Cove Bay Conservation Area
At the Public Meeting on 21st October in Loirston Annexe there was firm support to maintain the Conservation Status of Old Cove. A meeting of those who showed interest in taking this forward as a steering group is being arranged.
Cove Annual Christmas Concert and Switching on the Community Christmas Tree Lights
The Cove Annual Christmas Concert will be held on Sunday 1st December 5pm-6pm at Thistle Hotel Altens
After the Concert, at 6.30pm the Christmas Tree lights (Junction of Earn’s Heugh Road/Langdykes Road) will be switched on.
Welcome to the website for the Community of Cove and Altens in Aberdeen.
Here you will find lots of information on all the goings on in this thriving community.
The history of Cove
Have a look at the history of the Community of Cove from the 18th century to the current day by Douglas W Gray.
The bustling community is far removed from a sleepy fishing village in the 1790's of less than 300 souls more...
Community Council meetings
All members of the Community are invited to the regular Community Council meetings which are held at Loirston Primary School.
Contact email@example.com for more information
Come along to hear what's going on at 7:00pm on the following dates;
Cove and Altens Chairman, provides an update on current matters affecting the residents of the Community of Cove and Altens.
Local City Councillor Surgeries
If you would like to meet one of your Local City Councillors to discuss any matter then you can attend one of their surgeries listed under Useful Numbers. Surgeries are available for Neil Cooney, Andy Finlayson or Callum McCaig.
Community Centre Programmes 2012-13
Altens Community Centre
The programmes for Altens Community Centre are now available. Have a browse to see what interests you.
Do you have any spare time and are able to help at Altens Community Centre on a voluntary basis? More information can be found here .
Full details of programmes can be found here.
Doonies Farm website - www.dooniesfarm.co.uk
Doonies Farm sits on the cliff tops between Aberdeen Lighthouse and the village of Cove. The farm is home to some of Britain’s rarest breeds of cattle, sheep, horses, pigs, goats and poultry. It is a working farm that is managed using mainly traditional farming methods to encourage local wildlife to flourish too.
For generations of children, Doonies has been their first contact with the countryside.
Cities twinned with Aberdeen
Aberdeen is twinned with the following cities;
Does your group/organisation have interests you feel might benefit from making
connections with or visiting other similar groups in one of our twin cities?
A Design Workshop for the Sustainable Growth of Cove
Full details can be found here.
The latest Neighbourhood Bulletin provides information on local services, projects and events happening in your area.
Aberdeen Football Club proposed 21,000 seater stadium at Loch of Loirston
Your Chronicle Needs You!
You may have noticed that your Cove Chronicle has grown over the years due to our ever expanding community and our readership has greatly increased from our early days.
The Chronicle has and continues to be a true and real community effort with everyone involved giving of their time on
a voluntary basis to help in getting the wide ranging local information to you every two months. This involves many
tasks and duties which include:
LDP Review and Consultation
We are now starting the process of producing the next Aberdeen Local Development Plan (LDP). It is vital to keep the
LDP as up to date as possible to ensure that it responds to new issues and takes into account the evolving needs of
local communities and businesses.
More information required
We are gradually building up information to place on our website.
If you run a community group or club in Cove and Altens and would like to have your details added, please contact us.
Extracts from The Cove Chronicle
We now have a selection of articles from the current
Public Consultation - Old Cove Conservation Area
Draft Conservation Area Character Appraisals and Management Plan
John Fiddes 0372 and Jake Woo 0991 are based at the Cove Police Station at the Cove Library, Loirston Avenue and look forward to meeting and assisting the Cove community.
Information on protecting the elderly from financial abuse can be found here.
Cove in Bloom
News of the Cove and Altens Community Orchard and Beautiful Scotland judges recent visit can be found here.
Loirston Annexe Management Committee needs a Treasurer
The new Loirston Annexe Management Committee needs a Treasurer, if you have book-keeping or accounting talents and have some time to spare, please get in touch with Julie Jamieson on 890115 or e-mail the centre directly on firstname.lastname@example.org
Altens Community Centre needs a Minute Secretary
Altens Community Centre needs a Minute Secretary for their monthly meetings. If you can help please contact Jenny at the Centre on 896798.
Nether Loirston Growers News
The Nether Loirston Growers website can be found at www.nlga.info
The NLGA Allotments for Cove and District residents, were establised in 2011 and paid for by a grant to the Community of
£37,750 from the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund. This enabled the laying out of the site which was
semi derelict ground and surplus to City Council needs. The Allotment site is managed by a Committee of Association
members and 31 plots, raised beds and community growing areas have been formed with the allotments being taken up and worked
by both beginners and seasoned growers, a local school and playgroup.
Questionnaire on street cleaning in Aberdeen
Aberdeen City Council's environmental services department has released an online questionnaire to gauge the public's views
on street cleaning in the city.
NESCAMP North Esplanade West Enforcement
Motorists still seem oblivious to the 30mph limit on North Esplanade West.
63rd Aberdeen (Cove Bay) Scout Group
The Scout Group are looking for adult volunteers to help run their Beaver, Cub and Scout sections. more...
Superfast broadband reaching Cove
Slow internet speeds are history. Superfast fibre broadband is the future. Scheduled to come to Cove end of September beginning of October. Check with your service provider. Full details here.
We are advised that some areas including the Lochinch addresses may not be connected to superfast broadband until the end of this year or the beginning of next. Please contact your service provider for confirmation.
Give your views on the use of local open spaces
Your local park..., Litter-strewn or litter-free? Brilliant or boring? A no-go area or a safe place to be? ...what would make it better?
Now's the time to have your say...
Cancer awareness info from the NHS
CANCER, don't get scared, get checked. Things to look out for.