Community chairman's report

Following on from the approved minutes of the Kintore and District Community Council Annual General Meeting, we have now received a copy of the chairman’s report to the AGM. Read More...
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Plan to bring Town House back into community use

Kintore Town House, which has taken pride of place in the centre of Kintore since the 18th century, is a fitting centrepiece for a town that received its first charter as a Royal Burgh in the 12th century.

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Community council update

Continuing from the last edition of KK, there is a Flood Recovery plan published by the council and to contribute to that the Community Council were asked to submit our top three priorities for flood prevention in Kintore.

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What would you like to see in the Town House

In his Kintore and District Community Council update, Brian Johnstone, the chairman, invited ideas or suggestions for future use of the Town House.

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Community Council news December 2015

Sainsburys is open! A very welcome addition to Kintore shopping facilities, we look forward to the opening of the dentist and hairdressers and as we write this article the application for the Cafe / Wine bar is still undecided, fingers crossed this will be approved. Read More...
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Community Council News

Building work is progressing well at the Sainsbury’s site at Midmill, as well as the small Sainsburys supermarket, the plans are for a Dentist and a Hairdresser, but sadly we are advised that the Chinese Take-Away will not be returning, therefore the fourth unit remains to be signed up contractually. Read More...
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Community council news

Foundation work has now started at the Midmill site for the new Sainsbury’s small supermarket, Dentist, Hairdresser and Chinese takeaway/ cafe. Read More...
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Community council chairman comments on current issues

Brian Johnston, chairman of Kintore and District Community Council presents his update of news from the community council. Read More...
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Chairman's report to community council AGM

Report by the chairman of Kintore and District Community Council to the council’s annual general meeting on September 16, 2014. Read More...
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Kintore needs more self-sufficiency

The closure of the Kintore Arms (albeit maybe temporarily) has flagged up an important issue in the town. Instead of being a reasonably self-sufficient village, Kintore is increasing being forced to become an outward-looking town.

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A new lease of life for our Town House

It is good to hear that attentions are turning to finding a new use to give a new lease of life to Kintore Town House. It is a magnificent and historic building that has been the jewel in the crown at the centre of our Royal Burgh of Kintore since 1747.

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Flowers to give a lift to The Square

Kintore & District Community Council has secured funding from Aberdeenshire Council to provide new flower tubs and hanging baskets for the centre of Kintore.

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Kintore Youth Forum move into Town House

Kintore Youth Forum has secured the use of two rooms in Kintore Town House, while fundraising and planning goes ahead for the development of The Hub.

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Town House looking better

Good to see Kintore Town House looking more ‘cared for’ with a much needed fresh coat of paint on the doors and woodwork.

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Kintore's 'jewel' still looks sad and neglected

I made my usual trip into town to get the papers. No matter what the weather the sight of the Town House still lifts my heart. It really is a distinctive and historic centre piece for the Royal Burgh of Kintore.

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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 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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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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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 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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