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Central Scotland to Benefit From Green Funding Boost

Forty-eight community projects in Scotland have been awarded £40,000 funding in total from the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Community Project Fund to improve their local greenspace.

The £40,000 Community Project Fund – supported by £30,000 funding from the Greggs Foundation and £10,000 from Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT) – is providing one-off grants of up to £1,000 to support small-scale greenspace initiatives and to foster community engagement in maintaining and enhancing the local environment.

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CSGN Forum Highlights Importance of Green Infrastructure

The importance of green infrastructure in transforming the way we live in Central Scotland was highlighted at a conference in Edinburgh today (Thursday 15th June 2017).

The seventh annual forum of the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) drew inspiration from across the globe with leading experts from Italy, Belfast and Copenhagen underlining the need for greenspace, green infrastructure and active travel routes in cities and urban environments.

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CSGNT Annual Report 2015/16 available now

CSGNT Annual Report 2015/16 available now

The latest CSGNT annual report is now available to download. It accounts for the work CSGNT has carried out in partnership with the Scottish Government and with stakeholders to drive forward the delivery of the CSGN, improving the vitality, health and well-being of Central Scotland.

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The John Muir Way Celebrates Third Anniversary

The John Muir Way today celebrated the third anniversary of the official opening of the 134 mile coast to coast route. 

The route - which commemorates the world-renowned conservationist - was launched on Muir’s birthday on 21st April 2014 and has welcomed visitors from across the globe.

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Community Project Fund 2017 - Open 20 March

Central Scotland Green Network has launched the Community Project Fund 2017 to support community projects working to improve their local greenspace.

The £40,000 Community Project Fund – supported by £30,000 funding from the Greggs Foundation and £10,000 from Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT) - will provide one-off grants of up to £1,000 to support small-scale greenspace initiatives and to foster community engagement in maintaining and enhancing the local environment.

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Housing Minister Launches Raingardens Guide for Developers

As Scotland sees 2016 as the opportunity to focus on Innovation, Architecture and Design, Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has been working in partnership with the Scottish Government, Central Scotland Green Network Trust and academia on an innovative ’Greener Gardens’ project - that looks at how gardens of new homes can be used to contribute to green infrastructure, biodiversity and storm water management.

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