We are delighted to learn today that Emily Cutts of the Children’s Wood and Douglas Peacock of the North Kelvin Meadow Campaign have been jointly short-listed in the Observer newspaper’s Ethical Awards “unsung local hero” category. This is a shortlist of around 5 out of 300 entries nationwide. It is a very welcome recognition of all the hard work they have put in. They have of course immediately said that it is a team effort by the whole community, and so it is, but Emily and Douglas have by far the strongest vision and perseverance of us all.
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The nation’s “unsung local hero” will be chosen from the shortlist by popular vote from now to 24th May. To vote for Emily and Douglas, please follow this link below:
The land is subject to a live planning application, which may come before the Planning Committee in the next few weeks. Glasgow City Council want to sell it to a private property developer for 90 luxury flats. If you think this green oasis should be saved, the simplest and fastest action is to sign our petition below:
Please share this petition with your friends. If you would like to do more then please follow the link in the above tab entitled ” Support us – Planning application – Phase 2″ Thank you for any support you can give us. This land is too precious to be built on and once its gone its gone forever.
Here’s a short film shot at the last Halloween event in Oct 2012 which helps to sum up whats there: