Could Kintore be Village of the Year?

Actress Penelope Keith has visited scores of rural communities in her ‘Hidden Villages’ series for Channel 4. Now she is taking on her biggest challenge yet – to scour the length and breadth of Britain to crown one village ‘Village of the Year 2017’.

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Planning application for Bridgend Farm

A planning application has been submitted to convert Bridgend Farm on Northern Road into offices. The farm buildings have lain derelict for some years. Read More...
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KDCC agenda for April 18

The agenda has been issued for the Kintore and District Community Council meeting on Tuesday, April 18. All interested are welcome to attend. Read More...
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Do you have old tools you no longer use?

Do you have tools that you no longer need? Maybe they need some refurbishment?

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Kintore to Hatton of Fintray April closures

The B977 is to close in two locations for during April. But the dates have changed since the original notification. Read More...
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Error in plan could have consequences for Kintore

The 2017 Aberdeenshire local development plan has now been published. But has it been simplified, or falsified, asks Paul Davison. Read More...
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Broadband divide widens in Kintore

A survey organised by Kintore and District Community Council reveals a widening broadband divide in and around the Aberdeenshire town.

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March 28: Big Brew Evening

Kintore Kirk is running a Big Brew Evening on Tuesday, March 28 at 7.30pm in the church hall.
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KDCC agenda for March 21

The agenda for Tuesday’s Kintore and District Community Council meeting. All interested are welcome to attend. Read More...
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Road closure in The Square, Kintore

The road between J&G Dossett and the Town House will be closed for urgent utility work by BT from today (Friday, March 17), for three days. Read More...
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Stagecoach bus consultation

Stagecoach is making changes to its timetables that are planned for introduction on May 1, 2017. The consultation closes on March 10 – so if you wish to make comment please respond quickly. Read More...
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Kintore Angling Club permits and tickets

Kintore Angling Club has launched its permits and tickets for 2017.

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May 13: Casino Night fundraiser

On Saturday, May 13 the Kintore Summer Festival is holding a Casino Night fundraising evening to raise money for this year’s festival.

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Community Council broadband survey

Kintore and District Community Council are looking for your help to establish how the broadband service in Kintore is progressing.

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Proposed roundabout for Kemnay junction

A new roundabout is being proposed for the junction of the B987 (the road from the Broomhill Roundabout into Kintore) and the B994 to Kemnay.

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Broadband: Community Fibre Partnerships

If, like us – you are more than 1200 metres from a fibre connection and are struggling with a connection that drops as low as 1.5 MB, when people just a mile or so away are enjoying up to 50 MB – then you may look to community fibre partnerships as a potential solution to bring our broadband into the 21st century.

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From Kintore to Kenya

Rachel Lewis, from The Bothie, in Kintore and her team area heading back to Kenya and they are organising a coffee morning this Saturday (February 25) to raise money for supplies to take with them.

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Princess Royal to open new Kintore school

The Princess Royal will open the new Midmill School in Kintore on Wednesday, March 1.

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Feb 4: Leg it - over hot embers - for Lewis!

Anyone looking for a personal challenge and keen to help a local cause, will soon have the chance to try fire walking.

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Councillor welcomes cycle route progress

Councillor Martin Ford has welcomed progress being made towards a cycle route between Inverurie, Kintore, Blackburn and Aberdeen.

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Developers appeal Thainstone business park extension

The developers of the proposed extension to Thainstone business park – on the hillside in front of Bennachie – have submitted an appeal against Aberdeenshire Council’s refusal of planning permission.

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Aberdeenshire households miss out on superfast broadband

With the Scottish Government committed to providing 95% access to “superfast” (24-30 MB) broadband in the new year, many Kintore households who find themselves more than 1,200 metres from the exchange are still stuck with broadband well below the recommended household minimum of 10MB.

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The Bothie launches new video

Over the past few weeks The Bothie has been working with Right Here Productions to create a wee video to explain more about what it is and how it works with young people in Kintore. Read More...
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Good and bad news on the station

It’s a case of good news and bad news for the re-opening of Kintore rail station. The good news is that the funding has been agreed. The bad news is that the opening date has been pushed back to 2019.

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