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GiL volunteers visit Tayport Community Garden

On the 4th August some of our volunteers went on a site visit to Tayport’s Community Garden which was established two years ago by PLANT (People Learning About Nature in Tayport). The visit was arranged by Councillors Bill Connor and Linda Holt. PLANT volunteers showed us around their fantastic project, giving us new ideas and Read more about GiL volunteers visit Tayport Community Garden[…]

Response to letter from ‘Inside Right’ (Central Fife Times)

Growing in Lochgelly feel the need to respond to the cowardly persecution of one of our disabled volunteers by ‘Inside Right’ in your letters page (June 29). The writer attacks the work of Growing in Lochgelly volunteers and their right to help improve the look of the town if they are disabled. One of our Read more about Response to letter from ‘Inside Right’ (Central Fife Times)[…]

Press Release – Growing in Lochgelly is Going for Gold!

Lochgelly’s environmental group, Growing in Lochgelly, has issued an appeal for more volunteers to come forward and get involved and have fun in making the local area a greener, more pleasant place to stay. Growing in Lochgelly was founded in March 2016 and aims to enhance the local area through floral and herbaceous displays, improve Read more about Press Release – Growing in Lochgelly is Going for Gold![…]

Trees and Development – Fife Council

Trees remain integral to our well-being. This can be the case in and around our towns and cities, where populations and pressure from development are greatest. Scottish Planning Policy (2014) states in paragraph 216 that ancient semi-natural woodland is an irreplaceable resource and, along with other woodlands, hedgerows and individual trees, especially veteran trees of Read more about Trees and Development – Fife Council[…]