Kintore keeps missing out

At last night's Kintore and District Community Council meeting, disappointment was expressed at the way that Kintore seems to miss out on community facilities.

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Community council discusses A96 dualling

At last night’s meeting of Kintore and District Community Council, the controversial plans for dualling the A96 Aberdeen to Inverness route were discussed.

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Commununity council objects to removal of road improvement conditions

Kintore and District Community Council has submitted a representation to Aberdeenshire Council, calling on the council to reject moves to remove road improvement conditions for a proposed development at Thainstone. Thainstone is within the community council’s area.

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Partnership to tackle rural crime in NE

Rural Watch Scotland has announced a new partnership dedicated to tackling rural crime in the North East and improving safety in remote communities has been launched. Read More...
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Whatever happened to planning?

Should we really be locked in the current controversy about the route for the upgraded Inverurie section of the A96?

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All set for Fireworks

Kintore and District Community Council are organising this year’s Kintore Fireworks at the Kintore School Playing fields on Friday, November 2, starting at 6.30pm.

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Shock at Kintore route for A96

When the route options for the A96 from Huntly to Aberdeen went on display today in the Inverurie Town Hall, there was a shock in store for residents of Kintore, Keithhall and Kinmuck and Balbithan.

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Kintore Rotary issue plea for Shelterbox

On Friday 28 September, a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Shortly after, a deadly tsunami tore through the region, flattening everything in its path and turning thousands of homes to rubble. 

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A96 Dualling route options

Transport Scotland are holding another series of exhibitions to update the progress on the A96 Dualling for the section from Aberdeen to Huntly.

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Aberdeenshire Council examine new recycling and rubbish collections

At the Kintore and District Community Council meeting this week Aberdeenshire councillors told the meeting that the council was consulting on a new waste strategy that could see considerable changes to the kerbside collections.

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MSP calls for investment to target Aberdeenshire broadband blackspots

North East Scotland MSP Mike Rumbles has called on the Scottish Government to target investment at areas of Aberdeenshire that are worst affected by low internet speeds.

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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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