Author: Kathleen Edie

  • RAAG Responds to Scottish Water, Waste and Drainage Policy Consultation

    RAAG has responded to the Scottish Government’s “Water, waste and drainage policy consultation which closes on Wednesday 21st February, 2024. Details at the Scottish Government website; This consultation follows the Climate Change Committee’s recognition of, and recommendations around, Scotland’s precious water resource. Current legislation needs to be strengthened in order to responsibly manage a […]

  • West Lothian Climate Action Network Launch Event

    RAAG joined 31 other West Lothian groups to celebrate the launch of the West Lothian Climate Action Network. The network brings together community groups, third sector organisations and other stakeholders working towards a sustainable future in West Lothian. The network is funded and supported through the Scottish Government’s Scottish Communities Climate Network. RAAG ran a […]

  • Scottish Freshwater Group Citizen Science Meeting

    Scottish Freshwater Group Citizen Science Meeting

    RAAG attended the Autumn meeting of the Scottish Freshwater Group held at Stirling University campus on 26th October 2023. The theme of the meeting was Citizen Science – very apt for a community group campaigning for better river management. The work by the SFG Citizen Science Action Team was introduced by its lead Roger Owen […]

  • InFUNmation event photos!

    Great turn out for our inFUNmation event on 1st October 2023 at Almondell Country Park where we were joined by Jonathan Louis, Co-Director of Forth Rivers Trust to learn about their outfall safari and how we can build on this work in West Lothian.  The group heard about Combined Sewer Outfalls and then visited a […]

  • Outfall InFUNmation Event

    Come along to our  ‘In’fun’mation Event on Sunday 1st October Gather at Almondell Visitor Centre, Almondell & Calderwood Country Park, EH52 5PE. 10.30am – Gather in Visitor centre 11.00am – RAAG presentation on outfalls and monitoring 11.30 am – Set off to outfall and to distribute QR codes 12.30 pm – Gather back at Visitor Centre […]

  • Action on Planning Applications

    West Lothian is one of the fastest growing counties in Scotland. Large scale housing developments, whilst needed in Scotland, also put a massive toll on the water management systems and impact the quality of our waterways. Information on planning can be found at; West Lothian Council Planning site City of Edinburgh Council Planning site