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  • Watch our new films!

    Watch our new films!

    Spread the news! An exciting new set of Aberdeen ILV films have arrived. Log on to to view the films.

  • Winter Event

    Winter Event

    Are you prepared for winter? Come along to our winter event at St Nicholas Square for tips and advice on Saturday 29th November 9:30am 3:30pm. We will provide information on the salt scheme, heating your home, driving in winter conditions along with many other helpful hints.

  • Libraries in 21st Century

    Your Views Sought on Future of Scottish Public Libraries

    Public libraries are changing. The opportunities offered by digital technology and the challenges of reduced local budgets make 'business as usual' increasingly unsustainable.

    In order to draft a national strategy, you are invited to get involved.

  • Shaping Aberdeen city centre - we want your views

    Shaping Aberdeen city centre - we want your views

    Initial ideas for the regeneration of Aberdeen city centre have been developed, based on your feedback from the first public consultation. Come along to Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill, and tell us what you think. We will be there Friday 28 and Saturday 29 November 10am-5pm.

  • Occasional Licences during the Festive Period

    Occasional Licences during the Festive Period

    Please be aware that if you are holding an event involving the sale of alcohol, you must submit an application for an occasional licence to Aberdeen City Licensing Board. Your application must be received by the Litigation and Licensing Team by 31st October 2014 at the latest in order to be processed in time for December events.

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    Crematorium Investigation

    Aberdeen City Council has welcomed the publication of Lord Bonomy's Infant Cremation Commission report and the commencement of the Scottish Government's National Cremation Investigation led by Dame Elish Angiolini.

    I would ask anyone with any concerns to contact us directly by completing the online form or calling 01224 522255.

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Family History Workshop at Aberdeen Central Library

Family History Workshop at Aberdeen Central Library

On 26 Nov 2014

Join Aberdeen City Libraries to discover more about tracing your ancestry and digging into the past!

Collections Close-up

Collections Close-up

On 26 Nov 2014

Get up close and personal with the treasures of the Special Collections Centre. Featuring tiny books including 17th century thumb bibles and a miniature book by the famous Scottish calligrapher and miniaturist Esther Inglis.

the BIG BOOK THEORY: Teen Book Quiz

the BIG BOOK THEORY: Teen Book Quiz

On 26 Nov 2014

Calling all literature loving teens! Gather together a team for Book Week Scotland 2014.

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Press Releases

Lord Provost to switch on Christmas tree from Stavanger

25 November 2014

The Lord Provost of Aberdeen George Adam will switch on the city's Christmas tree at 7pm on Thursday 27 November at the Castlegate.

Aberdeen conservation heroes honoured at Nature of Scotland Awards

21 November 2014

A group of conservation heroes from Aberdeen were honoured last night (20 November) at the third annual RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards hosted by naturalist, author and TV presenter Chris Packham.

Granite City set to sparkle with festive lights switch-on parade

21 November 2014

Thousands are expected to join in the festive fun at Aberdeen's Christmas lights switch-on parade on Sunday 23 November.

Temporary traffic restriction to repair water leak

21 November 2014

To allow Scottish Water to repair a water leak, vehicles will be unable to turn right on to Broad Street from Union Street from 9am on Monday 24 November until midnight on Friday 28 November 2014.

Free events on offer during Book Week Scotland

18 November 2014

Sportsound presenter Richard Gordon will kick off Aberdeen City Libraries Book Week Scotland celebrations next week with a talk at 6.30pm on Monday 24 November in the Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct.

Bridgework begins on Third Don Crossing

17 November 2014

A key milestone in the building of the Third Don Crossing in Aberdeen got underway today [Mon 17 Nov].

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Road closures may be required for local gala events or public gatherings. Alternative traffic routes are identified for temporary road closures were possible.

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Child Protection is Everyone's Responsibility

If you are worried about the safety of a child in Aberdeen please call:

  • 01224 306877 (Joint Child Protection Unit)
  • 01224 693936 (Emergency Out of Hours)
  • 101 (Police Scotland)

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