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Brunstane Burn Path Re-opens

An upgrade to an overgrown path in the east of Edinburgh is making a real difference for local residents.

The path will form part of the John Muir Way and has been completed in preparation for the official opening of Scotland's newest long distance route on John Muir's birthday on 21st April 2014.

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Fruity Grants Announced!

Orchard Grant

Forth Environment Link has announced the launch of a third round of funding for its Central Scotland Green Network Orchard Grant Scheme 2013 / 2014.

The scheme, supported by the CSGN Development Fund 2013, aims to encourage anyone with an interest in orchards – including communities, schools, public agencies and landowners - to plant and manage orchards, use them for learning or celebrations, or use the fruit more productively.

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New Resources to Drive Forward CSGN Activity

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Following the Scottish Government’s confirmation of their intention to retain National Development status for the CSGN in the 3rd National Planning Framework, a review of the governance and support arrangements has allowed decisions to be made to deliver more dedicated resources. This, in turn, will facilitate an increase in momentum for the CSGN initiative.   

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Connecting the Seven Lochs Wetland Park

Glasgow Institute of Architects (GIA) in association with Glasgow and Clyde Valley Green Network Partnership (GCVGNP) and Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) are pleased to invite entries from design professionals and students to produce concept design proposals to connect two key sites within the Seven Lochs Wetland Park.

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Zero Waste Scotland Launches New Funding Schemes

Zero Waste Scotland has issued a call for innovative projects to encourage more recycling, prevent litter and cut down on food waste.

It has launched three new funding schemes and is investing more than £10million this year in infrastructure, innovation and capacity to create a zero waste society.

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Coming Soon - CSGN Community Project Fund 2013-14

Funding Scotland

Are you a community group with plans to improve a local greenspace for the benefit of children and young people? Or are you planning to undertake a project with children and young people? Then the forthcoming CSGN Community Projects Fund 2013-14 could be for you!

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Castlemilk Community Woodland Project Nominated for Green Award

The Castlemilk Woodlands Project has worked to address both the environmental degradation of Castlemilk woodlands and several key social problems in the surrounding area.

The success of this project CSGN funded project is now being recognised with a nomination for the Scottish Green Awards.

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