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A96 Dualling East of Huntly To Aberdeen Scheme Route Options

"It is clear that many local people would prefer this new road to stick as closely as possible to the existing A96.
Transport Scotland say they cannot do that because it has to be a Category 7 road – a large dual carriageway with grade-separated junctions.

Inverurie Transport Survey by TSC

The Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) want to hear from people living in and around Inverurie about your experiences of travel in the area.

Cold Weather Payments Triggered

With recent freezing temperatures, “Cold Weather Payments” have been triggered in parts of Gordon.  Payments will be made automatically to those that are entitled to them.

The following postcodes have been triggered in Gordon:  AB21, AB22, AB23, AB41, AB42

A96 Survey Press Release

A MP has urged the Scottish Government to “listen to the people” after a survey showed overwhelming support for plans to dual the A96 from Inverurie to Huntly along the existing route.

14 November 2018 - A96 Survey Update

The proposed NW routes of the A96 are causing great deal of negative comment. My inbox is full overwhelmingly of people outraged by the environmental damage the routes would make.
 

A96 Dualling – East of Huntly to Aberdeen scheme

Transport Scotland and their consultants Amey/Arup arranged for several public exhibitions to encourage feedback or comments from stakeholders, landowners, local communities and other interested parties.   

NFUS in Westminster

Colin met with Scottish NFU and during discussions the drought and fodder issues were raised.

NE Business Rates

Caledonian Logistics' Derek Mitchell showed Colin around the impressive distribution and storage warehouse at Oldmeldrum. 

Dyce Primary School new footpath

Gordon MP Colin Clark took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on a new footpath next to Dyce Primary School in Aberdeen.
The Scottish Conservative MP joined party colleague and local councillor Avril MacKenzie with representatives of civil engineering contractor BAM Nuttall.