Storm Arwen – Aberdeenshire Council update 2nd Dec 21

Daily update Resilience/Military Aid • Following a formal approach to the UK Government for assistance, military personnel arrived in Aberdeenshire earlier today to support our ongoing resilience efforts in the aftermath of Storm Arwen • The troops will focus on welfare checks on the ground within those communities still impacted by loss of power and will supplement what our own teams have been doing since the weekend • Council volunteers have again been mobilised and have been deployed from strategic…
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The Wee Switch On

The Wee Switch On - Sunday 28th - MAIG are excited to invite you to join us in the town square at pm on Sunday 28th to help us count down to the light-up. This year's Christmas Lights switch on will be a smaller event than usual. Unfortunately, due to Covid, we won't have the usual refreshments or visit from Santa. Christmas Candles We will be selling some lovely, unique, hand made Christmas Candle decorations to assist with our fund…
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A message about Oldmeldrum fireworks display

Message from Gordon Forsyth - Meldrum Sports Committee. “Unfortunately once again this year the Oldmeldrum Sports & Highland Games committee took the difficult decision to cancel the annual fireworks display. While Covid restrictions about meeting in groups has eased it was still felt that there was still a significant risk to those attending. Planning such an event has significant financial outlays many months in advance of the display. Had we gone through the process of applying for licences, getting insurance…
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Mobile community testing

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Mobile community testing - Oldmeldrum - Monday 16th August Community testing is the name for the testing programme for people who do not have COVID-19 symptoms. It is estimated that 1 in 3 people with coronavirus do not display symptoms and therefore some people will be spreading the virus without realising it. Testing without symptoms is entirely voluntarily. By visiting a Mobile Community Testing Centre and taking the test, residents will be able to better protect their family,…
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