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Ramblers crowns Falkirk as Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood

The Falkirk area is officially the best place for a walk in the UK after it picked up a national award for the ‘best walking neighbourhood’ at a prestigious ceremony held in the Houses of Parliament.

A public vote organised by charity Ramblers saw the work of Falkirk Council and its partners in helping to develop and maintain its path network stretching 383 miles locally rewarded with the country’s top accolade for walking.

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Globetrotting grant winners share their international GI learning

In June 2018 we announced the three winners of the CSGN Young Persons Travel Grant who between them had chosen to visit green infrastructure projects across London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Nijmegen and Portland.

The three jet-setters have since returned and shared what they learned from their visits around the world.

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Annual Green Forum Highlights the Missed Potential of Unused and Underused Land

Glasgow hosted a one-day conference looking at how unused areas of land in cities and urban environments can be transformed into vibrant and productive spaces for people to use and enjoy. 

‘Making More of What We’ve Got – Repurposing Unused and Underused Sites’ was held at Glasgow Caledonian University on Thursday 6 June, the ninth annual forum of the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN). The event drew inspiration from across the globe, featuring contributions from a range of experts including Ohio-based researcher, Sandra Albro, leading urban ecologist, Mathew Frith, and Glasgow’s newly appointed and first ever city urbanist, Professor Brian Evans.

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