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Volunteers at Meldrum's Amenities group want more flower power people to help plant out this years flower tubs, displays and hanging baskets. They want volunteers locally on June 11th and June 12th day or evening. Part or all. Oldmeldrum has won the local Aberdeenshire best in bloom competition for the last 2 years and they want help to make it 3 in a row. To help call Andrew McCartney on 01651-873473 The Amenities group provide the town with hanging baskets and floral tubs and last year had mannequins in tire square to accompany the displays. They operate a small tractor with a watering bowser with a large polytunnel just outside the town. All the towns Christmas lights are also done…
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Consultation – Oldmeldrum Traffic Management Review

Aberdeenshire Council propose to review the traffic management in Oldmeldrum these links below are the plans detailing the proposals for comment. As part of the review Aberdeenshire propose to create one Consolidated Traffic Order for Oldmeldrum, which would include all existing Traffic Orders that are currently in place for Oldmeldrum and the proposed restrictions. Grampian Police have been consulted and they have no objections to any of the above proposals. Contact Arceli Jones, Engineer Aberdeenshire Council Infrastructure Services 29 Bridge Street Ellon, AB41 9AA Tel: 01358 726413 Fax: 01358 726453
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Deaths – DALE

DALE (Oldmeldrum) Peacefully at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on Friday, March 22, 2013, Jeffrey Alan Dale, aged 70 years, (formerly of Bond Helicopters, Dyce), beloved husband of Sue, dear dad of Dennis and David, father-in-law of Lynnsey and Clare and devoted grandad of Kalysta and Caitlin. Funeral service private.
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Turriff Show starts Sunday 5th Aug

This year the Turriff show starts earlier. Sunday and Monday August 5th and 6th. As one of the premier agricultural shows and country fairs it attracts many thousands of people from all over the region. Many local Oldmeldrum people will making the short journey up the A947 to Turriff and people are advised that the roads through Meldrum will be busier than usual. Bus services are also likely to be a little busier than ;More information on the Turriff show is available at: 
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Welcome to

is a new website owned and run by the Meldrum Bourtie & Daviot Community Council. The purpose of the website is to give an online presence for the Community Council and also to serve as a source of information for Oldmeldrum. Because it is a Blog the main part of the site works like a diary. As new entries (Posts) are made they appear at the top of the page. Scroll down to see the older entries. (more…)
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