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GLEN GARIOCH TO LAUNCH 1997 VINTAGE

Glen Garioch’s first small batch from the distillery re-opening in 1997 Glen Garioch, Scotland’s most easterly distillery, will launch a new limited edition, the Glen Garioch Vintage 1997, this summer. The vintage 1997, has particular provenance as it is the first whisky produced at the Oldmeldrum distillery following its re-opening after nearly two years closure and worries for the future of the distillery at the time. In 1997 the re-firing of the stills and the first product was warmly greeted…
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Oldmeldrum & Formartine Local Policing

Inspector Steve Pratt writes: Our team covers all towns in the Formartine area including the main population centres of Ellon, Oldmeldrum and Turriff, where there are Police Stations, as well as other communities such as Pitmedden, Balmedie, Tarves, Fyvie and Cuminestown. My team are all committed to working with the people of Formartine and Grampian to improve well being and keep all our communities safe. Read the local Policing Report Here Inspector Steve Pratt Local Policing Team Inspector Ellon Contact…
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Deaths – CORDINER

CORDINER (Oldmeldrum) Kayleigh Helen Cordiner (aged 2), fell asleep peacefully, at home in the arms of her parents, Jonathan and Anna Cordiner, on Sunday, June 17, 2012. A much loved and treasured daughter, granddaughter, great-granddaughter, niece and playmate. An open Service of Thanksgiving will be held at St. James Church, Lossiemouth, on Friday, June 22, at Family flowers only. A collection will be held for Kayleigh's Wee Stars on the day.
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Rain fails to dampen crowd's spirits

Oldmeldrum Sports failed to live up to its sunshine sports nickname due to overcast weekend weather. But the crowds still gathered at the 82nd sporting event. Some spectators came prepared with ringside shelters, and occasional light showers failed to put off a crowd of more than 2,000 including several from Canada and Australia Onlookers were treated to a tightly contested series of light and heavy sports, the dampness having little effect on athletes and tug 0 war teams. Lunchtime on…
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Sports revellers left high and dry

Oldmeldrum Sports could face a massive drop in profits this year after a licensing standards official ordered a last-minute shutdown of the traditional marquee bar at Saturday night’s popular disco finale. Yesterday stunned organisers of the 82nd Oldmeldrum Sports and Highland Games were still investigating how a new licensing law brought a sobering end to a successful day. Sport secretary Gordon Forsyth said: “A licensing standards officer turned up just five minutes before the 9pm-1am event was about to get…
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Litter pick success

The eco group at the academy held a litter pick on Sat 28th. The event was well attended with a good turnout of senior pupils and a number of adults. The great news is they collected lots of rubbish. The bad news is theres lots left! There will be more litter picks in the future.
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Haddo Country Park regeneration project – Community Consultation

The advisers to the Haddo Country Park regeneration project (LUC) will be hosting an informal and interactive Community Consultation which will be a great opportunity to come along and find out about the latest developments of the £ Regeneration Project and to influence the future plans for Haddo Country Park. It will be held in the Visitor Services Officer's Portakabin in the Car Park. Put the date in your diary to pop in and have your say!
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