Scotland

Technical Research Unit, Conservation Group, Historic Scotland

Description

The aim for the Conservation Group of Historic Scotland is to inform and sustain the conservation, repair and maintenance of the built environment. For further details http://conservation.historic-scotland.gov.uk/

Historic Scotland is an executive agency of the Scottish Government and is charged with safeguarding the nation’s historic environment and promoting its understanding and enjoyment.

Location

Historic Scotland,
Longmore House, Salisbury Place,
Edinburgh EH9 1SH
United Kingdom

The Green Team

Description

Provides local, low-cost residential and day programme opportunities for 14-25 year olds in Edinburgh and the Lothians. The weekend programme offers a chance to participate in practical conservation work, environmental education and adventure activities. The key to the work is having fun in the natural world and caring for the environment by positive action. Offers participation in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and the John Muir Award.

Royal Highland Education Trust

Description

An educational charity, established in 1999. RHET aims to create the opportunity for each child in Scotland to learn about food and farming and to ensure a wider understanding of the environmental, economic and social realities of the countryside in Scotland. Its key activites include farm visits for schools and other young people's groups, farmer speakers and resource production.

Glasgow Steiner School

Description

The Glasgow Steiner School offers an alternative education for 3-12 year olds that educates the whole child; heart, hands and head. The curriculum and teaching methods encourage children’s natural enthusiasm, wonder, self-confidence and creativity. The school atmosphere is unpressurised and caring - classes are small and the teacher stays with the class from year to year, providing continuity and security, so each child can develop at their own pace, making the most of their individual gifts.

Aberdeen Waldorf School

Description

A Waldorf Steiner School for children 3-16 years of age. Has a thriving parent and toddler group for parents with children aged from birth to 3 years. Older children sit standard grades while also following the Waldorf curriculum. All children learn French and German and to play a simple musical instrument from the age of 6. There are regular open days but you are welcome to visit any time. Call to request a propectus or to arrange an interview.

John Muir Award

Description

The John Muir Award is an environmental award scheme focussed on wild places. It encourages awareness and responsibility for the natural environment in a spirit of fun, adventure and exploration. It is non-competitive and open to all. The John Muir Award is the educational initiative of the John Muir Trust.

ShowMe Slings

Description

Learn, try or buy with ShowMe Slings - find the right sling for you, your baby and your lifestyle.

We stock a range of slings to buy or hire in person and online. We offer one-to-one consultations and group workshops covering the use of all sling types to carry your child.

Customer service is our focus, and with this in mind we offer a full after-sales service by email and Skype to make sure you get the most out of your chosen sling.

The Nappy Laundry Company

Description

The North east of Scotland's only nappy laundry - making real nappies a realistic choice. Organic and natural products for mum and babe. Nappies and nappy accessories all just a click away.

Vegetarian for Life

Description

A registered charity (no 1120687) set up to improve standards of catering for older vegetarians and vegans in all areas, residential , home care etc. The charity also hopes to operate a listing scheme for appropriate care homes and other establishments and will provide guidelines, advice and recipes.

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