Kat discovers that the map doesn’t always reflect what is on the ground and gets bogged down in a birch woodland between Cumbernauld and Airdrie.
The sheer scale of the task at hand in circumnavigating the whole Greater Glasgow Greenbelt is starting to sink in, and the sheer lack of time I have at weekends and in days off to do this walk.
Circumnavigating greater Glasgow and surrounding towns to raise money for APRS. This adventure takes Kat from Castlecary to Kilsyth via woodlands, motorway, canal and castle.
Communities should be at the centre of Local Development Plans and the process should be made simple and straightforward for them to engage with, and that communities should be engaged proactively by the planning authorities.
Raising money for APRS through a walk around Greater Glasgow’s Green Belts.
The revised draft of NPF4 was approved by the Scottish Parliament on 11 January.
APRS’s campaigning has lead to some key improvements for green belt protection in the latest planning law. In this blog Nikki Sinclair, our Green Belts Alliance Manager explains what the new planning framework means for communities campaigning on planning and for protection of green belts.
Why are green belts so vital in a climate and nature emergency? Nikki Sinclair explains.
We want to provide more support for communities and individuals campaigning for their local green belts and countryside. Help us raise the money to provide more expert advice and support. Please support our appeal to raise money for more staff time to help individuals and communities.