Aberdeen City Council Countryside Ranger Service is committed to working for a biodiverse, best value and socially inclusive future for all the City's countryside resources. It works in partnership to offer quality environmental education and recreational opportunities for all.
The Visitor Centre provides a welcoming venue for locals and visitors to the area. The Cafe provides delicious homebakes and light lunches all made to order as well as space to display items collected and preserved. The Centre includes weaving machinery, local items and an interpretation of the Hoswick Whale case.
Temple Old Kirk Friends is committed to bring the beautiful old Temple Kirk and kirkyard to 'life' by raising money for conservation and gaining appreciation of their significance to the public, historians and genealogists.
The creation of a community country park in the area between Baronshaugh in Motherwell and Garrion Bridge, with Cambusnethan Priory as a hub/visitor centre for the area. The park will utilise the many walkways in the area as most of the land is farmland. The group is a community interest company and will organise and engage in park countryside related and community activities
Penicuik Community Development Trust brings together local people to invest their time, talents and energy to make Penicuik a better place for families to grow up in, community activities to flourish, businesses to thrive, and others to find Penicuik an attractive place to visit.
The aims are to promote the benefit of the people of Penicuik and its environs (being defined as all those who live within the town and its environs as well as any others who participate as active members of organisations based in Penicuik), without distinction of sex, sexuality, political, religious or other opinions, by actions:
to advance community development; to advance education; to advance the arts, heritage, culture and science;
to provide facilities, or assist in the provision of facilities, for recreation and other leisure time activities in the interests of social welfare so that the conditions of life may be improved
The development of the Coastal Communities Museum is the culmination of a ten year community campaign to reopen and redevelop the Museum previously housed in the upper floors of the Grade C Listed 1876 North Berwick School building in School Road.
The redevelopment is a Partnership between East Lothian Council (ELC) and local people which is designed to represent the rich culture and heritage, not just of North Berwick, but of all the communities in the North Berwick Coastal Ward which includes Aberlady, Gullane, Dirleton, Whitekirk and the hinterland.
Union Chain Bridge: Crossing Borders, Inspiring Communities is an ambitious project involving the conservation of the historic Union Chain Bridge, and an extensive programme of public engagement. The project is a partnership between Northumberland County Council, Scottish Borders Council, Museums Northumberland and the Friends of the Union Chain Bridge.
In this partnership, Museums Northumberland is responsible for the Volunteer Programme and the delivery of all heritage learning and engagement activities on both sides of the border. Through everything we do, we strive to inspire people to engage and connect with local culture and heritage through a set of core values. We strive to be:
Generous - we are receptive, friendly and enabling;
Strategic - we are focused on our long-term objectives and how to achieve them;
Innovative - we are creative and thrive on ambitious projects and good ideas, and
Collaborative - we are inspired by partnership working and strive for co-delivery and co-authorship.
The National Galleries of Scotland cares for, develops, researches and displays the national collection of Scottish and international art and, with a lively and innovative programme of activities, exhibitions, education and publications, aims to engage, inform and inspire the broadest possible public.
Thirlestane, one of the oldest and finest castles in Scotland is situated in Lauder. Volunteers or “Friends of Thirlestane” play a vital part in providing a memorable and enjoyable experience to the visitors, by assisting them in the Castle. They aim preserve the castle, its grounds and its collections for future generations and to facilitate and encourage access to the castle, its grounds and its collections for both study and leisure.