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MELDRUM SPORTS HELP LOCAL SCOUTS – PRESS AND JOURNAL REPORTS

picture courtesy of Press and Journal A scout hut which was deliberately torched last summer has been replaced thanks to the generosity of Highland Games organisers. Vandals targeted the hut at the Daviot camp site, near Inverurie, on July 2, disappointing all those who have used it over the years. The shelter was one of eight used for camping by the entire Gordon District and would have cost the Scouts about £1,000 to replace. That might have proved difficult to find in the short term had it not been for the organisers of Oldmeldrum Sports. When they heard of the Scouts’ plight, they decided to step in and hand over the money needed – not least because the Daviot scouts…
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Oldmeldrum Sports – 16th June

The 88th anniversary Oldmeldrum Sports & Highland Games will be officially opened at on Saturday 16th June 2018 by Aberdeen Football Club legend - Joe Harper. ; During the afternoon there will be the mix of the traditional highland events with the massed pipe bands, "Morris's Hotel" British Caber Championship, "Flowline Specialists" Highland Dancing and the "Rollstud" Drum Majors displays. On top of that we will have the return of Yee's Hung Ga Chinese Lion display and in the marquee the stars of Wrestlezone and Dean Spruce the magician. During the afternoon the keen athletes can take part in the "Run 4 It" Meldrum 5 miler and the kids 1 mile race. On the Saturday night from 9pm Ollie's Nightfever Disco…
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