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Community Council AGM – 28th June 2022

Community Council AGM - 28th June 2022 Do you want to get involved in the future of your community?Do you want to influence decisions in Oldmeldrum, Bourtie and Daviot? Nominations are now open for the Meldrum, Bourtie and Daviot Community Council Nomination forms are available here Nomination form (docx 908KB)Nomination form (PDF 154KB)Guidance note Send completed forms to the Formartine area must be returned by Tuesday 7th June 2022
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Oldmeldrum RBL

Christmas Dinner and Carol Service There will be a carol service for all the family hosted at the Oldmeldrum Royal British Legion on the 19th of December. Village Church also have a Christmas dinner invite for anyone on their own this Christmas in partnership with the legion. See posters below for more information
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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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Royal visit

The Duke of Rothesay visited Glengarioch Distillery this afternoon. He was welcomed by a fair turnout of locals and was also offered a ride in MAIG's Cycling Without Age Trishaw.
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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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E-Bike Oldmeldrum – trial launch

An exciting trial project gets underway in Oldmeldrum this week. has secured the use of 2 ebikes in order to trial an ebike hire scheme in the local community for the next few weeks. The bikes are now available for short 3 day hire periods. There is no fixed hire charge. We are simply asking for a small, optional donation to help cover our costs. Find out more and book your bike hire today at
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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 up to £40,000 and/or 12 months’ imprisonment for letting their dog chase or kill livestock. In addition, the 1953 UK…
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Cycling Without Age – Oldmeldrum

Volunteers wanted. Can you offer an occasional hour or so to pilot the electric trishaw and take local people with limited mobility out for some fresh air? If you are willing to volunteer as a pilot or co-pilot or wish more information please get in touch or checkout the website and see the difference this charity has made to people in other parts of Scotland. The electric trishaw will provide an opportunity for the elderly and those with limited ability…
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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 orchards. If you are interested in applying the website, , has more details.  Adapt and Thrive offers a combination of…
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