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Green Gym – getting fit outside with an extra bonus!

Posted By Ineke Watt | July 12, 2019

A new concept in getting fit is quickly spreading all over the country. Green Gyms are fun and free outdoor sessions where you will be guided in practical activities such as planting trees, sowing meadows and establishing wildlife ponds. Unlike other conservation projects, the emphasis is very much on health and fitness – volunteers warm […]

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One week until SFWA nominations close

Posted By Ineke Watt | March 24, 2019

There is only one more week left until nominations close for the Scotlands Finest Woods Awards 2019. The closing date is Sunday 31st March 2019 and no late entries are accepted. There is something for everyone with six categories: unique for 2019 is the one-off 1919 Forestry Act Centenary Award to mark the centenary of this important Forestry Act that […]

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SEA nominations – last call!

Posted By Ineke Watt | January 31, 2019

The deadline for the Scottish Education Awards (SEA) nominations is Thursday 14 February 2019. There are just two weeks to go! Those who dedicate their lives to children and young people and showcase the valuable work and innovation in Scottish classrooms are recognised at the annual event. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony […]

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Announcing the winners of Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards 2018

Posted By Ineke Watt | June 22, 2018

The winners of Scotland’s finest woods awards 2018 have been announced at an awards ceremony presentation at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh. There may have been many entries but there can only be one winner in each category. We are happy to have been there and to follow the event and the competition. The […]

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We’re doing our bit for the environment

Posted By Ineke Watt | April 4, 2018

Every little helps.. We’ve made a huge leap into the future……by going back in time and having our milk delivered in glass bottles onto the doorstep. With more people in the office we were going through many more plastic single use portions of milk every coffee and tea time which we knew were just going […]

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Nominate today for Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards 2018

Posted By Ineke Watt | February 7, 2018

Nominate today for Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards 2018. The Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards showcase all that is best in Scotland’s forests and woods.   The 2018 awards are now open for entries. Caledonia Play are proud to sponsor the Schools Award. Schools and pre-school projects anywhere in Scotland can enter this ever-popular award. We seek […]

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Free trees for schools and communities from The Woodland Trust

Posted By Ineke Watt | November 1, 2017

Free trees! The Woodland Trust has thousands of free tree packs to give away! They want to make sure that everybody in the UK has the chance to plant a tree so they’re giving away hundreds of thousands of trees to schools and communities. Choose a pack from the list provided on their website and […]