4thApril 2023

Studying physical activity in children’s environments

04.04.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SPACES is a Scotland-wide, long-term, research study exploring how young people use, experience, and move within their environments. In this new video, Paul McCrorie explains what the SPACES study, its impact so far, and its future direction. A series of infographics provide an overview of each of the four research areas: Physical activity [...]

5thJanuary 2023

Urban nature-based solutions (NbS) – webinar recording now available

05.01.23|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Urban nature-based solutions (NbS) have the potential to offer cities a range of opportunities to build climate resilience, improve people’s health and wellbeing, foster social cohesion, enhance biodiversity and develop nature-based enterprises that contribute positively to local economies. However, this is at risk if people work within silos. The Connecting [...]

12thJanuary 2022

Children and young people’s views sought for open space and play consultation

12.01.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Play Scotland are seeking your views on the consultation for Open Space Strategies and Play Sufficiency Assessments Regulations, particularly if you work with children and young people. Alongside the online consultation, tailored consultation packs suitable for children and young people are available on request.  Children and young people can also [...]

5thJanuary 2022

Your views matter – Open Space Strategies and Play Sufficiency Assessment – Scottish Government consultation on draft Regulations #OSSPSA

05.01.22|Categories: Events, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Scottish Government consultation on the draft Regulations on Open Space Strategies and Play Sufficiency Assessment has been published (17 December 2021). This consultation seeks feedback from those who will use the legislation, plus other interested parties and the wider public. The consultation will run until 31st March 2022 (in [...]