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Douglas Peacock.A community group which planted flowers and grew vegetables on derelict land earmarked for building is being taken to court on Friday by Glasgow City Council. North Kelvin Meadow Campaign said its volunteers had acted after the former playing fields in Clouston Street had lain unused for more than 25 years. The council said a development planned for the area would provide new homes, a park and playing facilities. It is seeking to evict the group and has been granted an interim interdict. North Kelvin Meadow Campaign was formed in October last year by local residents who wanted to "clean up" the land on Clouston Street. Douglas Peacock, who chairs the group, said the idea was to transform a derelict piece of land into community use. "The campaign began with a few people volunteering to plant flowers and clean up the site," he said. "It's now a wild flower meadow and on the back of this some local people wanted to grow vegetables - hence the raised beds which we have installed. "We now want to do something bigger and install a raised bed which will grow herbs and lettuce for the whole community". ..Picture: 18 August 2009: Universal News and Sport (Scotland).All pictures must be credited to  www.universalnewsandsport.com.(0ffice) 0844 884 51 22.
Douglas Peacock.A community group which planted flowers and grew vegetables on derelict land earmarked for building is being taken to court on Friday by Glasgow City Council. North Kelvin Meadow Campaign said its volunteers had acted after the former playing fields in Clouston Street had lain unused for more than 25 years. The council said a development planned for the area would provide new homes, a park and playing facilities. It is seeking to evict the group and has been granted an interim...
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