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E-Bike Dabbling

I'm not going to lie, being an old school mountain biker, I've always been a bit of an e-bike skeptic. Although in the past year or so I have been curious to find out what all the fuss is about. So when Tony from eGuide Scotland got in touch to suggest we go for an...

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Meet our first Raw Alloy Donor – Kyle Mowbray

Who is Kyle Mowbray? Always an interesting question which can be answered in many different ways, starting with the present; I’m a 46 year old (almost 47) cycling enthusiast who works in the oil and gas industry as a completions consultant (it pays for the n+1 bikes...

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A look back at 2019

As the year draws to a close we reflect on what has been a year of evolution and transformation for our charity. We changed our name, legal structure and amended our charitable purposes. We appointed one of our founders as an employee to accelerate project delivery...

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2020 Fundraising Campaign is GO!!

This month we launched our biggest fundraising campaign to date. The aim is to raise £150,000 during 2020 to fund the planning phase of our project and get it construction ready. The campaign got off to a great start, with a significant investor coming forward and a...

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Community Consultation

The following bullet points give a summary of the key element of the 2018 community consultation:   Gravitate North East is a charity and community group leading the development of proposals to create an outdoor adventure centre at Durris Forest, Aberdeenshire....

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Fundraiser Prize Round-Up

We have pulled together a huge selection of awesome prizes from local and national businesses in support of our project. Read on to find out what the prizes are and how to win them…   On the 13th of December, NETCO will be holding a fundraiser event at the...

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(NETCO) Gearing up for 2018 AGM

On the 13th December, NETCO will be holding its 2018 AGM at the Belmont Filmhouse in Aberdeen city centre... But this is no ordinary AGM! Of course, we will be giving our supporters an update on the status of our ambitious project to develop a multi million pound...

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(NETCO) Feasibility Study

NETCO have been working to deliver a new mountain biking facility in Aberdeenshire for two years now. One of the key things we have been building up to over that period is an independent feasibility study into our proposals. Late in 2016 all elements were in place to...

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