greenspaces are ...

creative spaces

inspirational spaces encouraging
creativity in an outdoor setting

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breathing spaces

oasis of calm amidst city
bustle, a place to unwind

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celebration spaces

gathering places where people come
together for events and activities

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growing spaces

productive places that nourish
and sustain communities and individuals

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healthy spaces

inviting places which
encourage us to get active

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learning spaces

natural grounds for lifelong learning

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living spaces

attractive spaces on our doorsteps

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meeting spaces

communal places encouraging
communities to come together

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play spaces

safe places where children
can adventure and explore

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purposeless spaces

it could be more than
a boring green desert

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stalled spaces

meanwhile greenspaces instead
of derelict eyesores?

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wild spaces

informal places that welcome
nature back to our cities

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working spaces

attractive places where
people want to live and work

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your space

the greenspace on your doorstep
how will you get involved?

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wasted spaces

use your imagination...
this could be a community garden,
a play space ...

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This section lets you know about the services that greenspace scotland can offer. For example, we could work with you on a community placemaking consultation, support you to develop an Our Growing Community map or you might want to sign up to receive our free e-bulletin or find out about becoming a member of the greenspace scotland network.

The quick summary (for full details follow the menu tabs)

community placemaking 

Community placemaking can help you transform places and bring local spaces to life. We offer a range of placemaking services including quick impact place evaluation workshops and training. Download flyer here

outcomes and evaluation

Using a range of tools developed specifically for greenspace we can help you plan your projects, understand the outcomes that you deliver and develop frameworks for monitoring and evaluation.

creating climate change parks and urban greening

greenspace scotland is looking for partners across Scotland to create pioneer climate change parks and retrofitting green infrastructure to create liveable streets. the aim is to create better places to live, work and visit which are also more resilient to the predicted changes in the climate. Download flyer here

pioneer growing communities

greenspace scotland has developed the Our Growing Community pack to help communities explore where and how they can grow-their-own food in their local area. We would like to pilot the use of the pack with "pioneer growing communities". We will work with/support them to use the pack to audit and map all the potential growing spaces in their area and to develop a local community growing vision and action plan. 

supporting membership services

Building on the successful Network Membership, which has been taken up by over 150 organisations, we offer the opportunity to join us as a Supporting Member of greenspace scotland. Becoming a Supporting Member demonstrates your commitment to the goal that everyone in urban Scotland has access to quality greenspace. Membership provides an ideal opportunity to support the work of greenspace scotland and wider greenspace activity.

greenspace scotland network

greenspace scotland supports a Scotland-wide network of greenspace partnerships, organisations and groups who are involved in creating, improving and managing urban greenspaces. The network offers opportunities for sharing knowledge, information and practice, as well as a way to engage and feed into national policy development and consultations.

ebulletin

Our free, monthly e-bulletin includes local, national and international greenspace-related news, as well as the latest information from greenspace scotland and our members.