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"Aberdeen awarded Mr Mandela our highest honour" - Lord Provost George Adam
06 December 2013
Aberdeen Lord Provost George Adam has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela who died on Thursday [05 December] aged 95.
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Aberdeen City Council’s ground maintenance team named most improved in UK
06 December 2013
Aberdeen City Council's ground maintenance team has been named the most improved performer in the UK for parks, open spaces and horticultural services at the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) awards.
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Archives reveal truth about witchcraft in Aberdeen
06 December 2013
A limited number of places are still available for a free illustrated talk about the history of persecutions for witchcraft in Aberdeen.
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Festive fun event cancelled due to bad weather
06 December 2013
The winter wonderland event due to take place from 4pm to 7pm tonight [Fri 06 Dec] in Aberdeen's Union Terrace Gardens has been cancelled.
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Traffic levels up as city counts down to Christmas
06 December 2013
There are only three shopping weekends left until Christmas and Aberdeen city centre is becoming increasingly busy.
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Leading Aberdeen academic given new royal role
05 December 2013
The Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen, Professor Sir Ian Diamond (59), has been made a Deputy Lieutenant at a special ceremony at the city's Town House, Broad Street, today [Thu 05 Dec].
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Aberdeen Lord Provost officially opens city’s newest children’s home
04 December 2013
A new children's home for Aberdeen, which will provide residential accommodation for six young people, has been officially opened.
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Committee’s view sought on waste options for city
04 December 2013
Aberdeen City Council's Zero Waste Management Sub-committee has received an update on possible options for dealing with the city's general waste in light of proposals to introduce mixed recycling collections.
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Get your skates on for festive fun in Aberdeen
04 December 2013
The spirit of Christmas has come to life in the the north-east with the launch of an outdoor ice rink.
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New book reveals Aberdeen’s city centre through the years
04 December 2013
A new book which tells the story of Aberdeen's city centre over the past 200 years has gone on sale today [Wed 04 Dec] making it an ideal Christmas gift for anyone interested in local history.
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First in Scotland for Aberdeen as it achieves Purple Flag status
02 December 2013
Aberdeen has become the first city in Scotland to achieve prestigious Purple Flag status, a national accreditation recognising city and town centres that excel in managing the night time experience.
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Inaugural board meeting sets the stage for city centre regeneration
02 December 2013
A team of councillors, business leaders and regeneration experts came together today [Monday, 02 December] to begin the process of breathing new life into Aberdeen city centre.
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Summit to unveil vision for sustainable Aberdeen
02 December 2013
A vision and actions for a more sustainable Aberdeen will be unveiled during the Sustainable Aberdeen Summit on Wednesday [04 December].
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City Council backs Haudagain scheme subject to ‘binding agreement' with Scottish Government
01 December 2013
Aberdeen City Council has agreed to proceed with the Haudagain roundabout upgrade and the Middlefield regeneration project subject to receiving a written financial guarantee from the Scottish Government.
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Avoid rush hour traffic by unwinding with a little early night music
29 November 2013
The first in a series of free rush hour concerts at Aberdeen's Cowdray Hall get under way next week with a performance by one of Scotland's finest concert pianists.
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Board agrees Statement of Licensing Policy
29 November 2013
Aberdeen City Licensing Board has agreed its updated Statement of Licensing Policy, which sets out the board's policies for the next three years.
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Renowned artist to talk about her latest exhibition
29 November 2013
Places are still available for a free talk, by internationally acclaimed artist Sue Jane Taylor, which is being held at 6pm on Wednesday 04 December at Aberdeen Maritime Museum.
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The Great Tapestry of Scotland is coming to Aberdeen
29 November 2013
The artwork at the heart of Scotland's largest ever community arts project will go on display in Aberdeen Art Gallery next year [February 2014].
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Town House to fly Red Ribbon flag on World AIDS Day
29 November 2013
In a show of support of World AIDS Day a Red Ribbon flag will be flown from the Town House, Broad Street, on Sunday 01 December.
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City expected to be particularly busy this weekend
28 November 2013
Thousands of people are expected to descend on Aberdeen city centre this weekend, after receiving their final monthly pay before Christmas.
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Councillors approve plans for new Kingswells housing development
28 November 2013
A new development of almost 100 homes on the edge of Kingswells has been unanimously approved by councillors.
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Union Street hotel plan approved
28 November 2013
Plans to build a 134 bedroom hotel on Union Street have been approved by Aberdeen City Council’s Planning Development Management Committee.
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Crime writer Stuart MacBride launches Operation Oak in Aberdeen
27 November 2013
Internationally renowned crime writer Stuart MacBride has helped launch Operation Oak, Police Scotland's festive campaign in Aberdeen.
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Launch of Smart Aberdeen 2020 showcases city in Europe
27 November 2013
Two key documents which showcase Aberdeen City Council as one of Europe's top local authorities and a leader in hydrogen technology have been launched in Brussels.
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Santa and reindeer stop traffic for flying visit
27 November 2013
Santa and his real reindeer will stop the traffic this weekend when they nip into the city centre for a flying visit to check that Aberdeen's children are behaving.
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