Cumbernauld Living Landscape

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Green route design event - register now!

sandyhills2(c)PidginPerfect-001 Cumbernauld Green Routes feasibility project is looking to transform the centre of Cumbernauld and its links to surrounding communities by creating green routes which are accessible, safe and enjoyable. Register now for the design event to help shape the solutions to reconnect Cumbernauld's green network. … read more

High-rise regeneration is improving the green network

Sanctuary - Northside gates - Squirrel (c) Sanctuary Scotland 20151106 Sanctuary Housing is working with Cumbernauld Living Landscape to improve the green network in the town. Following the demolition of the first three blocks – Bruce House, Buchan House and Douglas House – Sanctuary’s contractors have helped improve Scottish Wildlife Trust wildlife reserve in Seafar. … read more

Sunday sessions volunteers needed

20151004_NC Sunday Volunteers_Ravenswood LNR (21) The Natural Connections project has set up a regular Sunday group and is looking for new volunteers. The group meets on the first Sunday of every month to carry out practical conservation tasks at St Maurices Pond, Cumbernauld Glen and Ravenswood Local Nature Reserve.  These activities are open to all and no previous experience is required as training will be provided. … read more

Community Growth Area - growing the green network

GNG cover Scotland has some of the best planning policy in Europe and the Cumbernauld Living Landscape wants to ensure it is delivered in the town's Community Growth  Areas (CGAs). Cumbernauld is expanding and with this change comes the opportunity to put policy into practice and ensure sustainable growth.  … read more

Natural Connections - Progress update

NC_St Maurice's 4E INNS removal (1) Over the past few months the Natural Connections project has been working with 4th year high school students to raise their awareness and understanding of their Natural Heritage. Through practical sessions it is building their confidence and will give them transferable skills for future employment. This year 45 students from two local high schools, St Maurice’s and Greenfaulds, are participating. Next year a further two schools will will take part. … read more

Job opportunity and search for new talent

Carillion Volunteer Day - Cumbernauld Glen - 2014_03_25 (1) It has been a very successful year and the team is expanding. We are currently recruiting a full time community engagement officer and two summer volunteer interns. These posts, based in Cumbernauld, will share our pride in the town's greenspaces and be on the front line of efforts to make them better.  … read more

Green is the new grey

Grandfather and grand-daughter (c) Ben Hall, 2020VISION Marrying the long-term needs of wildlife, habitats and people in an urban setting is no easy task, but that is exactly what the Cumbernauld Living Landscape hopes to achieve, as Richard Rowe discovers. … read more

Programme leaders

Scottish Wildlife Trust   North Lanarkshire Council   Forestry Commission   Central Scotland Green Network  North Lanarkshire Council