Category Archives: Planning

Notification of planning application

The following planning application is open for public comment at the Aberdeenshire Council website. APP/2019/0017 | Erection of 2 Wind Turbines (Hub Height 78 metres, Total Height 119 metres) and Associated Ancillary Infrastructure; Formation of Borrow Pit | Deuchries Windfarm … Continue reading

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Aberdeenshire LDP Main Issues Report

Aberdeenshire Council is preparing the next Local Development Plan. As part of the process they have published the Main Issues Report and are seeking comments from the public on it. The report and associated documents can be seen at LDP … Continue reading

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APP/2018/0623 Planning application for laying of underground cables across Alvah

A planning application has been made at Aberdeenshire Council which involves trenching and laying of the underground cables for the Moray Offshore Windfarm across Alvah. APP/2018/0623 | Conditions 1 (q) (aa) (Cable Route Phase) of Planning Permission in Principle Reference … Continue reading

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Public Presentation on the next Local Development Plan

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN PLANNING IN ALVAH AND FORGLEN? If you are interested in how planning policy is established in Aberdeenshire please come along to a public presentation in Alvah Hall on 31st October at 6.30pm. Piers Blaxter, Head of … Continue reading

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Alvah and Forglen proposed boundary changes (update)

The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland has issued it’s final recommendations re proposed boundary changes in Scotland. It has recommended that Alvah and Forglen remain in Banff ward rather than move to Troup ward as initially proposed. Their Report … Continue reading

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Community Council submission to Aberdeenshire Landscape Areas project

The submission made by the Community Council to the Aberdeenshire Special Landscape Areas project is available for download. (20MB pdf file)

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Aberdeenshire Landscape Areas opinion survey ending soon

A reminder that the public opinion survey for landscapes for designation as Special Landscape Areas (SLA) will end at the end of October. Please don’t miss this opportunity to make your views known.

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Alvah and Forglen proposed boundary changes

The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland has started a public consultation on proposed changes to electoral wards, one of which is the move of Alvah and Forglen from Banff ward to Troup ward. Full details of the proposed changes … Continue reading

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Aberdeenshire Special Landscape Areas

Alvah and Forglen is fortunate to have as it’s eastern and southern boundary a portion of the Deveron Valley, one of the most scenic areas in Aberdeenshire over most of it’s 61 mile length. Aberdeenshire Council is seeking to get … Continue reading

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