A very generous donation from the family of the late Kenny Macleod will allow replacement for the stolen defibrillator from the box adjacent to the square in Oldmeldrum.  Meldrum Bourtie and Daviot Community Council said the following:

OLDMELDRUM DEFIBRILLATOR.  The family of the late Kenny Macleod have donated money to cover the cost of the new defibrillator for the square in Oldmeldrum which went missing earlier in the year. Meldrum Bourtie & Daviot Community Council are very grateful for this donation. The defibrillator will be in place as soon as the camera system is upgraded.

The box where the previous defib was kept – now will have coverage with CCTV.

Local councillors are delighted with the news. Councillor Paul Johnston said: ” This is a wonderfully generous donation which has come out of loss.  Kenny’s family have demonstrated that they and this community have a big heart”

Another local councillor, Cryle Shand welcomed the news and thanked the family for allowing the community to replace the defibrillator off to the theft of the original.