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Young Placechangers Ideas Fund - deadline approaching

The deadline for the next round of the Young Placechangers Ideas Fund is 28 February - get your applications in now!Read more

Climate Change Consultation Launched

Climate Change Secretary, Roseanna Cunningham, has launched a consultation on a new five-year plan that will ensure Scotland's communities, economy and natural environment are adaptable and resilient to climate.Read more

Young Placechangers residential training weekend

The Young Placechangers residential training weekend on 9 & 10 March 2019 in Stirling is now open for bookings.Read more

Murrayfield Allotment Association Wildlife Cabin

Murrayfield Allotment Association used £2000 from Tesco Bags of Help to purchase and install a wildlife observation cabin, which is accessible to all allotment users, including the local primary school.Read more

It’s Your Neighbourhood now open for 2019 entrants

It’s Your Neighbourhood now open for 2019 entrantsRead more

Biodiversity Challenge Fund Launched

A new fund of up to £2 million to protect and enhance Scotland's nature has been launched.Read more

Take part in the national Spring clean with Keep Scotland Beautiful

Take part in the national Spring clean with Keep Scotland BeautifulRead more

Bags of Help Centenary Grants now open

To mark their 100th year, Tesco have launched Bags of Help Centenary Grants. The grants are two special voting rounds of Bags of Help. Up to £25,000 is available to support projects that can bring significant benefits to communities. We can help you apply!Read more

Our February ebulletin has been published

Catch up with greenspace news from Scotland, UK and further afield, research, events and job and funding opportunities.Read more

Cumbernauld Living Landscape wins transformational National Lottery support

Cumbernauld Living Landscape has received a transformational grant of £1,375,000 from the National Heritage Lottery Fund for its Creating Natural Connections initiativeRead more

Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood Awards

The Ramblers are looking to find Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood 2019, after Hastings Old Town took home the award last year.Read more

Cook up at Cyrenians Hospital Gardens

Our February project of the month is the Royal Edinburgh Hospital Growing Space where Wednesdays are all about bringing people together to cook and share healthy food.Read more

CSGN Development Fund open for applications

Greenspace projects that will improve the environment across Scotland's central belt can apply for a share of the £350,000 CSGN Development funding.Read more

The Attic Community Garden and Orchard

The Attic is a charity that works with young people, children and families in Kirkton, Dundee. With Bags of Help funding of £4,120 they created an orchard on a piece of unloved waste ground and rejuvenated their existing community garden.Read more

#GirlsGetOot even when it's chilly

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Young Scot campaign to inspire young women to get outside promotes winter activity.Read more

Cairnlee House Greenspace Development

Bags of Help funding of £10,000 helped Cairnlee House in Aberdeen to construct a beautiful sustainable greenhouse used by all their students.Read more

Young Placechangers Ideas Fund - second round deadline on the horizon

Young people and youth groups can apply to the Young Placechangers Ideas Fund for Seedcorn grants (up to £500) and larger Ideas Fund grants (up to £3000)Read more

Applications to Green Flag Community Award now open

Volunteers who manage community greenspaces can now apply to the Green Flag Community Award.Read more

Get Glasgow Growing Together

In a series of free workshops we’d like help from people and organisations to develop local food growing across Glasgow and inform the development of Glasgow's Food Growing Strategy. Join us for soup and share your thoughts and ideas.Read more

Young Placechangers Skills Bank

Are you a planner, ecologist, urban designer, landscape architect, archaeologist, youth worker or youth work training provider or other professional? Then the Young Placechangers Skills Bank could be for you!Read more

Falkirk Council draft food growing strategy approved

The draft community food growing strategy was approved for public consultation at Falkirk Council’s Executive Committee on 15 JanuaryRead more

Pitscurry Red Squirrel Trail

In Aberdeenshire, £10,000 Bags of Help funding was used to create a Red Squirrel Trail, a cosy indoor viewing area with wildlife information and the planting of some trees and a mixed living hedge.Read more

Out to Play - practical guidance from Scottish Government

Out to Play is an online ‘How To’ guide which provides step-by-step guidance and practical advice for early learning and childcare settings and practitioners on how to access outdoor spaces to create safe, nurturing and inspiring outdoor learning experiencesRead more