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OLDMELDRUM BUSINESSMAN UP FOR TOP AWARD (Inverurie Herald 08/11/2019) Read here A former butcher who now champions food and drink qualifications across Aberdeenshire is in the running for a prestigious prize at this year’s Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) Star Awards. Gordon Gibb, who is shortlisted in the SQA Champion category, may no longer be a full time butcher, but 20 years on from leaving the profession, he is still putting his experience to good use in his role as a Director with Oldmeldrum-based Polaris Learning. The SQA Star Awards recognise the achievements of individuals working towards SQA qualifications as well as the schools, colleges, training providers and employers who help to deliver SQA qualifications — that enable learners to achieve…
This week it is the ANNUAL FAIRTRADE SALE at Bonnyton Farm Pitmedden. There will be the usual Fairtrade items people know and love but a huge selection of great gifts and crafts to choose from. All ethically sourced and fair to the producer. Come along and browse and buy. Tea and coffee and fine pieces available, with some sooner at lunchtimes to keep shoppers happy. Click on the map to see more:
From a resident, We are just home from holiday and our dog Blanche has gone missing from lady’s house they were staying at in Potterton. She went missing on Sat 26th in the afternoon. However we aren’t sure where she is now. We are just devastated. Last seen in Potterton area. Please call 07789058677 or 07884313888. Thanks
MAIG are delighted to be awarded winner in the large town category of Formartine in Bloom competition. Huge thanks to all our fabulous volunteers and supporters and to The Formartine Partnership. This follows MAIG's tremendous success winning Silver Gilt in the Beautiful Scotland competition earlier this year.
Meldrum Amenities Improvement Group have been awarded a SILVER GILT MEDAL in the Beautiful Scotland competition run by Keep Scotland Beautiful. They were also awarded the New Entrant Trophy for their efforts. The results were announced at a ceremony in Dumfries. Andrew McCartney collected the awards on behalf of MAIG. Very well done to all who support MAIG and to their fantastic volunteers. There's still plenty of work to be done so if you have some time to spare and would like to get involved please contact them here