Community council posts for 2018/19

At the Kintore and District Community Council September meeting Fiona Cooper was nominated and elected to continue her role as Chairperson for the community council.

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The safety of our children near Kintore Primary School

The safety of children going to and from Kintore Primary School has been an issue that has had some considerable priority at the last two Kintore and District Community Council meetings. See the post “Concerns for the safety of our children”.

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Bus timetable consultation closes this Friday

Last night’s Kintore and District Community Council meeting heard of concerns about the bus service from Kintore to Inverurie being cut back to every hour, rather than every half hour. Read More...
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Scottish Diaspora stay in Garioch extended

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry is to stay show at The Garioch Heritage Centre for an extra month. It will now remain on show until November 10.

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Kintore Summer Festival team needs new members

If the Kintore Summer Festival is to run again in 2019, the festival team need to recruit new volunteers.

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Kintore radio station to close

Kintore-based radio station NECR has announced that it is to close with its final broadcast being tonight (Wednesday, August 15).

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The Bothie amazed at interest in sign language

The Bothie – the youth initiative of community charity Action Kintore – has been amazed by the response to its proposed classes in British Sign Language (BSL).

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New restaurant eyes up Kintore

A new restaurant is currently considering opening in Kintore.

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Rachel is Citizen of the Year

Rachel Lewis, Youth and Volunteer Development Officer at The Bothie, the youth initiative of the Action Kintore community charity, has been announced as Citizen of the Year for 2018.

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Tuach Hill access reopened

Access to Tuach Hill is to be reinstated. It has been closed for some time following the discovery of asbestos fragments.

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Scottish Diaspora Tapestry here for summer

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry is spending the summer on show at The Garioch Heritage Centre from July 11 to October 6.

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Planning updates

The following planning applications were highlighted at last night’s Kintore and District Community Council meeting. Read More...
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Rural Watch Scotland aims to reduce crime

“Rural Watch Scotland” is an extension of the Neighbourhood Watch Scotland movement aimed specifically at rural communities, like those around Kintore.

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Kintore business seeks purchasing adminstrator

RIM Fabrications in Kintore is looking for two new purchasing administrators – one a permanent post, the second for maternity cover. Read More...
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Do you know of the Shakin' Bridge?

The Institution of Civil Engineers have been in contact to say they have a postcard in their collection of a “Shakin’ Bridge, Kintore”. Can any of our website users shed any light on it?

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Dyce to Aberdeen rail closure

The rail line from Dyce to Aberdeen will be closed as part of the programme for doubling of the track between Aberdeen and Inverurie. This section of line will be closed from May 12 to August 20.

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Fire Brigade blocked by parked cars

At the community council meeting this week, those present heard from police that a fire engine, on the way to a fire, had been obstructed by parked cars in Allendale Gardens which, we were told, had not left sufficient room for emergency vehicle access.

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Abattoir plans to go on show

Developers are holding an meeting to discuss their plans for a new Scotbeef abattoir and meat production facility and Thainstone, in the Kintore & District Community Council area.

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Garioch Heritage Centre buy-out plan

The Garioch Heritage Centre opened in October 2017 and houses the collections of Garioch Heritage Society. It is located in the renovated Inverurie Loco Works.

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Balbithan broadband bid fails due to cost

Residents in the Balbithan area of Kintore have had to throw in the towel on their bid to improve their slow broadband. Encouraged by BT and Aberdeenshire Council they made an application for a Community Fibre Partnership which would co-fund the provision of fibre connections to the premises.

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Suspicious door-to-door sales

We have received the following message from Police Scotland about suspicious door-to-door sales calls in the area.

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New for car enthusiasts at this year's festival

New for this year’s Kintore Summer Festival is a Performance and Classic Car Show in the car park at the Kintore Primary School.

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Kintore Community Council report

At the November 2017 meeting, we welcomed representatives from Aberdeenshire Council who gave a presentation on the Local Development Plan 2021. Read More...
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Balbithan road safety

At Kintore and District Community Council last night there was praise for the work that Aberdeenshire Council have completed on the road up Balbithan, past the Kintore Golf Club.

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