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Councils Pledge Support for John Muir Way

Falkirk, City of Edinburgh and East Lothian councils are the latest to pledge their support for the John Muir Way with the signing of a concordat.

Keith Geddes from the Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT) has been meeting council leaders and chief executives to sign the agreement which will benefit the outstanding coast to coast walking and cycling route which stretches 134 miles between Helensburgh and Dunbar.

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TCV Signs CSGN Concordat

TCV has signed its CSGN Concordat agreement with Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT) to develop and enhance partnership working to realise the vision of the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN).

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John Muir Pollinator Way, funding success!

Thanks to funding from The Scottish Government and The Greggs Foundation, The Central Scotland Green Network Trust are supporting Buglife to create 25 pollinator ‘hubs’ at various points along the John Muir Way. This funding will allow Buglife Scotland the opportunity to expand and bolster the work already being undertaken to create the first urban B-lines in Scotland, The John Muir Pollinator Way.

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Importance of Greenspace for Young People highlighted at Scottish Environmental Forum

As research* highlights that 75% of UK children spend less time outside than prison inmates, a major Scottish environmental forum has emphasised the importance of greenspace for young people.

The annual Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Forum focused on ‘Children, Young People + Greenspace = A Healthy Equation’ as world-renowned experts shared their insights on the ways that Central Scotland could work to improve children’s health, mental well-being and educational outcomes.

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Busby Primary pupils create edible vertical garden

Green-fingered pupils from Busby Primary School in East Renfrewshire took gardening to a new level with the creation of their own edible vertical garden which they built with the help of a world-renowned landscape artist.

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Young people to shape the future of greenspace in Central Scotland

A free environmental conference set to highlight the important part young people can play in shaping the future of greenspace across Central Scotland is coming to Glasgow next month (14 June) and Scots are invited to find out how they can play their part.  

There are just limited spaces left for the 2018 Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Forum on ‘Children, Young People + Green Space = a Healthy Equation’, which will feature a range of thought provoking workshops, sessions and presentations from world-renowned experts who will be sharing their experience on similar projects. One such project is the Billund City Vision, a 30 year plan to transform the town, which is the birthplace of LEGO, into Denmark’s Capital of Children.

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Review offers springboard for improving Green Infrastructure across the CSGN

The Glasgow & Clyde Valley Green Network Partnership has today published its much anticipated Report into the quality of Green Infrastructure (GI) policies across the Central Scotland Green Network region.

The Report is welcomed as a baseline from which discussions on how comprehensive and robust GI policy can be achieved by those who have an interest in seeing good, well maintained multi-functional GI integrated into new housing developments across Central Scotland.

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