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Project to Bring Benefits of Walking to People with Dementia

Paths for All's new project will support people with dementia and their carers to benefit from walking and physical activity.

Paths for All have recently started a three year project funded by The Life Changes Trust, to develop their existing walking networks to be dementia friendly.

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CSGN Transformations Captured on Google Street View

We recently saw a fun article showing the transformation that public-spaces have gone through, but recorded by Google Street View. It inspired us to have a look for examples in the CSGN area. Follow the links below and use the timelapse function on the top left to see images taken over time – a novel way to look at before and after shots.

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CSGNT Stakeholder Tour 2015

The CSGNT stakeholder tour took place on 24th September. Guests from a variety of organisations were taken round a selection of green infrastructure and greenspace projects, hosted by a number of our CSGN partners.

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ELGT Growing Communities for Health Small Grants Scheme

Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust’s “Growing Communities for Health” Small Grants Scheme is taking applications for 2015/16.

If your community garden project is seeking funding for next year, there are grants of up to £500 available.

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Tesco Carrier Bag Levy to Benefit Greenspaces

A new community greenspace grant programme has opened for applications.

Tesco announced that the money raised from the 5p bag charge in Tesco stores will be used to pay for a large number of local projects to improve greenspaces in communities across Scotland, England and Wales. The new grant programme is administered by Groundwork, working with greenspace scotland to support successful projects in Scotland.

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