Community Sunday IYN Extra Session

We have our It’s Your Neighbourhood Competition assessment visit on August 18.  All GFAA members are invited along on the day to meet with our assessors.  We are hoping for a record turnout of plotters.  Please come along if you can manage. We have a power of work to do…

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Volunteer’s Breakfast Event

Aberdeen City Council hosted an excellent volunteers networking opportunity this week as a thank you to all the groups who have contributed to the Council’s It’s Your Neighbourhood efforts. The event was hosted in the Duthie Park and featured some exceptionally fine cakes and bakes, or affa fancy peeces if you…

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IYN Preparation 2016

2016 marks GFAA’s third year in the It’s Your Neighbourhood Scheme. We achieved a Thriving assessment at our first go and now we have an Outstanding ranking to defend in 2016 after our success last year.  Outstanding is the highest award possible. Taking part in IYN has been a source…

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It’s Your Neighbourhood Success

I am delighted to report that following our IYN assessment last month GFAA has achieved an Outstanding level assessment.  Gill and Norman attended the Keep Scotland Beautiful Awards Ceremony in October to receive our certificate. Sincere thanks go to all plotters for keeping their own plots in excellent order this year, to the…

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Its Your Neighbourhood Success

In only our second year of participation, GFAA has achieved an “outstanding” award for our site as part of the It’s Your Neighbourhood Assessment Exercise. Awarding us a total of 89 points, Assessor Jim Henderson noted especially our successes in community participation, as well as improvements in the areas environmental…

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It’s Your Neighbourhood Visit

Stuart asked me to pass on this story: Jim Henderson visited with us this week to complete his IYN assessment of our site.   It is always a pleasure to meet with Jim who is never short of a story or two to tell or good advice to pass on…

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