Community Environmental Renewal Grants, 2002 - 2003
Aldouran Glen Village £43,395 for the creation of a wetland and nature area with sensory gardens and habitat for species displaced by the nearby quarry site at Leswalt, Stranraer.
Antonine Walkway Trust £34,000 for a path network and picnic areas around Croy, Lanarkshire, an amenity for an area affected by current and former quarries.
Ardchattan Community Council £50,000 to create a 469m footpath along Bonawe Road, North Connel, for the benefit of residents of 53 houses and a nursing home, alongside a single-track road used as quarry access.
Balmullo Community Council £2,300 to plant a hedge around Balmullo Primary School, half a mile east of Balmullo Quarry, to mitigate disturbance from lorry traffic.
Braemar Community Trust £24,248 to restore ground and tree cover at a disused quarry site at the entrance to the Morrone Birkwood nature reserve and incorporation into the footpath and interpretative system which the group is extending as part of the local sustainability strategy.
Broadford Environmental Development Group £48,760 to create the 1.7km first stage of a safe walking route between Broadford and Kilchrist, Skye, using the trackbed of a former quarry railway known as the Marble Line.
Carnwath 2000 £24,000 for the intallation of four interactive speed limit signs to counteract the effect of vehicle traffic from quarries through the village.
Carnwath in Bloom £4,570 for the purchase of hanging baskets in Main Street which experiences heavy quarry traffic.
Central Scotland Forest Trust £29,577 to create a community woodland at Avondale, west of Linlithgow, at a closed extraction site, transforming the former works area into a recreational resource.
Central Scotland Forest Trust £5,000 to develop a woodland area and path at the former Thorneydyke sand and gravel quarry. This will complete the Denny Access Network for the benefit of local residents and the wider public.
Coaltown of Burnturk Putting Club £2,500 for path improvement, fencing and tree-planting at an old rock quarry site between Kettlehill and Coaltown of Burnturk.
Dalbeattie Community Initiative £25,000 to establish a granite garden using local granite as a reminder of the town's quarrying history.
Edinburgh Greenbelt Trust £10,532 for an interpretative nature trail at West Craigie Farm, overcoming access difficulty caused by Craigiehall Quarry.
Falkland Heritage Trust £50,000 for new and restored public footpaths at a disused quarry in Falkland.
Fife Council Community Services £30,240 for improved carpark surface with monitoring of use at the Birnie/Gaddon Local Nature Reserve, a former gravel extraction site near Ladybank.
Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue Trust £5,000 towards the purchase of the disused Hessilhead Quarry by the Trust at Gateside, Ayrshire, to provide a quarry pond as a halfway house for rehabilitated wildfowl.
Highland Council £46,000 with Ballachulish and Glencoe Community Council, for waymarking of access to a disused quarry which has already been landscaped.
Highland Council £30,000 with Castletown Heritage Society, for improved interpretation of the site of first commercial flagstone production in Caithness, recognising the site's richness of plants and wildlife.
Leslie Community Council £3,900 on an area affected by quarrying for community access footpaths.
Ratho Environment Group £26,725 to create a 650m pathway and viewpoint to provide safe access to a diverse woodland area at Ratho, where there is limited access caused by two quarries.
RSPB Scotland £12,763 for the clearance of shrub at a former quarry at Loch of Kinnordy, near Kirriemuir, to improve the habitat.
RSPB Scotland £5,775 to build a gravel island at Loch of Strathbeg, Aberdeenshire, counteracting loss of nearby gravel-based bird breeding areas from coastal gravel and sand extraction.
Sandford and Upper Avondale Community Council £21,000 for the restoration of a footpath between Boghead and Drumclog, each with a quarry, at Sandford, Lanarkshire.
Scottish Native Woods £16,945 for woodlands management and access provision at Corlarach Wood, Kilmartin, Argyll, adjacent to a gravel quarry.
Scottish Native Woods £39,618 for footpath improvement, waymarking and interpretative panels at Townhill, Dunfermline, in an ancient woodland site traversed by quarry traffic.
Scottish Sculpture Workshop £50,000 at Kemnay, Aberdeenshire, site of a granite quarry. Contribution to "Place of Origin" project, including artwork and a viewpoint, to renew the link between the village and its industrial heritage, with an imaginative reshaping of the land between the village and the quarry.
Scottish Slate Islands Heritage Trust £3,700 for information boards and a new leaflet about the built environment and visible remains of the slate industry in Ellenabeich village.
Seaboard Initiative £25,000 for a community-led scheme at Balintore, Tain, Ross-shire, providing pathways and a sculpture park on a site close to a former quarry.
Shetland Amenity Trust £1,798 for the clearance and fencing of the abandoned quarry at Skaw, Whalsay, £968 for Bressay, for closure to illegal dumping at a disused stone quarry and recognition of the existing habitat for breeding frogs and nesting birds and £11,555 at Aywick, Yell for the closure of a quarry adjacent to a playpark, to illegal dumping and for landscaping work.
Shillinghill Residents' Association £35,015 at Shillinghill, Alness for the creation of raised plant beds to mitigate the view of the quarry.
Smarter Salsburgh £43,000 to create a community garden on derelict land as the first phase of a community action plan to improve the environment of a village affected by traffic from two quarries.
Solway Heritage £16,000 for a geological interpretation project to reveal the role of rock and aggregate quarries on the heritage of Dumfries and Galloway, at five settlements with close associations with nearby quarries - Creetown, Dalbeattie, Annan, Dumfries and Rowanburn.
South Lanarkshire Greenspace £30,000 for path upgrading work and woodland development at Whitehill, Blantyre, where former stone quarries make path access difficult for disabled users, cycles and prams.
Strathnairn Community Woodland Project £5,000 for the purchase of two woods in Strathnairn, Farr, Inverness where traffic from two working quarries passes through the community.
West Kilbride Environmental Group £10,000 for a renewable energy demonstration project at the environmental centre located in a disused quarry.
Western Isles New Development Opportunities Ltd £65,000 for landscaping of quarry areas at Habost, Ness and South Dell Quarry, Isle of Lewis.