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ABOUT TARVES

Tarves, Scotland where quality of life is the prize in a rural setting just 30 minutes drive from one Europe’s beautiful small cities – Aberdeen.

Our community has always welcomed visitors to Aberdeenshire. Some have passed through, some have stayed awhile, and others have settled amongst us.

We are happy to welcome you to Tarves on the web. We hope your virtual visit will encourage you to find out more about our real village and the leisure and business benefits it can offer.

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ELLON COMMUNITY CINEMA – 25th/26th FEBRUARY 2017


TARVES SOUP & SWEET – SAT 25th FEB – EVERYONE WELCOME

There is a Church Guild run Soup and Sweet in the Melvin Hall, this Saturday 25th February. 12 noon until 1:30pm.  The usual fine soups and puddings all in a good cause. And there is always a raffle!  Everyone welcome.

SCOUTS SOUP AND SWEET – 11th MARCH 2017

1st Methlick Scouts are holding their Soup and Sweet on Saturday 11 March in the Scout Hut, Methlick.

An excellent choice of soups and tasty desserts should be part of your Saturday plans !!

JOIN THE GREAT PRISON BREAK

The Great Escape Prison Break!

Featuring the Prison Break ABSEIL and Prison LOCK IN

Sunday 23rd April 2017

The Old Peterhead Prison

The iron gates of the first ever convict prison in Scotland will swing SHUT on this day to keep you in the heart of the compound to begin your get away. Choose your master plan and join us for an exciting challenge in aid of one fantastic cause.

PRISON BREAK ABSEIL – Follow in the footsteps of the courageous 1987 SAS troops who famously seized back control of the Jail in a stand-off which made history. Are you brave enough to abseil army style off the old prison building?

PRISON LOCK IN – We’re looking for nominations! Time to lock up your boss? Do you have a colleague or friend you want on the inmate list? Once the cell door closes and they win their key out the only way to freedom is down as they don their harness to abseil.

The wonderful charity Fly Cup will be providing refreshments for all our escapees after their challenge. Trophies and prizes up for grabs plus medals for all and mystery star prizes available.

Please complete one entry form per entry. You can download the entry form from our website or please contact us if you’d prefer one by post or email.

 

TARVES COMMUNITY COUNCIL 14TH FEB

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AGENDA
Tuesday 14th February 2017
Tarves School at 7.00 pm

Presentation by reps of Udny Community Hub;-
Health and Social Care delivered in your community
by the community.

 

  1. Apologies
  2. Declaration of Members interests
  3. Minutes of previous meeting
  4. Barthol Chapel Matters
  5. Matters Arising
  6. Local member’s Report
  7. Committee Reports
  8. Roads, Paths and Signs, inc Flooding
  9. Matters Outstanding
  10. Planning Matters
  11. Correspondence
  12. AOCB

Next meeting (prov) – Tuesday 14th March 2017 in Tarves School at 7.00pm.

Community Council meetings are always open to the public.

BARTHOL CHAPEL BURNS SUPPER – FRIDAY 3rd FEBRUARY 2017

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The Barthol Chapel Burns supper is on Friday 3rd February

Barthol Chapel School

Doors open 6:30 PM and the Haggis arrives 7:00 PM

Tickets from Jennie Chalmers 873963

Adult £6 and child/concession £4

Special family ticket £16

Tickets must be in advance to help with catering numbers.

This is always great entertainment….all welcome

MUSIC LIVE AT UDNY GREEN – BROKEN RIVERS – 3rd FEB 2017

A return to the area for Broken Rivers, the Americana style band. As a fairly new band, Broken Rivers are starting to make a noise among the scene with people starting to take notice. They capture a room with their Folk/Americana sound that you can’t tire of listening to and walk away with it stuck in your head wanting more. But don’t take it from us, Here is a link to their soundcloud page!
https://soundcloud.com/brokenrivers/desire

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Fury from locals given ‘no notice’ of major north-east rural route closure

A businessman has launched an online petition calling on Aberdeenshire Council to rethink the closure of a major rural commuter route next week.

John Cooper, who owns Formartine’s Visitor Centre near Haddo House, claims the local authority has given “no notice” of their plans to shut the B9170 Methlick road.

The route, between Burngrains to Keithfield, is due to shut on Monday for resurfacing works.

formartine-sBut hundreds of people have voiced their anger at the lack of forethought and bad management by the local authority. The same section of road was closed in November for repairs, but “due to issues with weather” the council were forced to leave the works only 50% complete.

Motorists were diverted to Fyvie, which led to an increased volume of traffic on adjoining single-track roads as drivers tried to avoid the 15-mile diversion.

Keen to avoid a repeat situation, Mr Cooper is urging the council to put in a traffic management or convoy system to allow the work to be finished and has created an online petition to find public support. He said he was previously told by the council that the work would be finished in February, so made staffing arrangements and organised events at the centre accordingly.

He added last night: “There are real safety issues with this road closure, a school bus came off the road last year – drivers just tear around these narrow roads at 60 or 70mph – I was forced off the road myself.

“It affects people using public transport even more – some people had a six hour trip just to get to the doctors in Pitmedden.”

More than 450 people signed the petition within 24 hours of it going online, with many commenting about the “outrageously short notice” and it being an “accident waiting to happen”.

Lord Aberdeen, of Haddo, also supports the idea of a convoy, and cannot understand why the council would say the road is too narrow.

A spokesman for Aberdeenshire Council said: “Work on this section of road in November was not completed due to issues with the weather.

Formartineslogo“We have done what we can to make sure these resurfacing works have minimum impact on the local community, but carrying works out under traffic lights is not an option as the road is too narrow.”

 

Read at: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeenshire/1149320/fury-locals-given-no-notice-major-north-east-rural-route-closure/