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OUR PURPOSE

Within our area (Aberchirder & Marnoch, Banff & Macduff, Alvah & Forglen, Whitehills, Portsoy, Cornhill & Ordiquill, King Edward & Gamrie, Fordyce & Sandend), to contribute to the economic, social and environmental well-being of local communities by;

valuing the work of volunteers
creating opportunities for employment based on the sustainable use of local culture, skills and resources.
enabling and encouraging lifelong learning amongst local people.

We also aim to encourage and support partnership working between community groups and private, public and voluntary organisations.

Values:

We try to:
encourage participation and concensus
be open and transparent in our dealings
maximise resources - human, physical and financial
remain people focused

Objectives:

To promote a healthy local economy; keeping people working and living locally by:
promoting tourism initiatives
providing project management support to community enterprise
buying locally
using local venues and services
providing transport so people can access local jobs, services and training

To support community activity by:
providing advice and information to people developing local projects
encouraging active partnership between local groups, private business and public agencies
providing transport solutions to community groups and activities
providing assistance to enable local groups to access funding

To provide a focus for local views and priorities by:
running networking events on themes of local interest and acting as a networking hub
undertaking participitave research and publishing the results
facilitating two way communication with public agencies and policy makers at regional, national and European level
producing a regular newsletter

Support for an active community

Partnership Management
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Click here to see Whitehills Community Action Plan Click here to see Banff Community Action Plan Click here to see Macduff Community Action Plan Click here to see Aberchirder Communtiy Action Plan