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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Meldrum Sports

The 82nd Oldmeldrum Sports and Highland Games Saturday 16th June 2012 What's On? Friday 15th June Friday Night Live (9 pm to 1 am) More information Saturday 16th June The 82nd Oldmeldrum Sports & Highland Games from 10:30 am. More information Nite Lite Roadshow in the marquee (9pm to 1 am) Entry to field on Saturday costs just £6 for adults, £4 for concessions and children under 15 £2 (under 5's free) Come along for a great day out for all the family
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Mid Formartine election result

The following are the results of the local elections for Ward 8 - Mid Formartine Elected Jim GIFFORD  Scottish Conservative and Unionist. Elected at stage 5 Allan HENDRY  Scottish National Party (SNP). Elected at stage 1 Paul JOHNSTON  Independent. Elected at stage 1 Cryle SHAND  Scottish National Party. (SNP) Elected at stage 7 Eliminated Braden DAVY  Scottish Labour Party. Eliminated at stage 4 Jeff GOODHALL  Independent. Eliminated at stage 3 John Kevin LOVEDAY  Scottish Liberal Democrats. Eliminated at stage 6
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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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Litter pick Saturday 28th April

The Ecogroup at the Academy are organising a litter pick by the pupils Saturday 28th April from 10am-1pm. The school run this every year however they welcome participation by other residents in the community. Please help to make this a success by participating, and spreading the word to get others involved. We meet at Meldrum academy at Equipment will be made available there. The pick will finish at 12 and then people are welcome to tea and coffee and snacks…
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