GLEN GARIOCH TO LAUNCH 1997 VINTAGE

Glen Garioch’s first small batch from the distillery re-opening in 1997 Glen Garioch, Scotland’s most easterly distillery, will launch a new limited edition, the Glen Garioch Vintage 1997, this summer. The vintage 1997, has particular provenance as it is the first whisky produced at the Oldmeldrum distillery following its re-opening after nearly two years closure and worries for the future…
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Killer Buzzard swoops to steal Lochter Osprey chick

VIDEO: Killer Buzzard swoops to steal Osprey chick from nest Jun 28 2012 Daily Record THIS is the terrible moment when a buzzard snatches an osprey chick from its nest. The bird of prey swooped in for the kill after the mother had left the nest at an activity centre in Aberdeenshire. Cameras which had been installed for visitors to…
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Oldmeldrum & Formartine Local Policing

Inspector Steve Pratt writes: Our team covers all towns in the Formartine area including the main population centres of Ellon, Oldmeldrum and Turriff, where there are Police Stations, as well as other communities such as Pitmedden, Balmedie, Tarves, Fyvie and Cuminestown. My team are all committed to working with the people of Formartine and Grampian to improve well being and…
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Downsizing grant to encourage tenants to move into smaller homes

Aberdeenshire Council’s Social Work and Housing Committee agreed a grant scheme for tenants who ‘downsize’ from three and four bedroom houses at a recent meeting on June 14th. Councillors gave their backing to a scheme that will provide £3,000 for tenants downsizing by one bedroom and an additional £1,000 for every further bedroom relinquished up to a maximum of £5,000.…
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A Rare Pair – Glen Garioch Distillery event 28th June

A Whisky Tasting With A Difference A Rare Pair - Public event · By Glen Garioch Single Malt Whisky Thursday, 28 June 2012 19:00 A Whisky Tasting With A Difference Including: A Buffet meal with wine An Intimate distillery tour Masterclass with Rachel Barrie Whisky and cheese pairings Prices at £95 per person Contact the distillery on 0651 873450 to…
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Deaths – CORDINER

CORDINER (Oldmeldrum) Kayleigh Helen Cordiner (aged 2), fell asleep peacefully, at home in the arms of her parents, Jonathan and Anna Cordiner, on Sunday, June 17, 2012. A much loved and treasured daughter, granddaughter, great-granddaughter, niece and playmate. An open Service of Thanksgiving will be held at St. James Church, Lossiemouth, on Friday, June 22, at Family flowers only. A…
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Meldrum Acadmey Parents Council 20th June 2012

The Academy Parents Council AGM takes place tonight in Meldrum Academy staff room at 7:00pm All Parents are invited to come to hear on school performance , development and ask questions.  Parents are also needed for the Council's next year. Annual meeting agenda 20-Jun-12 Please click on this link above to download the meeting agenda.
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Primary 6 and 7 Rugby festival tomorrow 20th June

There will be a primary 6 and 7 Rugby festival tomorrow (Wednesday 20th) at Meldrum Academy. There will be roughly 150 pupils attending from Pitmedden, Rothienorman and Meldrum Primary Schools. Please feel free to come along The festival will be underway by 10am - 12pm. Garioch Rugby Club are helping with the running of the festival and have been involved…
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