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Welcome to Aberdeenshire

Situated in the North-east of Scotland, Aberdeenshire is a beautiful and historic region, encapsulating the rugged mountains of the Cairngorms and breath-taking coastal scenery.

Inspiring Aberdeenshire!

Aberdeenshire Council is to hold a second awards ceremony celebrating the achievements and hard work of the region’s children, communities and staff in June this year. These awards are presented to a child, young person or employee who has made an outstanding contribution to education, learning or leisure.

View nomination forms and further information.


The creation of a single police service in Scotland in April last year meant that there was a need tochange the way that the police in Scotland would be held to account. An independent body called the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) was established. The current Commissioner is Professor John McNeill.

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Superfast broadband goes live in Aberdeenshire

Homes and businesses in a rural Aberdeenshire village are the first to benefit from a scheme to deliver super-fast internet speeds.

Government Renewable Heat Incentive launched for domestic properties

Last week saw the highly anticipated launch of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for domestic properties. (April 9)

European Parliament Election - Notice of Election published

The European Parliament Election will take place in the UK on Thursday, May 22 this year.

From tractor parts to martial arts: Fraserburgh site handed over to community group

A martial arts group that has turned former tractor sheds into a thriving business has now taken over the site following discussions with Aberdeenshire Council.

Aberdeenshire renews Fairtrade Zone status

Aberdeenshire has successfully renewed its Fairtrade Zone status, first achieved in 2013.

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