North-east Scotland has marked a UK offshore wind first following successful installation of the first pioneering suction bucket jacket foundation for Vattenfall’s 11-turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
First of the gigantic, game-changing suction bucket jacket foundations was installed in just 15 hours. Find out more here: https://corporate.vattenfall.co.uk/…/scotland-hosts-uk-win…/
Vattenfall as part of this major development are setting up a fund to provide grants and support for the community. This fund is out for consultation with a number of local bodies and the launch will be announced following feedback from organisations such as Voluntary serice Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action, Aberdeenshire Council etc.
The fund will provide much needed funding for local groups and projects including those in Blackdog, Balmedie and Belhelvie parish generally.
Balmedie Parents are organising a second hand book sale on Saturday 17 March. Its a bring and buy event to refresh your children’s book shelves !!
Click on the poster to find out about the next major show from the Haddo children’s Theatre. A youthful performance of ‘Treasure Island’ and adaptation of the story by Stephen Kingsbury. Join the entertainment at Haddo House hall 15th to 18th March 2018.
The Forsyth Hall will resound to the noise of fingers scratching heads, as the kirk hold a Charity Quiz Night this Friday. Chance to buy some wee gifts from our Traidcraft Stall as well. BYOB but usual refreshments in the hall. Bring all the family.
Balmedie is getting a visit again this year from the ever wonderful Reindeer with Santa in tow. Come and Join the Craft Fayre and fun at Balmedie’s White Horse Inn on Saturday 16th December at 10am to 2pm.
STARTS THIS WEDNESDAY. The annual Fairtrade Sale at Bonnyton, Pitmedden. A huge selection of ethical gifts and essentials. Delicious foods and ingredients for every occasion, cards, crafts, gifts and clothing. A wonderful shopping experience.
From Wednesday to Sunday. You will get a warm welcome.
Come and shop for your gifts in the knowledge that all goods are ethically produced and environmentally friendly, benefiting farmers and makers with fair prices.