Folks, Cllr Andrew Hassan has provided the link and relevant timing to yesterdays full council meeting, where Elected Members (Cllrs) were asked to – Agree that in the absence of new and/or significant issues being identified through the Proposed LDP Public Consultation, no significant modifications to the Plan are required. All 4 of our ElectedContinue reading “Reaction to Aberdeenshire Council Meeting”
Cllr Andrew Hassan has been kind enough to provide a link to the meeting on Thursday, where the Head of Planning will address the item of the Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan (agenda item 8). The meeting on Thursday can be viewed online by the link at “Item 0” here: https://committees.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/committees.aspx… This is an all-day meetingContinue reading “Full Council Meeting: LDP Agenda Item”
Happy New Year! Please find the link below for the Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan 2021 Newsletter for December 2020. This shows the updated timescales as: “The Policy Team are now working to submit the Proposed LDP to Scottish Ministers for Examination, at the very latest, by the end of February 2021.”
View from lake side this morning on the bid sites! You can find the flood risk for your specific area on the SEPA Flood Maps in the link below. Simply enter your postcode. https://www.sepa.org.uk/environment/water/flooding/flood-maps/?fbclid=IwAR2KGvJRYKkdwKGL5nu4tKuNa4-4n8shZHiqt1gppFAGf-uHY50rtm_3JdA
The Green Belt encompassing not just our community, but around the wider city of Aberdeen has many important roles. One critical role is making space for nature through permeability of the surrounding landscape for the movement of wildlife, creating corridors of connecting habitat. We are also lucky to have areas of natural woodland where biodiversityContinue reading “Squirrel Sightings”
Sharing a copy of the statutory notice placed in the Press and Journal upon publication of the Main Issues Report in January 2019. The notice was placed on the 14th January 2019. The public drop in event we noted in our previous post held in “Balmedie” is referenced under “settlement/venue”, which the council recently confirmedContinue reading “Statutory Notices”
The Scottish Government have a consultation open on free bus travel for people under the age of 19. (It’s only open till Monday 7th.) It’s quite a quick survey to gather your views, but this seems a beneficial one for residents to comment on, as it could have a really positive impact on young peopleContinue reading “ScotGov Consultation: Bus Travel”
This is a bit wordy (apologies!) but we wanted to share some key information regarding critical Community Engagement that should’ve taken place between Jan-Mar 2019, including information received from Aberdeenshire Council on the matter. As a community, Potterton should’ve been engaged to participate in public consultation of the proposed bid sites (OP1 and OP2) betweenContinue reading “Main Issues Report Representation”
Sharing pictures from a resident of the Potterton Burn, which flooded today. The picture with the wall is the blocked entrance to the road bridge for Potterton Burn at Milton of Potterton. The drain exits behind the cottages at Milton of Potterton where the burn runs out towards the beach.
Take care if you must go out today. Reports of flooding around Potterton. These are pictures of the proposed bid sites this morning with even higher areas of ground also being saturated.