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Update 6th January 2017: Many of the sites pages will remain available for reference purposes, certainly for the medium term. Items may be removed, added or edited and the site name will change to Banffshire Maritime. The site will be maintained by former committee members.

2017: 1st January 2017 The Association has now dissolved (effective from 31st December 2016) click for the latest information

2016: 8th September 2016 The Association has now received permission from the Office of the Scottish Charity Register to wind up its affairs click for the latest information

2016: 7th September 2016 It is confirmed the Association is seeking to dissolve and has applied to The Scottish Charity Regulator for permission to wind up click for the latest information

2016: 9th April 2016 The Association has voted to dissolve click for more information

 2015: As we approach 2015 we face a number of challenges

Committee membership: We need more folk on the committee to help further the interests of the Association and at the same time ensure the future

Premises: We need suitable premises. There is no doubting the refusal of Aberdeenshire Council to allow us to take on the former Harbour Cafe in Macduff for use as a modest Heritage Centre was a disappointment to us all. The feeling was that this could have generated a lot of interest with its ideal location as it was close to the harbour and stood on ground formerly occupied by the home of Peter F Anson. We believe this would have been a super Community Asset more on this story here

Other Association News

 eBooks: This popular medium has taken off and we are keen to use it to its full potential. Chairman, Stan Bruce, has adapted eight of our publications to the eBook format if you would like to know more details please look at our eBook page just click here for more information

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