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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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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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Youth Philanthropy Initiative

Youth and Philanthropy Initiative Making A Difference #GenerationChange Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) is the biggest independent initiative being delivered in Scottish education, with each participating school responsible for directing a grant of £3000 to a local charity championed by its students through teamwork, research and competition. If you’re interested in working with a group of pupils from Meldrum Academy and…
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Scottish Parliamentary Election – Thursday, 6th May 2021

The Scottish Parliamentary Election will be held on Thursday, 6th May 2021 The election will be open to all electors aged 16 or over on 6th May 2021 who are resident and registered to vote in Scotland. If you have not already applied to have your name added to the electoral register, or have recently changed address and have not…
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Stagecoach – reduction in service from 25th Jan

Stagecoach Bluebird have announced that they will be reducing their services across the North East from Monday 25th Jan. Click this link to go to the website where you can see the changes to all the services or Click this link to see the new timetable for Service 35 from Monday 25th Jan 2021 All service :38:13:966# Service 35 Timetable…
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