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We are a group of Kemnay residents (& friends) aiming to promote a green agenda in Kemnay through supporting community gardening and composting at Birley Bush, improving the local path network around the village and by promotiong sustainable energy transition.

Next Trustees meeting: Wednesday 15th March, Friendship Room, Kemnay Village Hall, 7.00pm

We welcome new members to join us at anytime!


We are a registered charity SCO46497.

Kemnay Steens


Greener Kemnay Bulletin March 2023

Energy Group Energy event: This is to be held on the 18th March at the village hall, between 10 and 2, this is a drop in event.

Volunteers required: The Energy Group are looking for volunteers to train in the use of the equipment and then use it in the homes of our villages to help them reduce their energy cost. If you are interested come along on 18th March to the Heat Loss from Homes event and have a word with the group members.

Community Garden

May event: We now have a provisional outline for event.

10.00 opening

10.30 Boules competition (this could run all day if enough teams)

11.30 Walkers arrive from their Steens Walk.

12.00 Ruth the Castle Fraser Gardener will give a talk on garden tools

12.45 Food to be served

1.30 Talk by Susan Brownrigg on fermenting vegetables to preserve them.

2.00 finish

The bikes, treasure hunt, seed potato pick up will continue throughout 10 – 2

Boules court: The edging is on the boules court; Malcom Alan House builders are providing the court with 20 Tons of Hard Core this month.

Activity weekend: On Saturday 11th March Jobs that are needed to be to be done.

  • Compost bins, fill bin 11 (with anything except weeds seed, couch grass, dandelions, nettle roots) and there is plenty in bin 13 to use for potting up Strawberry plants etc.
  • Weed paths
  • Renew wood chip around site