Welcome to our website

This site is aimed primarily at residents of the Parish of New Machar. It exists:

  • to raise awareness of local concerns
  • to inform the community about the work of the Community Council
  • to provide online access to selected articles from Newmachar News, the quarterly newsletter published by Newmachar Community Council
  • to provide access to the minutes of the Community Council
  • to provide information about local community groups

The Community Council reserve the right to edit material which appears on its website.

Would you like to know more about the Community and how it works?

We invite anyone in the community who would be interested in finding out more about the Community Council, with a view to possibly becoming involved in our work, to contact either or .The Community Council meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month in room MP3 at The Axis Centre at 7.30pm. There are no meetings in July nor in December.

Library News:

Come and use your local library. To contact them, email newmachar.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Visit us at www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries
Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/AberdeenshireLibraries
Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/onceuponashire
Read our blog at http://onceuponashire.wordpress.com/

Come along and have fun at our Games Nights on Mondays, starting 12th October from 6pm-8pm. Free drop in sessions, open to all. For more information, contact the library 01651 862085


The Garioch Partnership Group

The Garioch Partnership is a member of the Aberdeenshire Rural Partnership Forum. They exist to provide support to voluntary groups and organisations with this large area, such as the Garioch Art Group. Anne Simpson is their enthusiastic, new Development Worker and The Garioch Partnership can be contacted via their website where you will also find a membership form. If you have any questions about setting up, running or seeking funding for a community voluntary group, then Anne is the person to contact for information and help.