Creating a new urban park at Fernbrae Meadows

Project of the Month for May is the Fernbrae Meadows project in the Cathkin Braes area, South Lanarkshire. Here a former golf course has been transformed into a new urban park. The project is part funded by SNH’s Green Infrastructure Fund Read more

The Garden Project - growing people, places and plants

Our April project of the month The Garden Project supports people with barriers to employment such as poor mental health or an offending background to participate in voluntary gardening at Tollcross Park in Glasgow. Read more

Lochore Meadows – generating energy from the park

Project of the month for March is Lochore Meadows in Fife, where Fife Council utilise the heat stored in the water in a renewable heating system for the visitor centre. 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

Castle Hill – from Scheduled Monument wilderness to accessible greenspace

The project of the month for December is Castle Hill in Cullen, Moray. The hill has been restored to its former glory by a group of volunteers working with the landowner and Historic Environment Scotland Read more

Communities dig in for Perth and Kinross greenspaces

Our project of the month Perth and Kinross Council’s Community Greenspace team have been actively encouraging community involvement across a range of greenspace and parks services. Read more

Winchburgh Community Growing Group

The recently established Winchburgh Community Growing Group (WCGG) in West Lothian is making spaces across the village accessible for growing free fruit, vegetables, herbs and edible flowers for the community to enjoy all year round Read more

Community brings Castlebank Park back from the brink

It’s hard to imagine while watching the bees buzzing in the dahlias and sniffing the Braveheart roses in the William Wallace rose garden but Castlebank Park in the historic town of Lanark didn’t always look this way. Read more

Starbank Park – win best neighbourhood park award

The Friends of Starbank Park are celebrating winning the Best Neighbourhood Park Award at the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards. Read more

Urban greening - Glasgow

greenspace scotland has been working with Glasgow City Council and local partners on a programme called ‘the Five Streets’ using placemaking techniques to develop and propose green infrastructure. Read more

Composting Toilet - Aldouran Wetland Garden

Visitors to this community garden, wetland and bird hide can now use an on-site composting toilet thanks to a £8,000 grant from Bags of Help. Read more

Lynn Glen Restoration Project

A picturesque route has been made more user-friendly thanks to funding from Tesco Bags for Help funding. Read more

Love the Lade CheckIn Works

Bags of Help funding has helped CheckIn Works and partners transform a rundown section of the Lade canal pathway in Perth. Read more

David Dunn Memorial Trail

A Tesco Bags of Help grant of £10,000 enabled an enthusiastic Community Council to create an outdoor, open access fitness trail for all ages. Read more

Cumbernauld Living Landscapes

Working to engage communities to learn about, value and celebrate their local natural heritage. Read more