Members of Catterline, Kinneff and Dunnottar Community Council attended the public exhibition for the proposed development around East Newtonleys in the parish of Dunnottar. The brochure outlining the plans, which include 1000 houses, a supermarket, health centre, primary school and other community resources, can be downloaded from Bancon Developments web site.
Plans are at an early stage at the moment and the developers - Bancon Developments, Stewart Milne and Dunecht Estates - are just starting the process. They are currently seeking input from the community, and as the site is entirely within the boundary of CKDCC we are well placed to influence the way the development proceeds.
As CKDCC will be discussing the plans over the coming weeks and are interested to hear your views. If you would like to have your say, please come along to one of our public meetings or contact us via our web site.
The Auquhirie Land Company will be holding a public exhibition in Kinneff Hall to allow everyone to find out more about their plans for 3 wind turbine at Hillhead of Auquhirie.
The exhibition will be help from 4pm to 8pm on Wednesday 7th May.
The community council welcomed a new member at the AGM held after the normal monthly meeting. Eric Wyness will be representing Kinneff, taking over the seat left vacant by Peter Hales's resignation last year.
The existing office bearers were re-elected nem. con.
The 2008 Project grants were awarded, with grants going to Catterline Mother and Toddler Group, Catkins Rising 5's, ‘Catkins’ After School Club, Dunnottar Bodgers Group, Catterline Harbour Trust and Kinneff Hall.
The meeting also heard a presentation from Neil Lindsay of Macaulay Enterprises about the proposed wind turbine cluster at Hillhead of Auquhirie, focussing on the work done so far in preparing the Environmental Impact Assessment and the work yet to do.
The Community Council meets in Catterline School at 7.30 pm on the last Tuesday of the month, except for the months of July, August and December. The AGM is held after the ordinary meeting in March.
The next public meeting of the Community Council will be on Tuesday, 26 May 2015.
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