Development Proposals for Catterline and Kinneff

Aberdeenshire Council recently invited landowners and developers to put forward proposals for development that they would wish to be considered in the Main Issues Report, with a view to taking them forward over the next 12 to 15 years through the next Local Development Plan. As well as high profile proposals such as Stonehaven South, there have been many others submitted, including proposals for Catterline, Kinneff and Mill of Uras. All of these have been published at http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/planning/localplan/ldpproposals.asp#Kincardine.

Minute of Meeting held on Tuesday 24th Oct 2008

Minutes of meeting held on October 24th 2008 are attached below.

Community Planning Presentation

Karelia Wright, Community Planning Officer for Kincardine and Mearns, will be giving a short talk on Community Planning at our next meeting, which will be held at Catterline School on Tuesday 28th October at 7.30pm. This will be followed by the normal monthly meeting business, including a discussion of the Stonehaven South development following on from the special meeting held earlier this month.

Community Council hears details of "Stonehaven South"

A packed Community Council meeting heard from Harry McNab of Bancon about the proposed Stonehaven South development at a specially arranged meeting last Tuesday. His presentation was followed by a lively and interesting discussion, at which it became clear that there are some considerable concerns in the community about the development, and in particular its effect on the Dunnottar Woods and on certain important views, such as from the Golf Course and the Black Hill War Memorial. There was also some qualified support for the development, although many expressed scepticism that the promised community facilities and infrastructure would actually be delivered.

Public Meeting on "Stonehaven South"

Public Meeting on Stonehaven South.

Tuesday 14th October at 7.30pm in Catterline School.

All welcome.

Last Tuesday's general meeting was the first after the summer break, and was well attended. The Community Council were joined by several Aberdeenshire Councillors, and many issues that have come up over the summer months were discussed.

The application for three wind turbines at Hillhead of Auquhirie has been resubmitted, with slight modification to the location of two of the turbines, and the Environmental Impact Statement  has also been published. Aberdeenshire Council will be contacting anyone who commented on the previous application to inform them of the change and invite the submission of new comments, and the Community Council will be resubmitting their comments  to ensure that they are added to the new planning file.