Cumbernauld Living Landscape

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Action Earth Grants Available

 

 

The Action Earth 2016 Grant Programme is now taking applications from groups of volunteers preparing to work on environmental and biodiversity projects from April 2016 onwards. … read more

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

Programme leaders

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