KDP Bulletin – 3 June 2024

Welcome to the KDP Bulletin.   Volunteers’ Week celebrates the amazing contributions volunteers make to communities across the UK. The celebration starts on the first Monday in June every year, and is a chance to recognise, celebrate and thank the UK’s incredible volunteers for all they contribute to our local communities, the voluntary sector, and…

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Halls Network Event

We had a lovely afternoon last Monday catching up with hall committee representatives from across K&M. Frances of St Cyrus Public Hall made us very welcome, and put on the most amazing spread of homebakes. We enjoyed an interesting talk from Karelia of Johnshaven Village Hall on their recent Solar Panel project, and she did…

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Board Meeting – February 2024

Kincardineshire Development Partnership Board of Trustees Meeting – Thursday 29th February 2024 at 7pm Microsoft Teams   Minutes   Present: George Cruickshank – Newtonhill, Muchalls & Cammachmore Community Council Bridget Scott – Bettridge Centre Sandra Davison – Mearns & Coastal Healthy Living Network Ian Hunter – Stonehaven & District Community Council Andrew Newton – Stonehaven…

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KDP Bulletin – 16 May 2024

Welcome to the KDP Bulletin. KDP is delighted to announce that our AGM will be held on Thursday, 20th of June, between 2pm and 4pm at the Bettridge Centre in Newtonhill. A representative from The National Lottery will be joining us, so if your group is looking for funding this is an event not to be missed. Keep…

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KDP Bulletin – 1 May 2024

Welcome to the KDP Bulletin. KDP was delighted to host a successful Volunteer Recruitment Event in Stonehaven last week.  With 20 community groups and voluntary organisations attending, the prospective volunteers were offered a wide range of opportunities. Over 40 people came along, looking to find out where they could help.  We were thrilled that a…

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St John’s Hill Community Fund 2024 Awards

Eight Local Groups Benefit from Wind Farm Community Fund Funding worth a total of £27,974.25 was awarded in April to a range of local groups and projects from the St John’s Hill Wind Farm Community Fund. Quintas Energy, a leading independent renewable energy developer, established the St John’s Hill Windfarm Community Benefit Fund to support…

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KDP Volunteer Recruitment Event

More than 20 groups were represented at the Volunteer Recruitment Event that KDP organised at Fetteresso Church Hall, Stonehaven on April 25th. The groups came from throughout K&M and had a wide range of volunteer opportunities available.   Over40 members of the public came along and many of the participating groups took several names and gave…

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KDP Bulletin – 15 April 2024

Welcome to the KDP Bulletin. Plastic Free Stonehaven is a Community Group working to achieve ‘plastic free’ status from Surfers against Sewage. Since February 2023, the group has organised monthly community beach cleans, with the environmental charity for dog owners, Paws on Plastic.  The cleans have had fantastic support from the Stonehaven community, attracting 40+ volunteers…

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Asda Community Hub Event

We had a super evening at the Asda Community Hub event yesterday. Organised by Asda Portlethen, Community Champion Alyson Hooper and held at the Jubilee Hall. It was great to hear about Asda’s community funding and also to find out more about the amazing work being done by local groups and to see the newly…

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Hillhead of Auquhirie Community Fund 2024

The Hillhead of Auquhirie Windfarm Community Fund opens for applications on 1 April 2024. The Hillhead of Auquhirie Community Benefit Fund was established in 2014 to support local community groups and projects. Funding is available for the benefit of the communities living in the Community Council areas of: ArbuthnottCatterline, Kinneff & DunnottarMearnsStonehaven & DistrictAdministered by the…

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