17 days to go


Only 17 days to go until we deliver our petition to the Scottish Government asking them to ‘call in’ the New City Vision planning application to build on North Kelvin Meadow and The Children’s Wood.

Please sign our petition and share it with 5 friends. Download a paper petition.  Download posters to share the petition with friends. Send in your pictures to childrenswood@gmail.com (see our latest ones below)

Come and visit us today (13th Feb) on Byres Road, 10-2pm or at Maryhill Tesco, 11-3pm – we’ll have more information and paper petitions.

Forest School and GROWL support saving the meadow and wood.  Thanks to everyone for their support including Chris Packham,  Benjamin Zephaniah and Frankie Boyle for retweeting our messages.

Thanks for sending in the great pictures, please keep them coming. Send images to childrenswood@gmail.com

We’re petitioning the Scottish Government asking them to ‘call-in’ the New City Vision planning application to build 90 residences on North Kelvin Meadow and The Children’s Wood. Please sign and share the petition and join us on the 1st of March when we will be delivering the petition to the Scottish Government.

Online Petition http://bit.ly/callinmeadow

Valentine Event this Sunday, 14th February.  Come and build 90 dens, not flats

LoveourLand

Below is a hard copy of the petition. We will be hosting stalls in Byres Road and Maryhill over the next couple of week-ends. Why not share the petition wherever you can, work, events, university ….. We’ll be taking the hard copies of the petition to the Scottish Government. The date will be confirmed soon and we hope you can join us with your petition sheets.

paper petition

Come with us on the 1st of March or email us at childrenswood@gmail.com and we will take your petitions with us.

Five Friends Challenge

If you have already signed, there is more you can do. Why did you personally sign this petition? What got you to follow links, click buttons, even type a message? What makes your blood boil about building on the Meadow?

– Can you ignite just five friends in the same way?
– What five folk do you know who would sign this petition with a personal invitation?
– Which aspect of the whole issue will light their blue touchpaper?

Please join the Five Friends Challenge, by making five personal invitations – in person, on the phone, by email or direct message.

Meadow moments

17 days to go! Please share with us your personal videos and photos of what makes the meadow and wood special to you. Post them on our Facebook page, Google plus or you tube or email them to childrenswood@gmail.com. Thanks

Write to a MSP –

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
St. Andrew’s House,
Regent Road,
Edinburgh,
EH1 3DG

Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Communities & Pensioners’ Rights
Alex Neil
St. Andrew’s House,
Regent Road,
Edinburgh,
EH1 3DG

Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment
Marco Biagi
St. Andrew’s House,
Regent Road,
Edinburgh,
EH1 3DG

Minister for Children and Young People Aileen Campbell
St. Andrew’s House,
Regent Road,
Edinburgh,
EH1 3DG

Acting Minister for Children and Young People and
MSP for Strathkelvin and Bearsden Fiona McLeod
Suite 13, Enterprise House,
Southbank Business Park,
Kirkintilloch
G66 1XQ

Minister for Public Health Maureen Watt
St. Andrew’s House,
Regent Road,
Edinburgh,
EH1 3DG

MSP for Glasgow Bob Doris
3rd Floor
Empire House
131 West Nile Street
Glasgow
G1 2RX

MSP for Glasgow Cathcart James Dornan
4 Kings Park Road
Glasgow
G44 4TU

MSP for Glasgow Anniesland Bill Kidd
Room 1.16
Anniesland College
19 Hatfield Drive
Glasgow
G12 0YE

Minister for Transport and the Islands and
MSP for Renfrewshire North and West Derek Mackay
St. Andrew’s House,
Regent Road,
Edinburgh,
EH1 3DG

MSP for Clydebank and Milngavie Gil Paterson
Unit 16
Clyde Business Centre
Clydebank
G81 1PF

MSP for Glasgow Kelvin Sandra White
1274 Argyle Street
Glasgow
G3 8AA

MSP for Glasgow Humza Yousaf
3rd Floor, Empire House
131 West Nile Street
Glasgow
G1 2RX

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