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Danestone (Aberdeen) shown within the City of Aberdeen
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Located north-west of Aberdeen City Centre, Danestone is a relatively new area of Aberdeen. The area was once all farmland until about 20 years ago when Danestone Primary School and many detached, semi-detached houses and bungalows were built.
The name Danestone came from the name of the farm, Danestone Farm.
Shopping and attractions
There are not many shops in Danestone apart from a Tesco Extra store that holds a Subway store, sunbed shop, travel agent and a hairdresser.
There is also a B&B on Fairview Circle where people can stay the night.
Danestone Primary School
Danestone Congregational Church
Danestone Congregational Church is on Fairview Street, the main street through Danestone. It is across from the Doctors surgery and the local Police Station. Danestone Congregational Church is part of the Congregational Federation and works with the local community as well as other Congregational churches. Danestone Congregational Church take a leading role in the Danestone Gala, held each year in the community area of Fairview Street. Danestone Congregational Church also has many groups to which the community are welcome to come. These include Youth Group, Goodafternoon Club and the Men's and Ladies' Groups.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
A meeting house of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is on Fairview Street, the main street through Danestone. Religious meetings open to everyone are held every Sunday and young men and young women engage in various activities on Tuesday evening. Members of the church take a leading role in serving the community and organise an annual Christmas 'Santa Float' that patrols the streets collecting money for local charities.