10,000 RainGardens - Update

Green Roof

The 10,000 RainGardens was one of three projects which bid for the Ideas Fund at the CSGN Forum in 2013.

Whilst it was unsuccessful on the day, there was a willingness to take the idea forward and discussions with the Scottish Green Roof Forum (SGRF) during 2013 brought about agreement to develop the idea further.

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Kelpies come to life


Kicking off an Easter weekend of events to celebrate all things John Muir, thousands of visitors enjoyed viewing Scotland’s tallest art installation lit up for two night-time events to celebrate the opening of the John Muir Way. The 30m high Kelpie horse heads, designed by artist Andy Scott, were brought to life by a light, sound and pyrotechnic display. The Kelpies, which are one of the main features in the new Helix Park, then opened to the public on Easter Monday.

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John Muir Way Opens

John Muir Way

The First Minister, Alex Salmond opened the John Muir Way on Easter Monday, 21 April 2014. Walkers, cyclists and horse riders now have the chance to enjoy the scenic route from Dunbar to Helensburgh.

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Ordnance Survey award for Ramblers Scotland

Medal Routes

Ramblers Scotland have won the Ordnance Survey GeoVation challenge and will receive £28,000 to develop a Medal Routes app. Rob Burns and Jeannie Cranfield developed the winning idea of a mobile app to add to the existing Medal Routes website.

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