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The Wee Switch On

The Wee Switch On - Sunday 28th - MAIG are excited to invite you to join us in the town square at pm on Sunday 28th to help us count down to the light-up. This year's Christmas Lights switch on will be a smaller event than usual. Unfortunately, due to Covid, we won't have the usual refreshments or visit from Santa. Christmas Candles We will be selling some lovely, unique, hand made Christmas Candle decorations to assist with our fund…
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A message about Oldmeldrum fireworks display

Message from Gordon Forsyth - Meldrum Sports Committee. “Unfortunately once again this year the Oldmeldrum Sports & Highland Games committee took the difficult decision to cancel the annual fireworks display. While Covid restrictions about meeting in groups has eased it was still felt that there was still a significant risk to those attending. Planning such an event has significant financial outlays many months in advance of the display. Had we gone through the process of applying for licences, getting insurance…
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Meldrum is glowing!

Clan Cancer - Light the North Meldrum Town Centre is looking really good just now. The floral display is in full bloom and the colours are wonderful. Meldrum Amenities and Improvement Group (MAIG) have worked hard all year to provide and maintain this lovely display. You'll often see them out in their yellow jackets and with their new environmentally friendly electric vehicle, watering, weeding and deadheading the displays.  The latest addition to the Town square is the Clan Cancer Light the…
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Oldmeldrum Community E-Bikes

Oldmeldrum Community E-Bikes The ebike hire scheme is back for a limited time only This is the second of our community ebike hire projects to explore the demand and viability of a community based e-bike hire scheme in Oldmeldrum. This time around the hires are longer, at one working week (Mon – Fri) in duration and weekend hires also available, to give you a real flavour of using an ebike in your routine. We have 2 e-bikes available for hire…
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Name that Trike !!

Cycling Without Age - Oldmeldrum We think Oldmeldrum's new trishaw should have a name. We are inviting children 12 years and younger to come up some suggestions, there will be a small prize for the best name as decided by the judging panel.     Post your suggestions on our Facebook page  or send closing date is Saturday 22nd May We are still looking for volunteers to be Pilots and CoPilots for the Trishaw. If you'd like to be involved…
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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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The following information is provided by Emma and Kate at the Marr Area Partnership You can head over there and sign up for their really useful newsletter The Enabling Neighbourhoods and Communities Fund is a Scottish Government fund worth £500,000 administered by Corra Foundation. Its purpose is to provide small grants to community and voluntary groups across Scotland who are connecting and supporting people within their local community. The Fund aims to specifically reach groups who have strong local relationships and help increase…
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ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL ADMINISTERED BUSINESS GRANTS

ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL ADMINISTERED BUSINESS GRANTS Aberdeenshire Council Economic Development are aware that many local businesses in Aberdeenshire could be missing out on vital financial support available to them via the Strategic Business Framework Fund – Business Temporary Closure Grant, and the Discretionary Business Fund. The Strategic Framework fund is available to eligible businesses based in Aberdeenshire, if they have been forced to close by law or to significantly change their operations due to Covid19 restrictions. The Business Temporary Closure Grant:£2,000…
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