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COVID-19

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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MAIG – Launch of Oldmeldrum Cycling Without Age

Meldrum Amenities Improvement Group (MAIG) - Launch of Oldmeldrum Cycling Without Age - Saturday 5th June Join us for the official launch of OLDMELDRUM'S CYCLING WITHOUT AGE SCOTLAND Square, Saturday 5th June am Come along and hear BBC Radio Scotland’s “Out and About” presenter Mark Stephen introduce Oldmeldrum’s wonderful new Trishaw! Find out how local elderly people and people with limited mobility can safely access the Trishaw for FREE rides around the area. Learn about the benefits to people’s wellbeing…
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Classes

SC&T Youth Online Classes

Scottish Culture & Tradition is an educational charity based in Aberdeen. We deliver professional tuition in a range of traditional instruments and in traditional song and dance. Our youth section, SC&T Youth, are running a fantastic opportunity for ANY local young person aged between 6-26 with an interest in Scottish Traditional Music. We offer high quality tuition in a choice of 2 melody classes, (beginner/intermediate or advanced), guitar, voice, pipes/chanter and percussion! All abilities are welcome though a little basic…
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COVID-19

Meldrum Paths Group Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete our survey. We are interested in finding out people’s behaviour during and post lockdown with regards to active travel* (journey or leisure) in Meldrum and surrounding areas. During the Covid 19 pandemic, walking and cycling in the local area and supporting local businesses has been very important to the community. It is considered that active travel and staying local are key elements of recovery, both in terms of local economic activity and the…
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North East Open Studios

12th – 20th September 2020 NEOS WebsiteNEOS FacebookNEOS Instagram Our award-winning collective of artists, makers and designers open their studios to the public in September every year. With a diverse range of creatives exhibiting their work, the NEOS event is a unique opportunity to meet and chat with individual artists, see their inspirations and working methods, and discover the wealth of talent we have in the north east of Scotland. Our Open Studios event serves to engage wider audiences in…
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COVID-19

Protect Scotland app launches

The Protect Scotland app is now available to download for free via Apple and Google stores. Supported by a dedicated Protect Scotland website, the app is an extra tool complementing existing person-to-person contact tracing which remains the main component of NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect system. Individuals privacy will be protected as the app uses Bluetooth technology to anonymously alert users if they have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, and advises them 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 system will appear on the Aberdeenshire Council Waste Services website at ; and will be featured on our social media page…
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