Month: August 2016

Help Keep Our Beaches Clean

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KIMOUKKIMOUK have launched a new video to help promote Pick Up 3 Pieces, an initiative aimed at encouraging people to pick up 3 pieces of marine litter every time they visit their local beach. If everyone did this once a month, together we could remove over 55 million pieces of litter from Scottish beaches each year. For more information about why marine litter is so important, view their YouTube video here: or visit:

Fit’s for Supper?

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fits fo Supper


10-week cooking skills course – Fridays 10.30-1.00

Transport available / Childcare available

Learn new cooking skills- and meet new people


Just come along on Friday 2nd September 2016 at 3.30


Ring Karen Smith at Aberdeenshire Council on 07793-325876


Send an email:- karen.smith3

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Register for a place at the 2016 Scottish Rural Parliament

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rural parliamentRegistration is now open for the 2016 Scottish Rural Parliament, which will be held from 6th-8th October at Brechin Community Campus, Angus. The three day event includes visits to local projects, exhibitions, fringe workshops, workshops and open space sessions, discussion panels and participants will also agree the new Scottish Rural Parliament Manifesto. For more information and to register please visit:

Understanding Stigma: Learning Days

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Understanding Stigma Learning Days: Promoting Inclusive Attitudes and Practice:

Dates: 22nd September, 27th October & 15th November.
Venue: Staff Home, Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen, AB15 6XS.

This one day learning and development opportunity will give participants a distinct set of
knowledge and skills to help them understand and address alcohol and drug-related stigma. Read the rest of this entry »

Oil Clubs in Marr Benefiting Communities.

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The Marr Community Planning Group (MCPG) has monitored three oil clubs in Marr for a year to see if they are a cheaper way to order oil.

The results have shown that members of the three oil clubs (Ballater – Pannanich Oil Club, Braemar Oil Club and Rhynie, Lumsden and Clatt Oil Club) have obtained significant benefits, saving on average between £20 – £30 each time they order oil. Read the rest of this entry »