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Green Belt walk blogs

In this section of her green belts walk Kat meets a campaigner in Carmunnock and learns some of the tactics of the volume house-builders wanting to build on the greenbelt in some of the most sought-after countryside around Glasgow.

Press Release

A significant group of environmental organisations from across the UK have today written to the Prime Minister, setting out a series of problems for environmental policy-making caused by the Internal Market Act

Green Belt walk blogs

Our Director Kat is spending her weekends and days off on a fundraising walk around the Green Belt of Greater Glasgow. This section takes her between South Lanarkshire’s two Country Parks – in Hamilton and East Kilbride.

News

The Scottish Government has announced the nomination process for new National Parks, with a commitment to designate at least one more National Park by 2026. The new National Park(s) will be selected from areas nominated by communities over the next few months. 

Press Release

The Scottish Campaign for National Parks (SCNP) and Action to Protect Rural Scotland (APRS) have been campaigning for over a decade for Scotland’s existing tally of two National Parks to be added to, and today welcomed the opening of nominations for new National Parks. 

News

With the centenary coming up we have been looking into how we can explore the contents of the APRS archive, ensure they are given to a proper archive which can look after them properly, and make some of the key documents available online for others to read. Here Kat tells the story of the serendipity which rediscovered a fascinating body of research on APRS’s history.

Green Belt walk blogs

We’ve reached Day 9 of our Director Kat’s fundraising walk around the green belts of Greater Glasgow. This is a leisurely stroll along the long-distance path of the Clyde walkway.

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