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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Community council update

An update from Kintore and District Community Council.

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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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Developers appeal Thainstone business park extension

The developers of the proposed extension to Thainstone business park – on the hillside in front of Bennachie – have submitted an appeal against Aberdeenshire Council’s refusal of planning permission.

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Tuach Hill and the developers... public engagement?

Local resident Paul Davison has produced a paper entitled “Tuach Hill and the developers… public engagement?’.

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Two days to go for Tuach Hill

Campaigners against the construction of a bridge and new road across the lower slopes of Tuach Hill are encouraged by the number of objections that have been submitted against the proposal.

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'No road on Tuach Hill' campaign

Leaflets have been delivered to houses across Kintore for the ‘No Road on Tuach Hill’ campaign fighting the proposal to build an access road on the lower slopes of Tuach Hill.

Tuach Hill Kintore East access road

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Plans submitted for Kintore East access road along Tuach Burn

The Kintore East consortium has now submitted its planning application covering the infrastructure required for the development. This application includes the proposed access road from School Road across the Tuach Burn and on to the Kintore East development.

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We should be protecting not blighting Bennachie

What are the greatest attractions in the Garioch area? Castle Fraser is one that springs to mind. The other is surely Bennachie.

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Watch out for Kintore East application

A planning application is imminent for the infrastructure to support the Kintore East development. This will include the proposed bridge over the Tuach Burn and the road across the fields below Tuach Hill.

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Kintore East and Tuach Hill briefing

Aberdeenshire Council has produced a briefing paper to try to clear up confusion over the status of the recent planning application for Kintore East development, particularly in relation to the proposed access from School Road by the Tuach Burn.

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'Save Tuach Hill' call

Following on from news of the planning application related to the 600-home Kintore East development and a subsequent meeting last week in the the Bothie, a campaign has begun to encourage residents to respond to the application.

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Thainstone Business Park extension 'breaches' LDP

This is an impression of how the view of Bennachie from beside Kintore Golf Club could look if the proposal, to extend the Thainstone Business Park up the hill beside Bruce’s Camp, is approved.

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Development 'will spoil views of Bennachie'

An application APP/2015/3793 has been submitted to Aberdeenshire Council for a commercial development on the hill above the existing Thainstone Business Park.

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New traffic light junction at Midmill

More details have emerged of the housing development at Midmill that will include the new Town Park. The new application includes more details of the houses and the sports pavilion.

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Date of new Kintore school opening 'in the balance'

The date of the opening of the new primary school in Kintore is in the balance, according to East Garioch councillor Martin Ford Read More...
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150 houses and town park plan for Kintore

Cala Homes North has submitted plans for 150 homes a town park and sports facilities at Midmill, Kintore.

Kintore Midmill housing and town park

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Kintore: how do you see its future?

What do you want to see in the Kintore of the future? Well, you have an opportunity to influence future planning and talk about what it would take to make Kintore a better place in which to live, to work and to enjoy yourself. Read More...
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Kintore East report for Nov 11 council meeting

Aberdeenshire Council planners are recommending Aberdeenshire Councillors grant the application for planning permission in principle for 600 houses, a neighbourhood centre and infrastructure for Kintore East. Read More...
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Chairman's report to community council AGM

Report by the chairman of Kintore and District Community Council to the council’s annual general meeting on September 16, 2014. Read More...
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Plans submitted for Sainsbury's Local at Midmill

A planning application has been submitted for the demolition of existing buildings at Midmill and the development of four retail or commercial units and a hot-food takeaway unit at Midmill in Kintore. Read More...
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Kintore East masterplan backed

Aberdeenshire Councillors have approved the Kintore East masterplan that envisages a substantial expansion of Kintore to the south and east.

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Community council responds to local plan consultation

Kintore and District Community Council chair Brian Johnstone has submitted the community council’s response to the Main Issues Report consultation, which ends tomorrow (February 1, 2014). In it, the community council chair argues that the Gateway Kintore site should be included in the Aberdeenshire Council Local Development Plan 2016.

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Our councillors say amenities come first

Aberdeenshire councillors have told the developers behind the Kintore East development, that could see 1,200 new houses built in Kintore, that community facilities must come first.

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A message to Aberdeenshire councillors: Put facilities before houses

On Tuesday you will be asked to approve a development that will result in the building of up to 1,200 new homes in Kintore. This will be a massive expansion of Kintore which already has a population of 4,447.

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Kintore East recommended for approval

Aberdeenshire Council is to recommend to councillors that the Kintore East Development Framework is approved at the council’s Garioch Area Committee meeting on Tuesday (September 17).

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What progress on Gateway Kintore?

You will probably recall that, back in February, a petition with more than 1,000 signatures was handed over to our Kintore councillors – Nan Cullinane, Martin Ford and Fergus Hood. The petition called on Aberdeenshire Council to bring forward the Gateway Kintore development for consideration by councillors.

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1,000-name petition for Gateway Kintore handed over to local councillors

A petition carrying the names of more than a thousand people has been handed over to local councillors urging Aberdeenshire Council to approve a plan that would bring new facilities for the expanding town of Kintore.

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House plan for Gauchhill

A planning application has been submitted for a new house at 10 Gauchhill Cottages, Kintore. The new house is proposed for the garden of an existing house in Gauchhill.

You can view the plans for the three-bedroom, two-storey house on the Aberdeenshire Council website and the deadline for comments on the application is February 25.
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Waste gassification plan for former paper mill

Kirkwood Homes Investments held a public consultation in Kintore Public Hall yesterday, to show their plans for expansion of the commercial use on the former paper mill site north of Kintore. The site concerned is bounded on the east by the River Don and on the west by the Aberdeen to Inverness railway line. Read More...
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Aug 30: Expansion of paper mill commercial park

Kirkwood Homes Investments are holding a public consultation for their planned expansion of the commercial park at the former Inverurie paper mill site on August 30 in Kintore Public Hall 6pm to 9pm. Read More...
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More housing planned for Kintore

The Badentoy Trust and AJC Homes have submitted a planning application to Aberdeenshire council for a development of 11 houses (four of which would be affordable homes) at Gauch-hill Road in Kintore. Read More...
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Housing decision deferred

Aberdeenshire Council’s Garioch committee have deferred a decision on the proposed 150-house development in Kintore. Read More...
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Another housing development planned for Kintore

Aberdeenshire Council is recommending approval for a planning application proposing up to 150 new homes in a residential development at Midmill in Kintore. The development comes at a time when the community council is campaigning for more facilities, including Gateway Kintore, before more houses are built in the town.

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Supermarket and filling station plans

We now have copies of the plans for the proposed development at Broomhill Roundabout that would incorporate a supermarket, filling station, hotel, restaurant, sports facilities and offices.

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Supermarket and filling station proposal

Plans went on show today in Kintore for a new commercial development beside the Broomhill roundabout on the A96, with a supermarket, filling station, hotel, restaurant and offices.

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New garage plan for Broomhill

Plans have been for a new car sales showroom and workshop on land adjacent to the Broomhill Roundabout at Kintore. Read More...
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View Kintore expansion exhibition panels and feedback

We now have the complete set of Kintore East Masterplan exhibition panels online, along with a copy of the feedback form which you can download, complete and return to give your views.

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How to access Kintore from Aberdeen on proposed Broomhill junction

The public exhibition for the proposed Kintore East expansion of Kintore has put the focus on the proposed new junction to replace the Broomhill Roundabout on the A96.

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Kintore East expansion exhibition

There was no sign of apathy today (Saturday, February 12) at the Kintore Masterplan Public Exhibition in Kintore Public Hall. On show were plans by the Kintore Consortium to develop “Kintore East” with between 1,000 and 1,200 additional houses, a public park, sports fields, commercial developments and land for new schools.

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Major expansion plan unveiled for Kintore

Plans are to be unveiled for a major expansion of Kintore to the east of the town, with housing, community facilities, new schools and a new park focussed on Tuach Hill.

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Name sought for new road in Kintore

A name is being sought for the new road into the new development of 24 houses at Gaughhill, Kintore. Read More...
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Replacement junction for Broomhill roundabout

The idea of replacing the Broomhill roundabout on the A96 sounds a good one. It has been the site of a number of nasty accidents over the years.

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What sort of village do we want in second decace?

We are about to launch ourselves into the second decade of the 21st century. (Well most of us are, there are those who say that the decade doesn’t start until 2011.) Read More...
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More details on proposed Forest Road Retail

More details have been published for the proposed retail development on Forest Road. Read More...
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Retail development for Forest Road?

A planning application has been submitted for a retail development on Forest Road in KIntore. Read More...
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Public meeting about future development in Kintore

As you are aware Kintore has expanded at an astonishing rate. The recent Capacity Study shows another potentially massive increase in housing development in Kintore over the next few years resulting in Read More...
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30-house plan for Gauch-hill

A planning application has been submitted for 30 houses on woodland and rough pasture at Gauch-hill, Kintore. The application is in the name of the Badentoy Trust, based at Midmill, Kintore.
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