Grab a Grant for Autumn!

CSV's Action Earth campaign is helping to get people and communities busy outdoors. They have grants up to £500 to give to groups of volunteers who are carrying out environmental projects in Scotland.

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British Dragonfly Society Scotland Officer Vacancy

The British Dragonfly Society are looking for a Scotland Officer to develop the role of the society in Scotland.

The successful candidate will provide a focal point for all dragonfly-related work in Scotland, engaging with local communities and volunteers to promote dragonfly recording and conservation.

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Local Authority Concordats Signed

East Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire became the latest Councils to sign up to the CSGN Concordat when the Council Leaders and Chief Executives met up with CSGN Chair on 5 and 13 August respectively to sign their Concordats.

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Annual Review 2012/13 Published

This report documents the progress of the CSGN between April 2012 to March 2013, including a review of activities which have strengthened our strategic links with key partners and raised the profile of the CSGN to a wider audience. It also provides an overview of recent projects, which are delivering on-the-ground components of the CSGN across the Central Belt. 

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Paths for All Workplace Volunteer Awards

Active Travel Scotland

Is there someone in your office who is passionate about walking? Do they share their enthusiasm with you and your colleagues? Perhaps they motivate you to leave your desk for a lunchtime stroll, have set up a pedometer challenge or promote the benefits of walking to work.

If there is, here is your chance to recognise their fantastic work by entering the Paths for All Volunteer Awards.

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New Funding for Community Gardens in Scotland

Community growing scotland

The Royal Horticultural Society has launched a new £100,000 fund to support community gardening across the Scotland.

Gardening groups will be able to apply for funds to make a difference in their neighbourhoods, and support and advice will be given to groups by the RHS Regional Development Team based in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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