News

You can keep up to date here with all the latest news concerning SGLH. Reports on recent events, progress with our projects, planned meetings and lectures… you will find it all here.

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Have a family day out at the Falls of Clyde

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...

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Dean Valley Regeneration

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....

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Visit to Gardens and grounds at Dumfries House

Visit to Gardens and grounds at Dumfries House

On Saturday 12 September, a rather damp day, we discovered new additions to this landscape as well as refurbishments of old features, most notably to the formerly neglected 5-acre Walled Garden. Arboriculturalist Donald Rodger accompanied us, together with Craig Hamilton who has worked for the estate for many years.

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Party with Nine Muses

At the end of August we enjoyed a delightful party in the Edinburgh Garden of Dr John Byrom.  for those visiting 'Newlyn' for the first time, it was a revelation, for this is a garden like no other.    Conceits and wit go hand in hand with plantsmanship. As we were...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Gardens Trust

SGLH welcomes the formation of The Gardens Trust and wishes the new organisation every success. Members of the Garden History Society and the Association of Garden Trusts voted at their respective AGM's (24 July) to merge to form this new body which will harness the...

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Visit to Tyninghame

There is a report of our visit to Tyninghame on 20 June in the August 2015 number of The Pleasaunce.

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Quarry at World Heritage site update

SGLH and other campaigners welcome Ministers’ intention to reject quarry application in Buffer Zone of the New Lanark World Heritage Site at the Falls of Clyde    Campaigners have welcomed Scottish Ministers’ intention to reject Cemex’s application to extend Hyndford...

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SGLH and the Garden History Society

At the end of January I attended the Garden History Society Council Meeting, writes GHSS Chair Judy Riley. Much of the agenda was taken up with the merger with the AGT and the attendant business plan, now available on the Garden History Society website. Details of the merger can also be found in the spring newsletter. We envisage our new organisations working closely together and, to this end, negotiations are continuing concerning reciprocal ex officio membership of each other’s Boards.

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