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Campaign East Kilbride East Kirsten Robb Local Space to Play

Greens secure reopening of multi-use games areas after ‘Space to Play’ campaign

Campaigners are celebrating the re-opening of community facilities, some of which have been closed to the public for many years. In January, Kirsten Robb from the Scottish Greens and The Space to Play campaign wrote to South Lanarkshire Council (SLC) to highlight that in and around one council ward, 4 of the 7 multi-use games…

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Autumn 2021 Campaign East Kilbride East Kirsten Robb Local Newsletter Space to Play

Space to Play

Many local people told Green activists that one of their top concerns is a lack of things for young people to do. Since then, local resident and Green campaigner, Kirsten Robb, has been investigating local play spaces and working with the community to get improvements.

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East Kilbride East

Autumn 2021 Newsletter

The latest East Kilbride East newsletter is now being delivered. Our website has more in depth coverage about the stories covered in the newsletter.

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Autumn 2021 Local Newsletter

EK Litter Pickers

The EK Community Litter Pickers movement started in March 2021 with a few events and an online group (now at 1600 members).The group has collected up 2316 bags of rubbish to date.

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Autumn 2021 National Newsletter

Scottish Greens free bus travel to commence in new year

In a deal secured by the Scottish Greens in this year’s budget, anyone aged 21 or younger will be able to travel for free on the bus with a concessionary travel card from 31 January 2022.

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Autumn 2021 Central Region

Your Green MSP

The election in May saw Gillian Mackay become the first Green MSP for Central Scotland, and is the Scottish Greens spokesperson for health and social care.

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East Kilbride East Space to Play

MUGA update

Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs) and football pitches in schools are fabulous spaces to help increase health, wellbeing and community activity, safely away from traffic hazards. They are meant to be freely available to local communities outwith school hours, but many of these are now locked up. Support our call for South Lanarkshire Council to…

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Helping you Kirsten Robb Local

Greens help tackle housing emergency

Local Green activist, Kirsten Robb, who was contacted by a desperate resident, has highlighted the poor state of some council flats and now the council is now taking action.Kirsten was sent a video by a resident of a block of flats in Westwood. These images show the extent of the disrepair in their communal hallway.…

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Comment Council 2022 Kirsten Robb Local News

Can South Lanarkshire Council use resources better?

We sent a letter to the Chief Executive with our thoughts on how the council can improve. Earlier in the year, South Lanarkshire Council put forward a series of potential cuts to services and asked for comment. At the time the South Lanarkshire Greens wrote a letter to the council making a number of points.…

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Holyrood 2021 National News

Greens Manifesto for Holyrood 2021

The Scottish Green Party’s manifesto for the 2021 Holyrood election has been launched. It is our boldest and most ambitious manifesto to date. It offers a different future for Scotland, at a time when change is essential. We have costed plans for a fairer, greener pandemic recovery that puts people and the planet first, and…