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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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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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Cycling without age Oldmeldrum

Meldrum Amenities Improvement Group's latest project to start up the "Meldrum Chapter Cycling Without Age" is now well on it's way with £5000 awarded by the Baillie Gifford Community Awards, administered by Foundation Scotland towards the project. Further match funding applications are in the pipeline and the Group is hopeful that full finance will be in place to establish the Meldrum Chapter by July. The Meldrum Chapter Cycling Without Age electric trishaw will provide an opportunity for the elderly and…
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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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Who, Where, How to get in touch with someone who can help You

Who, Where & How to get in touch with someone who can help You Based on feedback from Community Impact Assessments a leaflet has been developed containing contact information for a wide range of support organisations. We have listed the main organisations active in the Formartine area for each issue. Alongside will be a telephone number and website address. Formartine Community Planning - Know Where to turn to WEBDownload
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