News and Events

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July 2020
Coming Soon! Jock O' Bennachie's Summer Activities
The Bailies of Bennachie are developing free educational resources for primary school age children. Over the summer holiday fun online activities based on nature will be released once a fortnight with the first activity on birds coming the week starting 13th July. These activities will feature Bennachie’s famous mythical giant, “Jock o Bennachie”, and will each include a small competition.
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June 2020
Online AGM Shows Bailies in Good Shape
400 people giving Mither Tap a bosie, a new book on the history, geology and wildlife of Bennachie and an anniversary memorial walk were some of the events highlighted at the AGM of the conservation charity, the Bailies of Bennachie. The chair, Jackie Cumberbirch also praised the 400 volunteer hours from the work parties on the hill and the establishment of a new group of hill wardens.
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June 2020
"This Is What We Do" - Summer Noticeboard
The latest Bailies of Bennachie noticeboard display is a montage of photographs which show "what we do". Normally it would be on the noticeboard in the Bennachie Visitor's Centre but as it is shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic the display is online.
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June 2020
A Breath O' Bennachie: Flora and Fauna on Bennachie
During the Covid-19 lock down many people have been finding inspiration in the natural world and discovering a new appreciation for nature. The latest video from conservation charity, the Bailies of Bennachie, explores the rich plant, insect, bird and animal life on the hillside.
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June 2020
AGM Moved Online
The conservation charity, the Bailies of Bennachie, have decided to move their AGM online because of the circumstance around the COVID-19 pandemic. The AGM was originally going to take place in March but was postponed as the COVID restrictions were put in place. The online AGM will take place on Monday 29 June 2020.
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May 2020
A Breath O' Bennachie: Views On The Hill
Landmarks such as the Fog House, paths on the summit, views from the hill, and all weathers from sun to fog and snow feature in 'Views on the hill'. It is the latest video in the 'A Breath o' Bennachie' series which brings the hillside to people's living rooms during the Covid 19 restrictions.

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