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CSGN Landscape Audit

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SNH has completed the first ever comprehensive mapping and analysis of the landscapes of Central Scotland. The analysis tells us around 50% of the CSGN is covered by landscape designations indicating the value people already place on the area. But action is required in some areas to improve the landscape setting of our towns and villages

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Launch of Scottish Geographical Information Consultation

AGI Scotland

Geographic information professionals and the wider Scottish community have the opportunity to shape of Scottish Spatial Information Policy by 2020, through a consultation launched by the Association for Geographic Information in Scotland. AGI Scotland is keen to receive a wide range of views, including from users of spatial data.

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National Park Skills Partnership Vacancy

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Community Partnership is seeking a Project Assistant to support the development of a New Skills Partnership for Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.

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Nominations open for Scottish Green Awards

Community Groups

Nominations are now being accepted for the Scottish Green Awards 2013. These awards recognise the achievements of individuals, groups, organisations and businesses whose initiatives have had a positive effect on the environment in Scotland.

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CSGN Boost for Green Bridge Initiative

Green Bridge

A project which aims to build a new 'green bridge' across the M73, has been awarded a £5,000 bursary from the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Ideas Fund.

The Green Bridge initiative is focused on creating a habitat and access link across the motorway between Drumpellier Country Park in North Lanarkshire and Commonhead Moss in Glasgow.

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Scottish Architecture Policy Launched

Urban Greening

A new national policy statement on architecture has stressed the importance of enriching people's lives through quality buildings and places.

Launched on the 24th June, 'Creating Places' aims to make good design and placemaking 'material considerations in determining planning applications'.

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