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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Dismay as Kintore station delayed to 2020

There was dismay at last night’s Kintore and District Community Council meeting when it was revealed the opening date for the new Kintore rail station had been pushed back to summer 2020.

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Facilities, school safety, rail and A96 Dualling

At our last meeting, we said goodbye to our community policeman, PC Steve Middleton (pictured holding his certificate with Aberdeenshire Councillors and members of the community council).

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Is this an opportunity for Town House and The Square?

The Scottish Government has set up a £50 million Town Centre Regeneration Fund. Of that, £3.29 million has been given to Aberdeenshire Council for projects in this area.

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Historic Kintore Fountain back in action this summer

The historic granite fountain in front of the Town House in The Square, Kintore will be working again this summer after many years out of action.

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Consultation on new Local Development Plan

A consultation linked to the area’s emerging planning blueprint has reached the halfway point, and anyone with an interest in local planning policy and land allocation for development is encouraged to take part.

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Flood Scheme Public Consultation

The Inverurie and Port Elphinstone Flood Study meeting took place last night at Inverurie Academy. It transpires that the flood scheme, currently being developed, covers Inverurie and Port Elphinstone only.

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Flood Scheme public consultation event

Those who were affected by the flooding in Kintore, Port Elphinstone, Inverurie and Kemnay in January 2016, will vividly recall the events of that month.

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The Deer's Den Bar & Diner

The Square Bar and Lounge is launching a new venture – The Deer’s Den Bar and Diner.

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Community council update

An update on some of the issues raised at the January meeting of Kintore and District Community Council Read More...
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Extended closure of B977 level crossing

STOP PRESS: In an echo of the confusion over the closure of the level crossing in 2017, we have received an alteration to the timing for the closure of Kintore level crossing.

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Re-branding for sports and cultural facilities

Aberdeenshire Council is rebranding its sports and cultural facilities, plus its its developmental services.

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Fireworks donations handed over

Kintore and District Community Council has donated money raised by its popular Kintore Fireworks display ito local organisation that helped with the organisation.

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