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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Come along to hear what's going on at 7:00pm - 9:30pm 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 and Andy Finlayson.
Community Centre Programmes
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.
Aberdeen Football Club proposed 21,000 seater stadium at Loch of Loirston
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
The Cove Police Station is based at the Cove Library, Loirston Avenue and we look forward to meeting and assisting the Cove community.
Information on protecting the elderly from financial abuse can be found here.
Cove in Bloom
In 2014 we added a group of three new beds on Langdykes Road to the beds we look after. They are planted with shrubs and perennials, and we have begun weeding there, and laying down woodchip to control the weeds and feed the ground. We’ve done the same along the beds on Hasman Terrace in Old Cove, too. more info....
The sculptor we have chosen for our statue of Isie Caie wants to speak to as many folk as he can who knew Isie Caie more info....
Old Cove Conservation Area
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.
63rd Aberdeen (Cove Bay) Scout Group
The Scout Group are looking for adult volunteers to help run their Beaver, Cub and Scout sections. more...
Cancer awareness info from the NHS
CANCER, don't get scared, get checked. Things to look out for.
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:
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