Funding Boost for Greenspace in Central Scotland

Thirteen projects in the central belt are to share £510,500 funding to improve access to greenspace and help transform the quality of life for people living and working in the area.

The projects, supported through the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Development Fund, are based in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, North Lanarkshire, North Ayrshire, Midlothian and the Forth Valley and will breathe new life into vacant and derelict land, boost active travel and improve the lives of disadvantaged communities.

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Growing Spaces Survey Spotlight - Pacitti Community Garden

In this on-going piece of research we are turning to the ‘grow your own’ community to help map spaces that they are using to grow food. Participants are being asked to show us where their allotments, orchards and community gardens are using an easy to use online mapping survey.


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Growing Spaces Survey Launched

In this ground breaking piece of research, we are asking community organisations and individuals to literally put their growing spaces on the map.

Members of the ‘grow your own’ community are being asked to complete a brief online survey. Participants will be able to trace the boundary and entrances of their allotments, orchards and community gardens as well as answering a few questions about their spaces.

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