Cumbernauld Living Landscape

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We need your votes! Bags of Help to improve St Maurice’s Pond

St Maurices Pond

Next time you are in Tesco think of St Maurice's pond and cast your vote to help us improve the area. As part of the Natural Connection project the Scottish Wildlife Trust has been working with St Maurice’s High School to raise awareness of St Maurice’s Pond and encourage local young people to make the improvements.  The pupils have already made a start … read more

Better protection for sensitive sites

 

This summer Urban Designer and Landscape Architect Marion Profit completed an internship with the Scottish Wildlife Trust as part of the Cumbernauld Living Landscape partnership. Her interest was how buffer zones can protect sensitive sites as one of the key elements of green infrastructure. … read more

Looking for funding?

Looking for funding towards environmental improvements in your local area?

Greggs are distributing the money raised through the carrier bag tax to small groups and school who wish to improve their local environment.

You can find out more here -  https://www.greggsfoundation.org.uk/large-environmental-grants

Grants range from £2500 to £10,000 and all projects must benefit the environment. … read more

Jobs fayre in Cumbernauld

Sanctuary Housing is hosting a Jobs Fayre in Fleming House (ground floor) on the 28th of January from 11am - 3pm.  You can find out more about the fayre on our Facebook Events page.

 

Community Growth Area - have your say

SDF bannerThe development of the Community Growth Areas south of Forest Road and around Palacerigg will see major change in South Cumbernauld. Make sure your views are heard at North Lanarkshire Council's consultation as it will set the agenda for new major developments in the area. … read more

National Lottery boost for Natural Connections project

NC_St Maurice's Pond_StM 4E_INNS removal_20151005 (1) The Cumbernauld Living Landscape has launched the Natural Connections project, which will work with local schools and communities to improve three important wildlife sites in Cumbernauld. St Maurice’s Pond, Ravenswood Local Nature Reserve and Cumbernauld Glen Wildlife Reserve all neighbour Cumbernauld’s high schools. … read more

The future of sustainability – Abronhill Primary School pupils win top award

Abronhill Primary School Jewson Sustainability 2015 Abronhill Primary School and Nursery Class have been commended for their environmental action by winning a national award. The schools nature garden and tree planting programme have helped improve Cumbernauld’s environment. Children have been busy working to enhance their playground, as well as a nearby Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve. Pupils spent hours weeding and planting bulbs and new trees. … read more

Programme leaders

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