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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

    Donít 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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    Free one-tonne community salt bags available

    Communities throughout Aberdeen can apply to get free one-tonne salt bags to treat icy roads and pavements in their neighbourhood.

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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.

  • Accord Card

    Belmont FilmHouse Offers

    Belmont Filmhouse has teamed up with the Accord Card team bringing Aberdeen City residents a great new offer. Show your Accord Card when you visit Belmont and get 2 Meals for £10 and 2-4-1 Cinema tickets. What's more you can now collect points on every Belmont visit and redeem them for FREE DVD hire at Aberdeen City libraries. For more details and terms and conditions visit the Accord website.

  • Aberdeenís newest school officially opened

    Aberdeenís 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 Light Switch-on Parade

30 November 2015

More than 15,000 people watched a colourful carnival parade today (Sunday 29 November) as Aberdeen's Christmas lights were switched on in Union Street.

City centre Nativity scene blessing tomorrow

30 November 2015

A blessing service for the Christmas Crib in the grounds of St Nicholas Kirkyard is to take place tomorrow. (Tues 1 Dec)

Aberdeen's Christmas Lights Switch-On Parade

29 November 2015

Thousands of people watched a colourful carnival parade today (Sunday 29 November) as Aberdeen's Christmas lights were switched on in Union Street.

Christmas Tree Lights Switched On

27 November 2015

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

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Family Friendly Rights

Family Friendly Rights

On 01 Dec 2015

1200 Lunch and networking opportunity 1230 Presentation Speaker: Brodies LLP

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.

PechaKucha Aberdeen: Sparkle in the Granite City

PechaKucha Aberdeen: Sparkle in the Granite City

On 01 Dec 2015

Join some of Aberdeen's most inspired minds for an evening of short talks focused on Aberdeen in the PechaKucha format.

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