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Wallace Tree visit highlights importance of yew trees to Scottish history

Iain Gray MSP has welcomed East Lothian residents Paul Greenwood and Bryony Smith, the founders of Scotland’s Yew Tree Heritage Initiative, to the MSP Garden at Holyrood to help promote the importance of yew trees to Scotland’s history and culture. The pair visited the garden to photograph the little known feature of the Scottish Parliament,…
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February 25, 2020 0

Branching Out

Branching Out is a Forestry Commission Scotland initiative that supports adults experiencing mental ill health.  In East Lothian, it is delivered by Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust and coordinated by CHANGES CHP where I signed up for the 12 week programme. On Thursday 21st January, a minibus took us to Dalkeith Country Park.  I’d never…
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April 1, 2016 0