Green Flag Award for Zetland Park’s Raingarden

Grangemouth’s Zetland Park Rose Garden, which reopened this year having been transformed into a fully functioning Raingarden, has received recognition at the Green Flag Awards 2022. Named joint winners in the ‘Best Climate Change Adaptation Project‘ category, the project was recognised for its raingarden’s scalable and sustainable approach to integrating a nature-based flooding solution into […]

Scotland’s Climate Week Encourages climate action across the country

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative

Taking climate action is essential for the future of our planet. Scotland has set the world-leading target of reaching net zero emissions by 2045. The Scottish Government has also committed to building a more resilient, fair, and green Scotland which is ready for the challenges we face – the current cost crisis but also the […]

CSGN to benefit from new Programme Manager role

In response to the Scottish Government reaffirming its commitment to the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) by including it as a national development in NPF4 – and highlighting the importance of the Delivery Plan 2030 (DP30) workstreams within the Planning Policy Handbook – the Green Action Trust is recruiting a dedicated CSGN Programme Manager. The […]

£0.75m Greenspace Enhancement going ahead at Lionthorn Bing, Falkirk

A large package of greenspace improvements is soon to be delivered through an ambitious project at Lionthorn Policy Bing in Falkirk. Close to £750,000 will be spent, benefitting an area of previously derelict land, with much of the funding (£560,000) secured through Scottish Government’s new Vacant and Derelict Land Investment Programme by the Green Action […]

Clyde Climate Forest to plant 18 million trees

Over the next decade, ten trees for every man, woman and child in Glasgow City Region will be planted as part of a new urban ‘forest’ to tackle climate change. The ambitious planting pledge lies at the heart of the new Clyde Climate Forest, which is part of the Glasgow & Clyde Valley Green Network, and […]