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Postal voting

Are you planning to vote by post in the Scottish Parliamentary election?  Planning to vote by post in the upcoming Scottish Parliament election? If you don’t already vote by post, your postal vote application needs to reach the Grampian Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Tuesday, April 6. You can download the form by visiting the vote Aberdeenshire website. 
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New legislation for Livestock Worrying by Dogs

New legislation to deal with dog attacks on livestock has just passed through the Scottish Parliament with unanimous cross party support. The Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill, brought forward by Emma Harper MSP, will now proceed to Royal Assent before becoming law in six months time. Under the provisions of the new Bill, dog owners could be fined…
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Funding News

The Mushroom Trust's primary goal is to support the creation and improvement of greenspaces. The Trust helps to fund projects throughout Scotland.  In recent years, a variety of projects have been funded: improving paths for public access, enabling the commissioning of landscaping designs for long term planting, developing allotments, enriching planting, improving public parks and play areas, and planting community gardens and…
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Survey – Allotments for Oldmeldrum?

Please consider completing the Oldmeldrum Allotments Survey. Following an approach from members of the community, this short survey is hoping to gauge interest in allotment provision in Oldmeldrum. If there is enough interest in having allotment provision and people prepared to help run the an allotment site, this project can progress, at which point, further consultation will take place.
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Cycling without age Oldmeldrum

Meldrum Amenities Improvement Group's latest project to start up the "Meldrum Chapter Cycling Without Age" is now well on it's way with £5000 awarded by the Baillie Gifford Community Awards, administered by Foundation Scotland towards the project. Further match funding applications are in the pipeline and the Group is hopeful that full finance will be in place to establish the…
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Aberdeenshire town centres digital marketing project

Aberdeenshire town centres digital marketing project An innovative new digital marketing project aimed at promoting Aberdeenshire town centres, supporting businesses and encouraging communities to love local has been launched. The initiative is being led by Aberdeenshire Council and funded through an £80,000 investment from the Scottish Government’s Scotland Loves Local Fund which is managed by Scotland’s Towns Partnership. Monies will…
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