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  • Questionnaire on memorial for people affected by past practices at Aberdeen Crematorium

    Questionnaire on memorial for people affected by past practices at Aberdeen Crematorium

    We are asking people affected by past practices at Aberdeen Crematorium what they would like for the permanent memorial. Share your views using the online questionnaire by 4 February.
    The information gained from the meetings being held, and the paper and online questionnaires, will form the next stages of constructing the permanent memorial.

  • Spectra, Aberdeen’s Festival of Light

    Spectra, Aberdeen’s Festival of Light

    Running for four nights between the 9th– 12th February 2017 SPECTRA, Aberdeen’s stunning Festival of Light, will return to celebrate the Scottish Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology exploring Aberdeen’s past through this year’s theme “A New Light”.
    Bringing together leading international artists with established Scottish collaborators the festival will deliver a four day light spectacular to once again light up Aberdeen.

  • Public Vote for a

    Public Vote for a "Hall of Heroes" visitor attraction at Provost Skene's House.

    As part of the City Centre Masterplan, Provost Skene’s House in Aberdeen is to become a new visitor attraction; a Hall of Heroes celebrating local people who transformed the world.
    A public vote for a “Hall of Heroes” runs until February 12.
    Cast your vote in the Online Poll

  • Are you interested in becoming a Councillor?

    Are you interested in becoming a Councillor?

    Considering standing in May's local government elections? Find out more about what being a Councillor involves.
    Prospective candidates are also invited to a local government election briefing on Wednesday 8 March at 3pm in the Town House.

  • Your new bus pass: Start using it now!

    New Bus Pass; Have you got yours? If not, you need to get in touch now.

    Over the past few weeks, new bus passes have been issued to over 43,000 people in Aberdeen. If you’ve not received a new card yet you need to get in touch now as the existing cards will not be accepted on buses from 1st February 2017 – even if the expiry date is after this date. Click on the above link for more details.

  • Successful bond issue raises £370million

    Successful bond issue raises £370million

    Aberdeen City Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to raise finance on the capital markets as it prepares for the next stage of an ambitious capital programme.

Council News

Section of A944 road reduced to 40mph

Tue, 24 Jan 2017

The last section of the A944 road has been reduced from 50mph to 40mph after recommendations were agreed by councillors on the Communities, Housing and Infrastructure committee today.

Torry heating network project moves to next stage

Tue, 24 Jan 2017

The £9.5million District Heating Network for Torry which would provide lower-cost heating for residents took a step forward at committee today.

Play parks to be replaced or refurbished in next financial year

Tue, 24 Jan 2017

A total of 17 play parks are to be replaced or refurbished at a total cost of £590,000 in the next financial year as agreed at the City Council’s Communities, Housing and Infrastructure committee today.

Access from the South – Bridge of Dee – study moves forward

Tue, 24 Jan 2017

Plans for new access from the south in the Bridge of Dee area were agreed today to be reviewed about six months after the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) opens to assess changes in traffic patterns.

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Business Boosters - Debt Issues

Business Boosters - Debt Issues

On 25 Jan 2017

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On 25 Jan 2017

Join us for a day of prehistoric adventure as we explore the science behind dinosaurs!

Ancestry and Find My Past for Beginners

Ancestry and Find My Past for Beginners

On 25 Jan 2017

Join Aberdeen City Libraries' Local Studies team at this free workshop to learn more about family history resources.

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