Ballater Eagle

The Ballater and Crathie Community Magazine

Made possible by “Awards for All” Lottery funding, Advertising, Donations and Fundraising. Donations are gratefully received and acknowledged. The magazine is written, designed, edited and distributed with enthusiasm by local residents!


The Eagle is published quarterly and delivered free in the Ballater and Crathie area. Copies of the current issue are available in the Ballater Library in Station Square, Deeside Books on Bridge Street, Davidsons Chemist on Bridge Street and also in Yule’s Newsagents. Large print is available as well as copies of previous issues.

If you are a regular reader of the The Ballater Eagle – please consider making a donation or subscribing and receiving your own copy in the post. We need your support to cover the costs of printing, production and distribution!

You can also keep up with “Ballater & Crathie Eagle” on FACEBOOK!

The Winter 2017 edition of the Ballater Eagle is available in Ballater shops and in the Library. (Or it will be quite soon – given how our hard working volunteers are having to trudge through the snow to deliver this issue! If you would like a PDF version of the Eagle, a subscription is available for £5.00 for 4 issues. Please see our contact details below.

Move your cursor over the issue, click once in the centre to enlarge the view and click to the right to turn the pages.



The Eagle Team

Editor: Ian Hay, Tel.55941

Treasurer: Elaine Adams, Email

Subscriptions Secretary: Avril Fyfe, Tel.56162

Advertising Manager: Karen Garioch, Tel.42344

Distribution: Andy & Julie Bloor

Diary Secretary: Faye Swan, Tel.55345, Email:

Design: Cat Houston, Tel.55243, Stella Potter, Tel.55969, Ollie Francis, Tel.42300

UK dial: 013397 plus the number, Overseas dial: 00 44 13397 plus the number.


Advertising is available to local businesses and the current rates and sizes available are listed in the current issue. Please contact Karen Garioch for details.

Subscriptions are available for a small fee – details can be found in the Who’s Who section of the Eagle. Copies may be posted or for only £5.00, four PDF issues will be sent to you.


All correspondence, letters, articles, subscription requests, etc. may be posted to:
The Editor, The Ballater Eagle, c/o Ballater Library, Station Square, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5QB