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A few things of current importance.                                                         Go straight to website.

The next Community Council meeting is on Thursday 23 June at 7.00pm at the Phoenix Hall, Newton Dee.

Copy Deadline for the next edition of MBC News is 28 June for distribution August 2016.   Editorial content for this issue should be relevant for reading in mid-August thru to end of October 2016 and beyond.

Road Traffic Closures

Click here to see pending road closures in our area.

Dunmail Road Car Park Consultation

Aberdeen City Council proposes to introduce pay and display parking within the off-street car park on Dunmail Avenue (Cults). The charges will be applicable from 8.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Saturday. The cost for a period up to a maximum of 2 hours will be £1.00. The Council estimate charging could generate up to £12,000 p.a. for their funds. 

The Community Council and your local Aberdeen City Councillors are opposed to these plans to charge and have responded by suggesting time restricted parking of up to 2 hours with no charges, to encourage turnover of spaces for shoppers and care workers serving residents in Cults. We are encouraging residents to let the Aberdeen City Council know their views on the proposal which is now out for public consultation and comment.   Click here to see the Consultation Document. Comments must be received by 24 June 2016.

Litter Pick Saturday 7 May.

Seven Community Councillors,  Members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Deeside and the public met at the old Cults Station Yard.   Pick-me-ups,  gloves and bags were provided by ACC.   The areas covered were the Old Deeside railway line from Bieldside through  to Pitfodels/  Station Road Pitfodels/  North Deeside Road from Pitfodels to Cults,  around Cults Shops and the perimeter Road Cults Primary School.   A total of 12 bags of litter were collected.   This is less than the last session held last year  which is encouraging.   Another session will be held later in the year.

Contact Graham Payne 01224868827 if interested in participating next time round.

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Petition to install permanent footbridge for Old Deeside Line across the AWPR.

Here is the direct link  Petition for bridge over AWPR for Deeside Railway Line

Click here for a Paper (hard copy) Signature Sheets which you can be used and returned to Emma Parr at the Town House once completed: Emma Parr, Committee Services Officer, Legal and Democratic Services, Aberdeen City Council, Town House, Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1AQ 

General Guidance note on e-petitions, for your reference.

This petition went to the Aberdeen City Council Petitions Committee on 9 June 2016, having received over 1600 signatures. The decisions arising from the Committee review can be found here


New Bus Service 95 Peterculter to Garthdee

Click here to see the timetable for the new 95 bus service between Peterculter and Garthdee shops