Extra consultation event at Westhill for AFC plans

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Aberdeen Football Club is to stage an additional public consultation event a the Holiday Inn in Westhill on Saturday, August 6.

The purpoese of the event is to enable people to view and comment on its proposals to develop a community and sports campus, football academy, professional training facilities and stadium on land at Kingsford.

The extra event will run from 1pm to 5pm at the Holiday Inn Aberdeen West, Westhill Drive, Westhill on Saturday 6 August.

The project aims to deliver essential training facilities, community facilities and a new stadium, which will support the ambitions of the Club, its fans and AFC Community Trust, and provide a focal point for footballing excellence and public participation in sport for the north-east of Scotland.

The Club has already staged consultation events at Kingswells and Westhill and will host the third event in the programme at its Pittodrie stadium from 1pm to 8pm on Tuesday (2 August).

Representatives from the Club, AFC Community Trust and the project design team will be present to explain the proposals and answer questions.

The proposals are also available to view via the at www.afc.co.uk/stadium.

George Yule, Executive Vice Chairman of Aberdeen Football Club, said: “This project is important for the Club and AFC Community Trust, the city and the region and we are committed to sharing our vision for the development and what it will deliver in sporting, social and economic terms with all interested parties.

Comments in relation to the proposals will be accepted until Friday 26 August 2016.