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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's Education, Learning & Leisure service is hosting a civic reception on 7 June 2013 to celebrate the achievements, of our children, communities and staff and is inviting nominations for awards across a range of categories.

Download a nomination form here and return to Inspiring Aberdeenshire by Thursday, 25 April 2013.


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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More superfast broadband coverage in Aberdeenshire

The towns of Balmedie, Drumoak, Ellon, Fraserburgh, Insch, Kemnay, Oldmeldrum, Old Rayne, Peterhead and Turriff have all been announced as the next areas to be connected to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the further roll-out of the £410 million Digital Scotland partnership.

Project leads to easier access to Blue Badge mobility scheme

The application process for a national initiative that makes it easier for people with severe mobility problems to travel has been improved, allowing customers to apply online.

Council appoints new head of service for education

Vincent Docherty, the current head teacher of John Paul Academy in Summerston, Glasgow has been appointed as Aberdeenshire Council's new head of service within the Education, Learning and Leisure.

Recycling service changes to start in central Aberdeenshire

Following their recent introduction to the north of Aberdeenshire, new food waste collection and recycling services will begin in parts of central Aberdeenshire from May 12.

Travellers site at Aikey Brae to be considered by councillors

Councillors will discuss options for the development of Aikey Brae as a stopover site for gypsy/travellers when the full Aberdeenshire Council meets on April 24, 2014.

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