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Children’s services in Aberdeen get good marks from official watchdogs
04 March 2015
Services for children and young people in Aberdeen have received a positive inspection report from body responsible for inspecting standards of care in Scotland.
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City Council agrees to join new local government voluntary association
04 March 2015
Aberdeen City Council has agreed to join the Scottish Local Government Partnership (SLGP).
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City Council backs new exhibition centre funding plan
04 March 2015
New proposals reducing the cost to the public purse for a state-of-the-art city exhibition and conference centre have been approved by Full Council.
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Pass it on and support re-use
04 March 2015
Aberdeen residents are being encouraged to do their bit during Pass It on Week – a national initiative to promote re-use – which will get under way on Saturday 07 March and continue through to Sunday 15 March 2015.
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Venezuelan musicians perform at Aberdeen schools
04 March 2015
World-renowned Venezuelan musicians gave a special performance to pupils at Tullos School and Walker Road School in the Torry-area of Aberdeen today [Wed 04 Mar], ahead of the launch of Big Noise Torry later this year.
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Free family fun on offer to celebrate World Book Day
03 March 2015
Children's author and illustrator Natalie Russell will lead a fun-filled family workshop to celebrate World Book Day at 4pm on Thursday 05 March at Aberdeen Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct.
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Marischal Square development – your questions answered
02 March 2015
Aberdeen citizens have asked a wide range of questions about the decision-making process for the Marischal Square development.
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Routes announcement for Europe’s largest hydrogen bus fleet
26 February 2015
Europe's biggest fleet of hydrogen buses will soon be carrying passengers across Aberdeen as part of an Aberdeen City Council-led project to boost the hydrogen economy.
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‘Visionary’ city planner to detail how Aberdeen can learn from American regeneration success
25 February 2015
A key player in North American city planning and urbanisation projects is heading to the Granite City next week to share his experiences in successful regeneration.
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Date of special meeting confirmed
25 February 2015
Aberdeen Lord Provost George Adam has agreed that a Special Council meeting will be held at 4pm on Thursday 05 March in the Council Chambers, Town House, Broad Street.
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Fairtrade Fortnight gets under way in Aberdeen
25 February 2015
Fairtrade Fortnight [Mon 23 Feb-Sun 08 Mar 2015] – a national initiative run by the Fairtrade Foundation to promote fair trade around the world – is under way in Aberdeen.
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Fairtrade Fortnight gets under way in Aberdeen
25 February 2015
Fairtrade Fortnight [Mon 23 Feb-Sun 08 Mar 2015] – a national initiative run by the Fairtrade Foundation to promote fair trade around the world – is well under way in Aberdeen.
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Aberdeen school’s educational transformation impresses Education Scotland
24 February 2015
Staff at Braehead School have transformed the learning environment and improved children's achievements significantly, according to a follow-up inspection report published by Education Scotland today [Tuesday 24 February 2015].
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Month-long festival offers children access to the arts
23 February 2015
Scotland's only festival dedicated to the arts in schools and actively promotes access to the arts for children got under way in Aberdeen on Saturday 21 February.
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Pooling ideas for Aberdeen’s Seaton Park
23 February 2015
The east side of Seaton Park in Old Aberdeen has become very wet in recent years so the City Council wants to hear the views of local residents on possible design options to manage and enhance the location.
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Special concert to celebrate music at the Cowdray Hall
23 February 2015
A special concert of jazz, folk, classical and Scottish music will be held from 1pm on Saturday 28 February to celebrate music at the Cowdray Hall.
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Trading Standards issue warning about mailshot
23 February 2015
Aberdeen City Council's Trading Standards team is warning local businesses not to respond to a mailshot that could result in a bill of £790 per annum.
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Work set to start on new £15million Dyce park-and-ride and link road
23 February 2015
Work is set to start this spring on a £15.2million project to create a new 1,000-space park-and-ride site on the A96 in Dyce and a new dual carriageway link road.
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Aberdeen City Council appoints new economic development head
18 February 2015
Aberdeen City Council is pleased to announce that Richard Sweetnam has become the new Head of Economic Development.
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Lord Provost statement on motion to Council regarding Marischal Square development
18 February 2015
Aberdeen Lord Provost George Adam has ruled that the motion tabled today [18 Feb 2015] for consideration at the 04 March Full Council meeting in the names of Councillors Callum McCaig and Kirsty Blackman is incompetent as it does not comply with Standing Order 21(1), in that the appropriate Director had not been contacted seven clear days before the deadline for submission of the motion for a response and, furthermore, that the appropriate Director had not been contacted at all.
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City Council Leader welcomes AWPR/B–T start
16 February 2015
Aberdeen City Council Leader Councillor Jenny Laing today [Mon 16 Feb 2015] welcomed the start of work to build the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie–Tipperty road project.
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Find out more about maritime folk art at free talk
15 February 2015
The wonderful world of maritime folk art will be the subject of a free lunchtime talk at 12.30pm on Wednesday 18 February at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow.
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Public meeting to be held on proposed partial rezoning of Cults Academy
15 February 2015
A period of statutory consultation for Aberdeen City Council's proposal to rezone part of the Cults Academy catchment area gets under way today [Friday 13 February].
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Rare opportunity to see centuries-old artefacts amassed by Aberdeen tradesmen
15 February 2015
Rarely seen artefacts amassed by the Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen have gone on show at the Tolbooth Museum, Castle Street.
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Plans for 323 new homes backed by city councillors
12 February 2015
Plans to create 323 new homes on the site of the former Royal Cornhill Hospital have been supported by Aberdeen city councillors.
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