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Aberdeenshire Young Farmers Christmas Tractor Run returns


By David Porter

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One of last year's festive highlights, the East Aberdeenshire Young Farmers Tractor Run is set to make a welcome return on Sunday December 10.

East Aberdeenshire Young Farmers Tractor Run
East Aberdeenshire Young Farmers Tractor Run

Raising funds for both Men United SCIO and the East Aberdeenshire District of Young Farmers, participant registration on the day is from 3pm at the Tesco Car Park in Ellon priced at £15 per tractor which includes a complimentary supper voucher for the Chipper Van which will be located at the end of the run in Turriff.

Last year saw over 40 participants take to the route across between Turriff and Ellon and this year the convoy will be setting off as follows (all times approximate) -

Departs Ellon - 4pm (will exit by passing through Ellon).

Auchnagatt - 4.25pm.

Stuartfield - 4.35pm.

Mintlaw (entering from the Nether Aden Road, passing through the roundabout, exiting past academy) - 4.50pm.

Maud (going straight up past Victoria Garage) - 5.10pm.

New Deer - 5.20pm

Cuminestown - 5.40pm

Arrival into Turriff, where the tractors will park up at the Turriff United Football Ground - 6pm - 6.15pm.

All of the above timings are approximate so please ensure you are in plenty time, equally if the tractors are a little later than expected, they will arrive.

East Aberdeenshire Young Farmers Tractor Run
East Aberdeenshire Young Farmers Tractor Run

There will be members from the East Aberdeenshire District of Young Farmers in each of the above stated places with buckets for all your donations, as the tractors pass through.

Alternatively, you can donate on the Just Giving link.

The Saltire Food Van will be at the football ground in Turriff and there will be a prize for best decorated tractor.


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