New deal for green spaces

Milngavie and Bearsden is set to benefit from a unique agreement - signed by East Dunbartonshire Council.

The greenspace initiative with Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) aims to improve the social, physical, cultural and environmental well-being of the area.

The council has pledged to integrate the Green Network into development masterplans and create an open space strategy review and forestry strategy.

Council leader Rhondda Geekie, said: “We have very attractive greenspaces and areas of natural beauty that are valued highly by the council and local people. We are committed to retaining and improving it.”