Belhelvie Banter – Why not advertise

If people know of companies or groups that want to support our community newsletter, then here is the current advertising rate card for the Belhelvie Banter.

A5 format. Black and White Full Colour
Full Page Portrait format £60 £90
Half Page Landscape format £32 £50
Quarter Page Portrait format £18 £27
Small Ad Eighth of a page Portrait text £10

Inside front or back cover, colour £100, half £50

The Belhelvie Banter has to be self funding. It makes money from advertising in order that the whole community can have a good quality way of getting out local news and stories. The newsletter is put together by a team of volunteers and we value of advertisers. Advertisers get their message and brand image to virtually every house in the parish. It proves excellent value for advertising and people really appreciate those advertisers supporting the community in this way.



The developer of the large proposed mixed use development at Blackdog, to the south of Balmedie is holding a

Public Consultation Event
Tuesday, 10 February
Whitehorse Inn, Old Road Balmedie

TBlackdogmasterplanhe open day event will run from 2.00 PM until 8.00 PM and is being organised by Knight Frank LLP as the agent for Colin Tawse, the landowner.

The proposals are for a mixed use development comprising 600 homes, 11 hectares of employment land, possible hotel and conference facility, food market and local retail, community facilities, a primary school and park and ride facility.  Possible children’s nursery and play facility, along with landscaping, open space and recreational facilities around and to the north of Blackdog.

More information about the planning process will be available on the day.

 The site has been subject to a masterplan exercise approved by Aberdeenshire Council which is available at:

The masterplan sets out what the developer has proposed subject to a more detailed planning application.  The developer is consulting on this more detailed planning application and should broadly conform with the masterplan.