Howieslap football pitches

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Timeline of the Bothie opening

A timeline of news of the opening of the Bothie in Kintore. Read More...
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The Bothie opens its doors

A five-year vision to provide young people in Kintore with a place to meet became a reality today (Saturday, December 7, 2013) with the opening of “the Bothie” youth café.

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The Bothie nears completion

Despite the slight setback of having to postpone a proposed first event at The Bothie this week, progress with the construction has been good and The Bothie should be ready in the next week or two. Read More...
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Rapid progress by Kintore youth project

Building of The Bothie in Kintore started two weeks ago. Settled weather has allowed the foundations and walls to be completed to floor level, as shown in the photograph.

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The Bothie project potentially back on track

The Bothie project for a youth cafe in Kintore, constructed using sustainable strawbales, may be back on track assuming the costs can be brought within budget.

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Kintore Youth Forum thanks community for support

The AGM of Action Kintore Ltd was held in Kintore School on the evening of Thursday 19 May and Directors took the opportunity to invite local businesses, Grampian Police and Aberdeenshire Council, to thank them for the support given to Kintore Youth Forum by financing the use of two rooms within Kintore Town House.

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Broadband: Kintore stuck in the slow lane again?

How’s your broadband speed? Living just about a mile outside Kintore our line is rated at 5mb of the supposed headline figure of 8mb quoted in BT’s adverts.

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The Bothie project scrapped

The decision has been taken to cancel The Bothie project which had envisaged a youth cafe in the centre of Kintore, to be constructed using sustainable strawbales construction methods.

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Work on The Bothie due to start in June

Dave Chouman the architect and Steven Laing the builder recently confirmed the start date for building the foundations of The Bothie as being late April (now, late June), weather permitting.

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Help Action Kintore build The Bothie!

Fundraising has now started for The Bothie, the youth cafe proposed eco-friendly youth cafe for Kintore.

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Plans for 'The Bothie' youth cafe in Kintore

Project to build ‘The Bothie’, a Youth Café on Council-owned land in Allandale Gardens, Kintore

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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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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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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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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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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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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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White Christmas unlikely for Kintore

It seems unlikely that we will be enjoying a white Christmas this year. Read More...
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Action Kintore makes progress

At just over seven months on from the packed public meeting on March 9th our small but dedicated team of local people is working hard to make the community wish-list more of a reality. Read More...
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The internet has come a long way

You are on the internet now. Did it take you a lot of setting up to get online? No. Didn’t think it would.
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Kintore Town House parking

Passing Kintore Town House earlier this week I spotted a group huddled round a tripod, capturing the mood of the historic building in the morning light. Pity that their image will be dominated by a clutter of cars parked hap-hazardly in front of the iconic building.
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Inverurie Paper Mill under threat

The Inverurie Paper Mill is facing possible closure after the announcement of a three-month consultation by owners International Paper of Memphis, Tennessee. The company say the business is unprofitable and not financially viable
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Action Kintore sets sights on youth cafe

At the Kintore Community Council meeting on Wednesday, June 13, council members agreed to support the concept of a Youth Cafe, in addition to a carpark (which was their original preferred option) on the site previously occupied by the Library. Read More...
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Wildcat near Kintore

This is a wildcat snapped near Balbithan Woods, just a mile from Kintore.

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Good turnout for public meeting

Although a Public Meeting is not usually top of the list of Friday night entertainments, a meeting called by Action Kintore, on behalf of the Community Council, attracted nearly 200 Kintore residents to the hall in the Community School last week (March 9th). Young residents made up almost a quarter of the audience, and they were eager to share their views on the facilities and recreational activities they would like to have in the town. Read More...
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