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Westland Wallace
September 2021
Remembering the Air Crashes on Bennachie
September 3rd saw the anniversary of the first of two aircraft crashes on Bennachie. Pilot Officer Ellard Cummings of Canada and gunner Leading Aircraftman Alexander Ronald Stewart lost their lives in the crash near Bruntwood Tap just 4 hours after the declaration of war and are acknowledged as the first allied military casualties of World War 2.
August 2021
Bailies Dig Into History on Pittodrie Estate
Finds from the 10th Century and perhaps even from Neolithic times have been found during an archeological dig on the Pittodrie House Hotel estate on the lower slopes of Bennachie.
August 2021
Volunteer and Visitor Coordinator Appointed for Bennachie
The conservation charity, the Bailies of Bennachie, supported by NatureScot Better Places Green Recovery Fund, have appointed Estée Farrar as Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator. Dave Peter said: "Estée comes with a wealth of experience and we are delighted to appoint her in this role.
Calendar 2022
July 2021
Bailies of Bennachie 2022 Calendar
The Bailies of Bennachie 2022 Calendar is now on sale via our online shop.
Poi3 Bede House
July 2021
TWO Free Guided Walks to Archaeological Dig Sites on Pittodrie Estate Bennachie
The Bailies of Bennachie are leading two free guided walks to look at several dig sites close to Bennachie Bede House, which is on Pittodrie estate owned by Macdonald Hotels and Resorts.
Elephant Hawk Moth Nectaring
July 2021
All About Moths - New Fun and Learning Material for Summer
Can you tell the difference between a butterfly and a moth? What kind of moths can you find on Bennachie? Why are moths struggling to survive and what can we do to help? The answer to all these questions and more are found in a new summer section our web site.

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