Welcome

Westhill and Elrick Community website

Welcome to the Westhill and Elrick Community website.

This site has been established by Westhill & Elrick Community Council (W&ECC) to bring together and promote the diverse range of community groups active in the area. It is hoped that as the website progresses more and more local groups will join us to promote what they do in the local community and that this site will be a one-stop shop to find out what's going on in Westhill & Elrick.

Litter Pick on Saturday

The Community Council are holding a Litter Pick starting at the Tennis Court Car Park, on Saturday ( 20th September ) starting at   10:00am  for one hour.

We are looking for additional new volunteers.  Everyone is welcome to join in. Please come along for an easy session to help keep Westhill looking smart. We provide the grabbers and bags etc. Why not give it a try ?

contact Raymond Swaffield :- tel 740669 or email swaffies [at] talktalk [dot] net for further info

Westhill Air Cadets - Car boot sale

On Saturday 27th September we will be holding a car boot sale at the squadron to raise funds. We will also have raffles, a bottle stall refreshments and home bakes!!

10 till 2

If interested in getting a pitch  please get in contact on 01330 860821. Hurry limited spaces available!!

Kinmundy Drive diversion - Lollipop person confirmed for 6th Oct - 1st Dec.

Further to earlier posts on road safety concerns at Kinmundy Drive - "Lollipop" cover for the 8 weeks of the diversion has now been confirmed. Parents will be notified directly by the head teacher on specific location and times. For further details see Councillor Walker's blog at www.iriswalker.co.uk 

 

Revised Bus Route - Westhill Drive Closure - 6 October 2014

Please be advised that  for the duration of the road closure on Westhill Drive, the buses will now be directed along Hillside Road and Westhill Road.  There will be no need for a Temporary No Waiting Restriction to be placed on Hillside Road.  The Temporary No Waiting Restriction due to be in place on Kinmundy Drive for the duration of the works will no longer be required.

Please see attached amended location plan.

Netball

On Mondays between 5 - 6pm, children of P4 - 7 have the chance to enjoy playing netball.  Fun, friendly matches are arranged with other children from local schools.  Many players go on top the next stage S1-3 before moving onto the adult group.

The cost is £3.40 per session paid termly.

 

Please contact Kathleen [dot] moir [at] aberdeenshire [dot] gov [dot] uk or telephone 01224 740089 for more information.

Saturday Dance

Children of P1 + have the chance to learn a variety of dance moves at this new Saturday morning class.  Each year they will join with the Wednesday class to put on a show.

There will be two separate classes   9.15-10.00am and 10.00-10.45am.

The cost will be £2.80 per session paid termly.

 

Please contact kathleen [at] aberdeenshire [dot] gov [dot] uk

or  telephone 01224 740089

Exciting developments at our shopping centre !

Although trees edging the car park will be chopped down, this will open up the vista to our beautiful Denman Park.  We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful green space right in the heart of our town.

Planning Application 3560 @ Arnhall/East Fiddie Farmhouse - Reporter's site visit next week

This site visit will help the Reporter decide in favour of the Developer's or the Beaton family. It will also illustrate who is really controlling development in Westhill. We await the outcome with great interest and hope that natural justice will prevail. Good luck Fraser and Morag.

 

See the full text of WECC's summary Objection below.

 

The Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals

7000 Premises in Aberdeenshire can now access fibre broadband - Find out more at Showcase Events @ Inverurie and Aberdeen

ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL BRIEFING

Since April this year, over 7000 premises in Aberdeenshire have been “passed by fibre” within the Rest of Scotland programme – most of these are in Garioch, with 3299 being in Westhill and its immediate environs and the majority of the others being in Kintore, Kemnay and Inverurie

Internet service providers are able to access this publicly funded infrastructure on common terms and conditions, so there should be some degree of competition in these locations to offer fibre based services.

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