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AB54 Community Newsletter

I am delighted to be included in the latest addition of the AB54 Community Newsletter.

During this challenging time, I want to say thank you to all of those who have played an important role by following the government’s advice.

Public Consultation Event Cancelled

SSEN have cancelled their upcoming meeting on proposals for a new 400kV at Leylodge, Kintore.

Unfortunately, due to the current pandemic SSEN have had to cancel their upcoming public meeting to discuss their proposals for a new 400kV at Leylodge, Kintore.

Coronavirus - Wellbeing & Mental Health

During this time of uncertainty it is important that we make sure we take care of our wellbeing and mental health. Below I have listed some useful sites which offer great advice on how to manage your anxiety and useful suggestions on things to do if you are in self-isolation.  


Information Regarding Medical Needs

Aboyne Medical Practice (covers Tarland) – 0345 3379955

The surgery is trying to reduce footfall to keep it a clean and safe environment for those in need.

Recycling Centres are Reopening!

Aberdeenshire Council are beginning to re-open their recycling centres!

This is fantastic news. The increase in flytipping during the pandemic has been a growing concern for many, and this will help us return to a clean environment!

Coronavirus - Business Support

I am aware that many people have concerns regarding business and economic support in relation to Covid-19. 

I will continue to update you all with the latest Scottish Conservative response here.

Coronavirus - Government Updates

Please see below for up-to-date information and resources for both the Scotland and UK Government's advice on the current coronavirus situation.. 

Information and advice is constantly changing. I will continue to post on my website to keep communities updated. 


Phased Return Out of Lockdown

The Scottish Government announced their plans for a phased return out of lockdown and current restrictions.

From the 28th May, we some of our current restrictions will start to be lifted.