ELGT News http://www.metazoa.co.uk/clients/elgt/root The latest news from Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust CGFeedMaker 1.0.10 on CMS Made Simple liz@elgt.org.uk (Liz Stewart) June Newsletter http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/361/15/June-Newsletter Thu, 28 Jun 2018 12:02:21 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/361/15/June-Newsletter Specifi Support Green in Scotland http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/360/15/Specifi-Support-Green-in-Scotland Tue, 22 May 2018 14:45:09 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/360/15/Specifi-Support-Green-in-Scotland February Newsletter http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/345/15/February-Newsletter Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:52:50 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/345/15/February-Newsletter Edinburgh Living Landscape Website http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/295/15/Edinburgh-Living-Landscape-Website Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:13:25 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/295/15/Edinburgh-Living-Landscape-Website Pentland Beacon Article http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/281/15/Pentland-Beacon-Article Fri, 05 May 2017 08:53:29 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/281/15/Pentland-Beacon-Article European Nature Outlook Report http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/271/15/European-Nature-Outlook-Report Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:46:29 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/271/15/European-Nature-Outlook-Report Branching Out http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/267/15/Branching-Out Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:55:12 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/267/15/Branching-Out Celebrating 150,000 visitors to John Muir’s Birthplace http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/229/15/Celebrating-150-000-visitors-to-John-Muir-s-Birthplace Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:35:11 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/229/15/Celebrating-150-000-visitors-to-John-Muir-s-Birthplace Drlyaw skatepark nearing final sign-off http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/219/15/Drlyaw-skatepark-nearing-final-sign-off Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:21:53 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/219/15/Drlyaw-skatepark-nearing-final-sign-off Glenesk Viaduct compulsory purchase http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/215/15/Glenesk-Viaduct-compulsory-purchase Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:42:30 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/215/15/Glenesk-Viaduct-compulsory-purchase Funding boost for Craigmillar Town Centre http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/211/15/Funding-boost-for-Craigmillar-Town-Centre Wed, 13 May 2015 15:58:28 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/211/15/Funding-boost-for-Craigmillar-Town-Centre £300,000 for new paths through Little France Park http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/209/15/300-000-for-new-paths-through-Little-France-Park Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:20:11 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/209/15/300-000-for-new-paths-through-Little-France-Park Green Flag for King George V Park http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/205/15/Green-Flag-for-King-George-V-Park Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:41:39 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/205/15/Green-Flag-for-King-George-V-Park Edinburgh Living Landscape project launched http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/203/15/Edinburgh-Living-Landscape-project-launched Tue, 04 Nov 2014 11:28:56 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/203/15/Edinburgh-Living-Landscape-project-launched ELGT helping to plant the WW1 Centenary Woodland http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/201/15/ELGT-helping-to-plant-the-WW1-Centenary-Woodland Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:42:13 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/201/15/ELGT-helping-to-plant-the-WW1-Centenary-Woodland £500 grants available to Edinburgh community gardening groups http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/199/15/500-grants-available-to-Edinburgh-community-gardening-groups Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:32:09 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/199/15/500-grants-available-to-Edinburgh-community-gardening-groups Buttercup Farm Park Drumbrae open for play http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/196/15/Buttercup-Farm-Park-Drumbrae-open-for-play Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:19:54 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/196/15/Buttercup-Farm-Park-Drumbrae-open-for-play Branching Out project wins award http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/189/15/Branching-Out-project-wins-award Branching Out, an innovative outdoor activity programme run by Forestry Commission Scotland, and delivered locally by ELGT, available to adults who use mental health services has received a prestigious Physical Activity and Health Alliance (PAHA) award from NHS Health Scotland... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:54:08 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/189/15/Branching-Out-project-wins-award People's Postcode Lottery funding for Fiveways landscaping http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/187/15/People-s-Postcode-Lottery-funding-for-Fiveways-landscaping Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:12:00 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/187/15/People-s-Postcode-Lottery-funding-for-Fiveways-landscaping 3,500 new trees on the cycle paths http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/185/15/3-500-new-trees-on-the-cycle-paths Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:03:21 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/185/15/3-500-new-trees-on-the-cycle-paths Western Harbour temporary park http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/181/15/Western-Harbour-temporary-park Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:02:57 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/181/15/Western-Harbour-temporary-park Community Gardening Small Grants http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/178/15/Community-Gardening-Small-Grants Wed, 08 Jan 2014 12:37:25 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/178/15/Community-Gardening-Small-Grants Innertubemap branches out with new Greenspaces edition http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/159/15/Innertubemap-branches-out-with-new-Greenspaces-edition Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:14:25 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/159/15/Innertubemap-branches-out-with-new-Greenspaces-edition The Innertube Grows Wild http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/151/15/The-Innertube-Grows-Wild Thu, 30 May 2013 11:30:43 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/151/15/The-Innertube-Grows-Wild The Innertube Postcode Challenge is back! http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/148/15/The-Innertube-Postcode-Challenge-is-back Thu, 25 Apr 2013 09:33:33 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/148/15/The-Innertube-Postcode-Challenge-is-back Granton Graffiti Art Facelift for Cycle Tunnel http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/147/15/Granton-Graffiti-Art-Facelift-for-Cycle-Tunnel Fri, 19 Apr 2013 09:24:48 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/147/15/Granton-Graffiti-Art-Facelift-for-Cycle-Tunnel CSGN Greenspace Funding Boosts Access in Edinburgh http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/146/15/CSGN-Greenspace-Funding-Boosts-Access-in-Edinburgh Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:07:05 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/146/15/CSGN-Greenspace-Funding-Boosts-Access-in-Edinburgh Save Mavisbank House - Drop-in Exhibition http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/143/15/Save-Mavisbank-House---Drop-in-Exhibition The Mavisbank Trust will be holding a drop-in exhibition to inform local residents about current plans for the restoration of Mavisbank House and the opening up of the grounds as a new community park.  Please come and give us... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:40:22 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/143/15/Save-Mavisbank-House---Drop-in-Exhibition Edinburgh Greenspace project wins landscape accolade http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/137/15/Edinburgh-Greenspace-project-wins-landscape-accolade Fri, 07 Dec 2012 09:40:18 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/137/15/Edinburgh-Greenspace-project-wins-landscape-accolade Innertube Postcode Challenge http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/118/15/Innertube-Postcode-Challenge Sun, 01 Jul 2012 11:08:18 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/118/15/Innertube-Postcode-Challenge Saughton Play Park is officially opened - with a story! http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/111/15/Saughton-Play-Park-is-officially-opened---with-a-story Thu, 22 Mar 2012 13:27:54 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/111/15/Saughton-Play-Park-is-officially-opened---with-a-story ELGT Celebrates New Outdoor Gym for Edinburgh http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/108/15/ELGT-Celebrates-New-Outdoor-Gym-for-Edinburgh Thu, 01 Mar 2012 14:29:42 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/108/15/ELGT-Celebrates-New-Outdoor-Gym-for-Edinburgh New Growing Communities for Health Grants Scheme launched http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/105/15/New-Growing-Communities-for-Health-Grants-Scheme-launched Wed, 01 Feb 2012 17:20:25 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/105/15/New-Growing-Communities-for-Health-Grants-Scheme-launched Community Gardens get growing in Edinburgh! http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/104/15/Community-Gardens-get-growing-in-Edinburgh Tue, 24 Jan 2012 15:14:28 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/104/15/Community-Gardens-get-growing-in-Edinburgh Funding Secured to improve Saughton Play Park! http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/92/15/Funding-Secured-to-improve-Saughton-Play-Park Mon, 10 Oct 2011 10:57:35 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/92/15/Funding-Secured-to-improve-Saughton-Play-Park Urban nature sites show good return on investment http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/82/15/Urban-nature-sites-show-good-return-on-investment Mon, 15 Aug 2011 10:55:34 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/82/15/Urban-nature-sites-show-good-return-on-investment ELGT sows the seeds for a healthier future in Loanhead http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/74/15/ELGT-sows-the-seeds-for-a-healthier-future-in-Loanhead Thu, 19 May 2011 14:22:52 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/74/15/ELGT-sows-the-seeds-for-a-healthier-future-in-Loanhead Getting Naturally Active in Wester Hailes! http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/73/15/Getting-Naturally-Active-in-Wester-Hailes Fri, 06 May 2011 12:06:15 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/73/15/Getting-Naturally-Active-in-Wester-Hailes Dalmeny Primary School boosts biodiversity http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/65/15/Dalmeny-Primary-School-boosts-biodiversity Wed, 23 Feb 2011 14:51:56 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/65/15/Dalmeny-Primary-School-boosts-biodiversity Boost to mental health as Lothian patients 'Branch Out' even further http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/58/15/Boost-to-mental-health-as-Lothian-patients-Branch-Out-even-further To mark the completion of a second successful 12-week Branching Out project, which helps to improve quality of life and wellbeing for patients with mental health needs, ELGT held a celebration event on Wednesday 8 th December 2011 at the Royal... Wed, 08 Dec 2010 16:26:24 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/58/15/Boost-to-mental-health-as-Lothian-patients-Branch-Out-even-further Meadowfield Play Park gets off to a flying start! http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/56/15/Meadowfield-Play-Park-gets-off-to-a-flying-start Mon, 22 Nov 2010 11:45:21 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/56/15/Meadowfield-Play-Park-gets-off-to-a-flying-start Funding Awarded for Greening Vacant Land Study http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/47/15/Funding-Awarded-for-Greening-Vacant-Land-Study Tue, 09 Nov 2010 10:48:07 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/47/15/Funding-Awarded-for-Greening-Vacant-Land-Study Local school children ‘Tell-a-Story’ to the Hailes Quarry Park Hermit! http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/42/15/Local-school-children-Tell-a-Story-to-the-Hailes-Quarry-Park-Hermit As part of Tell-a-Story Day on Friday 29th October, Edinburgh-based environmental charity, the Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust, will be in Hailes Quarry Park in Wester Hailes sharing stories of local legends with P3/4 and P4 pupils from Longstone Primary... Thu, 28 Oct 2010 10:47:57 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/42/15/Local-school-children-Tell-a-Story-to-the-Hailes-Quarry-Park-Hermit Environmental Charity seeks out Green Business Champions! http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/41/15/Environmental-Charity-seeks-out-Green-Business-Champions Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:38:24 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/41/15/Environmental-Charity-seeks-out-Green-Business-Champions Biodiversity Education Packs for Lothian Primary Schools http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/39/15/Biodiversity-Education-Packs-for-Lothian-Primary-Schools Fri, 15 Oct 2010 12:26:24 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/39/15/Biodiversity-Education-Packs-for-Lothian-Primary-Schools Pictures of HQP Summer Bike Club Celebration event http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/38/15/Pictures-of-HQP-Summer-Bike-Club-Celebration-event Tue, 28 Sep 2010 15:39:03 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/38/15/Pictures-of-HQP-Summer-Bike-Club-Celebration-event ‘Branching Out’ project celebrates improved mental health for participants http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/28/15/Branching-Out-project-celebrates-improved-mental-health-for-participants Local environmental charity, the Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust, has hosted a celebration event at the Hermitage of Braid Visitors Centre to mark the completion of a very successful 12 week project to improve quality of life for mental health... Thu, 02 Sep 2010 13:27:28 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/28/15/Branching-Out-project-celebrates-improved-mental-health-for-participants ELGT launches new website to encourage greener, happier and healthier living http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/27/15/ELGT-launches-new-website-to-encourage-greener-happier-and-healthier-living Thu, 02 Sep 2010 13:22:42 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/27/15/ELGT-launches-new-website-to-encourage-greener-happier-and-healthier-living A Hermits Head has appeared in Hailes Quarry Park! http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/36/15/A-Hermits-Head-has-appeared-in-Hailes-Quarry-Park Wed, 01 Sep 2010 16:20:55 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/36/15/A-Hermits-Head-has-appeared-in-Hailes-Quarry-Park Muir Wood Park Opens for the Summer http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/13/15/Muir-Wood-Park-Opens-for-the-Summer Tue, 01 Jun 2010 21:30:05 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/13/15/Muir-Wood-Park-Opens-for-the-Summer Local School children help save the bees at Fort Kinnaird! http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/2/15/Local-School-children-help-save-the-bees-at-Fort-Kinnaird Thu, 01 Apr 2010 17:59:09 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/2/15/Local-School-children-help-save-the-bees-at-Fort-Kinnaird Volunteers to regenerate Edinburgh’s community spaces thanks to over £45,000 of landfill funding http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/10/15/Volunteers-to-regenerate-Edinburgh-s-community-spaces-thanks-to-over-45-000-of-landfill-funding Wed, 31 Mar 2010 16:44:32 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/10/15/Volunteers-to-regenerate-Edinburgh-s-community-spaces-thanks-to-over-45-000-of-landfill-funding City Funding Boost for Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/11/15/City-Funding-Boost-for-Edinburgh-and-Lothians-Greenspace-Trust Following concern about possible cuts, the Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust (ELGT) is delighted with the news that the Edinburgh City Council is to continue its funding this year, with a £27K grant to help support the charity in the... Mon, 15 Mar 2010 16:45:25 +0000 http://www.elgt.org.uk/news/11/15/City-Funding-Boost-for-Edinburgh-and-Lothians-Greenspace-Trust