New house proposed on School Road

A planning application has been submitted for the construction of a new house on the junction of School Road and Castle Road in the centre of Kintore. Read More...
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What sort of village do we want in second decace?

We are about to launch ourselves into the second decade of the 21st century. (Well most of us are, there are those who say that the decade doesn’t start until 2011.) Read More...
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Get your Christmas meat order in quick

J & G Dossetts have already sold out of turkeys, capons and geese, such has been the demand for Christmas.

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Christmas card delivery

Kintore School have started their usual fund-raising Christmas card delivery service. Cards for delivery within the village will be delivered in return for a donation to school funds.

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Kelly sets sights on India in August

Kelly Wood writes: “I have lived in Kintore all my life and am now a 6th year student at Kemnay Academy (aged 17) I have just been given a great opportunity to go to India for 12 months voluntary work with project trust to teach English. Read More...
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Update from Kintore Youth Forum

The Youth Forum have been meeting fortnightly, ( instead of weekly), since June, and throughout the summer holidays, with Louise Stewart, Isabel Stirling and Isobel Kendrick (new Community Learning Worker). They will continue to meet fortnightly, but with only the Community Learning Worker + one youth worker, due to budget restraints on youth worker hours. Read More...
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Kintore supermarket closed for a week

The Somerfield supermarket in Kintore is to be closed for a week from December 2 as it is refurbished and will re-open a week later as a Co-op. Read More...
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Kintore Christmas tree becomes weather victim

The Christmas tree in The Square, Kintore, became one of the victims of the weather when it was blown down in the gales last night. Read More...
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Kintore Christmas Lights switch-on

Christmas Lights Switch On. Saturday, December 5 at 4.30 pm in The Square, Kintore.

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Kintore Summer Festival 2010 date

The 2010 Kintore Summer Festiva will take place on the 22nd of May next year.

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Reopening rendering plant Q&A

The rendering plant at Cottown, Kintore, which was the subject of many complaints to SEPA before it closed in 2004, is due to re-open under the ownership of Scot Proteins Ltd. Read More...
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Kintore now has Facebook page

Kintore now has a new home on Facebook.

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RNLI Quiz Night on November 6

RNLI fund-raising Quiz Night. Friday, November 6 in the Kintore Public Hall. 7 for 7.30pm.

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Shocked Kintore day after tragedy

There is a deep sense of shock in Kintore today as the town wakes up to the reality that a farmer is feared drowned after his tractor was washed away in floodwater.

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Major search in Kintore flood water

Emergency services were called to Kintore this morning to search for a man believed missing in the flood waters of the River Don.

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Kintore station hopes

The success of the re-opening of Laurencekirk station, marked by the opening of a £450,000 car park, has put now impetus into the drive to re-open a station in KIntore. Read More...
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What happened to the fountain?

Have I not been observant before, or has something happened to the top of the fountain at the Town House?


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Kintore fundraising for Pacific disaster

During the past 2 weeks, an unprecedented and devastating series of earthquakes, tsunamis and typhoons have hit areas around the Pacific, leaving thousands without shelter and entire communities in need of help.

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Minutes of Kintore Youth Forum

Minutes of the Kintore Youth Forum meeting in April 2009. Read More...
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Flooding in Kintore

Following 24 hours of torrential rain – the tail end of tropical storm Danny we are told – the B977 to Hatton of Fintray is closed.

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Complaints continue of Hall Forest maintenance

The long running dispute between some Hall Forest residents and landscaping company Greenbelt took a more serious turn when the land maintenance company issued “red letter” warnings on July 20, 2009, referring to the use of debt collectors.

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Youth café fundraiser

Kintore Youth Forum have organised a Youth Cafe fundraising event for Saturday 29th August at Kintore Primary School from 10.30am - 4.00pm. Read More...
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Hatha Yoga classes start in Kintore

Hatha Yoga classes are starting in the Kintore Public Hall every Thursday at 7.30pm. Read More...
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Longer hours for The Hub

The Local Hub community café, opened just over a month ago at the time of the Kintore Summer Festival, has extended its opening hours. Read More...
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Sponsored haircut for CLAN

PC Ross Harley and two other volunteers agreed to a haircut to raise money for CLAN.

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Kintore Arms Inn alterations

The Kintore Arms Inn in The Square, Kintore has submitted a planning application for internal alterations to the listed building.

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Kintore cookbook now sold out

The Kintore Fundraising Team report that the Kintore Village Favourites Cookbook 2009 has been a great success. Read More...
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Cooking Bus rolls into Kintore

The Cooking Bus will roll into Kintore Primary School’s car park today (Tuesday, July 7), and will stay through the week to provide free lessons to groups from around Aberdeenshire.

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Street Sports in Kintore

On Sunday 5 July Street Sports was held in the grounds of Kintore Primary School.

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Amused by Inverurie Homebase

Went to the new Homebase in Inverurie for the first time today. Amused to see they have signs up in Gaelic. Did they think they were building in Inverary, not Inverurie? Read More...
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Application for new house in town centre

An application has been submitted for construction of a new house with integral garage right in the centre of Kintore. Read More...
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Helping out with festival photos

On the day of the festival, I met a guy with a camera when my camera battery went flat and I asked him to take photos on the day for me.   Read More...
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Message from festival organisers

Could I please put a thank you note in from the festival team to all the businesses, local groups and individuals who help make it such a successful day.

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Roaring trade for Local Hub opening

The Kintore Local Hub cafe opened at 11am on the morning of the Kintore Summer Festival and was quickly swamped with festival-goers keen to find sample its Starbucks fare and internet terminals.

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Weather fails to dampen festival enthusiasm

Overcast weather and even a touch of drizzle failed to dampen enthusiasm for the Kintore Summer Festival, as people turned out to enjoy all the fun of the fair in The Square.

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New house proposed for Forest Road

An application has been submitted to Aberdeenshire Council for a new house to be built at 33 Forest Road, Kintore. Read More...
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The Local Hub cafe opening

The Local Hub Community Cafe in The Square, Kintore is to open on Saturday, June 13 during the Kintore Summer Festival.

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Looking forward to Festival

With just over a week to go it’s time to look forward to the Kintore Summer Festival, an event that proves to those who care to participate, that Kintore is indeed a community – not just a dormitory town for Aberdeen!

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Kintore eligible for slice of £60m fund

Documents just released by the Scottish Government confirm that Kintore could be eligible for a slice of the government’s £60 million town centre regeneration fund.

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Virgin balloon flies over Kintore again

The Virgin Balloon is becoming a common sight over Kintore as it flies out of its Aberdeen City and Shire base at Castle Fraser.

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Kintore Summer Festival programme announced

The programme for the Kintore Summer Festival has just been announced. Starting with events on June 11 and ending with the Duck Race on June 14, the main events are in The Square in the centre of Kintore on Saturday, June 13 from 11 am to 4 pm.

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Kintore Festival Quiz Night

The Kintore Summer Festival kicks off with a Quiz Night in the Kintore Public Hall on Friday, June 12, starting at 7.30 pm. Teams of foour are invited and the entry is £12, with all proceeds going to the fundraising effort of the Kintore Fundraising Team.

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New life for Inverurie paper mill site?

Reports in the media suggest that the Inverurie Paper Mill site may, indeed, find a new use. Read More...
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Concerns over planned rendering plant reopening

News that the rendering plant at Cottown is to reopen inevitably raises concerns among Kintore residents who recall the infamous Dundas Brothers plant that caused such offensive odours to waft over Kintore prior to the company’s liquidation in 2004.
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How about regenerating our town centre?

The latest in the regular flow of news from North East Conservative MSP, Nanette Milne says that she is welcoming the opening of applications to the Town Centre Regeneration Fund. How about Kintore applying for a small slice of the £60 million available?

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"Progress" at Kintore station meeting

Today’s meeting with Transport Minister Stuart Stevenson about the re-opening of Kintore rail station, was described as having made progress.

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Sad day in Kintore

It was a sad day in Kintore today, when Leslie Taylor, a victim of the North Sea helicopter tragedy, was laid to rest.
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Transport Minister Kintore Station meeting

A meeting will take place next week with the Transport Minister to discuss the proposed reopening of Kintore Station. Read More...
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Red Kite flies over Kintore

The red kite, recently re-introduced to Scotland, is looking very much at home in Balbithan Forest above Kintore. Read More...
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Sympathy for victim's families

The shock and horror surrounding the helicopter crash yesterday has affected everyone in Aberdeen City and Shire. But, the tragedy has had come even close to home, with the sad announcement that one of the victims was from Kintore. Read More...
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The day the steam stopped

After more than 150 years the paper making industry in Garioch has come to a stop. If you looked north from Kintore today, there was no telltale steam plume to tell you the direction of the wind. Nothing. Read More...
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Take a virtual look around Kintore

You can now have a look around Kintore using Google’s Street View.

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Musical evening with Gillian Jack

A Musical Evening with Gillian Jack, also featuring What-a-ceilidh-on!
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Lunch at Kintore Public Hall

Soup and Sweet Lunch at the Kintore Public Hall

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Introducing Darren Cochrane Kintore's community officer

Introducing PC Darren Cochrane our community police officer for Kintore.

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Kintore United winners of Midnight Football League

Kintore United were the winners of the Garioch region S4-6 Midnight Football League, organised by Grampian Police in partnership with Garioch Sports Centre and Tesco, Inverurie.

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Kintore station cost

How on earth do you come up with a £17 million figure to re-open Kintore station? Read More...
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Invite to Kintore station Holyrood meeting

Dr Nanette Milne, Conservative MSP for the North East has invited interested parties from Kintore to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh for a meeting with Transport Minister, Stuart Stevenson MSP to discuss the possible reopening of Kintore Station. Read More...
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Time to improve The Square?

Kintore’s 18th century Town House is an imposing centrepiece to the town which was granted its first Royal Charter in the 12th century.

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Kintore youth cafe latest

See the story on the Kintore youth cafe from The Press and Journal. Read More...
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371 jobs go as paper mill closes

The news of International Paper’s decision to close Inverurie paper mill, at Port Elphinstone just a few miles from Kintore, may not be unexpected, but the actual announcement is still a heavy blow for the local economy with a loss of 371 jobs.

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Reopening Kintore Station Transport Minister to meet

Transport Minister, Stewart Stevenson is to meet Dr Nanette Milne, Conservative MSP for the North East to discuss the possible re-opening of Kintore Station. Read More...
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Kintore Festival Quiz Night

The Kintore Summer Festival committee will be organising a quiz night on Saturday, 28/03/09 at 7:30pm, to raise funds for this year's festival.
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New Tae Kwon-Do Club in Kintore

A new Tae Kwon-Do Club is starting in Kintore on Monday, February 16 and thereafter every Monday and Wednesday. Read More...
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"New Year, New You" event at Kintore School

“New Year, New You” event at Kintore Primary School. Friday Jan 30, 6.15pm – 9.45pm. Tickets £3.00.

There will be talks, activity sessions, demonstrations, stalls raffle prizes and visiting therapists.


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Kintore hall needs your support

Kintore Public Hall is run by a group of voluntary committee members from the community. You are invited to a public meeting at the hall, in the ante room, on Tuesday, February 24 at 8pm.

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Kintore Festival 2009 date announced

The 2009 Kintore Summer Festival will take place on Saturday, June 13. Read More...
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World leader establishes global HQ in Kintore

A business which has grown to become the world’s most comprehensive abandonment and decommissioning contractor is to be established as a separate company with its global base in the UK. Read More...
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Now we are on Flickr

The Royal Burgh of Kintore now has a home on Flickr, probably the world’s best known photo sharing website.
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Unnecessary verbal at post office

In Kintore post office this morning when a young lad comes in and asks for cigarettes.

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