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One million people in Scotland living in ‘dirty’ communities

Damning report lays bare the scale of decline in local environmental quality in deprived communities Overall local environmental quality indicators have declined again this year - reaching their lowest point in a decade. And worryingly, the country’s most deprived communities are blighted by the highest levels...

South Lanarkshire park is Scotland’s best

Public vote places Strathaven Park in UK's top 10 for second year running Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, has confirmed today (Wednesday 11 October) that Strathaven Park in South Lanarkshire has reached the top ten in a nationwide poll of the country’s best green spaces. It...

League welcomes Scottish Government consultation on hunting law

The League Against Cruel Sports has welcomed a Scottish Government consultation to review the legislation which bans hunting in Scotland. The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham MSP has today (Friday) published the consultation, inviting views on the recommendations made by...

Major manufacturer helps to drive out roadside litter

Campaign gears up to encourage drivers to take their litter home Paper bag manufacturer, Smith Anderson, has offered its support to a national campaign to clean up Scotland’s roads. Led by environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, the initiative urges road users to take personal responsibility for...