Archives for News - Page 14

"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…
Continue Reading

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.
Continue Reading

Bus service restored to important link

Oldmeldrum bus users have received a boost following the axing of a alterations to services will reinstate a vital public transport link used by local residents to access health facilities in Dyce. Through bus services between Oldmeldrum, Newmachar and Dyce Asda shopping centre ceased when bus routes were altered last October – prompting many complaints and a petition which was signed by nearly 240 people unhappy at the loss of direct bus services from Oldmeldrum, Newmachar to Dyce Asda. Green…
Continue Reading

Sad news of William Law of Oldmeldrum

It is with sadness that we hear that Willie Law of Oldmeldrum has passed away. Jeff Goodhall, Community Council Chairman said: "As a real stalwart of our Community he will be missed by all. Aged 94 he put us all to shame with the work he did in aid of the village he loved. I am sure all of our thoughts are of him and with him." The Community Council is arranging flowers and a tribute for his long and…
Continue Reading

Oldmeldrum strives for Ambitious Projects

Oldmeldrum strives for Ambitious Projects The Community of Udny near Oldmeldrum - in 2011 have pioneered a community owned wind turbine raising £100,000 a year for local projects. A number of groups within the Community of Oldmeldrum are looking to start up projects that will benefit those living in the area. As a result of the recent housing developments within Oldmeldrum there is over £200,000 of planning gain money available. The groups are looking for funding from the planning gain…
Continue Reading

NEW LOCAL OFFERING OF NATURALLY REARED TURKEYS

The Michie family have been farming at Lochend of Barra, Oldmeldrum, for around 80 years.  We have an arable farm and we are also producing free range turkeys. At Lochend of Barra we have specially selected to grow the Wirral and Hockenhull Black as these breeds love to forage naturally and when hung provide a richer flavour than other breeds. Our Turkeys are grown slowly to full maturity and enjoy roaming our fertile land where they eat natural vegetation, grass, along…
Continue Reading

Whodunit? It could be you – The Unsolved crime Festival at Haddo

This weekend sees budding Morses, Grissoms and Taggarts get their chance to be involved in solving crimes as the first Unsolved crime and mystery festival takes place at Haddo House, by Methlick. The festival runs from tomorrow until Sunday, with events taking place at Haddo and also at Fyvie Castle, where special mystery tours will take place. Get MORE Press and Journal Published: 18/10/2012
Continue Reading