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Aden allotments project to hold public meeting

The Aden Country Park allotments and community garden project is to hold its second public meeting on Monday 13th August, at 6.30pm, in the award winning Aberdeenshire Farming Museum. 

The meeting is being organised as part of an “Investing in Ideas” Big Lottery Funded project which Buchan Development Partnership are working with Aberdeenshire Council and the Friends of Aden Country Park to establish whether the local Buchan community would like to see the development of allotments and community gardens in the grounds of Aden Country Park.

The focus of the night will be to go through the recently produced Aden Allotments & Community Gardens Report, to discuss formally constituting the group, and to look at examples of successful funding applications from other allotment sites.

Neil Shirran, Aden Development Worker said:

“We’ve had some really positive feedback from the local Buchan community regarding the proposed development of an allotment and community garden site in Aden Country Park. In this follow up meeting we will start to formalise the group and look at ways to raise the required funding to develop the idea”.

The Big Lottery Fund is actively supporting the Aden Allotments & Community Gardens Project. In addition the Big Lottery Fund distributes half of the National Lottery good cause funding across the UK. The Fund is committed to bringing real improvements to communities and the lives of people most in need. For more information please visit

Big Lottery LogoPlease contact Neil Shirran on 01771 613584 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to confirm your attendance of the allotment & community garden meeting.

For further information on the allotments and community gardens project please visit the Aden Allotments & Community Gardens Project section of the Aden Country Park website or download a copy of the Aden Allotments & Community Gardens Report