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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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Peterhead regeneration study results and draft action plan on show

Members of the community will have a chance to see and comment on the findings of a regeneration study recently carried out on Peterhead town centre.

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.

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