Ex­tra pro­tec­tion for greenspace

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

are lead­ing the way by pro­tect­ing, for­ever such a sig­nif­i­cant pro­por­tion of its pub­lic green spa­ces with Fields in Trust.

“At a time when there is pres­sure on land for hous­ing and com­mer­cial devel­op­ment we ap­plaud the de­ci­sion to safe­guard recre­ational space for fu­ture gen­er­a­tions and pro­vide op­por­tu­ni­ties for fam­i­lies and the wider com­mu­nity of Glas­gow to en­joy time out­doors.

“Ac­cess to parks and play­grounds con­trib­utes to phys­i­cal health, men­tal well­be­ing and com­mu­nity co­he­sion re­sult­ing in more ac­tive and longer, health­ier lives.”

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