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Greening Gartnavel
14 July 2016

Mel Hall at Gartnavel

One of TCV's latest recruits is Mel Hall, Senior Project Officer with the Gartnavel Green Activity Project. Mel’s role is to encourage more people to enjoy the greenspaces within the Gartnavel Hospital campus in...

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It's all systems grow!
1 July 2016

Cumnock Academy

Pupils at schools in East Ayrshire have been hard at work becoming green-fingered gurus, thanks to a ‘Green Gym’ project, run by TCV.

Green Gyms are active, outdoor sessions offering hands-on learning...

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17 June 2016

Kinneil wallers

A group of young trainees at Kinneil Estate, by Bo'ness, have successfully completed a skills development programme based on drystane dyking.  After a recent assessment day (tense!) the trainees...

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Green Gym Garden Party
13 June 2016


Green-fingered pupils at Cumnock Academy are hosting a garden party on Wednesday 15th June to celebrate their new school growing space which they developed during their Green Gym project - one of eight to be run in...

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This is Volunteers' Week!
31 May 2016

Alice Kenny

1-12 June is Volunteers' Week highlighting the fantastic efforts of millions of volunteers across the UK contributing to all aspects of society, including the environment. There's so much to celebrate that...

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