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CSGN Development Fund 2014/15

Central Scotland Green Network Development Fund

CSGN Development Fund programme 2014/15

There is a further allocation of funding for the CSGN Development Fund in 2014/15. The funding from Forestry Commission Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage is only available to applicants that have previously received funding from the CSGN Development Fund. We believe that focusing support on projects that are already delivering or have delivered against the CSGN vision will help us maximise the impact of this additional funding, given that funding is only available for one financial year.

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Renfrewshire Council Signs Green Network Concordat

Local communities in Renfrewshire will benefit from a unique agreement between the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) and Renfrewshire Council, which will help to improve the social, physical, cultural and environmental well-being of the area.

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South Lanarkshire Council Signs Green Network Concordat

Local communities in South Lanarkshire will benefit from a unique agreement between the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) and South Lanarkshire Council, which will help to improve the social, physical, cultural and environmental well-being of the area.

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Wellbeing and the Natural Environment Study by Natural England

Since 2012, Natural England has included 4 questions in their MENE surveys which aim to assess levels of wellbeing amongst the adult population of the UK. They were designed to explore correlations between a person’s propensity to visit the natural environment and the subjective wellbeing.

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Active Travel Green Networks Presentations

Active Travel Dunfermline

On the 9 October, The Lothians and Fife Green Network Partnership hosted "Active Travel & Enhancing Connectivity Through Green Networks". The topic addresses a priority for the Central Scotland Green Network, the Scottish Government's policies on sustainable transport, health, architecture and placemaking and was attended by a range of stakeholders from across the network.

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Free trees from the Woodland Trust

Free Trees

Do you know any communities, schools or groups that would benefit from free trees?

The Woodland Trust is once again offering community groups, youth groups and schools the chance to apply for packs of free trees for delivery in March 2014 and are accepting applications until 9 January 2014.

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Grow Wild Online Vote Now Open

Grow Wild Online Vote

Online voting to determine the winner of a £100,000 Grow Wild Transformation is now open.

Earlier this year, people were asked to nominate a site in their community that would benefit from a Grow Wild transformation. Youth groups, community associations and residents groups, artists, high school design students, and landscape architects all worked to pull together some really inspirational plans.

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