Kincardine and Mearns Community Planning Group (KMCPG) consists of members from a wide range of local and Aberdeenshire-wide partner organisations, including; Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action, the Kincardine and Mearns Partnership, Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership and public sector organisations such as Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

The KMCPG meets on a six weekly basis and copies of agendas, minutes and other documents can be found on this page.

The aim of the KMCPG is to “deliver the best quality of life for everyone in Kincardine and Mearns”, through the delivery of the Local Community Plan.

KMCPG Members

Name Job Title Organisation
Willie Munro Area Manager Aberdeenshire Council (Chair)
 Cllr Carl Nelson Area Committee Chair Aberdeenshire Council
 Philippa Berry Area Manager NHS Grampian
 Fiona Murray Public Health Co-Ordinator NHS Grampian
 Ed Garrett Development Officer Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action
 Fionnuala McPhail Area Inspector Police Scotland
 Stuart Cruikshank Station Manager Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Cheryl Smith Community Safety Team Leader Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership
 Jacky Niven Development Officer Kincardineshire Development Partnership
Ian Hunter Committee Representative Kincardineshire Development Partnership
Susie Brown Committee Representative Mearns Area Partnership
Knud Christensen Stonehaven & Lower Deeside CC Representative Stonehaven & District CC
Michael Morgan North Kincardine CC Representative Newtonhill, Muchalls & Cammachmore CC
Jim Stuart Mearns CC Representative Mearns CC
Rotating Representation Senior CLD Worker Aberdeenshire Council
Emma Kidd & Lesley Robertson Community Planning Officers Aberdeenshire Council

In addition to the Kincardine and Mearns Community Planning Group there are a number of local sub-groups including;

  • Kincardine and Mearns Welfare Solutions Group
  • Kincardine and Mearns Health & Wellbeing Network
  • Project-specific updates can be found under the “Community Planning in Action” section.

These groups carry out work on behalf of the local CPG and provide feedback on progress.

Other partnership groups that operate in the local area and link in with K&MCPG include:

Meeting Dates & Minutes 2016

Date Time Venue Minutes and Briefings
28th January 9.30-12.30 Portlethen Community Centre Minute Jan 2016 and Briefing Jan 2016
24th March 9.30-12.30 Mearns Academy (Library Meeting Room) Minute March 2016 and Briefing March 2016
19th May 9.30-12.30 Drumoak   Minute May 2016 and Briefing May 2016
23rd June 9.30-12.30 The Cabin, Chapelton Minute June 2016 and Briefing June 2016
1st September 9.30-12.30 Gourdon Public Hall Minute and Briefing
24th November 9.30-12.30 TBC Minute and Briefing

To get involved with any these of groups please contact Emma Kidd and Lesley Robertson, Community Planning Officers at kincardinemearns@ouraberdeenshire.org.uk or any other member of the K&MCPG.