The Green Room

Welcome to The Green Room, where you can read all the latest news from Greenbelt. Simply click on the links below to find out about our new developments, community projects and charity events. There is also up-to-date advice from our gardening guru and top tips for becoming more involved in the Greenbelt community. If there is a particular topic you’re interested in, use the search function to take you straight to the relevant articles.

Welcome To West Craigs

The summer maintenance season has begun in earnest and the entrance to one of Greenbelt’s larger developments, West Craigs in Blantyre, is more welcoming than ever.

Comprising more than 900 households, West Craigs incorporates three play areas, a centrally located MUGA (Multi Use Games Area) and both young and mature woodland structure belts.

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The Importance of Play

Who doesn’t love making a list of favourite things?

Top ten albums, most loved books, favourite holiday destinations: list-making is a serious business. It’s also a satisfying way of sorting out priorities.

When looking for a family home, most of us start with a fairly similar checklist with regards to the area.

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Woodland Wonders

Greenbelt was happy to help children from St Mary’s Primary School in Lanark reap the benefits of woodland next to their school.

An area of mature woodland has been cleared to allow a year-long programme of outdoor learning.

It’s here that teachers will run Forest School sessions with nursery and early primary aged children to help their transition to school.

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The pursuit of happiness

Greenbelt’s Donald Ferguson leads the way in study of greenspaces

Congratulations to our Regional Operations Manager Donald Ferguson.

Donald’s study into the psychological benefits of greenspaces has been accepted by the prestigious Landscape Institute for their Landscape and Wellbeing International Conference in Lisbon.

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