Fiona was always happiest when helping someone

It is with great sorrow that we report the death of Fiona Cooper, our ‘Citizen of the Year’ who lost her battle with cancer yesterday.

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Community council update

Speed limits, defibrillators, Hillhead Caravan Park and the forthcoming Local Development Plan were among the topics discussed at this month’s Kintore and District Community Council meeting. Read More...
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Kintore fountain update

At the Kintore and District Community Council meeting on September 17, the council heard that there had been a maintenance issue with the fountain that had resulted in the filter becoming blocked.

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Flood study event

Aberdeenshire Council is working with Dougall Baillie Associates and JBA Consulting to produce a detailed study to examine the flood risks around Inverurie and Port Elphinstone.

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Aberdeen Health and Social Care Partnership

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Action Kintore annual meeting

Action Kintore – Kintore’s community charity which runs The Bothie for the benefit of young people in Kintore and district – has its annual general meeting on Monday, October 7.

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Recycling stickers

Aberdeenshire Council will be putting stickers on the blue recycling bins, with the intention of reminding householders about the materials that can be put into these bins. Read More...
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Community council update

A round-up of some of the news from Kintore and District Community Council this summer.

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Klara (5) clears the way and helps Action Kintore

Five-year-old Klara Main has been cleaning up litter around Kintore. Not only is this helping the community directly, but Klara has also raised funds for charity through her efforts.

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Could you be a friend of our fountain?

You will have seen the fountain is repaired and was back in operation this summer. But it is not operating at the moment because, to keep it running, we need at least four volunteers who are willing to take their turn at tending it.

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Fake fine scam

Action Fraud have received an increase in reports and intelligence where elderly victims are being targeted by individuals purporting to be police officers or traffic wardens. Read More...
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Community council submits response to A96 dualling

Kintore and District Community Council has submitted this response to the current consultation on the dualling of the A96.

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Fiona is new 'Citizen of the Year'

Fiona Cooper, chairperson of Kintore and District Community Council, has been announced by the Rotary Club of Kintore, Kemnay and District as the ‘Citizen of the Year’.

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Aberdeenshire councillors agree changes to bin collections

Aberdeenshire councillors have agreed changes to kerbside collection of recycling and waste, with the aim to push up recycling rates and send less to landfill. The new collection schedules will happen next year.

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Community council update

An update from Kintore and District Community Council with news on transport projects, town centre regenerations, how you could get involved and waste and recycling. Read More...
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New recycling bin measures to be rolled out

Following the shelving of a planned new waste strategy, due to funding issues, Aberdeenshire council is to roll out new procedures for kerbside collection of recycling.

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Election of Kintore community councillors

Do you have ideas how to improve Kintore as a community, supporting local groups and individuals and promoting our town?

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Garden waste recycling in Kintore

This year there will be a garden waste recycling point in Kintore. The Kintore collection point will be in the Kintore Primary School car park every Saturday from 1pm to 4pm, from now until November 2.

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Can you help Rachel's work in Embu?

For most of the year Rachel Lewis – our current ‘Citizen of the Year’ in Kintore – works as the Youth and Volunteer co-ordinator with Kintore’s community charity Action Kintore.

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Community council seeks road views

Kintore & District Community Council chair, Fiona Cooper, wants your views on the proposed routes for the A96 Dualling as they affect Kintore. There are two options being proposed.

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Kintore suffragette's plaque in Aberdeen

Alison McCall has sent us this picture of the plaque that is now in place on 41 1/2 Union Street in Aberdeen.

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Deer's Den to close

Disappointing news that the Deer’s Den is to close on Sunday. But, we’re all looking forward to the opening of expanded bar, hotel and restaurant at The Square.

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Railway works mean no sleep for some

At the Network Rail Drop-in session yesterday in Kintore Golf Club, we heard that the new Boat of Kintore level crossing will have more substantial barriers than the current single barriers.

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Network Rail release more information about rail upgrade

Network Rail addressed the Kintore and District Community Council meeting this week to give more detail about the current upgrade of the Aberdeen to Inverness rail line.

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