Latest News February 2021

AMS/ACS News update by Dave Marshall with pictures by Phil Lay The snow is going, there’s warmth in the sun and the Aboyne and Mid Deeside Community Shed is looking forward to better days where we can complete fitting out and have some semblance of occupancy. That’s the plan, reality may be different, better we…

Update October 2020

In case you haven’t read our status in the ‘Deeside Piper’ recently, here is our news: we have now received full funding for the kitchen units, allowing us to award that contract, and we hope to be able to complete the final fit of the Fire Alarm, CCTV and intruder alarm systems soon. The interior […]

All systems go for Aboyne Community Shed

Aboyne and District Men’s Shed project is poised to take a significant step forward. The group has confirmed it has received major funding from the European Agricultural and Rural Development Fund. It will provide sufficient cash for a start to be made on a two-level building located in the old quarry, off Ballater Road and […]

Ground-breaking for new Community Shed in Aboyne

Work has begun on creating a long-anticipated gathering place in Aboyne. Construction of the Aboyne and Mid Deeside Community Shed has been three years in the making, with exhaustive searches carried out by the area’s Men’s Shed group to find the perfect location. A ground-breaking ceremony was held yesterday at Aboyne Stone Circle, off Ballater […]

Deeside has a new Community Shed

The Aboyne Men’s Shed committee announced the commencement last week of a new facility named Aboyne and Mid Deeside Community Shed. Committee members, NHS staff and trustees gather at the site to cut the first sod. A ground breaking ceremony was held on the site along Aboyne Stone Circle off Ballater Road. The ceremony was […]