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Central Aberdeenshire Licensing Forum


Aberdeenshire Licensing ForumsThe Central Aberdeenshire Licensing Forum was established in 2007 and covers the Garioch area, the North Formartine area and the North Marr area. This includes the towns of Ellon, Inverurie, Westhill, Huntly, Kemnay, Insch, Oldmeldrum, Balmedie, Kintore, Blackburn, Newmachar and Alford.

The Forum sits quarterly, with public meetings being held in Inverurie.

The next meeting of the Central Aberdeenshire Licensing Forum is on Wednesday, 26 June, 2013, at Gordon House, Inverurie at 10.30am.


  • Rebecca Cox - Young Person
  • William Duncan OBE - Licensee
  • Wayne Gault - Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership
  • Paul MacLennan, Convener - Licensee
  • Inspector Gillian Milne, Grampian Police
  • Paul Robinson, Vice Convener- Resident in the Forum Area
  • Kate Rigby - Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership
  • James Singer - Licensee
  • Alistair Strachan - Chair of Formartine Community Safety Group
  • Ms Joanna Strathdee, Convener, Central Aberdeenshire Licensing Board
  • Andrew Sutherland - Licensing Standards Officer, Inverurie
  • Derek Thompson - Health, Education or Social Work (Rector, Westhill Academy)


The constitution of the Forum can be accessed here.