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Turriff

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Turriff is a town and civil parish in Aberdeenshire in Scotland. It lies on the River Deveron, about 166ft above sea level, and has a population of 5,708. In everyday speech it is often referred to by its Scots name, Turra, which is derived from the Scottish Gaelic pronunciation.Services and amenitiesThere are four Churches in Turriff, St Ninian's, St Andrew's, St Congan's, and a Baptist church.Turriff has a primary school, Turriff Primary School and a secondary school . Turriff Primary School is a new build which replaced the old Markethill Primary School and opened to pupils on 22 August 2017. People from the surrounding areas, including the villages of Cuminestown, Fyvie and King Edward attend the secondary school.Bank of Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander UK, Clydesdale Bank and TSB have branches in the town. The main supermarket chains are Tesco and Co-op Food and there are numerous specialist shops including two dispensing pharmacies. The town has a library, a sports centre and swimming pool. It is served by Turriff Cottage Hospital. In October 2013, Aberdeenshire Council approved a licence to occupy the Municipal Building to a volunteer group for use as a general community centre, while they completed their Community Asset Transfer of the building. The group renamed the building Turriff Town House, the official handover was expected to be completed in 2016 but in June 2016 the group announced that they had not been successful in their Stage 2 Community Asset Transfer. The group retained the licence to occupy until October 28 2016 when the building was returned to Aberdeenshire Council. Turriff and District Heritage Society requested, and were successful in gaining a Community Asset Transfer of the building and renamed it Turriff Heritage Centre. Turriff is in Aberdeenshire. Make your own Turriff vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our United Kingdom attractions site.
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