Monthly Archives: July 2011

Lochend Community Growing Project Gets Go-ahead

The Lochend Community Growing Project has received confirmation of match funding from SNH and Edinburgh Council.  There are still some t’s to cross and i’s to dot, but I hope we can have a project start in August.  It’ll be great to get on site whilst there are still long summer days.  We hope that…

GIS Mapping For Community Gardening

Had a great meeting today with CEC Council Officer to look at the GIS mapping tools available to the Council. There is great potential to use GIS to pull together information regarding parcels of land, ownership of adjoining households, condition and management of land etc. to develop a tool for planning the development of community…

Lotteries Community Spaces Fund

The Big Lottery announced the Community Spaces fund in June.  The fund has been conceived to support projects like village halls and community gardens.  I went along to one of the roadshows last week to get a better of understanding of how the fund will operate. I would recommend it to anyone thinking of applying…