgh and Dunbar.

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TCV Signs CSGN Concordat

TCV has signed its CSGN Concordat agreement with Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT) to develop and enhance partnership working to realise the vision of the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN).

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John Muir Pollinator Way, funding success!

Thanks to funding from The Scottish Government and The Greggs Foundation, The Central Scotland Green Network Trust are supporting Buglife to create 25 pollinator ‘hubs’ at various points along the John Muir Way. This funding will allow Buglife Scotland the opportunity to expand and bolster the work already being undertaken to create the first urban B-lines in Scotland, The John Muir Pollinator Way.

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