Community views sought on proposed active travel routes between Kemnay, Kintore and Inverurie

Lucy Johnston Uncategorized

Public engagement open until November 8th Aberdeenshire Council is seeking the community’s view on new proposed active travel routes between Kemnay and Inverurie and Kemnay and Kintore. Since the delivery of the Inverurie to Kintore shared use path which has become a very popular route, together with plans currently under development for Kintore to Blackburn, the council is looking to …

Getabout Activity Village: Tour of Britain

Lucy Johnston Uncategorized

Two-wheeled stunt shows, a pedal powered cinema and climbing walls are among the fun, family-friendly and free attractions when the prestigious Tour of Britain comes to the north-east. A total of 120 world class cyclists will race across the region on Sunday 12 September finishing in Aberdeen and, at the finish line, the Getabout Activity Village will transform the Esplanade into an activities …

Aberdeenshire Council introduces “Share Space” initiative to encourage active travel on rural roads

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Aberdeenshire Council is launching a new campaign titled “Share Space” which aims to encourage active travel across Aberdeenshire and raise awareness for the presence of multiple modes of transport on rural routes. In partnership with Nestrans, the project will create provisions for active travel on rural roads, allowing space for all modes of transport. Signs approved by Transport Scotland will …

Public asked for feedback on proposed options for A944 active travel route

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Three options for developing a flagship segregated active travel route between Westhill and Kingswells are to go on display for public feedback.  An online consultation will open today (Monday, 17 May) for a period of four weeks to help gather views on each option. The planned path aims to create a safe, direct, convenient, coherent, and continuous active travel link …

New physical distancing measures to make city centre safe

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Press release from Aberdeen City Council: As part of the Council’s response to Phase 1 of the Scottish Government’s Route Map for easing COVID-19 restrictions, we are working with partners, including NHS Grampian, to allow activity to safely resume in the city centre. Work is starting tomorrow (Saturday 30 May) on widening pavements to allow for better physical distancing for …