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(NETCO) Jersey design competition

​ Fancy yourself as a bit of a graphic designer? The next Troy Lee perhaps? Well we've got good news for you. NETCO have partnered up with EC-OG to develop some NETCO riding jerseys for 2017… and we want you guys to help us design them! Design parameters are simple;...

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(NETCO) Fancy a beer?

​ ​ North East Trail Centre Organisation (NETCO) is now 1 year into the journey to bring a Mountain Bike Trail centre to Aberdeenshire, so it’s time to hold our first AGM. This is something that we must do as part of our charity's constitution, however this doesn't...

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(NETCO) The desire to trail build

As most of you know, NETCO’s vision is to develop a mountain bike trail centre in the North East of Scotland by working closely with the required bodies, including Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS), to realise this. As part of our engagement with FCS, NETCO has been...

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(NETCO) The power of crowdfunding

Throughout the short history of NETCO the element that has shouted loudest and gained most attention has been the strength and depth of public support for the project and its aims. Despite this, the Committee entered into a crowdfunding campaign very excited but with...

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(NETCO) Trail Centres as community catalysts

The Tweedlove International Enduro, held over four days last week, filled a large hole left by the Enduro World Series which dropped into the Tweed Valley in 2014 and 2015 but not this year. Half of the NETCO committee were racing and a great time was had by all, with...

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(NETCO) Past, Present & Future

Though a year sounds like a long time, it’s absolutely flown by!  Your committee has been busy in that time, investing over 600 hours into the project thus far.  So what has been accomplished? We have: Met with more than 20 key stakeholders, including landowners,...

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(NETCO) We’re up and running!

We've been keeping a low profile over the winter and we've made a lot of progress. At the end of 2015 we registered under the SCIO charity system (SC046136). We're now on track and working hard towards conducting a feasibility study of the potential venues which the...

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