Lottery Win for Insch

1st March 2016 Candace Bauer 0

Insch has won a Breathing Space grant of £8000 from the Big Lottery Fund. This will be used to regenerate Insch Meadow What is a Breathing Space? It is somewhere you can escape the hassles of everyday life and children can learn about nature and get their hands dirty. Where […]

Hanging Baskets for the Village

1st March 2016 Candace Bauer 0

You may have noticed the beautiful hanging baskets which have appeared around the village. This year these have been paid for by a Community Council grant from Aberdeenshire Council, together with some additional cash from West Garioch Community Council. The baskets were created by Janette Bean and will be maintained […]

28 July Deadline for comments on Roads Proposals

25th July 2015 Candace Bauer 0

True to form, the Council appears to have made no real attempt to inform Insch residents of the changes. Many of the changes seem reasonable but an opportunity has been missed to apply a 20mph limit on all or part of Commerce Street particularly at its junction with High Street. […]

22 Trees under threat at Drumrossie again!

28th June 2015 Candace Bauer 0

In December, in response to an outcry from the village, the Garioch Area Committee decided that Aberdeenshire Council was not obliged to find an access for the proposed development at Drumrossie, and that cutting down 22 trees was just not acceptable. We now need your help again as the developer […]

Insch Golf Club

22nd June 2014 Candace Bauer 0

2014 is the centenary year for Insch Golf Club Watch out for the main event – The Midsummer Ball. Insch Golf Club extended its course from nine holes to 18 in 1997. Funding was made possible for this through the National Lottery, the Foundation for Sports and Arts, the R&A […]

Insch Station Waiting Room Closure Application

17th August 2006 Candace Bauer 0

First Scotrail has applied to lock up the traditional indoor waiting rooms (C listed buildiings) at the station and replace them with glass and steel shelters built on the platform. This would be seriously harmful to the character of our “picture postcard” station. First Scotrail describes the old waiting rooms […]