Energy from Waste Exhibition

Last week Agile Energy mounted the first of their exhibitions in the lead up to a planning application for an Energy from Waste incinerator on the Kirkwood Business Park site, close to the old paper mill.

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Happy birthday, The Bothie

Happy birthday to The Bothie, the youth initiative of Kintore community charity, Action Kintore. The Bothie opened its doors on Saturday, December 7, 2013.

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Masterplan for Bridgend, Kintore

Monarch Developments is holding a consultation on Friday (November 29) for masterplan for Bridgend at the north end of Northern Road, near where the new station is being built.

Monarch Developments Masterplan event

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Rendering plant operators address community council

Three representatives from the Leo Group, owners of the Kintore rendering plant, attended this week’s Kintore and District Community Council meeting. Read More...
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Town House progress

Action Kintore, Kintore's community charity that runs The Bothie youth project, is continuing to progress its long-term plan to bring our magnificent 18th century Town House back into use for the community.

Kintore Town House
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Roundabout proposed for Midmill junction

The latest in a series of proposals for the junction of the B977 and B994 Kemnay road has been submitted to Aberdeenshire Council’s Planning Department. The deadline for public comments is December 12.

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Kintore Christmas Lights Switch-on

This year’s Kintore Christmas Lights Switch-on will be particularly special. We have new festive lights to enjoy!

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Candidates for your vote

As you will surely know by now, there is to be a General Election on Thursday, December 12.

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School praised for positive ethos

Inspectors have praised acting head teacher Katie Finch and her team at Midmill Primary School Nursery for creating a ‘very positive ethos with children and families placed at the centre of their work.’

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Aiming for more life-saving defibrillators

It is now four years since the Scottish Ambulance Service handed over the first public-accessible automatic defibrillator (AED) to Kintore and District Community Council, Since then, the device, installed on the front of First Photographic in The Square, has been available 24-hours a day to save lives.

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Bringing floral colour to Kintore year round

I’m sure we all appreciated the colourful floral displays in Kintore yet again this summer. With the winter bedding plants already in bloom, we can also look forward to colour throughout the winter months.

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Rendering plant to reopen?

We have received the following notification from SEPA about the possible reopening of the rendering plant at Cottown. The plant closed when the operators Dundas Brothers went into liquidation in 2004. Read More...
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Fiona Cooper

Following the passing of our 'Citizen of the Year', Chairman of our Community Council, Secretary of Action Kintore and a person whose life was so involved with community matters, Fiona Cooper's family have asked us to share this acknowledgement. Read More...
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Kintore goes purple for End Polio Day

You may have noticed that Kintore Church and Kintore Town House are illuminated in purple each night at the moment.

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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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