COVID-19

Aberdeenshire Council urges communities to stay local during initial phase of lockdown easing

Communities across Aberdeenshire are being urged to follow the latest public health advice following the publication of the Scottish Government’s phased approach to easing lockdown restrictions while still suppressing coronavirus. The route map unveiled last week gives details of a gradual four-phase move out of the current state of lockdown. During the introduction of Phase 1 on Friday (May 29)…
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Community Council

Local Development Plan – Consultation opens

To view the Proposed Local Development Plan 2020, please visit  Click here to view the Meldrum, Bourtie and Daviot Community Council - Community Action Plan Or just scroll down ... The public consultation on the Proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan 2020 is now underway! This 10-year Plan represents the “settled view” of Aberdeenshire Council. It sets out the policies to…
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Community Council

Partial re-opening of Household Recycling Centres

Aberdeenshire Council has confirmed it will re-open 12 of its Household Recycling Centres for bagged general waste, garden waste and electrical ; Residents of Aberdeenshire will be asked to book a slot online to control the volume of vehicles – cars and pick-ups only - accessing both the centres and surrounding areas at any one ; Details of the booking…
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Fly Tipping

There's a lot of fly tipping going on around Oldmeldrum. These photos were taken over the last few days; all close to the town. Maybe you recognise your stuff? If you paid a contractor to remove it and they just dumped it please report it. This behaviour is illegal and distracts council staff from other duties. Often the material is…
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Free digital newspapers and magazines from Aberdeenshire libraries

Running out of reading material? Did you know that you can access thousands of digital publications online for free through Aberdeenshire Libraries digital platform. Including local and national newspapers, ebooks, audio books magazines and more. And you can sign up, for free, online. Step 1 - Joining the Digital Library(If you already have a membership number and pin number skip…
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COVID-19

Outdoor Access during COVID19

Quite a long post on Outdoor Access during COVID19, including information from the Scottish Government, NFUS and Aberdeenshire Council During the present situation many more of us are walking and cycling around Oldmeldrum and out into the local countryside as we take our daily exercise. It's worth remembering that it's lambing time and bird nesting season. Spring sowing is going…
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COVID-19

Oldmeldrum.org

is a community website run on behalf of the Community Council. We have made a few changes to the site recently to try to help the community to find help and resources during this difficult time. At the top of the site there are some new menu links. You will find information about shops and services revised opening times, links…
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