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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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City Council gets behind anti-bullying week
17 November 2014
Aberdeen City Council is supporting Anti-Bullying Week [Mon 17 Nov- 21 Nov] 2014 by inviting people to stand up to bullying.
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Fashioned for fishing
14 November 2014
The 'gansey' – a distinctive, seamless, woollen pullover traditionally worn by seamen and fishermen – will be the focus of a new exhibition, which opens on Saturday 15 November at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow.
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Forestry work planned at Hazlehead Woods
14 November 2014
Aberdeen City Council is planning to undertake some forestry management works in Den Wood at Hazlehead Park, which will start next month [Dec 2014].
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Free help for local innovators
14 November 2014
Local innovators are invited to take advantage of a new service offered by Aberdeen City Libraries, which will provide free and confidential advice on Intellectual Property [IP] and related issues.
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Aberdeen launches fund to develop new creative spaces
13 November 2014
Up to £100,000 is to be made available to support the creation of new affordable spaces for people working in the creative industries, Aberdeen City Council has announced today [Thursday 13 November].
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Marischal College to turn blue for diabetes day
12 November 2014
Marischal College, Aberdeen City Council's headquarters, will be illuminated in blue from Wed 12 Nov up to and including Sat 14 Nov [from dusk until dawn] to mark World Diabetes Day, as part of an international campaign to raise awareness of the disease.
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Sobering reminder to personal licence holders
11 November 2014
Personal licence holders in Aberdeen are being reminded that they must undertake refresher training, within the prescribed time limits, as required by the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, or their licence will by revoked.
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Aberdeen City Council proud to support Living Wage week
07 November 2014
Aberdeen City Council is proud to support Living Wage Week [Sun 02 Nov-Sat 08 Nov], a UK-wide initiative, which aims to raise awareness of the living wage and to encourage employers to offer it to their employees.
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Fireworks display will start Aberdeen’s Winter Festival with a bang
04 November 2014
Aberdeen's Winter Festival will go off with a bang on Wednesday [November 05] at the city's annual fireworks display.
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£10million Lottery grant awarded for Art Gallery redevelopment
07 October 2014
A Heritage Lottery Fund grant of almost £10million has been awarded for the ambitious Aberdeen Art Gallery redevelopment programme.
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Avoid rush hour traffic by unwinding with a little early night music
06 October 2014
The first in a new series of free rush hour concerts at Aberdeen's Cowdray Hall gets under way this week with a performance by one Britain's foremost chamber ensembles.
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Aberdeen hydrogen refuelling station marks UK first
03 October 2014
The UK's first fully integrated hydrogen production and refuelling station specifically designed to service Europe's largest fleet of hydrogen powered buses is to be built in Aberdeen.
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Free talk offers behind-the-scenes insight into Scottish Ballet
03 October 2014
Aberdeen City Libraries will host an illustrated pre-show talk from Scottish Ballet at 5pm on Wednesday 8 October in the Central Library, just hours ahead of the company's final night performance of 'The Crucible with Ten Poems' in His Majesty's Theatre.
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Campaign launched to encourage more food recycling
01 October 2014
Thousands of Aberdeen flat-dwellers are set to be asked about food recycling as part of a city-wide campaign by Aberdeen City Council to encourage more people to use the service.
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Lunchtime talk on Aberdeen’s ‘forgotten’ industry
01 October 2014
A free lunchtime talk will go ahead next week on a former Aberdeen industry which was once one of the biggest in the world.
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Aberdeen Guarantees launches youngsters on the career path
25 September 2014
A new initiative to help set young people on the career path will be launched next week.
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City Council launches search for new creative spaces
25 September 2014
A review of the spaces available in Aberdeen for arts practitioners to create and show new work has been launched by Aberdeen City Council.
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Positive response to city centre masterplan consultation
25 September 2014
The opening day of the first phase of public consultation on the regeneration of Aberdeen city centre attracted a positive response.
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Volunteers sought for woodland work to help red squirrels
25 September 2014
Squirrel-supporters have been urged to go down to the woods at the start of next month to help improve the endangered animals' habitat.
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Get up to speed with superfast broadband at community event
24 September 2014
Residents and small businesses in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire will have the chance to find out more about fibre broadband and the benefits it brings – thanks to a special event in Aberdeen city centre.
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