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  • Aberdeen Winter Festival and Christmas Village Website

    Aberdeen Winter Festival and Christmas Village Website

    The Aberdeen Winter Festival and Christmas Village website is now live! Visit for opening times, prices, travel information and much, much more.

  • Festive Travel Information

    Festive Travel Information

    Don’t get stuck in traffic this festive season. Aberdeen city centre is expected to be busy in the coming weeks due to Winter Festival events and Christmas shopping so we have put together some helpful advice.

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    Are you prepared for winter?

    Come along to our winter event at St Nicholas Square for tips and advice, on 28th November 9am – 3pm. We will provide information on road safety, gritting, the one-tonne community salt bags scheme, cycling, environmental health, recycling, along with the City Wardens. Police Scotland officers and Scottish Fire and Rescue officers will also be there to give information on keeping safe over winter.

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    Your Housing Performance Report

    The annual housing performance report produced by Aberdeen City Council for their tenants is available to view now.

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    Free Parking

    Marischal College car park will stay open until 9pm on Sunday 29 November. Parking will be free from 5 – 9pm. The car park will close at 9.30pm; any remaining cars can be collected on Monday morning.

  • Aberdeen’s newest school officially opened

    Aberdeen’s newest school officially opened

    Aberdeen City Council Leader Councillor Jenny Laing has visited the pupils and staff of Brimmond School to unveil a plaque to mark the official opening of the £12million state-of-the-art facility today.

Council News

Aberdeen Transformed Into Wonderland

26 November 2015

The Granite City's transformation into a winter wonderland is complete following the official launch of the Aberdeen Christmas Village.

Gritter, police car and fire engine on show on Saturday

26 November 2015

A gritter, a police car and a fire engine will be on show during a winter safety event in Aberdeen city centre on Saturday.

Christmas Tree Lights Switched On

27 November 2015

Hundreds of people attended the Switch-On Ceremony for Aberdeen's Christmas Tree yesterday.

Launch of Green Santa recycling campaign

27 November 2015

Aberdeen City Council's Recycling Team has once again teamed up with local pupils and students for the annual Green Santa campaign, which focuses on recycling and re-use in the run up to Christmas.

16 Days of Action campaign starts

26 November 2015

An international campaign which calls for the elimination of violence against women and children is supported with a series of events in Aberdeen which have started.

Another accolade for city environment project

26 November 2015

An environmental project which has transformed an area of Aberdeen from a neglected spot to a colourful wildflower meadow teaming with insects, birds and other wildlife has been given a second accolade within a month.

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St. Andrew's Day Ceilidh on the Terrace

St. Andrew's Day Ceilidh on the Terrace

On 30 Nov 2015

Join us in the entertainment marquee to watch and dance along to HipFlask - a vibrant, energetic and entertaining Scottish Ceilidh band who play all the classic Ceilidh dances with a few surprises mixed in for good measure.

"Living with Istanbul's Earthquake Threat"
Professor Iain Stewart

"Living with Istanbul's Earthquake Threat" Professor Iain Stewart

On 30 Nov 2015

Istanbul sits within striking distance of the North Anatolian Fault which is primed for seismic rupture. How do we prepare the 13 million people in Istanbul for a possible catastrophe.

Crannogs and Castles: The artificial island of north-east Scotland

Crannogs and Castles: The artificial island of north-east Scotland

On 01 Dec 2015

As part of the evening lectures series Michael Stratigos will discuss the presence of crannogs in North East Scotland.

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