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22ndNovember 2022

My Place photography competition – Entries open for 2023!

22.11.22|Categories: Events, Places|Tags: , , , |

The Scottish Civic Trust are reminding everyone to get your entries in for the 2023 My Place Photography competition! Entries will close at 11:59pm on 27th March 2023. My Place Photography Competition encourages young people aged 4-18 in Scotland to explore their local buildings, places and archaeology. The theme for [...]

14thSeptember 2022

Protecting playgrounds from traffic air pollution with roadside greening

14.09.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

Evidence has been shared which shows that exposure to airborne particulate matter is linked with impaired neuro-development and cognitive function. These findings demonstrate that roadside vegetation near playgrounds can be designed, installed and maintained to achieve rapid, significant and cost-effective improvement of air quality.

2ndAugust 2022

Place Standard Tool for Children and Young People – sharing thinking about their place

02.08.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

New versions of the Place Standard tool have been developed for children and for young people.  These tools are based on the core Place Standard tool but the theme names, questions and prompts have been adapted to be more accessible and appropriate for younger users. Find out more here.

15thJune 2022

A’ Ghàidhlig aig NàdarAlba / Gaelic within NatureScot

15.06.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , |

NatureScot has brought together some lovely Gaelic resources on one webpage. This showcases the enduring bond between Scotland's nature and Gaelic, with the language providing a unique insight and understanding of the world around us. This is a great resource to support learning around the Gaelic language, nature, Scotland’s places [...]