The new design guidelines from Paths for All and Scottish Natural Heritage aim to ensure that our outdoor places are accessible to everyone. The Guide gives consistent and clear advice on the selection and design of outdoor access furniture and … Continue reading
Architecture and Design Scotland has pulled together five inspiring stories from the Stalled Spaces Scotland Project. The case studies range from gardens in neglected plots, the renovation of play areas through to projects to share and tell local stories.
A report, ‘Benches for everyone: solitude in public, sociability for free’ by The Young Foundation finds that benches in our towns and cities, though easily overlooked, play a crucial role in social life. They foster inclusion and help diverse communities … Continue reading
There has been a significant increase in community growing activity across the central belt of Scotland between 2010 and 2015 according to new research from the Central Scotland Green Network Trust. The study estimates that there are more than 300 … Continue reading
The Scottish Government has released an analysis of responses to the Allotments Compensation Consultation, and a Research Finding. A report from Grow Your Own Working Group’s event on the Act includes Q&As on the sections of the Act discussed.
Following the successful development and piloting of MyParkScotland in Edinburgh and Glasgow, it is now looking to extend to other areas, with support from NHS Health Scotland. MyParkScotland provides a fully searchable park listing and events portal, and a crowdfunding … Continue reading