Category: Projects

Glorious Gardens – the Second Stage is under way

Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage’s Glorious Gardens project is entering its second stage.  The purpose is to produce a conservation strategy for the historic designed landscapes of the Clyde and Avon Valleys based on site records, researched and written by a team of volunteers, during Phase 1 of the project. The first of a series […]

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Dean Valley Regeneration company established

Dean Valley Regeneration Limited was established as a charitable company [SC046270] on 19 January 2016. At the instigation of a stakeholder’s steering group set up on 7 January 2013, The Dean Valley Designed Landscape Conservation Statement was commissioned by Edinburgh World Heritage,  with the financial support of the City of Edinburgh Council, Historic Scotland, the Garden […]

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Capturing the Past, led by CAVLP Heritage

Press Release   For immediate release – 18 November 2015   SHARE YOUR STORIES AND BRING BACK MEMORIES   Try your hand at archaeology or bring an object related to local history to RSPB Baron’s Haugh and Dalzell Estate on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 November for the launch of a new local archaeological project, […]

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Glorious Gardens update

  Summary of activity for the period 1/7/2015 to 30/9/2015. The aim of the project, as stated in ‘Voluntary Sector Funding 2014-2015, Strategic and Project Funding Outcomes’ document is to engage volunteers in learning and skills-based activities not only rewarding in themselves but, it is hoped, potentially of value to them in future job contexts. […]

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Have a family day out at the Falls of Clyde

Some of the UK’s best places to visit have had a boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Looking for a great family day out over half term or an autumnal weekend? How about visiting one of the many great places around the UK that has been saved, restored or reopened thanks to money raised by National Lottery players and given out by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). […]

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Dean Valley Regeneration

SGLH is very pleased to report that Dean Valley Regeneration Limited, a company limited by guarantee, has been registered, and an application for charitable status submitted to OSCR. This follows the completion of the excellent Conservation Statement by Peter McGowan.  SGLH is the legal successor to the Garden History Society in Scotland Conservation Trust (GHSSCT), […]

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Glorious Gardens update

In the last week we have reached an important milestone – a group of volunteers visited Mauldslie estate in the CAVLP area to do their first on-site recording using the form on the tablets and a second, printed form. Mauldslie as shown in William Forrest’s map of the County of Lanark (Imprint 1816). By permission of […]

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CALVP Creepie Crawlies

SLTV have kindly made a really fantastic film of the Clyde and Avon Valleys Landscape Project Citizen Science/Young Gallery/Creepy Crawlie project which we have just completed.  SLTV did the film free of charge for CAVLP and it’s wonderful for final evaluation purposes.  Karen Dobbins had to make a strong case for this to happen as […]

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Glorious Gardens – the first 6 months

Here is Hilary getting to grips with the Aerial Photography resources at RCAHMS Photo. Lorna Innes, Northlight Heritage Glorious Gardens has almost completed six months of its first full year of existence. So, what have we got to show for the work of the Northlight Heritage team and input from SGLH? The focus on structured […]

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The future’s bright for volunteering in the Clyde and Avon Valleys

The Glorious Gardens project is part of a wider volunteer training programme   The Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership has been running volunteering and volunteer training programmes locally since 2012.  Now halfway through the programme, they are taking stock of progress made and making plans for a bright future for all in green and […]

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