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Calling all budding archaeologists!

We're looking for volunteers to help with an exciting archaeology project in the Deer Park here at Haddo. project will run from 21st to 25th July, and you can come along for one day or all five. No experience is necessary, but the work will be quite strenuous so a reasonable level of fitness is required. Volunteers must be 13 or older, and under 16s will need to be accompanied by an adult.   For more information or to book…
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DISAPPOINTMENT AS SCOUTS ARE FACED WITH £1000 BILL TO REBUILD HUT DESTROYED IN FIRE

A North-east scout group is facing a £1,000 bill after a well-used hut was burned to the ground. Firefighters were called to a blaze at the Daviot Scouts’ site on Sunday evening. The shelter is used by youngsters from Scout groups in the North-east to eat and cook. Keith Millar, Gordon district commissioner, said they were disappointed the hut had been targeted. He added: “It is a shame that it has happened – it is just reckless. “We are planning…
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OLDMELDRUM FESTIVE LIGHTS EVENT – 6th DECEMBER

Festivities in Oldmeldrum 2015 Kintore Pipe Band Carol Singers (Wednesday Wailers) Santa's Sleigh Music from Meldrum Academy Mulled Wine, mince pies and roasted chestnuts and more. Lights Switch on 3pm Sunday 6th Dec Officiating will be Jack Sleigh, honoured local farmer. Come along and join the crowd to kick off the festive season in the town. All done with volunteers so come along and get involved or bring the kids of all ages.
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Oldmeldrum student wins RGU award

Former Meldrum Academy pupil Graeme Penny recieved the prize for the RGU Best Built Environment Stage 2 Student from Dean of Faculty of Design and Technology Professor John Watson. An Oldmeldrum student has recently scooped up a top award for his academic performance at Robert Gordon University (RGU). Former Meldrum Academy pupil, Graeme Penny, 23, is currently studying a surveying course at the university and was awarded the prize for the Best Built Environment Stage 2 Student at a special…
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DUMMY STOLEN IN OLDMELDRUM

Meldrum Amenities Improvement Group (MAIG) Yesterday morning, as part of our entry into The Formartine in Bloom Competition, we set up our annual dummies display. This year the theme is "Volunteers" - aimed at recruiting more people to come along and help with the many projects MAIG undertakes. The dummies, whilst being fun to construct, are made from recycled materials and take many volunteer hours to make. So it was with huge disappointment (and some irony given the theme) that…
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AWARD FOR OLDMELDRUM COMMUNITY STALWART

AWARD FOR OLDMELDRUM COMMUNITY STALWART Stanley Glennie, was unable to make the Inspiring Formartine awards ceremony held by Aberdeenshire Council recently because he was in hospital.  So Oldmeldrum Aberdeenshire Councillor Paul Johnston, visited Stan at his Rosebank home, to present him with a certificate for his outstanding long service to the Community of Oldmeldrum, Bourtie and Daviot, as he returned from hospital. "Stan has done a huge amount for the town and district over the years. He has served since…
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"Oldmeldrum firm raise almost £10,000 for good causes" Inverurie Herald – 30th Dec 2014

Oldmeldrum firm raise almost £10,000 for good causes Published in the Inveruroie Herald -on the 30 December 2014 Staff from a North-east energy firm have raised almost £10,000 after organising a series of sporting challenges last year. Employees from Fisher Offshore based in Oldmeldrum completed a range of activities which are set to benefit several charities throughout the country. Key account manager Chris Reid along with two others raced the Baker Hughes 10k in May where they raised around £1,400…
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A CRAFT AND PAMPER EVENING 21st NOVEMBER IN MELDRUM LEGION

Meldrum Mothers & Toddlers are holding a Ladies Craft and Pamper Night on Thursday 21st nov at Meldrum legion. Doors open at with sessions starting at 7pm. Come and have a facial, make a Christmas card, get your nails done or even have a spray tan!! Raffle, bottle stall and refreshments! Tickets £5 from toddlers committee or Morris's hotel.
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