News and Events

February 2020
Secrets of Pictish Hillfort on Bennachie Revealed at Inverurie Talk
Professor Gordon Noble of the University of Aberdeen led the amazing dig into the pictish hill fort last June. He will be giving a talk about the findings in Inverurie on the 19th June as the guest speaker at the Bailies of Bennachie AGM. All welcome to attend.
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February 2020
Call for Entries for Photograph Competition for Bailies Calendar
The Bailies of Bennachie are calling for people with fabulous photos taken on or of the hill range to enter them into a competition. The winning photographs will be featured in the popular Bailies of Bennachie calendar for 2021.
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January 2020
Appeal for Volunteers to be Hill Wardens
The Bailies of Bennachie are looking for volunteers to become hill wardens. This will mean making a commitment to walk a section of the hillside once every six weeks and keeping an eye out for any damage or changes to the paths, dykes and other features.
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January 2020
Good Turnout for First Bailies of Bennachie Wildlife Group of 2020
About 50 people turned out on Saturday evening at Monymusk village hall for the first meeting of the Bailies of Bennachie Wildlife group. They heard a talk on wild geese and swans from Dr Ian Francis of the RSPB.
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December 2019
Bailies December Work Party Update
On Saturday 7th December 2019 the Bailies Work Party volunteers were replacing a broken fence at the entrance to the Back o Bennachie car park.
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December 2019
Bailies Wildlife Group Asks for Sightings of Wooper Swans
The wildlife group is asking for information about Wooper swans that have arrived in the Don Valley for the winter having left their breeding grounds in Iceland

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