Find updates on play, learning, and the environment, from across the wider network in Scotland – and beyond.

28thJuly 2022

Play Scotland and ScrapAntics Playday Event August 2022

For this year’s national day of play, join Play Scotland and ScrapAntics at Fruit Bowls Community Garden in Dundee for #Playday2022 on Wednesday 3rd August, 11am – 3pm. Date/Time:  Wednesday 03/08/2022 11am-3pm Venue: Fruit Bowls Community Garden, Dundee Open to the public: yes The event will include an art activity and Loose Parts [...]

19thJuly 2022

Planning and creating space for teenage girls

This journal article has been published in Town and Country Planning, Vol 91 No 3 May/Jun 2022, pp153-154. It looks at the issues around planning and creating parks and other public places that are welcoming to teenage girls. The article suggests that the opportunity needs to be taken to engage [...]

14thJuly 2022

Dundee’s greenspaces are getting greener!

Greenspace Scotland report on this as Project of the Month in their July bulletin. This article describes how Dundee City Council now have 27 sites across the city that they manage in new ways, as either biodiversity-rich meadows (‘biodiversity grasslands’) or less-intensively managed grasslands (‘naturalised grasslands’). The council were encouraged [...]

13thJuly 2022

Vote for your favourite local park or greenspace

A total of 364 parks and green spaces have been nominated right across the UK, from large country parks to small community spaces – all loved by those who use them regularly.  Check out UK's Favourite Parks 2022. All nominated parks now go head-to-head in a public vote to find the [...]