Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteers for The Meldrum Cafe / Meldrum Town Hall The Meldrum Cafe is open from Wednesday to Saturday 10 am -4pm. We ask volunteers to work for 2 hours per week. You can choose a regular shift or go on our emergency call up rota. It is an excellent way to get to know people - we have around 60 volunteers for a start! In addition to the work in the cafe we have opportunities for you to help us…
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Haddo Medical practice meeting packed out

The meeting called by NHS Grampian,in the Melvin Hall, Tarves, to discuss the proposed closure of the Doctor's Surgery in Tarves and cease dispensing medicine in Pitmedden, was attended by a packed audience of over 300. Residents around the east of Oldmeldrum who may use the Haddo Group Practice doctors can read an account of the meeting at: The surgery at Tarves is proposed to close September 7th and medicines will no longer be dispensed from Pitmedden surgery in April…
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Deaths – Jean PAULINE

Jean PAULINE (Oldmeldrum/Bourtie) died suddenly but peacefully, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on Wednesday, August 8, 2012,.  Jean Pauline (nee Cooper) aged 79 years was the beloved wife of the late Bill Pauline, local Master Butcher and a much loved mum and granny. Her husband Bill past away in May 2011 and lived with Jean in Greenacre on Urquhart Road, Oldmeldrum with its large Park like gardens forming a memorable local feature. A  Funeral service was held at Meldrum Church, on…
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Get learning and developing in Meldrum

HATHA YOGA starting on Tuesday 4 Sep 2012 at the Royal British Legion Oldmeldrum at am till am. Cost £ full price and £ concession price. BEGINNERS JEWELLERY MAKING starting on Wednesday 5 Sep 2012 in Meldrum Academy at 7 to 9pm for 4 weeks. There is a charge of £10 which is given to the tutor on the first night for materials. Cost of course £29 full price and £16 concession price. DRU YOGA starting on Monday 3 and…
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Visiting Glen Garioch Distillery

Glen Garioch Distillery Distillery Road, Oldmeldrum For more than 200 years Glen Garioch has been handcrafting a beautiful range of natural, non chill-filtered whiskies. The Visitor Centre is open - , Monday to Saturday, with daily tours taking place at , and Contact Glen Garioch Distillery Glen Garioch Visitor Centre Distillery Road Oldmeldrum AB51 0ES Phone: 01651 873 450 Website:
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New Course in Confidence building – 27th August 2012

Another Adult education class is due to start in August at Oldmeldrum Primary School CONFIDENCE CHUMS Starting on Monday 27 August at Meldrum Primary school, There is a free crèche place available to anyone who is attending. This course is free. This course is for people who feel they could do with a boast in self confidence. contact: Christine Robson, Adult Education Community Learning & Development Worker, Meldrum Academy, Colpy Road Oldmeldrum AB51 0NT Tel: 01651 871323 Mobile: 07810655589
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Ranger Adult Event: Bat evening – 16th Aug at Haddo Counrty Park

Ranger Adult Event: Bat evening Thu 16 Aug Haddo House Join us for a brief talk about bats and their lives and then watch the bats fly out of their roost at our events begin and end in the property's car park. Please let us know if you have any special requirements. 16 Aug 2012 : 20:15 - 21:30 Prices: Adult : £ and Child : £ Contact: For further information please call 0844 4932167 Booking essential - 0844 493…
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Coffee Morning – 25th August – Westbank

WESTBANK SUMMER FAYRE AND COFFEE MORNING 10am to 12noon Saturday 25th August Raffles hampers Bottle |Stall Guess the Mystery whisky/ Weight of the Cake and Any gifts and donations towards this fund-raiser would be gratefully received - please contact the duty manager or pop in by: Westbank Home, Lower Cowgate, Oldmeldrum. 01651-872300
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