To celebrate the Scottish Year of Nature 2013 Banchory is holding a River Festival during the weekend 7 - 9th June.
The Banchory Community Newsletter is being delivered to most home in Banchory over the coming weeks.
A PDF version of the winter 2012 newletter is available here
Community Ward Forums – Why not come along?
Marr Area Partnership, a local independent community development organisation, runs quarterly community ward forums in the Banchory area. All local community groups, charities, churches, community halls, youth groups, parent councils, community councils and business associations are welcome to attend as well as agencies/service providers (eg. Grampian Police, NHS Grampian, Community Learning and Development, Aberdeenshire Council).
I love running. It can be healthy and a lot of fun, all at the same time.
On Friday 20th July from 10.00 until 1.00, a range of free activities will be on offer in the Library, Museum and Banchory VisitScotland Information Centre.
VOLUNTEER CENTRE IN BANCHORY BOOSTED BY BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD WIN
Joy for local volunteer service as they are confirmed ‘Committed to Excellence’ winners at the Scottish Awards for Business Excellence
The Banchory & District Initiative (BDI) will hold its annual general meeting on Wednesday 16th May at 7.30pm in the Douglas Arms Hotel. BDI is a charitable 'anchor' organisation that was formed almost ten years ago to support groups that were involved in developing new community facilities.
The SSPCA Diamond Jubilee Companion Dog Show will be held on Sunday 3rd June from 12.30pm in Banchory Bellfield Park.
What a treat is in store for fans of Banchory Singers.
This mixed voice choir now numbers 67 members of various ages from young adults upwards. Their forthcoming concert, An Evening with Banchory Singers, at Banchory Town Hall on 26th May will include a variety of music from light hearted to slightly more thoughtful.
There will be something in the programme for all.
Doors open at 7 pm with the concert begining at 7.30 pm.
Tickets which are available from choir members or Banchory Library are £5 concession; £8 Adult & £17 Family. Concert goers are reminded to take along their own refreshments.
Bonnie Banchory announce annual Community Spring Clean date
The date has been set for the next Community Litter Pick in Banchory which is part of the annual Keep Scotland Beautiful National Spring Clean event held across Scotland.
It will be Sunday 6th May from 2pm-4pm
Girlguiding Banchory are holding an Open Morning 10am to 12noon on Saturday 28th January.
We will be having displays from the various Sections - Rainbows, Brownies, and Guides to let everyone see what Girlguiding does in the 21st Century and the opportunities available for all females from 5 to 105.
Come and have a cup of coffee, homebake and a chat.
As men across Kincardineshire start to think about making New Year’s resolutions, Banchory Round Table has released its definitive guide to the top male accomplishments to achieve before reaching the age of 40.
Banchory and Mid Deeside Councillor, Jill Webster, is encouraging residents to reduce waste and recycle as much as possible.
The most nervous person at a wedding is often not the blushing bride or awaiting groom, but the man who has the hardest act to deliver – the best man.
As part of this year's St Ternan's Fair, the Fair committee held a crafting competition in partnership with local award-winning craft shop, Meg's Attic.
Banchory’s Raemoir Trout Fishery is sponsoring the erection of an osprey nest platform.
Banchory Energy Reduction Initiative is looking for views on bus routes to Aberdeen.
The popular BBC2 daytime antiques show Flog It! presented by Paul Martin is coming to Crathes Castle, Banchory, Aberdeenshire for a valuation day next Thursday 16th June from 09:30 – 16:00.
Are you a local business who would like more people to know what you have to offer? Are you raising money for a charity or cause?
In partnership with Meg's Attic in Banchory, St Ternan's Fair is running a new competition for local crafters.
The Scottish Ambulance Service is participating in a year-long pilot, through the Better Together Programme, which is encouraging more feedback from patients and their carers.
The police want your views on the success of their new community focussed policing model.
Grampian Police will be holding a series of mobile surgeries in the Banchory area to allow members of the community the opportunity to visit the mobile Police office on an informal basis and to speak with local officers regarding concerns or issues they may have.
Banchory and District Initiative have produced a new edition of the Community Newsletter.
Visitors to Banchory Library will now be able to see the Silver Award certificate presented to Bonnie Banchory (BB) by Keep Scotland Beautiful for their entry into the 2010 Scotland in Bloom Campaign.
BERI is holding a Green Living Open Weekend on Saturday 19th - visit houses with renewable energy. Please book this at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On the same day BERI is also hosting a Renewable Energy Fair at Banchory Town hall from 10am to 2pm.
The software for the Banchory Websites is currently being upgraded.
Would you love to ride you bike to work but think it’s too far? Think the bus is a great way to get around but don’t want to walk or drive to the bus stop? Want to ride to your destination but find that part of your journey is along roads that you don’t feel confident cycling along?
The ideas developed by RGU students for a Masterplan for Banchory have been published in a booklet.