New beauty salon opens this Saturday

A new beauty salon is due to open on Kintore’s School Road, starting with an open day on Saturday. Trading will start on Tuesday (Nov 28).

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Broadband bid for Balbithan area

Residents in the Balbithan area of Kintore have submitted a bid to improve their broadband services.

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House plan for Forest Road

Plans have been submitted for a three apartment flat on a site at Gowanlea, Forest Road at the junction of Forest Road and Allendale Gardens. Read More...
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Christmas Lights Switch-on

The Kintore Christmas lights will be switched on on Saturday, December 2 at 4.30 pm in The Square, Kintore, in front of the Town House.

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Action for Kintore

Action Kintore is a charity dedicated to providing facilities for the community of Kintore. But, what do you know about Action Kintore?

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Fireworks go with a bang

Our thanks to Lewis Mackland a 16-year-old amateur photographer from Blackburn who was quick off the mark in sending us these photos from tonight’s Kintore Fireworks event.

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Save Bennachie public consultation

The Save Bennachie Campaign is urging people to attend the forthcoming Public Consultation Sessions for the A96 dualling. They say that this is a the first key opportunity to have a say on the future of Bennachie.


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Broadband good news, bad news

Finally we have some news on broadband for those of us living in the Balbithan and Wester Fintray areas of Kintore.

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Winning Garden chosen by Jim McColl

This summer Jim McColl of BBC Scotland’s Beechgrove Garden donned his judging hat and headed down from Oldmeldrum to choose the best garden in Kintore.

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Looking for your views about parking

Your views on town centre parking in Aberdeenshire are required to help Aberdeenshire Council plan future parking policy.

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Remember, remember the 3rd of November

Kintore and District Community Council are organising this year’s Kintore Fireworks at the Kintore School Playing fields on Friday, November 3, starting at 6.30pm.

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How much of Tuach Hill needs to be closed?

There is no word yet of when Tuach Hill might re-open following its closure because of asbestos found in the area.

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Oct 3: Kintore Angling meeting

Aberdeenshire Council is seeking confirmation that Kintore Angling Club is interested in taking on the council’s beat for salmon, sea trout and brown trout, from 2018. Read More...
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Thainstone abattoir public exhibition on Friday

Plans for a new abattoir, within the Kintore and District Community Council area, are to go on public exhibition this Friday (September 29) in the Thainstone Agricultural Centre.

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New chairman for community council

Brian Johnstone, chairman of Kintore and District Community Council for the past four, years has stepped down from his voluntary role after four years.

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Asbestos scare closes Tuach Hill

Tuach Hill, the popular walking area at the heart of Kintore, has been closed off by Aberdeenshire Council following the discovery of crysotile asbestos.

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Floral displays brighten Kintore

Local shops and businesses again generously supported the floral display fund run by the Community Council, with a combined total of £1680 in donations.

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Community council update

An update from Kintore and District Community Council.

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Long-term impacts of flooding

The University of Aberdeen and the James Hutton Institute are carrying out a study of the long-term impacts of the flooding which took place in January 2016.

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Community Cycle Goups

Dave Sage the Cycling Development Officer for the North of Scotland for Cycling UK is looking to support Community Cycle Groups. Read More...
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Aug 19: Organ Recital

Kintore Parish Church are hosting an organ recital on Saturday, August 19 at 6.30pm in the kirk. Read More...
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Kintore garden competition is live

Nominations are now being taken for the Kintore and District Community Council Garden Competition.

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KDCC Agenda for July 18

Agenda for the Kintore and District Community Council meeting on Tuesday, July 18 in Kintore Primary School at 7pm. All interested are welcome to attend. Read More...
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RBS Kintore mobile branch to close?

Rumours are circulating that the Royal Bank of Scotland are about to withdraw the mobile bank service that has provided a banking lifeline for Kintore. As RBS’s own website explains, the mobile bank is a: “vital banking service for rural and semi-rural communities”.

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Design contract awarded for A96 dualling

Transport Scotland has announced a contract worth up to £50 million, to progress the 26-mile eastern section of the A96 dual carriageway between east of Huntly and Aberdeen.

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Flood prevention meeting this Friday

A meeting has been scheduled for Kingsfield residents to discuss flood prevention, following the floods in January 2016.

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Vote for your Kintore charity at Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s Local has now opened voting for the Kintore charity that they will support this year. Read More...
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Community council agenda for June 20

  • Agenda for tonight’s Kintore and District Community Council meeting 7pm in KIntore School. All interested are welcome.
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Thainstone Business Park extension approved on appeal

The Scottish Government Reporter has granted planning permission, on appeal, for the extension of the business park on the hill at Thainstone.

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Objections close today for demolition

Monarch Developments have requested permission to demolish the summerhouse at Bridgend Farm, the former Bridgealehouse. Today (Thursday, June 1) is the closing date for objections, which can be submitted online.

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Community Council meeting Tuesday, May 16

This is the agenda for the Kintore and District Community Council meeting on Tuesday, May 16 at 7 pm in Kintore Primary School. All interested are invited to attend. Read More...
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A sign of what is to come?

Is this a sign of what is to come for Tuach Hill, the much loved open space in the heart of Kintore and the hill that gave Kintore its name?

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Could Kintore be Village of the Year?

Actress Penelope Keith has visited scores of rural communities in her ‘Hidden Villages’ series for Channel 4. Now she is taking on her biggest challenge yet – to scour the length and breadth of Britain to crown one village ‘Village of the Year 2017’.

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Planning application for Bridgend Farm

A planning application has been submitted to convert Bridgend Farm on Northern Road into offices. The farm buildings have lain derelict for some years. Read More...
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KDCC agenda for April 18

The agenda has been issued for the Kintore and District Community Council meeting on Tuesday, April 18. All interested are welcome to attend. Read More...
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Do you have old tools you no longer use?

Do you have tools that you no longer need? Maybe they need some refurbishment?

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Kintore to Hatton of Fintray April closures

The B977 is to close in two locations for during April. But the dates have changed since the original notification. Read More...
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Error in plan could have consequences for Kintore

The 2017 Aberdeenshire local development plan has now been published. But has it been simplified, or falsified, asks Paul Davison. Read More...
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Broadband divide widens in Kintore

A survey organised by Kintore and District Community Council reveals a widening broadband divide in and around the Aberdeenshire town.

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March 28: Big Brew Evening

Kintore Kirk is running a Big Brew Evening on Tuesday, March 28 at 7.30pm in the church hall.
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KDCC agenda for March 21

The agenda for Tuesday’s Kintore and District Community Council meeting. All interested are welcome to attend. Read More...
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Road closure in The Square, Kintore

The road between J&G Dossett and the Town House will be closed for urgent utility work by BT from today (Friday, March 17), for three days. Read More...
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Stagecoach bus consultation

Stagecoach is making changes to its timetables that are planned for introduction on May 1, 2017. The consultation closes on March 10 – so if you wish to make comment please respond quickly. Read More...
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Kintore Angling Club permits and tickets

Kintore Angling Club has launched its permits and tickets for 2017.

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May 13: Casino Night fundraiser

On Saturday, May 13 the Kintore Summer Festival is holding a Casino Night fundraising evening to raise money for this year’s festival.

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Community Council broadband survey

Kintore and District Community Council are looking for your help to establish how the broadband service in Kintore is progressing.

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Proposed roundabout for Kemnay junction

A new roundabout is being proposed for the junction of the B987 (the road from the Broomhill Roundabout into Kintore) and the B994 to Kemnay.

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Broadband: Community Fibre Partnerships

If, like us – you are more than 1200 metres from a fibre connection and are struggling with a connection that drops as low as 1.5 MB, when people just a mile or so away are enjoying up to 50 MB – then you may look to community fibre partnerships as a potential solution to bring our broadband into the 21st century.

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From Kintore to Kenya

Rachel Lewis, from The Bothie, in Kintore and her team area heading back to Kenya and they are organising a coffee morning this Saturday (February 25) to raise money for supplies to take with them.

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Princess Royal to open new Kintore school

The Princess Royal will open the new Midmill School in Kintore on Wednesday, March 1.

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Feb 4: Leg it - over hot embers - for Lewis!

Anyone looking for a personal challenge and keen to help a local cause, will soon have the chance to try fire walking.

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Councillor welcomes cycle route progress

Councillor Martin Ford has welcomed progress being made towards a cycle route between Inverurie, Kintore, Blackburn and Aberdeen.

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