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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 support businesses and town centres with digital marketing and will see VisitAberdeenshire deliver a high level region-wide town centre marketing…
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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 represent a locally operating charity, please contact Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action's development officer Rhona Davidson in the first instance by or…
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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 updated your registration details you should do so as soon as possible. How do I apply to vote by post?…
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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 from Mon 25th
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Discretionary Fund support for micro businesses

Urgent - applications open Monday the 25th of January. The Discretionary Fund is support for micro businesses that have not been able to access other sectoral support funds nor are eligible for the Strategic Framework Business Fund. The aim of the fund is to mitigate the short-term financial challenges being experienced by businesses adversely impacted by restrictions and regulations introduced since October 2020 to control the spread of Covid-19. More than 800 small businesses will be supported by a grant…
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Reduction of A2B dial-a-bus services

From Monday the 25th of January most of the A2B dial-a-bus services operated by the Council will be reduced to reflect the lower numbers of passengers. Changes are as follows: Alford – Lumsden – Rhynie – Gartly – Huntly: continue as Mon-FriBanchory: Wed and Fri (currently Mon-Fri)Huntly: to be suspended but Gartly residents covered by Alford-Huntly bus and any other requests can be signposted to Huntly Community minibusInverurie Rural: Wed only (currently Mon-Fri)Inverurie Town: Fri only (currently Mon-Fri) They will…
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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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Student Survey

My name is Robin. I'm in my graduating year of a BA in Business management at RGU. We were asked to come up with a business plan as part of our course work. I used to be a personal trainer and I can see a demand for a business that is geared around the inexperienced user while using environmentally aware methods. The lack of such a facility in rural areas seemed like a good starting point The data gathered will…
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