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Issue 28 - March 2013

Braemar Community Action Plan Approved by Community Council

At its meeting on Monday 18th February, Braemar Community Council approved the draft version of the Community Action Plan (CAP); the result of almost a year’s work in consultation with local people, and development by the Steering Group. Now it’s time for Action!

A Co-ordinating Group has been formed to oversee the development and implementation of the CAP and to keep the community informed. Four central themes have been identified:

1. Community Services, Facilities and Transport

2. Visitor Services, Facilities and Strategy

3. Youth

4. Housing, Education & Employment

The next step is to identify members of the community who along with representatives of statutory agencies will work together to deliver the outcomes of the CAP under the four themes named above. These sub-groups will identify priorities from the information gathered in the public consultations and will explore ways of putting these priorities into action. There will be opportunities for everyone to get involved and to find a role that suits their skills, interests and level of time commitment they can give. For the Community Action Plan to be implemented there needs to be Community Action.

To get involved or find out more please contact Maggie MacAlpine 013397 41245 (mobile) 07808 156 396 or by email: maggiemacalpine@btinternet.com

Pictured above, Braemar School ‘A’ & 'B' ski teams. Cameron Lawrence, Angus Wood, Sam Hubbard, Fraser Wood, Katie Strachan, Oliver Till, Craig Murphy and Sasha Hill. The 'A' team won the Glenshee qualifier and are through to the Schools Alpine final at Cairngorm on 15th March; the 'B' team came a close second. This season, lots of Braemar’s young talents have been showing off their skills on the slopes - full article page 11

INSIDE: Pge2 Editorial; Community Update Pge 3 Community Update (cont.); Councillor Farquhar; Pge 4 Mar Lodge News; Walking Group Pge 5 Braemar Castle Pge 6 Farquharson Mineral Collection Pge 7 Braemar Folk - Iain Mackay Pge 8 Paws for thought; BLHG Pge 9 Scout Snow Camp; Burns Supper Pge 10 Get involved! - lots going on Page 11 Junior Buzzard - Braemar’s young skiiers Page 12 Events

Next issue due out mid-June Copy deadline May 26th

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