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Emergency community care service

If you need an urgent community care service call 03456 08 12 06. Our Out of Hours Emergency Service helps anyone experiencing personal or family problems that reach a crisis at nights, weekends or bank holidays. We provide an emergency social care service in situations that can't wait until the social work offices reopen. Calls are screened by exp...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/out-of-hours-emergency-service/

Protection and support

Contains information on Child protection, Domestic or partner abuse, Adult protection and support, Adults with incapacity, Out of hours emergency service.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/protection-and-support/

Community care

Contains information on Living independently, Protection and support, Caring for others, Financial support, Getting around, Community care policies and strategies.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/

News centre

Our communications team is available by phone or email to answer media enquiries. Our main media line is open from 09:00 to 17:00 each week day, and we have an out-of-hours line for use in emergency situations. We monitor our news inbox and our social media channels regularly between the same hours. Please note, special arrangements will be in plac...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/news/

Report child protection concern

If you are worried that a child or young person is at risk or is being abused contact us: Monday to Friday during office hours contact your local Children and Families team Evenings and weekends call the out of hours service on 03456 08 12 06 Phone 999 if the child is at immediate risk. Call the police on 101 if you think a crime has been committ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/children-and-families/report-child-abuse/

Who to phone in an emergency

Find out who to contact in urgent situations: Out of hours emergency service Urgent social care or someone at risk of harm Concerned about flooding If the emergency or crisis is life threatening, phone 999. If you are worried about someone who is ill, call NHS 24 on 111. Out of hours emergency service Our out of hours emergency service is availab...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/contact-us/emergency-contacts/

Contact by phone

View office hours telephone numbers for our services and help to contact the council: Office hours telephone numbers Help for British Sign Language users For out of hours, evenings and weekends view our emergency contact numbers. Office hours telephone numbers Please phone the appropriate number for your query. View Customer Services privacy noti...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/contact-us/contact-by-phone/

Services for people affected by domestic abuse

Our social work service provides a number of services for people who are affected by domestic abuse. We work in partnership with other agencies, health services, police and the voluntary sector to provide a broad range of mainstream and specialised services. Mainstream services are services which are provided to people with a range of different nee...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/services-for-people-affected-by-domestic-abuse/

Contact Roads team

To report road defects or street lighting faults: Report online Telephone:03456 081205 (8am to 6pm) Twitter: @AbshireHelp To report gritting or snow clearing issues: Report online Telephone: 03456 081205 (8am to 6pm) To request a new grit bin or to get a re-fill for an existing grit bin, phone 03456 081205 (8am to 6pm). To report damage to a b...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/roads/contact-us/

Register a birth

If a child is born in Scotland, the birth must be registered within 21 days. Parent(s) have the freedom to register the birth at any Registration office in Scotland. Please note that if you wish to register the birth of your child at any of the Aberdeenshire Registration Offices then you must call in advance to make an appointment.   Should you hav...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/registrars/births/birth-registration/

Occasional extension of licensing hours

Use this application to apply for an extension on your licence hours. You can only ask for extended hours if you hold premises licence. Occasional extension is considered appropriate by local Licensing Board in cases of: a special event or occasion to be catered for on the premises a special event of local or national significance Where the Board...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/licences-and-permits/occasional-extension-of-licensing-hours/

Late hours catering licence

Any person, company, partnership or other body operating a business requires a late hours catering licence for the use of premises serving food between the hours of 11:00pm and 5:00am for the sale to or consumption by members of the public, either on or off the premises. We may impose conditions on the licence, including conditions fixing the days ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/licences-and-permits/late-hours-catering-licence/

Vulnerable children and families

Our Children and Families teams deal with the issues and problems experienced by vulnerable children and families in our communities. There are diverse reasons why social work become involved with a family. It's usually because the needs of children aren't met in their home and community. We work with children and their carers in a variety of ways:...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/children-and-families/vulnerable-children-and-families/

Am I homeless?

Legislation says that you are homeless if: you have no accommodation you are legally entitled to occupy it is agreed that it is not reasonable for you to live in your accommodation you have accommodation, but you cannot gain entry to it - for example your landlord has changed the locks you face violence / harassment, or are at risk of violence / h...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/homelessness/am-i-homeless/

Community care services

Information about the community social care and specialist services available for people who have a range of different care needs. These services can help you, or the person you care for. Includes information about other agencies and voluntary organisations that also provide support. Call 03456 08 12 06 if you are experiencing personal or family pr...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/available-services/

Domestic or partner abuse

Domestic or partner abuse covers a range of abusive behaviour that may occur in any close relationship. It happens across society regardless of age, gender, disability, education and ethnicity. Although mainly affecting women, men can also be victims. The abuse can be: physical - being pushed, hit, kicked, attacked or threatened with an object sex...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/protection-and-support/domestic-or-partner-abuse/

The Revenue Budget 2014- 2019

The Revenue Budget debated by Councillors on 13 February 2014. The Equality Impact Assessments for each service which were carried out in relation to the budget for 2014-15 are available below. Chief Executive CE Area Managers Budget Report EIA (pdf 42kb)   Corporate Services Arcadia (pdf 49kb) Benefits (pdf 48kb) Communications (p...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/equalities/the-revenue-budget-2014-2019/

Health and Social Care

The way adult health and social care services are delivered in Aberdeenshire is changing. These services will be provided by Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership - a partnership of Aberdeenshire Council and NHS Grampian – from 1 April 2016. A joint board is being set up to manage adult health and social care services. The council and he...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-us/service-structure/health-and-social-care/

Adult protection and support

We all know that children need to be protected but sometimes adults, due to their vulnerabilities, need to be protected too. Adult protection is everyone's responsibility. What you need to know The rights of every individual Who are adults at risk? What is harm? Where does harm take place? What to do and who to contact What support is available? ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/protection-and-support/adult-protection-and-support/

Renting sheltered housing

Sheltered Housing allows older people or people with particular needs to live independently, with the right support, in a comfortable and secure environment. It also gives the opportunity for social contact and companionship, but equally respects an individual’s right to privacy. Security and peace of mind are offered through an alarm system and a ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housing-options/renting/renting-sheltered-housing/

Occasional Extensions Adverts

Please go to the Board most relevant to you to view published details of applications submitted for occasional extensions. Anyone wishing to lodge an objection, representation or letter of support in respect of these applications must do so within 7 days of the date of the application being published here. Please refer to the individual adverts for...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/alcohol/occasional-extensions-adverts/

Nearest Libraries

Contains information on Find your local library, Mobile libraries.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/

Local Social Work offices

This page has details of your nearest Social Work office open to the public and the services they deal with.  For children and families matters such as worried about a child or reporting a child's safety concern you need to contact your local Children and Families team directly. The Social Work offices cover these services: Community care Criminal...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/local-social-work-office/

Contact us

If you have any queries about our services, you can contact us on twitter @AbshireHelp. For general news and information on council's services and activities including social media, view our news centre.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/contact-us/

Local libraries

Contains information on Aberchirder, Aboyne, Alford, Aberdeenshire Libraries headquarters, Ballater, Balmedie, Banchory, Banff, Boddam, Bracoden, Cairnbulg, Cruden Bay, Ellon, Fettercairn, Fraserburgh, Huntly, Insch, Inverbervie, Inverurie, Kemnay, Kintore, Macduff, Mearns, Meldrum, Mintlaw, New Pitsligo, Newmachar, Newtonhill, Peterhead, Portlethen, Portsoy, Rosehearty, Stonehaven, Strichen, Turriff, Westhill, Whitehills.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/

Housing

Contains information on Apply for council housing, Pay your housing rent, Low cost homes for sale, Housing options, Private housing, Tenant information, Homelessness, Find your local Housing office, Housing policies and strategies, Gypsy/Travellers, Empty homes.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/

Nurseries, childcare and school places

Contains information on Early learning, nurseries and childcare, Admissions to primary one, Attend an out of zone school, Gaelic in schools, Secondary school places.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/admissions/

Antisocial behaviour

Contains information on Reporting Antisocial Behaviour, Acceptable Behaviour Contracts, Community Mediation, Graffiti.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/antisocial-behaviour/

A2B dial-a-bus

Contains information on Alford, Central Buchan, Deeside, Fraserburgh, Huntly, Inverurie, Kincardine and Mearns, Peterhead, Turriff, Westhill, View A2B service updates, Ellon, Collieston, Insch, Inverurie Rural, Banchory Town.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/

Sport centres

Contains information on Leisure centres and swimming pools, Ski centres, Private leisure centres.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/sport-centres/

Caravan Parks

Contains information on Alford - Haughton Caravan Park, Ballater Caravan Park, Banff Links Caravan Park, Fraserburgh - Esplanade Caravan Park, Inverbervie Caravan Park, Mintlaw - Aden Caravan Park, Peterhead Lido Caravan Park, Portsoy Caravan Park, Stonehaven - Queen Elizabeth Caravan Park, Turriff Caravan Park.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/caravan-parks/

Licensing Boards and forums

Contains information on Licensing Board - North, Licensing Board - Central, Licensing Board - South, Local licensing forums.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/alcohol/forums/

Funding

Contains information on Banff and Buchan area funding, Buchan area funding, Formartine area funding, Garioch area funding, Kincardine and Mearns area funding, Marr area funding, War-wounded support funding, Gordon Leisure Projects Trust, Capacity grants, First Employee Grant scheme, Health and Social Care Partnership Grant Fund.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/funding/

Museums

Contains information on Visit a museum, View museum collections, Museum services advice.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/museums/

Events

Contains information on View local events, Submit an Event, Organising public events.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/events/

Public Toilets

Marr Listed alphabetically with details on location, staffing and disabled access. Aboyne - Ballater Road, AB34 5HN Disabled Access Yes Attendant No Opening Hours Summer (April - October) 8am - 8pm Winter (November - March) 8am - 5pm Sundays 10am-5pm Baby Changing No Alford - Car Park, AB33 8AE Disabled Access Yes Attendant No Opening H...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/aberdeenshire-tourist-and-visitor-information/public-toilets/marr/

Housing options

Contains information on Buying a property, Renting a property, Apply for housing, Rent Deposit Guarantee Scheme, Housing options advice and support.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housing-options/

Homelessness

Contains information on Am I homeless?, Homelessness Assessment, Homelessness Section 11 Notice, Your rights, Support and Information Services, Housing options advice and support.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/homelessness/

Bins and recycling

Contains information on View bin collection dates, Putting your household rubbish out, Household waste and recycling, Recycling centres and points, Commercial refuse and recycling collections, Report waste issues, Contact Recycling and Waste team, Landfill - what you need to know.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/waste/

Council Tax discounts and exemptions

Contains information on Single person, Unoccupied property, Students, Young people and apprentices, Person in hospital or care home, Severely mentally impaired person, Disabled person, Care providers, Job related or second home, Low income households.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/

Business rates

Contains information on Business rates charges, Pay business rates, Moving business, Reductions, Appeals, Contact business rates team, Business rates bill, Difficulty paying.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/business-rates/

Household waste and recycling

Household bin collections, how to put rubbish out, bin collection dates, what to put in each bin, request waste containers, re-use schemes and asbestos disposal.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/waste/household-rubbish/

Tenant information

Contains information on Energy efficiency, Healthy, safe and secure home, House sales, Improvement works, Moving house, Neighbourhood issues, Rent and service charges, Repairs and maintenance, Tenancy agreement, Tenant participation, Significant Performance Failure.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/

Licensing

Contains information on View taxi fare calculator and proposed fare structure, Apply for a licence, permit or permission, Licensing Boards - alcohol licences, Appeal or object to a licence application, Public events advice.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/

Public Toilets

Formartine Listed alphabetically with details on location, staffing and disabled access. Balmedie Disabled Access Yes Attendant   Opening Hours Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in September - 8am to 8pm every day October to March - 8am to 6pm every day Baby Changing No Collieston - Low Town, AB41 8RQ Disabled Access No Attendant Comm...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/aberdeenshire-tourist-and-visitor-information/public-toilets/formartine/

Help and access to information

Contains information on Terms and disclaimer, Accessibility, Cookies, Open data, Make a freedom of information request, Re-use of public sector information.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/online/

Buying and maintaining a property

Contains information on Low cost homes for sale, Help to buy your home, Buying a home - legal process, Building your own home, Maintaining your home.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housing-options/buying/

Births

Contains information on Register a birth, Naming Ceremonies.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/registrars/births/

Planning and building

Contains information on Search for planning and building applications, Planning applications, Building warrants, Development plans and policies, Property enquiries, Masterplans, Listed buildings and conservation areas.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/planning/

Commercial recycling and refuse collections

Contains information on Trade waste and recycling collection charges, Contact Recycling and Waste team, Trade waste and recycling services.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/waste/commercial-refuse-and-recycling-collections/

myAberdeenshire

Our online account, myAberdeenshire, offers a range of services from automatic alerts for jobs through bin collection dates to school meal payments. These can all be accessed by signing into myAberdeenshire. myAberdeenshire is powered by myaccount. This means that we use myaccount as an authentication method when you register or sign in. The myacco...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/my/

Business rates

Contains information on Moving into Aberdeenshire, Moving out of Aberdeenshire, Landlords and letting agents.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/report/business-rates/

Elections

Contains information on Register to vote, Electoral Participation, Election results, Who Represents Me?, Voting Systems and Types of Elections, How to Vote, Where to Vote, Voters with a Disability, Contact Election Team, Reviews, Schools Election 2016, Local Government Elections 2017, UK General Election 2017, Peterhead Business Improvement District Ballot, Inverurie and District By-Election.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/

Council Tax

Find out how to pay Council Tax, report a change in circumstances, how to appeal against Council Tax charge or valuation band, view Council Tax bands, Council Tax exemptions and discounts, details on how to contact Council Tax team.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/

Living independently

Contains information on Community care services, How to get care services - care assessment, Eligibility for care services, Self-directed support, Help at home, Can't manage at home, Community alarm or telecare, Accommodation, Day care for older people, Day care services for adults with disabilities, Day service base closures, Advocacy services.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/

Parks and Open Spaces

Contains information on Parks and Open Spaces, Parks and Open spaces in Banff and Buchan, Parks and Open Spaces in Buchan, Parks and Open Spaces in Formartine, Parks and Open Spaces in the Garioch area, Parks and Open Spaces in the Kincardine and Mearns Area, Parks and Open Spaces in the Marr Area, Tree Issues, Customer Feedback Form, Circuses and Funfairs, Open Space Strategy Audit, Banff and Buchan Open Space Audit, Buchan Open Space Audit, Formartine Open Space Audit, Garioch Open Space Audit, Kincardine and Mearns Open Space Audit, Marr Open Space Audit.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/parks-and-open-spaces/

Aberdeenshire Comfort Partnership Scheme

Aberdeenshire's Comfort Partnership is an initiative being developed by the Council to enhance the service offered in the area. Members of this scheme offer free of charge use of their toilet facilities, without any expectation to purchase any goods or services. - Bennachie Leisure Centre, Largie Road, Insch, AB52 6LT Opening Hours Monday - Th...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/aberdeenshire-tourist-and-visitor-information/public-toilets/aberdeenshire-comfort-partnership-scheme/

Registration Offices

  Our registration offices provide comprehensive services relating to family history, ceremonial services, and the registration of births, marriages and deaths. Your home address does not restrict your choice of office. Please contact the office that is most convenient to you.  Notice of intent to marry (marriage schedules) may be submitted to any ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/registrars/offices/

Public Transport

Contains information on Fares and ticketing, Concessionary travel, Public transport policies, strategies and contracts, Public transport guides, Area Bus Forums, Contact us, Bus information, Community transport, Real Time Passenger Information, A2B Dial-a-bus.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/

Caring for others

Contains information on Support for carers, Aberdeenshire carers' support organisations, Support for young carers, Short Breaks Bureau, Carers' rights and legislation, Training and qualifications, Short breaks or respite care for adults with learning disabilities, Short breaks or respite care for older people and people with physical disabilities, Short breaks or respite care for children or young people with disabilities.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/caring-for-others/

Care and Support for Older People

Contains information on Older people social care services, Care and support at home, Community alarm or telecare, Day care services, Occupational Therapy services, Dementia services, Accommodation with care, Older people care policies and strategies, Care assessment.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/local-care-for-an-older-person/

Libraries

Contains information on Join a library, View e-books, Library catalogue, Using the library, Finding Information, Young People, Information for readers, Computers in libraries, Music and DVD, Learners, Library Events, e-resources, Find your nearest library.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/

Public Toilets

Banff and Buchan Listed alphabetically with details on location, staffing and disabled access. Aberchirder - Market Street, AB54 7TN Disabled Access Yes Attendant No Opening Hours Summer (April - October) 8am - 8pm Winter (November - March) 8am - 5pm Sundays 10am-5pm Baby Changing No Banff - St Mary's Car Park, AB45 1AU Disabled Access Ye...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/aberdeenshire-tourist-and-visitor-information/public-toilets/banff-and-buchan/

Renting a property

Contains information on Renting a council property, Renting from a registered landlord, Renting a private property, Renting sheltered housing, Housing support, Affordable rented housing.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housing-options/renting/

Community sport

Contains information on Badminton, Disability sport, Volleyball, Gymnastics, Community sports hubs, Sport club and coach development, Street sports.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/community-sport/

Council service structure

Contains information on Chief Executive Service, Education and Children's Services, Infrastructure Services, Health and Social Care, Area Managers, Business Services, Service structure and Senior Management.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-us/service-structure/

Kinship care

Contains information on About us, What is kinship care?, Becoming an approved carer, Allowances and payments, Support, Common questions, Contact Kinship team, Events.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/children-and-families/kinship-care/

Planning Applications

Contains information on View planning applications, Apply for planning permission, Fees, ePlanning, Major and national developments, Contact Planning team, Planning Performance Framework, Wind turbine applications, High Hedges.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/planning/planning-applications/

Public Toilets

Kincardine and Mearns Listed alphabetically with details on location, staffing and disabled access. Auchenblae, Mackenzie Avenue, AB30 1XU Disabled Access Yes Attendant No Opening Hours Summer (April - October) 8am - 8pm Winter (November - March) 8am - 5pm Sundays 10am-5pm Baby Changing No Fettercairn - The Square, AB30 1YB CLOSED.  Gourdo...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/aberdeenshire-tourist-and-visitor-information/public-toilets/kincardine-and-mearns/

Public Toilets

Buchan Listed alphabetically with details on location, staffing and disabled access. Boddam - Harbour Street, AB42 3AU CLOSED.  Crimond - Logie Drive, AB43 8QR CLOSED.  Cruden Bay - Main Street, AB42 0HE Disabled Acces No Attendant No Opening Hours Summer (April - October) 8am - 8pm, Winter (November - March) 8am - 5pm Sundays 10am-5pm Baby C...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/aberdeenshire-tourist-and-visitor-information/public-toilets/buchan/

Working Time Regulations

A motivated and alert work force works efficiently and effectively. When people work too many hours accidents happen, mistakes are made and nobody profits. The Working Time Regulations represent minimum standards for workers while allowing flexibility in how those standards are applied. Definitions Working time When someone is working...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/health-and-safety/legislation-and-guidance/working-time-regulations/

Local Housing Offices

Find your local housing office's contact details and opening hours. You can also email us on housing@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or call our Contact Centre on 03456 08 12 03. Banff housing office 34 Low StreetBanffAB45 1AYHours: 8.45am - 5pm Monday to Friday Fraserburgh housing office Maconachie Road FraserburghAB43 8TH Hours: 8.45am - 5pm Monday to Frida...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/local-housing-offices/

School Meals

Contains information on Aberdeenshire School Meals, Special diets, Free school meals, Primary and special school meals, Secondary school meals, School payments.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/meals/

Residential Streets

Contains information on Road services charges, Street naming and numbering, Dropped kerbs, Driveway access, Works on residential streets.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/roads/residential-streets/

What to do if I am a...

Contains information on Developer, SRDP applicant or Forestry Manager, Metal Detectorist, Family History Researcher, Pipelines and Utilities Builder, Landowner, Archaeological Consultant.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/archaeology/what-to-do-if-i-am-a/

Licensing Boards - alcohol licences

Contains information on Licensing Boards and forums, Current alcohol licence adverts, Contact Licensing Standards Officers, Apply for a licence to sell alcohol, Current occasional extensions adverts, Policies.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/alcohol/

Roads

Contains information on Report a road or street light fault, Road maintenance, Traffic management, Residential streets, New road developments, View roadworks, Contact Roads team.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/roads/

Schools and learning

Contains information on View current school closures, Active Schools, Contact a school, School meals, Educational Psychology Service, Community Learning and Development, School admissions and early learning, Outdoor learning, Building improvements, Parents and carers, Aberdeenshire Life Education Centres, Instrumental music lessons, School transport, School inspections, Child protection, Additional support needs, Education consultations, Work placement unit, View school term dates, Contact an area office, Research In Schools, Policy and Guidelines.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/

Community Transport

Contains information on A2B dial-a-bus, Community transport services, Request mini bus hire.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/community-transport/

Report a Council Tax change

Report a Council Tax change if you are moving house, moving in with someone or if you are a Landlord who wishes to report a change of tenancy.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/report/council-tax/

Recycling centres and points

Contains information on Recycling centres, Recycling your items, Glass and textiles recycling points, What happens to your recycling.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/waste/recycling/

Aberdeenshire Libraries Headquarters

Meldrum Meg Way Oldmeldrum AB51 0GN Telephone: 01467 532929 Email libraries@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Oldmeldrum bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 9am to 5pm Tuesday - 9am to 5pm Wednesday - 9am to 5pm Thursday - 9am to 5pm Friday - 9am to 5pm Access Parking is available on the road. A disabled parking space is avail...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/aberdeenshire-libraries-headquarters/

Pay and Display

On this page you will find information on the following: Scale of car parking charges How to use payment meters and cashless parking  Exemption for disabled drivers Report faulty pay and display machines View car parks privacy notices. Scale of charges Free parking period If you intend to park for a short period of time, within the 'free' period ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/car-parking/pay-and-display/

School Transport

Contains information on School transport in adverse weather, Privilege school transport.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/school-transport/

Improvement works

Contains information on Doing your own improvements, Council housing improvement works.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/improvement-works/

Housing Benefit

Contains information on Housing Benefit, Local Housing Allowance, Social Sector Size Criteria, Frequently Asked Questions, Disputes and Appeals, Contact us, Change in circumstances, Benefit fraud.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/housing-benefit/

Throughcare and aftercare service

Contains information on Eligibility and support, Financial support for young people, Pathways assessments, plans and coordinators, Education, training and employment, Supported accommodation, Supported Lodging scheme, Contact Throughcare and Aftercare team.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/children-and-families/throughcare-and-aftercare-service/

Fostering

Contains information on Fostering in Aberdeenshire, Becoming a foster carer, Allowances and payments, Support and training, Foster children, Children of foster carers, Contact us, Care service inspection report.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/children-and-families/fostering/

Planning and building

Contains information on Building Standards, Planning Performance Framework.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/strategy-and-performance/planning-and-building/

Roads and Car Parks

Contains information on Car Park Fault, Road or street light fault.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/report/infrastructure/

Benefits and Grants

Contains information on Backdating, Under occupancy/bedroom tax.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/request/benefits-and-grants/

Council and Democracy

Contains information on Invite the Provost to your Event, Community Engagement Events and News.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/request/council-and-democracy/

Early learning, nurseries and childcare

Contains information on Apply for a nursery place, Childcare options, Childcare contacts, Become a childminder, Childcare inspection reports, Help paying for childcare, Find a nursery.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/childcare-and-early-learning/

Have your say

Contains information on Complaints process, Make a complaint, compliment, or comment.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/contact-us/have-your-say/

Terms and disclaimer

Contains information on Data protection, Disclaimer.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/online/legal-notices/

Children and families

Contains information on Children's Panel, Fostering, Adoption, Children's rights, Throughcare and aftercare, Kinship care, Vulnerable children and families, Children and families policies and strategies, Getting It Right for Every Child (GIRFEC), Report child abuse or protection concern, Whole System Approach, Contact Children and Families team.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/children-and-families/

Nursery places

Find out when and how to enrol your child at a nursery. Unlike school, your child doesn't legally have to attend one or any kind of pre-school. Before you apply for a place there are some things you need to know: Funded hours Council nurseries Partner providers Splitting free hours between facilities Moving your child to a different facility Delay...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/childcare-and-early-learning/find-nurseries/

Benefits and grants

Contains information on Welfare Reform, Council Tax Reduction, Housing Benefit, Contact Benefits team, Free School Meals, Scottish Welfare Fund, Discretionary Housing Payments, School Clothing Grant, Blue Badge scheme.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/

Council and democracy

Contains information on Find your Councillor, View committee meetings, About us, Committees and meetings, Councillors, Elections, Equalities, Freedom of Information (FOI), Our budget, Public consultations, Statistics, Information and Records Management, How we make decisions, Community Empowerment, Council plan.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/

Inverurie Town A2B Service

Inverurie Town A2B dial-a-bus service is operated by Aberdeenshire council. Who qualifies for the service The service is open to local residents of all ages who don't live on a main bus route, and those who can't use other buses due to limited mobility. Area covered and operating times The service operates within the town of Inverurie on Mondays to...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/inverurie-town-service/

Public Toilets

Garioch Listed alphabetically with details on location, staffing and disabled access. Bennachie - Rowan Tree Car Park, AB51 5HZ Disabled Access Yes Attendant No Opening Hours Apr-Oct Baby Changing No Echt - Pleasure Park, AB32 6UL CLOSED.  Inverurie - Station Road, AB51 3PY Disabled Access Yes Attendant No Open Summer (April - October) ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/aberdeenshire-tourist-and-visitor-information/public-toilets/garioch/

Whitehills Library

Loch Street Whitehills Banff AB45 2LT Telephone: 01261 455751 Email: whitehills.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting there Location map Whitehills bus timetables Opening hours View Whitehills Library opening hours: Monday closed Tuesday 4pm to 7pm Wednesday closed Thursday 2pm to 4pm Friday closed Saturday 10am to 12pm Sunday closed Facilities ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/whitehills-library/

Concessionary Travel

Contains information on Scotland-wide free bus scheme (National Entitlement Card), TaxiCard, Scottish Blind Persons Travel Scheme, Young Scot National Entitlement Card.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/concessionary-travel/

Energy efficiency

Contains information on Energy efficiency explained, Fuel poverty, Save money on your fuel bills, Energy Performance Certificates, Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/energy-efficiency/

Welfare Reform

Contains information on Universal Credit, Benefit Cap, Social Sector Size Criteria, Personal Independence Payment, Experiencing Financial Difficulties?.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/welfare-reform/

Council Tax Reduction

Find out if you are eligible for Council Tax Reduction. New changes from 1 April 2017 for people living in Band E, F, G or H properties.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/council-tax-benefit/

Equalities

Contains information on Equality duty, Specific duties, Impact assessment, Budget process, Prejudice Incident reporting, About Equalities.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/equalities/

Instrumental music lessons

Contains information on Music tuition, Music centre groups, Youth Music Initiative, Aberdeenshire Youth Orchestra course, Aberdeenshire Schools Pipe Band.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/music-lessons/

Our budget

Contains information on Our financial situation, Forward planning, Financial terms explained, Revenue and Capital Budgets, View budget proposals, Council Tax bills and our budget.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/our-budget/

Registrars

Contains information on Births, Deaths, Marriages, Civil Partnerships, Family History, Registrar offices, Order a copy of certificate.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/registrars/

Aerial Photography

Contains information on Winter Photography, Grampian from the Air, Summer Photography, What are Cropmarks?.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/archaeology/aerial-photography/

Information and Records Management

Contains information on Information Management, Records Management Plan, Archive Service.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/info-and-records-mgmt/

Policies

Contains information on Licensing Board Publication Schemes, Licensing - Equalities, Policy statements.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/alcohol/policies/

Traffic Management

Contains information on Traffic measures, Traffic calming, Abnormal loads.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/roads/traffic-management/

Sport and fitness

Contains information on Find your sport centre, Sports and activity charges, Book sport activities and equipment, Community sport, Active memberships, Aberdeenshire Sports Council, Sign up for a sport event, Active Schools, Swim Aberdeenshire, Talented athlete – SportsPass, Move More.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/

About us

Contains information on Customer Service Commitment, FairShare campaign, Council leadership, Council service structure, Make up of the Council, Plans and reports, Customer Experience Panel.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-us/

Flooding

Contains information on Flooding in Aberdeenshire, Coast Protection, Publications, Flood Warning and Information, Flood Protection Products, Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme, Huntly Flood Protection Scheme, Roles and Responsibilities, Emergency Contacts, Flood Recovery Plan 2016, Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/flooding/

Building Standards

Contains information on Contact Building Standards, Fees and discounts, Building Standards performance, View building warrant applications, Dangerous and defective buildings, Apply for a building warrant, Forms, Customer charter and feedback, eBuilding Standards.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/planning/building-standards/

Roads and travel

Contains information on Report a road or street light fault, Find out about roadworks, Road safety, Roads, Public transport, Transportation, Harbours, Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, School transport, Car parking.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/

Social Care and Health

Contains information on Find your local social work office, Report child protection concern, Care and support for elderly people, Children and families, Community care, Criminal justice, Health and Social Care Partnership, Social care and health services, Adult protection and support, Early learning, nurseries and childcare.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/

Fuel poverty

I am worried about the increasing cost of fuel and if I will be able to afford to heat my home.   We are installing various energy efficiency measures to our properties to help cut energy loss within homes and therefore save you money.   We are committed to getting rid of fuel poverty by 2016. Fuel poverty in Scotland is defined as where: A ho...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/energy-efficiency/fuel-poverty/

Loudspeakers in the Street

Times The use of loudspeakers in the streets is banned between 9.00pm and 8.00am (the police, ambulance and fire brigade are exempt). Licensed Use Local authorities can license use outside these hours – eg for entertainment but not for advertising purposes or electioneering. Vehicles selling perishable foods may use loudspeakers between 12.00 n...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/environmental-protection/loudspeakers-in-the-street/

Social Enterprise Support Fund

We have launched the Social Enterprise Support Fund to assist the development and creation of social enterprises in Aberdeenshire: Grants available Who can apply How to apply Grants available Councillors are supporting the sector with a £200,000 Social Enterprise Support Fund which will be open for applications until March 2019. The fund includes...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/business-support/social-enterprise-support-fund/

Nurseries offering funded places

View council nurseries and partner providers (private facilities that we have an agreement with) that offer funded hours. You can also view map with council nurseries.  To view all nurseries and playgroups (funded and private), visit the Scottish Family Information Service website. Education Scotland and Care Inspectorate regulate all early learnin...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/childcare-and-early-learning/funded-nurseries/

Report it

Contains information on Council Tax - change of address, Roads, street lighting or car park faults, Benefits - change in circumstances, Dog fouling incident, Report an archaeology find, Report a non-emergency housing repair, Business rates - change of circumstances, Report a comment, compliment or a complaint, Report flytipping, Report abandoned vehicles, Report invasive plants, Report a missed bin collection, Report a Blue Badge fraud.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/report/

Rent and service charges

Contains information on Your rent, How your rent is set, How and where you can pay your rent, Your rent card, What to do if your rent is based on the wrong characteristics, Improvements to your property, Other charges, Rent arrears, Legal actions for non-payment of rent, Former Tenant arrears, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction, Home contents insurance, Universal Credit.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/rent-and-service-charges/

Special Archaeology in the Area

Contains information on The Picts, Carved stone balls, Flint mines, Vitrified Forts, Recumbent Stone Circles.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/archaeology/special-archaeology-in-the-area/

Additional support needs

Contains information on All about additional support needs, Support for autism, Literacy/Dyslexia Support, Sensory support, English as an additional language, CALM, Accessibility strategy, ASPECTS, Aberdeenshire Support Manual, Aberdeenshire Support Directory For Families, Planning Documentation, Total Communication, Educational Psychology, Information for Parents / Carers.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/additional-support-needs/

Private housing

Contains information on Private landlords, Private tenants, Homeowners, Energy efficiency.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/private-housing/

Collieston A2B

Collieston A2B dial-a-bus service is operated by Aberdeenshire council. Who qualifies for the service Those who cannot access public transport due to disability or infirmity, or who have limited access to conventional public transport. Area covered and operating times The service operates from Collieston into Ellon every Tuesday and Thursday betwee...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/collieston/

Ellon A2B Service

Ellon A2B dial-a-bus service is operated by Aberdeenshire council. Who qualifies for the service Those who cannot access public transport due to disability or infirmity, or who have limited access to conventional public transport. Area covered and operating times The service operates within Ellon town Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9.30am and...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/ellon/

Huntly A2B

Huntly A2B dial-a-bus service operated by Aberdeenshire council. Who qualifies for the service Those who cannot access public transport due to disability or infirmity, or who have limited access to conventional public transport. Area covered and operating times The service operates into and within Huntly Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 2.30pm. ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/huntly/

Turriff A2B

Turriff A2B dial-a-bus service is operated by Aberdeenshire council. Who qualifies for the service Those who cannot access public transport due to disability or infirmity, or who have limited access to conventional public transport. Areas covered and operating times The service operates door-to-door in and around Turriff, anywhere within the area i...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/turriff/

Banchory Town A2B Service

Banchory Town A2B dial-a-bus service is operated by Aberdeenshire council. Who qualifies for the service The service is open to everybody in Banchory of all ages. Area covered and operating times The service operates door-to-door within Banchory on Monday to Friday between 9am and 3pm. You can ask to travel at any time between these hours. We will ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/banchory-town/

Alford A2B

We operate the Alford A2B dial-a-bus service with a wheelchair accessible minibus.  The A2B service is open to: people who have difficulty walking people with other disabilities residents who don’t live near a bus stop or bus route Area covered and operating times The service operates on Tuesday between 9am and 3pm. We can pick up and drop off pa...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/alford/

Westhill A2B

Central Taxis (Aberdeen) Ltd operate the Westhill A2B dial-a-bus service from Monday to Friday. Stagecoach Bluebird operates this service on Saturdays. Area covered and operating times The service operates door-to-door in and around Westhill from Monday to Friday between 9am and 4.15pm and on Saturdays between 9.30am and 12.45pm. You can ask to tr...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/westhill/

Street Lighting

Find out about streetlight maintenance and how to report a failure.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/roads/maintenance/lighting/

Fraserburgh Library

King Edward Street Fraserburgh AB43 9PN Telephone: 01346 415820 Email: fraserburgh.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Fraserburgh bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 9:30am to 7pm Tuesday - 9:30am to 7pm Wednesday - 9:30am to 7pm Thursday - 9:30am to 12:30pm Friday - 9:30am to 7pm Saturday - 9:30am to 5pm Access There is r...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/fraserburgh-library/

Information for Employees

Employers must give employees adequate information on the following topics: Risks to their health and safety as identified in risk assessments Preventative and protective measures in place Procedures required to be followed in the event of danger Identification of competent persons nominated to assist in health and ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/health-and-safety/information-for-employees/

Fuel poverty strategic outcome statement

The fuel poverty strategic outcome statement and action plan aim to eradicate fuel poverty for all properties, as far as is reasonably practicable, by 2016. Fuel poverty will be decreased by 5% each year across all tenures. This strategic outcome statement demonstrates our commitment to eradicating fuel poverty.   A household is in fuel poverty i...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housing-policies-and-strategies/fuel-poverty-strategic-outcome-statement/

Ask a Librarian

Looking for Information and can't find what you need?  Contact Information Services for whatever information you need. Our resources and information expertise mean that we can help you find information on all sorts of topics for study, work, leisure or general interest. You don't need to be a library member to make an enquiry. Contact us:  Informat...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/other-information/ask-a-librarian/

Find childcare options

Choosing childcare and early education is a big step for you and your child. There are many different types of childcare services available for children from birth to age 13: Childminders Nurseries - 3 and 4 year olds and some 2 year olds Out of school care Parent and toddler groups Childcare costs vary between different services and providers an...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/childcare-and-early-learning/local-childcare/

Carer Council Tax discounts

If someone lives in your home as a carer to look after a household member you may be eligible for a discount. Conditions If the carer is full-time, they must: be resident in the home where they are providing the care not be the spouse or partner of the cared for person or the parent where the cared for person is under 18 provide care for more than...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/a-carer/

Bracoden Library

Bracoden School Gamrie Banff AB45 3HA Telephone: 01261 455754  Email: bracoden.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - closed Tuesday - 10am to 12pm Wednesday - closed Thursday - 2:30pm to 4pm Friday - 6pm to 7:30pm Saturday - closed Access Parking is available in the school car park. Facilit...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/bracoden-library/

New Pitsligo Library

79 High Street New Pitsligo Fraserburgh AB43 6NH Telephone: 01771 676612 Email: newpitsligo.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map New Pitsligo bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 10am to 12pm Tuesday - 3pm to 7pm Wednesday - closed Thursday - 3pm to 5pm Friday - closed Saturday - 10am to 12pm Facilities Books and information...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/new-pitsligo-library/

Newtonhill Library

Coastal Car Park Newtonhill AB39 3UL Telephone: 01569 690530 Email: newtonhill.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Newtonhill bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 6pm to 8pm Tuesday - 10am to 12pm Wednesday - 2pm to 5pm Thursday - closed Friday - 6pm to 8pm Saturday - closed Facilities Books and information for all ages Lar...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/newtonhill-library/

Peterhead A2B

Peterhead A2B dial-a-bus service is operated by Aberdeenshire council. Who qualifies for the service Those who cannot access public transport due to disability or infirmity, or who have limited access to conventional public transport.  Area covered and operating times The service operates door-to-door to Peterhead from the outlying towns and rural ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/peterhead/

Budget Savings 2018/19

The Revenue Budget 2018/19 was debated by Councillors on 8th February 2018. In preparing the proposed Revenue Budget, Equality Impact Assessments were undertaken and are available as listed below. A summary of all Equality Impact Assessments with supporting infographic, provides a high level overview. View the budget summary report (pdf 303KB) and ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/equalities/budget-savings-2018-2019/

Information for Parents and Carers

Contains information on School information, Financial assistance, Parental Engagement, School term dates, Education appeals, Parents and Carers frequently asked questions, Support for families, School communications.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/parents-carers/

Apply for it

Contains information on Apply for a building warrant, Apply for active schools, Apply for SWIM Aberdeenshire, Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction, Discretionary housing payments, Scottish Welfare Fund, Join a library, Apply for Blue Badge, Apply for free school meals, Council Tax discount or exemption.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/apply/

Business

Contains information on Available property, Business rates, Health and safety, Procurement, Support and advice, Trading standards, Aberdeen City Region Deal, Apply for a licence or permit, Register food business.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/

Leisure, sport and culture

Contains information on Active Schools, Join active membership, Find swimming pools and sport centres, Archaeology, Arts, Family History, Museums, Ranger Service, Sport and fitness, Tourists and Visitors, Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology (HHA) 2017, Capacity grants, Holiday programmes.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/

First Employee Grant scheme

We offer a £1,000 grant as part of our First Employee Grant (FEG) scheme to assist you with taking on a first employee in your business:    Who can apply How to apply Application process Contact Who can apply We are not able to award the grant if your employee is already working for you when you apply. The grant is for the first employee of your ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/business-support/first-employee-grant-scheme/

Unpaid work by offenders

Unpaid work - previously referred to as Community Service - is an option available to the courts as part of a Community Payback Order. Offenders carry out work across Aberdeenshire in either small groups or in individual placements. The work is supervised either directly by the service or by another party in agreement with the service. In 2011 / 1...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/criminal-justice/unpaid-work-by-offenders/

Sports and activity charges - ski centre prices

This section details the ski centre charges. Huntly Nordic Ski Centre may on occasion reduce the prices of some products by up to 25 percent to reflect the fact that there is no automatic tow. Prices quoted for private ski tuition tariffs relate to both junior (6 to 18 years old inclusive) and adults (19 years old and over). Product From 1 April...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/sports-and-activity-charges/ski-centre-prices/

Aden Country Park

Aden Country Park is  is a 230 acre country park in Mintlaw. It has been recognised as one of the country's best green spaces with a prestigious Green Flag award. The awards recognise and reward the best parks in the country and Aden impressed the judges with its excellent use of green space, well maintained facilities and high standard of safety a...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/country-parks/mintlaw-aden-country-park/

Huntly

Whats On ....... View Linden Community Centre programme (pdf 316KB).                          Community Centre Name Linden Centre Address Castle Street, Huntly , AB54 4SE Tel No 01466 405953 Location Map of The Linden Centre Opening times 8.30a.m.- 6.00p.m. evenings and weekends (open for various groups) Facilities in the Centre Basement yo...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/huntly/

Inverurie

      Community Centre Name Garioch Community Centre Address Victoria Street Inverurie AB51 3QZ Telephone 01467 539553 Location Map of Garioch Community Centre Opening times 8am to 10pm Facilities in the Centre Coffee bar which can provide light lunches Soft play area for pre 5 year olds Meeting rooms Dedicated arts and craft room Games hal...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/inverurie/

Mintlaw

  Mintlaw Community Learning and Development Programme 2014 Central Buchan Community Learning Office - Youth   Community Centre Name Central Buchan Lifelong Learning & Leisure Address Mintlaw Academy, Station Road, Mintlaw, AB42 5FN Tel No 01771 622254 Location Map of Central Buchan Lifelong Learning & Leisure Opening times 8.45am ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/mintlaw/

Ballater Library

Station Square Ballater AB35 5QB Telephone: 01339 267700  Email: ballater.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Ballater bus timetables Opening Hours  Monday - closed Tuesday - 10am to 1pm, 6:30pm to 8pm Wednesday - closed Thursday - 2pm to 4pm, 6:30pm to 8pm Friday - 2pm to 5pm Saturday - 10am to 12pm Facilities Books and info...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/ballater-library/

Balmedie Library

Eigie Road Balmedie AB23 8YF Telephone: 01358 281070    Email: balmedie.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Balmedie bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 2:30pm to 4:30pm, 5:30pm to 7:30pm Tuesday - closed Wednesday - 2:30pm to 4:30pm, 5:30pm to 7:30pm Thursday - 10am to 1pm Friday - closed Saturday - 10am to 1pm Access Th...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/balmedie-library/

Boddam Library

26 Queens Road Boddam Peterhead AB42 3AX Telephone: 01779 403732 Email: boddam.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Boddam bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - closed Tuesday - 11am to 2pm Wednesday - closed Thursday - 3pm to 6:30pm Friday - 3pm to 6:30pm Saturday - closed Access Adjacent car park. Wheelchair access Facilities...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/boddam-library/

Cruden Bay Library

Station Road Cruden Bay Peterhead AB42 0NL Telephone: 01779 403731 Email: crudenbay.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Cruden Bay bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 4:30pm to 7pm Tuesday - 10am to 5:30pm Wednesday - closed Thursday - closed Friday - 4:30pm to 7pm Saturday - 10am to 12pm Access Car parking is available wit...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/cruden-bay-library/

Fettercairn Library

Fettercairn School Distillery Road Fettercairn AB30 1TH Telephone: 01561 400662 Email: fettercairn.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Fettercairn bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 12pm to 2:30pm Tuesday - 2:30pm to 4:30pm Wednesday - closed Thursday - 6pm to 8pm Friday - closed Saturday - closed Access Limited parkin...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/fettercairn-library/

Insch Library

Insch Institute Rannes Street Insch AB52 6JJ Telephone: 01464 635190 Email: insch.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Insch bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - closed Tuesday - 2:30pm to 4:30pm, 6pm to 8pm Wednesday - closed Thursday - closed Friday - 2:30pm to 4:30pm, 6pm to 8pm Saturday - 10am to 12pm Access There is am...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/insch-library/

Inverbervie Library

Church Street Inverbervie Montrose Angus DD10 0RU Telephone: 01561 400660  Email: inverbervie.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Inverbervie bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 6pm to 8pm Tuesday - 2pm to 4:30pm Wednesday - 10am to 12pm Thursday - 2pm to 4:30pm Friday - closed Saturday - 10am to 12:30pm Access Wheelchair ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/inverbervie-library/

Kemnay Library

Kendal Road Kemnay AB51 5RN Telephone: 01467 538947 Email: kemnay.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Kemnay bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 3pm to 7:30pm Tuesday - 10am to 12:30pm Wednesday - 3pm to 7:30pm Thursday - closed Friday - 3pm to 7:30pm Saturday - 10am to 12:30pm Facilities Books and information for all ag...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/kemnay-library/

Mearns Community Campus Library

Aberdeen Road Laurencekirk AB30 1ZJ Telephone: 01561 377298 Email: mearnscommunity.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Laurencekirk bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 10am to 8pm Tuesday - 10am to 4pm Wednesday - 10am to 8pm Thursday - 10am to 4pm Friday - 10am to 4pm Saturday - 10am to 12pm Facilities Books for all ages ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/mearns-community-campus-library/

Mintlaw Library

Newlands Road Mintlaw AB42 5GP Telephone: 01771 623366 Email: mintlaw.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Mintlaw bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 3pm to 8pm Tuesday - closed Wednesday - 10am to 12pm Thursday - 3pm to 8pm Friday - closed Saturday - 10am to 12pm Access Car parking is available. Access is suitable for w...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/mintlaw-library/

Newmachar Library

School Road Newmachar AB21 0WB Telephone: 01651 267390    Email: newmachar.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Newmachar bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 6pm to 8pm Tuesday - 2:30pm to 5pm Wednesday - closed Thursday - 2:30pm to 5pm Friday - closed Saturday - 10am to 12:30pm Access Car parking is available in front of th...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/newmachar-library/

Portsoy Library

Aird Green Portsoy AB45 2RH Telephone: 01261 455753  Email: portsoy.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Portsoy bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - closed Tuesday - 5:00pm to 7:30pm Wednesday - closed Thursday - 10am to 12pm Friday - 2pm to 4:30pm Saturday - 10am to 12pm Access Parking available. Facilities Selection of bo...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/portsoy-library/

Rosehearty Library

Pitsligo Street Rosehearty AB43 7JL Telephone: 01346 415822 Email: rosehearty.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Rosehearty bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 10am to 12pm (term time only), 6pm to 8pm Tuesday - 2pm to 5pm Wednesday - 6pm to 8pm Thursday - 10am to12pm, 2pm to 5pm Friday - closed Saturday - 10am to 12pm A...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/rosehearty-library/

Strichen Library

59a Water Street Strichen Fraserburgh AB43 6ST Telephone: 01771 637347 Email: strichen.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Strichen bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - closed Tuesday - 10am to 12:30pm Wednesday - closed Thursday - 2pm to 5pm Friday - 4:30pm to 7pm Saturday - 10am to 12pm Facilities Books and information f...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/strichen-library/

Parental Engagement

Working with parents as partners. Information, advice and support for parents to involve and engage with their child’s learning.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/parents-carers/involvement/

Arts

Contains information on ARC recording studio, Arts, Contacts, North east folklore archive, Resources and Opportunities, The media unit, Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards, Public Arts, Creative Pathways.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/arts/

Ranger Service

Contains information on Contacts, Events, Schools and Groups, Publications, About Ranger Service.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/ranger-service/

Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology (HHA) 2017

Contains information on History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, HHA Who's who, Events, Famous faces, Visitor trails.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/hha/

Public consultations and engagement

Contains information on Consultation database, Community engagement events and news, Citizens Panel, Consultation tools, Register for consultation alerts, Council plan engagement results.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/public-consultations-and-engagement/

Finding Information

Contains information on Ask a Librarian, Local Studies, Family history, e-reference, The George MacDonald Collection, Clubs and Societies, Weblinks.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/other-information/

Active Schools

Contains information on About Active Schools, Active schools in your area, Partnership programmes, Contact Active Schools, Volunteering with Active Schools.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/active-schools/

Councillors

Find out more about councillors, including who is your councillor, make up of the council as well as councillors role and duties.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/councillors/

Fraserburgh A2B

Fraserburgh A2B dial-a-bus service is operated by Aberdeenshire council. Who qualifies for the service Those who cannot access public transport due to disability or infirmity, or who have limited access to conventional public transport. Area covered and operating times The service operates door-to-door in Fraserburgh from the outlying towns and rur...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/fraserburgh/

Insch A2B

Insch A2B dial-a-bus service is operated by Aberdeenshire council. Who qualifies for the service Those who cannot access public transport due to disability or infirmity, or who have limited access to conventional public transport. Area covered and operating times The service will operate anywhere within the Insch area Monday and Friday between 10.1...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/insch/

Student Council Tax discount

To qualify for a Council Tax discount as a student, you must either: study for 6 months for 21 hours per week in each academic year be a foreign language assistant working in a school or other educational establishment and be registered with the British Council be under 20 years old and be studying for a non-advanced course for at least 12 hours a...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/occupied-by-students/

Building Standards Performance

Performance indicators: 2017/18 Performance indicator Target Q1 (April to June)  Q2 (July to September) Q3 (October to December) Q4 (January to March) Percentage of building warrant applications responded to within 20 working days 95% 88% 90%  92%  93% Percentage of building warrants and amendments issued within 10 working days following rec...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/planning/building-standards/performance/

Central Buchan A2B

Central Buchan A2B dial-a-bus service is operated by Kininmonth Cabs. The service is open to the general public. Area covered and operating times The service operates door-to-door in and around Central Buchan, anywhere within the area indicated on the map below, on Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6.30pm and Saturday between 8am and 6.30pm. You ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/central-buchan/

Faithlie Care Home

Faithlie care home is in Fraserburgh. It has four wings, over two levels, and can accommodate 33 residents. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each bedroom has: a hand washing basin a bed chest of drawers bedside cabinet armchair blinds ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/faithlie-care-home-fraserburgh/

Macduff Library

17 High Street Macduff AB44 1LR Telephone: 01261 455750 Email: macduff.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting there Location map Macduff bus timetables Opening hours View Macduff Library opening hours: Monday closed Tuesday 3pm to 8pm Wednesday 3pm to 5pm Thursday 10am to 12pm and 6pm to 8pm Friday 3pm to 5pm Saturday 10am to 4pm Sunday closed Ac...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/macduff-library/

Turriff Library

Grange Villa The Square Turriff AB53 4AE Telephone: 01888 530830 Email: turriff.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Turriff bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 2:30pm to 7:30pm Tuesday - 10am to 12pm, 2pm to 4pm Wednesday - 2:30pm to 7:30pm Thursday - closed Friday - 2:30pm to 7:30pm Saturday - 10am to 4pm Access Wheelch...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/turriff-library/

Oldmeldrum Disc Parking

Parking in Oldmeldrum’s town centre, Cowgate and The Square Car Parks is limited to two hours, to help free-up parking and boost visitor numbers to local shops. Users are required to display a parking disc. The discs are free to obtain and use, and aim to better manage the availability of parking in the town. Waiting times are only restricted betw...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/car-parking/oldmeldrum-disc-parking/

Courses

Elementary Food Hygiene Intermediate Food Hygiene Elementary Food Hygiene This is a nationally recognised qualification in basic food hygiene, accredited by The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS). The course includes 6 hours of tuition (one day or 2 x ½ days) with a short multiple choice question paper at the end of the cou...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/food-safety/courses/

Food Poisoning

Food poisoning occurs where certain harmful germs are introduced into the body via food. These germs may themselves be poisonous and, if in sufficient numbers will cause a short sharp illness a few hours after eating contaminated food. Vomiting is the most common symptom in this case. Some germs do not produce their poisons until they are in the bo...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/food-safety/what-we-do/food-poisoning/

Tenant participation

Contains information on Tenant participation, Tenant Participation Promotion Team, Local tenant groups, Tenant working groups, Local Tenant Voice, Tenants’ newsletter, Tenant events, Interested tenant and armchair member, Focus Groups, Tenant participation strategy, Interested in tenant participation?, Registration of tenant organisations, Tenant participation policy, Getting a fair deal, Tenant satisfaction surveys.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/tenant-participation/

Business Support

Contains information on Business Continuity Planning, Business Gateway, Support for Aberdeenshire Business Scheme, Community-Led Local Development, Rural Shop Support Scheme, EU Referendum Service, Start-up Loan, First Employee Grant scheme, Social Enterprise Support Fund, Business Loans Scotland, Connection voucher scheme.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/business-support/

Communities and events

Contains information on Community centres, Community Learning and Development, Community councils, Bereavement, Fishing, Country parks, Funding, Parks and Open Spaces, Events, Asset Transfer, Community Transport, Antisocial behaviour, Allotments, Lord-Lieutenants, Voluntary Sector, Armed Forces, Ready Aberdeenshire, Planning For Emergencies, Notification of Anniversaries.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/

Inverurie Rural A2B

Inverurie Rural A2B dial-a-bus is operated by Aberdeenshire council. Who qualifies for the service Those who cannot access public transport due to disability or infirmity, or who have limited access to conventional public transport.  Area covered and operating times The service operates into and within Inverurie:   Monday and Friday: Old Rayne, Ki...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/inverurie-rural/

Dawson Court Very Sheltered Housing

Dawson Court is a modern, purpose built very sheltered housing complex set within landscaped gardens. It is situated in a quiet residential area, close to the centre of Turriff. There are 39 flats over three floors, all accessible by lift and stairs. Each flat is suitable for two people and has a: lounge kitchen bedroom bathroom with shower There...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/very-sheltered-housing/very-sheltered-housing-schemes/dawson-court-very-sheltered-housing/

Pleyfauld House Very Sheltered Housing

Pleyfauld House is a very sheltered housing complex set in a quiet residential area in Inverurie. It was a sheltered housing scheme and has been remodelled and refurbished to offer very sheltered housing support. There are 32 self-contained flats, a combination of one or two bedroom flats. Each flat has: gas central heating double glazing controll...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/very-sheltered-housing/very-sheltered-housing-schemes/pleyfauld-house-very-sheltered-housing/

Death Registration

If a death occurred in Scotland it must be registered within 8 days and informants have the option to register the death at any Registration office in Scotland. Please note that if you wish to register a death at any of the Aberdeenshire Registration Offices then you must call in advance to make an appointment. For advice out with office hours con...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/registrars/deaths/death-registration/

Turriff - novice and sprint Triathlon

The Turriff novice and sprint Triathlon is taking place on Sunday 15th April 2018.  Find out more about: Event schedule Race distances Sections description Registration Location and car parking Contact us Event schedule View the schedule for this race:  10am to 11am - registration at the leisure centre 11.05am - briefing at the transition area 1...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/sports-events/triathlon-series/turriff-novice-short-and-sprint-races/

Allachburn Care Home

Allachburn is in a quiet part of Aboyne, in extensive grounds. It is on one floor and can accommodate 30 residents, in three wings. Each bedroom is fully furnished and has a lockable space for safe keeping of small valuables and belongings. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal ite...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/allachburn-care-home-aboyne/

Doocot View Very Sheltered Housing

Doocot View is a purpose built very sheltered housing complex in a quiet residential area of Banff. There are 30 self-contained flats on one level and a day care centre. Each flat has a: lounge kitchen one or two bedrooms shower room There is also a respite flat for respite care or short breaks.  The facilities at Doocot View include: a communal...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/very-sheltered-housing/very-sheltered-housing-schemes/doocot-view-very-sheltered-housing/

Alford Library

Alford Community Campus,Greystone Road,  Alford,AB33 8TY Telephone: 01975 520380Email: alford.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Alford bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 8:45am to 4pm Tuesday - 8:45am to 7pm Wednesday - 8:45am to 7pm Thursday - 8:45am to 7pm Friday - 8:45am to 4pm Saturday - 10am to 12:30pm Access The lib...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/alford-library/

Banchory Library

Bridge Street Banchory AB31 5SU Telephone: 01330 700441 Email: banchory.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting there Location map Banchory bus timetables Opening hours Monday - 10am to 7pm Tuesday - 10am to 7pm Wednesday - 10am to 7pm Thursday - 10am to 2:30pm Friday - 10am to 7pm Saturday - 10am to 3pm Access Easy wheelchair access from the publi...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/banchory-library/

Ellon Library

Station Road Ellon AB41 9AE Telephone: 01358 281071 Fax: 01358 722864 Email: ellon.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Ellon bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 10am to 7:30pm Tuesday - 10am to 7:30pm Wednesday - 1pm to 7:30pm Thursday -10am to 7:30pm Friday - 10am to 7:30pm Saturday - 10am to 4pm Access Cycle rack an...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/ellon-library/

Huntly Library

Brander Library The Square Huntly AB54 8BR Telephone: 01466 405950 Email: huntly.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Huntly bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 2:30pm to 7:30pm Tuesday - 10:30am to 2pm Wednesday - 10:30am to 2pm Thursday - 2:30pm to 7:30pm Friday - 10:30am to 2pm Saturday - 10:30am to 2pm Access Ramp acces...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/huntly-library/

Cairnbulg Library

Station Road Cairnbulg Fraserburgh AB43 8WQ Telephone: 01346 415821 Email cairnbulg.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Cairnbulg bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 2:30pm to 4:30pm Tuesday - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Wednesday - 9:30am to 12.30pm Thursday - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Friday - closed Saturday - 9:30am to 12:30pm Access There ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/cairnbulg-library/

Aberchirder Library

111 Main Street Aberchirder Huntly AB54 7TB Telephone: 01466 405951 Email: aberchirder.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Aberchirder bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 5pm to 7:30pm Tuesday - closed Wednesday - 3pm to 5pm Thursday - closed Friday - 5pm to 7:30pm Saturday - closed Access Parking is available at the ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/aberchirder-library/

Inverurie Library

Town Hall Market Place Inverurie AB51 3SN Telephone: 01467 534784 Email: inverurie.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Inverurie bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 10am to 8pm Tuesday - 10am to 2pm Wednesday - 10am to 8pm Thursday - 10am to 8pm Friday - 10am to 8pm Saturday - 10am to 4pm Access Wheelchair access at side doo...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/inverurie-library/

Aboyne Library

Community Centre Bridgeview Road Aboyne AB34 5JN Telephone:01339 267701  Email: aboyne.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Aboyne bus timetables  Opening Hours Monday - 9am to 7pm Tuesday - 9am to 7pm Wednesday - 9am to 7pm Thursday - 9am to 4:45pm Friday - 9am to 4:45pm Saturday - 10am to 12pm Access The library is situated ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/aboyne-library/

Kintore Library

Castle Walk Kintore AB51 0RU Telephone:01467 532605 Email: kintore.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Kintore bus timetable Opening Hours Monday - 2:30pm to 7pm Tuesday - 10am to 12pm, 2:30pm to 4:30pm Wednesday - 10am to 12pm Thursday - 2:30pm to 7pm Friday - 10am to 12pm, 2:30pm to 4:30pm Saturday - 10am to 12pm Access T...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/kintore-library/

Meldrum Library

Colpy Road Oldmeldrum AB51 0NT Telephone: 01651 267391  Email: meldrum.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Oldmeldrum bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 9am to 7:30pm Tuesday - 9am to 7:30pm Wednesday - 9am to 5pm Thursday - 9am to 7:30pm Friday - 9am to 5pm Saturday - 10am to 1pm Access The library is on the ground flo...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/meldrum-library/

Peterhead Library

51 St Peter Street Peterhead AB42 1QD Telephone: 01779 403730 Email: peterhead.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Peterhead bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 9am to 7pm Tuesday - 9am to 7pm Wednesday - 9am to 3pm Thursday - 9am to 7pm Friday - 9am to 7pm Saturday - 9am to 5pm Access Wheelchair access. Facilities Wide sel...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/peterhead-library/

Portlethen Library

Bruntland Road Portlethen AB12 4QL Telephone: 01224 472870Email: portlethen.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Portlethen bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 10am to 7:30pm Tuesday - 10am to 7:30pm Wednesday - 10am to 4pm Thursday - 10am to 7:30pm Friday - 10am to 4pm Saturday - 10am to 1pm Access Visitor's car park at th...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/portlethen-library/

Stonehaven Library

Evan Street Stonehaven AB39 2ET Telephone: 01569 690531  Email: stonehaven.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk  Getting There Location map Stonehaven bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 10am to 8pm Tuesday - 10am to 8pm Wednesday - 10am to 5pm Thursday - 10am to 8pm Friday - 10am to 5pm Saturday - 10am to 4pm Access Wheelchair access at side door Due ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/stonehaven-library/

Westhill Library

Westhill Drive Westhill Skene AB32 6FY Telephone: 01224 472871 Email: westhill.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Westhill bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 10am to 7:30pm Tuesday - 10am to 5pm Wednesday - 1pm to 7:30pm Thursday - 10am to 5pm Friday - 10am to 5pm Saturday - 10am to 1pm Access Car parking is available at...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/westhill-library/

Banff Library

High Street Banff AB45 1AE Telephone: 01261 455752 Email: banff.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Getting There Location map Banff bus timetables Opening Hours Monday - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Tuesday - 10:30am to 1pm Wednesday - 2:30pm to 7:30pm Thursday - 10:30am to 4:30pm Friday - closed Saturday - 10:30am to 1pm Access The library is on the ground floo...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/locations/local-libraries/banff-library/

Dangerous and defective buildings

It is the responsibility of the building owner(s) to maintain it in a good state of repair and address any problems that may occur for instance as the result of extreme weather conditions. However, there are cases where owners fail to take appropriate steps or when emergency action is required. Report a dangerous or defective building Our Building ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/planning/building-standards/dangerous-and-defective-buildings/

Lost Dogs

What to do if you Find a Dog Try and secure the dog either by a lead or piece of rope, or put it in a shed, garage or garden, until the dog warden can get there. Only try these things if the dog appears to be friendly. Never approach a dog if it is growling at you. Monday to Friday - 8.45 am to 5pm - contact your local dog warden and inform them: ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/animal-health/dogs/lost-dogs/

Moving house

Contains information on Transferring to another property, Exchanging property with another tenant, Moving to smaller accommodation, Overcrowded house, Other options for moving house, Ending your tenancy agreement, Gas and electricity supply.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/moving-house/

North-East Scotland Regional Research Framework

Contains information on Introduction, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Lower Palaeolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Early Medieval, Research Projects.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/archaeology/north-east-scotland-regional-research-framework/

Adoption

Contains information on New to adoption, Information for birth parents, Are you adopted?, Post adoption support, Care service inspection report, Participation strategy.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/children-and-families/adoption/

Committees and meetings

View meetings and decisions including webcast of council meetings, find your councillor and view area site visits.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/committees-and-meetings/

Request it

Contains information on Benefits and grants, Request private water supply sample, Hire Minibus, Business, Register for Music Tuition, Freedom of Information, Request a bulky waste collection, Lost library PIN, Request childcare training.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/request/

Local information

Contains information on Clubs and Societies, Events, Local Holidays, Snow gate webcams, Disability access, Town halls, Interactive Map, Holiday programmes.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/local/

Green Living

Contains information on Biodiversity Duty, Environmental Information, Buying Green, Encouraging Consultation, Reducing Greenhouse Gases, North East Scotland Climate Change Partnership, Strategic Environmental Assessment, Eco Schools, Fairtrade.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/green-living/

School Information

Contains information on Boarding schools, Bus Stop Campaign, Catchment areas, Choosing a school, GLOW, School roll forecasts, School excursions, Composite classes.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/parents-carers/school-info/

Road Maintenance

Contains information on What maintenance we perform, Street lighting, Road signs, Winter maintenance and gritting, Roads we maintain, Trunk roads, Bridges, Annual maintenance contract document.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/roads/maintenance/

Community councils

Contains information on Community council elections, Community Councils, Establishment of Community Councils Scheme, Community Council Handbook, Code of Practice, Contact Banff and Buchan Community Councils, Contact Buchan Community Councils, Contact Formartine Community Councils, Contact Garioch Community Councils, Contact Kincardine and Mearns Community Councils, Contact Marr Community Councils.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/

Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences

Safety at work is imperative and it is the main aim of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 to ensure that employees and those affected by work activities do not become ill or injured. Find out about Main Provisions, When to make a Report and References However, in some circumstances, events may result in an injury, disease or dangerous occu...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/health-and-safety/legislation-and-guidance/injuries-diseases-and-dangerous-occurrences/

Premises licence - guidance

We produced guidance to help you understand the process of applying for premises licence. For further information view full guidance (pdf 191KB). View information about: Who can apply Operating plan Layout plan Disabled access and facilities statement Who can apply Any person aged 18 and over can apply for a premises licence as can a partnership,...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/licences-and-permits/new-premises-licences/premises-licence-conditions/

Parking Fines (Excess Charge Notices)

We issue car parking fines when you have not adhered to the conditions of use of a car park. Find out more about:  Reasons you may have received a parking fine How to pay a parking fine How to appeal a parking fine Processing an appeal Contact details Car parks privacy notices The quicker you react, the less you pay. View our payment scales.  Rea...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/car-parking/parking-fines/

Archaeology

Contains information on What to do if I am a..., Sites to Visit, Special Archaeology in the Area, Historical Maps, Our Projects, Aerial Photography, Reporting Your Finds, A Brief History of the North East, Treasure Trove Law in Scotland, North-East Scotland Regional Research Framework, Search our online databases (SMRs), About us.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/archaeology/

Built Heritage

Contains information on Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas, Historic Gardens and Designed Landscapes, Aberdeenshire Design Awards, Banff Townscape Heritage Initiative, Doors Open Days, Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS), North East Scotland Preservation Trust (NESPT), About Built and Cultural Heritage.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/built-heritage/

Environment

Contains information on Animal Health, Energy Conservation, Environmental Protection, Flooding, Food Safety, Green Living, Built Heritage, Natural Heritage, Green Dog Walkers, Aberdeenshire Land Use Strategy Pilot, Environmental Policy, Wind Turbine Applications.

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/

Parent Events

Details of all current and future parent events can be found on this page. Early Learning & Childcare Consultation   As a result of the Children and Young People Act (Scotland) 2014 all Local Authorities have a statutory duty to consult and plan with all stakeholders on the provision of early learning and childcare every two years. Over the...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/parents-carers/involvement/parent-events/

The Employment Support Team

The Employment Support Team (EST) operates throughout Aberdeenshire offering one-to-one Key Worker support to citizens. The Employment Support Team assists citizens who are actively seeking employment, who may require training or perhaps need a little help to sustain their employment. Some of our areas of support include flexible childcare arrange...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/communities/working-for-families/

Bennachie Centre

The Bennachie Visitor Centre, Chapel of Garioch, Inverurie AB51 5HX Tel: 01467 681470, Email: bennachie.warden@aberdeenshire.gov.uk You can like us on Facebook or visit our new website.   Opening Hours April to October, daily from 10am   Events taking place at Bennachie can be viewed by visiting the Ranger Service events page for full details...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/ranger-service/bennachie-centre/

Support

We run a telephone duty referral service, five days a week in office hours, to answer any kinship related queries. Our kinship care service also offers: a bi-annual Kinship Carer newsletter independent support groups events for carers activities for children in kinship care information sessions   Kinship Carer newsletter We produce a n...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/children-and-families/kinship-care/support/

Grangepark Care Home

Grangepark care home is in Peterhead, close to local amenities. It is on one level and can accommodate 32 residents. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each room has: en-suite toilet and wash hand basin adjustable heating a bed war...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/grangepark-care-home-peterhead/

Ythanvale Care Home

Ythanvale care home is in the heart of Ellon, close to Gordon Park and local amenities. It has three wings and can accommodate 30 residents. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each room has: en-suite toilet and wash hand basin adjust...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/ythanvale-care-home-ellon/

Edenholme Care Home

Edenholme care home is in Stonehaven. It can accommodate 60 residents and is divided into five households of 12 rooms. Each bedroom is fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each bedroom has: a bed chest of drawers bedside cabinet armchair blinds cur...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/edenholme-care-home-stonehaven/

Training

Environmental Health and Training in Occupational Health and Safety Do you have a business in Aberdeenshire? Do health and safety requirements confuse you? Do you want to increase your knowledge of health and safety? Do you want a safe workforce? Whether you are an employer, employee, self-employed or just interested, Aberdeenshire Council is of...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/health-and-safety/training/

Hire Minibus

 Aberdeenshire council Minibuses are charged at 82 pence a mile. All minibuses must be returned in a clean and tidy condition, a surcharge of up to £30 may be levied if cleaning needs to be undertaken.  Terms and Conditions of Hire Aberdeenshire Council minibuses are only available to non-profit making community and voluntary groups within Aberdee...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/community-transport/minibus-hire/

Balmedie Country Park

Balmedie AB23 8XG Location Map On the coast east of the village of Balmedie 8 miles north of Aberdeen on the A 90 road to Peterhead and Fraserburgh. The park is well signed from the A90. The park is open during the hours of daylight every day of the year. The beach is sandy and over the years has won a number of awards. Grounds Facilities Car Pa...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/country-parks/balmedie-country-park/

Bennachie View Care Home

Bennachie View care home is in Inverurie. It can accommodate 48 residents, with four households of 12 bedrooms. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each bedroom has: a bed chest of drawers bedside cabinet armchair blinds curtains bedding ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/bennachie-view-care-home-inverurie/

Abbey Court Very Sheltered Housing

Abbey Court is a modern, purpose built very sheltered housing complex in Mintlaw. It is set in a quiet residential development close to Aden Country Park. Unlike other very sheltered housing complexes, Abbey Court isn't specifically aimed at older people. There are tenants of various ages. Abbey Court has 22 flats over two floors, each designed to ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/very-sheltered-housing/very-sheltered-housing-schemes/abbey-court-very-sheltered-housing/

Dalvenie Gardens Very Sheltered Housing

Dalvenie Gardens is a modern, purpose built very sheltered housing complex set in a secluded area in Banchory. There are 24 one bedroom self-contained flats in a three storey block. Each flat has a: lounge kitchen bedroom shower room There is also a respite flat for respite care or short breaks.   The facilities at Dalvenie Gardens include: doo...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/very-sheltered-housing/very-sheltered-housing-schemes/dalvenie-gardens-very-sheltered-housing/

Jarvis Court Very Sheltered Housing

Jarvis Court is a modern, purpose built very sheltered housing complex set in a quiet residential area on the outskirts of Fraserburgh. There are 21 flats - 19 self-contained one bedroom flats, one self-contained two bedroom flat, a guest bedroom for tenants’ visitors and a respite flat for respite care or short breaks. Each flat has: gas central ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/very-sheltered-housing/very-sheltered-housing-schemes/jarvis-court-very-sheltered-housing/

Deeside A2B

Aberdeenshire council's A2B dial-a-bus services provide wheelchair-accessible door-to-door transport for people who have mobility difficulties. The service is also open to people who live in areas with limited public transport. In order to travel you must register to become a member. Who qualifies for the service Those who cannot access public tran...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/deeside/

Bike Storage

Cycle racks and lockers Aberdeenshire council is committed to providing integrated cycle and public transport facilities for longer journeys within the area, such as cycle racks and lockers at stations and the provision to carry cycles on buses and trains. Cycle lockers have been installed at all the railway stations in Aberdeenshire and at Park an...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/transportation/cycling/bike-storage/

Planning your Journey in Aberdeenshire and Beyond

Planning your journey couldn't be easier Simply follow the link below to access Traveline Scotland journey planning website. Traveline Scotland provides up to date, impartial public transport journey planning and timetables. You can plan a journey between any two locations in Scotland on this website, or to speak to an adviser, call 0871 200 22 33*...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/planning-your-journey-in-aberdeenshire-and-beyond/

Licensing policy statements

The current statements of licensing policy for the North, Central and South Aberdeenshire Licensing Boards in terms of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 are listed below. These policies were due to be reviewed in 2016 but, due to provisions being enacted under the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015, the Scottish Government has postponed ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/alcohol/policies/policy-statements/

Durnhythe Care Home

Durnhythe care home is in peaceful surroundings in Portsoy, close to the village centre. It is a two storey building and can accommodate 33 residents. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each bedroom has a lockable space for safe keeping o...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/durnhythe-care-home-portsoy/

Dog training classes in Garioch

Find details of dog training classes in Garioch: Barkwrights Dog Training School Canine Training School Paws 4 Life Scotland Petmind The Working Puppy Company Whitehaugh Lodge Barkwrights Dog Training School Based near Inverurie and covering Aberdeenshire Clever Dog Method Training Puppy and Dog training classes and one to one lessons available. ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/animal-health/dogs/garioch/

Aberdeenshire Asset Fund for Communities

Aberdeenshire Council The Aberdeenshire Asset Fund for Communities has been drawn up to enable community organisations, large and small, to look at developing an asset or service that will give the organisation an ongoing income. The Fund is financed by Aberdeenshire Council. Details of the fund are as follows: The fund can be used for; feasibilit...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/business-support/aberdeenshire-asset-fund-for-communities/

Availability of school places

If we receive more placing requests than there are places available, we will review the applications against our list of priorities:  Residence Children in Need Educational Local conditions Sibling attending school Social (childcare) We may consider other reasons if the deciding officer feels they are appropriate. Residence Residents within Aberd...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/admissions/out-of-zone-school/availability-of-school-places/

Music

We offer digital music through our provider Freegal Music but you need to be over 12 to use it. It lets you download and stream mp3 music files as well as mp4 music videos.  You can freely browse music. However you need to join a library to be able to download and stream items. You can sign in with you library card number and PIN. Before you start ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/online-library/music/

Kincardine and Mearns A2B

Aberdeenshire council's A2B dial-a-bus services provide wheelchair-accessible door-to-door transport for people who have mobility difficulties. The service is also open to people who live in areas with limited public transport. In order to travel you must register to become a member. Who qualifies for the service Those who cannot access public tran...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/a2b-dial-a-bus/kincardine-and-mearns/

Roads we maintain

Public roads The Statutory List of Public Roads is a list of all public roads within Aberdeenshire that we maintain. Members of the public can visit their local roads office during normal working hours to view the list and associated plans. If information regarding the status of a road is required in writing (eg for a BT wayleave), then a standard ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/roads/maintenance/public-and-private-roads/

Care homes

Care homes provide round the clock care and support to people who have an assessed need for the service. All care homes offer: a room of your own all meals, snacks and refreshments care and support staff, 24 hours a day help with personal care and everyday activities help with continuing your social and leisure pursuits and developing new interest...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/

Westbank Care Home

Westbank Care Home is in Oldmeldrum, close to the shops. It has three floors, each with a small balcony area, and can accommodate 32 residents. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each room has: a bed wardrobe space chest of drawers bedsi...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/westbank-care-home-oldmeldrum/

Music centre groups

Our music centre groups meet outwith school hours and include a string orchestra, concert band, big band, choir and rock group. Our centres are designed for pupils of all ages, from the very young to advanced players. Find out more about: Local music centres and transport How to enrol Music centre dates Concerts Local music centres and transport ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/music-lessons/music-centres/

Variations and transfer of premises licence

Use this application to make a change to your current premises licence or to transfer it. Variation of premises licence A variation application is required when it’s proposed that any of the following licence details are to be changed or deleted: Any of the licence conditions Any of the information contained within the operating plan Any other inf...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/licences-and-permits/variations-and-transfer-of-premises-licence/

Qualifying Awards for Horse Riding and Pony Trekking

British Horse Society  Riding Stage 1. This is the basic qualification of the Society and although a proprietor may allow a holder to escort a group under close supervision, the qualification should be regarded as a stepping stone towards B.H.S. stage II. Stage II. To obtain this qualification the person must also have successfully completed th...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/outdoor/activities/qualifying-awards-for-horse-riding-and-pony-trekking/

Banff Harbour

Average High Tide Variation: 1 hour 25 minutes before Aberdeen Latitude 57º 40'N Longitude 02º 31'W Admiralty Chart No. 1462 Harbourmaster Mr James Henderson Harbour Office Quayside BanffTel: 01261 815544 Fax: 01261 815544 Mob: 07770 646115 General information Harbour depths Facilities Approved Rules and Regulations (PDF 88KB) Banff Ma...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/harbours/banff-harbour/

Rosehearty Harbour

Average High Tide Variation: 1 hour before Aberdeen Latitude 57º 42'N Longitude 02º 07'W Admiralty Chart No. 213 Harbourmaster Mrs Dee Collins Neil Aberdeenshire Council Infrastructure Service Cape House Banff AB45 1ED Tel: 01346 571796 General information Harbour depths Facilities General information Rosehearty has two harbours, the ol...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/harbours/rosehearty-harbour/

Gas Safety

Every year people die from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by gas appliances and flues that have not been properly installed or maintained. You can't see, taste or smell carbon monoxide. It can kill without warning in just a matter of hours. The early symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include: Tiredness ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/health-and-safety/legislation-and-guidance/gas-safety/

Alford - Haughton Country Park

Montgarrie Road Alford AB33 8NA Location Map The park is situated on the outskirts of the village of Alford which lies twenty five miles west of the City of Aberdeen along the A944. Alford is accessible by public transport. The park is open during the hours of daylight every day of the year. The park provides picnic tables and has two areas of ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/country-parks/alford-haughton-country-park/

Very Sheltered Housing

Very Sheltered Housing allows older people or people with disabilities to keep their independence and privacy while making sure care and support is provided. Tenants have their own flat in a secure complex with use of communal facilities. Meals are provided – lunch and tea – these are freshly prepared on site. Regular social activities are organise...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/very-sheltered-housing/

Changes to sports and activity charges

We are changing the amounts you’ll pay if you take part in sports and physical activities at our facilities in Aberdeenshire. To be able to maintain and invest in services, some of our prices will increase although we will continue to offer a range of discounts for certain people and groups. For example, we’re introducing a new 30 percent discount ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/sports-and-activity-charges/price-changes/

Macduff Harbour

Average High Tide Variation: 1 hour 20 minutes before Aberdeen Latitude 57º 40'N Longitude 02º 30'W Admiralty Chart No. 1462 HarbourmasterMr Duncan MackieHarbour Office32 Shore StreetMacduffBanffshire Mobile: 07747 020496Telephone: 01261 832236Fax: 01261 833612Watchman: 01261 833962 General information Harbour depths Facilities General informatio...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/harbours/macduff-harbour/

Fireworks display licence

A fireworks display licence must be obtained if you wish to use fireworks between the hours of 11pm and 7am, except on allowed fireworks nights around 5 November, New Year, Chinese New Year and Diwali. If you wish to display fireworks on the allowed dates you don't need fireworks licence. However, you might have to apply for a public entertainment ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/licences-and-permits/fireworks-dispensation/

Licence application fees - changes

Application fees are different depending on a licence, permit or permission that you apply for. You can find details on fees for a specific application on each licence page. View our licences, permits and permissions directory to find out more. Application fee is not refunded if your application is unsuccessful. Updated fees View the fees that appl...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/licensing-fees/

Help with paying for childcare

You can get help with childcare costs in a variety of ways: Tax-free childcare Childcare vouchers Universal Credit Tax credits  You can view more details on the Childcare Choices website. Families can't receive Tax Free Childcare at the same time as Childcare Vouchers, Universal Credit or Working Tax Credit. You can use the gov.uk's childcare cal...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/childcare-and-early-learning/help-with-costs/

Rules and admissions policy

The rules regulate the use of and the conduct of persons while on or in any leisure facility managed by the council:  Conditions of use Under eight years old admission policy Additional rules - discipline Diving restrictions Dress code Opening hours Charges Valuables Games Letting of the facility Expulsion and exclusion Conditions of use At all t...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/sport-centres/rules-and-admissions-policy/

Developing Motor Skills

The importance of messy and outdoor play The information on this page is also available to download: Importance of outdoor play (pdf 36 kb) Why? The sense of touch is important for learning about our own bodies, objects and our world. Children should have the opportunity to explore their world in a safe and controlled way through play, ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/parents-carers/support-for-families/developing-motor-skills-13/

Short Breaks Bureau

Types of short breaks Funding of short breaks Arranging a short break Planning your own break Creative breaks funding Contact the Short Breaks Bureau  The Short Breaks Bureau supports carers and the people they care for to access personalised short breaks (also known as innovative respite).  Our Short Breaks Bureau service offers practical suppor...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/caring-for-others/short-breaks/short-breaks-bureau/

Ready Aberdeenshire

The arrival of winter can bring a number of challenges for individuals and communities. Darker nights, bad weather and illness can all cause disruption, but there are some simple steps all of us can take to be best prepared for the season.   Your home Is your home ready for winter? Any odd jobs and basic repairs are best completed before the weathe...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/ready-aberdeenshire/

Support for Aberdeenshire Business Scheme

The Support for Aberdeenshire Business Scheme (SAB) aims to strengthen Aberdeenshire’s economy by encouraging the expansion of local businesses. It mostly helps businesses that sell outwith the area or that attract money into the area. The ultimate goal is to secure and expand the employment base and the economy of our area. Through SAB, we offer a...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/business-support/support-for-aberdeenshire-business/

Ellon Day Opportunities

Ellon Day Opportunities provides a range of activities to adults with learning disabilities living in Ellon and the surrounding area.  Your individual needs are met through programmed activities and work experience in your local community. Helping you develop and work towards your personal goals and giving you the opportunity for personal developme...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/day-services-for-adults-with-disabilities/ellon-resource-centre/

Contact Building Standards

We have six offices throughout Aberdeenshire where staff are available for help and advice. For general enquiries please email building.standards@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or contact the appropriate local office:  Aboyne office Banff office Ellon office Inverurie office Peterhead office Stonehaven office Our office opening hours are 9am to 5pm. Please...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/planning/building-standards/contact-us/

Circuses and Funfairs

Booking Conditions and Procedure for Circuses and funfairs on Council owned land Funfairs can only be booked by a Registered Fairground Operator Applications must be submitted a minimum of 28 calendar days prior to occupation Applications must be on the approved form available from the offices below and accompanied by the relevant safety certifica...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/parks-and-open-spaces/circuses-and-funfairs/

Calibration Services

Aberdeenshire Trading Standards Laboratory Service With Aberdeenshire Trading Standards laboratory Services you are assured of: A totally independent and confidential service. A competitive price. Full traceability of all measurements to National Standards. A prompt and efficient Service.   From our Laboratory at Woodhill House, we are able to pr...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/trading-standards/business/calibration-services/

Aquathon Series

The Aquathon Series is a swim followed by a run event aimed at 8 year olds to adults of all abilities. This is a family friendly event set within local swimming pools or a purpose built swim friendly, safe loch. You start in the pool or loch within your ages category or swimming abilities, where you go off in heats. You exit the water and enter a t...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/sports-events/aquathon-series/

Market operator licence

A market operator licence is required for the carrying on a private market. A "private market" means a market, whether covered or not, carried on by any person other than a local or public authority at which goods are offered by more than one seller for sale by retail to the public. It includes car boot sales within Aberdeenshire that are not for c...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/licences-and-permits/market-operator/

Window cleaner licence

A window cleaner licence is required to operate as a window cleaner either on your own account or as an employee of a window cleaning business, within Aberdeenshire. Conditions We may impose conditions (pdf 53KB) on the licence, including conditions fixing the days and hours of working. You must be a fit and proper person and not be disqualified fr...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/licences-and-permits/window-cleaner-licence/

Minibus Policy, Practice and Procedures

Do you drive, or want to drive a Council minibus? Please read the information below about the recent changes to Council policy affecting minibus hire. Grampian Regional Council Minibus Driver Permits ceased to be valid on 1st October 2009. Please see the information below on how to apply for a new permit. Aberdeenshire Council Minibus Driver Permit...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/community-transport/minibus-policy-practice-and-procedures/

Guidance For Leaders

This Section refers to dinghy sailing and windsurfing only. For further information on powerboating, keelboating and cruising, RYA and DoT guidelines should be followed and further advice should be sought from the Adventurous Activities Consultant Planning Equipment Clothing and Personal Equipment Keelboats Water Hazards Careful pla...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/outdoor/activities/guidance-for-leaders-5/

Windsurfing

Qualifying Awards Royal Yachting Association Coaching Scheme Assistant Instructor This is an employment specific award which allows trainees to assist under supervision. Level 1 Instructor This qualification allows the instructor to teach beginners in the UK and abroad. Intermediate instructor At this level instructors are assessed on two lev...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/outdoor/activities/windsurfing/

What road maintenance we perform

We maintain over 5400 kilometres of roads within Aberdeenshire and are fully committed to improving the condition of these roads. View more information on the following road maintenance that we perform: Report a road fault Potholes Footpaths Road excavation Drainage Verges Report a road fault To report a pothole, footpath defect, flood...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/roads/maintenance/maintenance-we-perform/

Manual Handling

Manual Handling operations may result in injury, accidents and ill health. In fact these work activities account for approximately 25% of all reported work related injuries every year and it is estimated that many more occur which are never reported. So what is manual handling and how does it relate to your business? Manual Handling - Risk Asses...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/health-and-safety/legislation-and-guidance/manual-handling/

Electricity Safety

  Who is responsible for checking the electrical wiring in my home? What should I do if the lights or sockets fail? How can I tell whether my home is equipped with a fuse box or circuit breaker? What should I do if all the power in my home fails? What should I do if there is a power cut? What other safety precautions should I take in respe...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/healthy-safe-and-secure-home/electricity-safety/

Energy Saving Tips for the Workplace

Energy Tips for your Workplace Reducing energy use has many advantages – it saves money, reduces carbon emissions, can improve a working environment and will enhance the council’s reputation. We don’t always need to invest in expensive new technologies to reduce our energy consumption and lower our energy bills. Here are some of things you can do...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/energy-conservation/energy-saving-tips-for-the-workplace/

Energy Saving Tips

Schools Energy Tips Reducing energy use has many advantages for schools – it saves money, reduces carbon emissions, can improve the learning environment and will enhance a school’s reputation. To be really effective, the whole school should be involved in energy saving, from pupils, to teachers and all other staff.  W...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/energy-conservation/energy-saving-tips-1/

Fostering in Aberdeenshire

Why do children need foster carers? Children come into foster care for various reasons, but mainly for their own health and safety. Sometimes there are problems at home and breakdowns in family relationships. Some children may be neglected or abused in other ways. There may have been a sudden family illness and there are no other relatives availab...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/children-and-families/fostering/fostering-in-aberdeenshire/

Fishing

The River Don is recognised as a premier salmon and sea trout river. It is also renowned for the quality of its brown trout fishing. Locals and visitors can fish there at reasonable prices. Before you buy your permit there are some things you need to know: Season dates Fishing locations Conservation - legal obligations Buy fishing permit Declare ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/fishing/

Community Transport Services

Available community transport services Aberdeenshire Community Transport Forum (ACTF) Community transport training Community transport funding Available community transport services This list highlights some of the community transport services operating within the Aberdeenshire area. Please note that this list is not comprehensive - there are oth...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/community-transport/advice/

Sports and activity charges - seniors and former concessions

These prices apply to customers who do not qualify for our benefit-related concessions, including: Over sixties Young Scot Card holders Those on widows' pension or widowed mother's allowance Student over the age of 25  View our seniors and former concessions prices: Individually priced activities Court, pitch and track hire Swimming pool hire Mi...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/sports-and-activity-charges/seniors-and-former-concessions/

Sports and activity charges - junior and student

These discounted prices apply to children and young people aged 18 and under and those who are aged 25 years and under and who are in full-time education: Individually priced activities Court, pitch and track hire Swimming pool hire Miscellaneous prices Room and grass pitch hire Active schools Instead of paying per visit, it could be better value...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/sports-and-activity-charges/junior-and-student-prices/

Sports and activity charges - standard prices

These are our standard charges for sports, activities and facilities hire: Individually priced activities Court, pitch and track hire Swimming pool hire Miscellaneous prices Room and grass pitch hire These standard charges are for adults (19 years old and over) who do not qualify for benefit-related concessions. Members of national sports squads ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/sports-and-activity-charges/standard-prices/

Boat hire licence

A boat hire licence is required for the use of a vessel, in the course of trade or business, for the purpose of letting it for hire or carrying for reward 12 or fewer passengers, for pleasure, recreational, educational or sporting purposes. A vessel includes dinghies, yachts, rowing and motor boats,“pedaloes”, punts, single-seat canoes, hovercraft ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/licences-and-permits/boat-hire/

Car parks in Aberdeenshire

A pay and display ticket or cashless parking payment is valid in any car park within the same town, during the period for which payment has been made.  Search for car parks, and the type of spaces available, by town name. You can also view car park locations on a map. Aberchirder,  Aboyne,  Alford,   Ballater,  Banchory,  Banff,  Braemar,  Cairn O ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/car-parking/car-parks/

Shared Lives Scheme

The Shared Lives Scheme offers adults with disabilities the chance to contribute to real friendships and become active, valued citizens with a sense of belonging and confidence in themselves. View our easy read service specification Shared Lives day support (pdf 668KB). Find out more about the Shared Lives Scheme: Shared Lives placement Shared Li...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/day-services-for-adults-with-disabilities/shared-lives-scheme/

Education Consultations

Current consultations Blairs Housing Development Rezoning 2017 We are proposing to formalise the arrangements for the pupils living in the Blairs housing development; and that these pupils should continue to be zoned to Lairhillock School for primary education and then to the secondary school for the cluster which is Mackie Academy. New pupils from...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/education-consultations/

Cycling Guidance for Leaders

Planning Equipment Equipment (Leader) Clothing Ratios and Group Supervision Safety Procedures Water Hazards Preperation of Participants Cycling Expeditions Careful planning and preparation contribute greatly to the safe and enjoyable outcome of any activity. The council's generic risk assessment for your chosen activity is desig...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/outdoor/activities/cycling-guidance-for-leaders/

Dinghies

Qualifying Awards  Royal Yachting Association Coaching Scheme RYA Assistant Instructor This award allows a person to operate within a recognised sailing school assisting RYA instructors. It is site specific. The Assistant Instructor is qualified to teach ‘Start Sailing’ and other junior and adult courses. They will always work under the direct su...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/outdoor/activities/dinghies/

Snowsports Guidance for Leaders

Planning Equipment - Group Members Equipment - The Instructors Clothing Group Size Water Hazards Careful planning and preparation contribute greatly to the safe and enjoyable outcome of any activity. The council?s generic risk assessment for your chosen activity is designed to help you plan that activity safely, and must be referred...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/outdoor/activities/snowsports-guidance-for-leaders/

Workers

Find out more details about Contractor and Lone Worker legislation Contractors A contractor is anyone who is called in to work for a company but who is not an employee of that company. The contracting of certain types of jobs is common place, for example: window cleaning the cleaning of premises the i...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/health-and-safety/legislation-and-guidance/workers/

Summary of Comments from Community Engagement Events August 2011

A series of Community Engagement events took place in August and a summary of the issues raised by each community is listed below. Stonehaven Community Engagement Event 16/08/11 Retaining artists in the area Marketing of different tourist attractions; large and small – link with inter-regional activity (ies) Coastal walking route – linking to...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/summary-of-comments-from-community-engagement-events-august-2011/

The Historic Environment Of North East Scotland

The present landscape of the North East of Scotland has been formed by several hundred generations of hunters, herdsmen, farmers and foresters. Traces of many of their houses, farms, religious sites or burial monuments survive beside more recent features such as castles, industrial sites, kirks or military installations from the last war. Flint ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/archaeology/a-brief-history-of-the-north-east/

Scams

To keep up to date with all the latest scams follow us on Twitter @AberdeenshireTS  Get Safe Online Get Safe Online recently launched A Rough Guide to Online Safety. This is a joint initiative between the Government, law enforcement, leading businesses and the public sector. The aim is to provide computer users and small businesses with free, indep...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/trading-standards/scams/

Short breaks or respite care for adults with learning disabilities

Short breaks or respite care for adults with learning disabilities includes: planned short breaks away from the home involving social and leisure activities based on your needs and identified in your personal plan emergency short term break to support families in crisis an environment where you can continue to develop your skills and abilities...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/caring-for-others/short-breaks/adults-with-learning-disabilities-short-breaks-respite-care/

Training and qualifications

Improving skills and confidence levels can ease some of the stresses of a caring role. We offer a range of learning opportunities, on an ongoing basis throughout Aberdeenshire, based on what carers tell us they need. Many carers have to give up work due to their caring role and might wish for support to allow them to get back to work. Quarriers can...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/caring-for-others/training-and-qualifications/

Learn to Swim - swimming lessons

The Swim Aberdeenshire Learn to Swim Programme caters for all age groups from babies to preschool to juniors to adult classes and lifesaving sessions. As part of this programme, we offer our Swim Aberdeenshire membership for juniors (age five to 16).  Find out more about:   Swimming classes Holiday intensive swimming lessons Pricing Apply for swim...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/swim-aberdeenshire/learn-to-swim/

Guidance for Leaders

Where fishing takes place from small boats (craft under 6 metres in length with or without an engine) on open inland water, the leader should have particular expertise in boat handling. In most cases it is advisable to obtain the services of a professional boatman. Planning Limitations Equipment Clothing Group Supervision Hazards Safety Procedure...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/outdoor/activities/guidance-for-leaders-2/

Guidance for Leaders

Planning Equipment and Clothing Equipment (Leader) Ratios (Qualified Staff to Students) Indirect Supervision Safety Procedures Water Hazards Preperation of Participants Mountaineering Activities Environmental Considerations Careful planning and preparation contribute greatly to the safe and enjoyable outcome of any activity. The council's gener...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/outdoor/activities/guidance-for-leaders-6/

Sports and activity charges - low income benefit prices

These prices apply to people in receipt of certain benefits:   Individually priced activities Court, pitch and track hire Swimming pool hire Miscellaneous prices Room and grass pitch hire If you are in receipt of certain benefits, including council tax reduction, you might be eligible for a 60 percent discount off our standard prices, regardless ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/sports-and-activity-charges/benefit-related-concessions/

Sex shop licence

A sex shop licence is required for any premises, vehicle, vessel or stall used for a business which consists to a significant degree of selling, hiring, exchanging, lending, display or demonstrating sex articles. A sex article is defined as: Anything intended for use in connection with, or for the purpose of stimulating or encouraging sexual activ...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/licensing/licences-and-permits/licensing-sex-shops/

Ending your tenancy

If you wish to end your tenancy you, and any joint tenants, should write to us. You must give at least 28 days notice before the date you intend to leave the property. You need to tell us if you normally live in the property with your husband, wife or partner because we also need their agreement. We will ask you to complete a termination notice wit...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/tenancy-agreement/ending-your-tenancy/

Fire

An important feature of the prevention of workplace accidents and damage is the control of the start and spread of fire. Fire and its consequences pose a significant risk to any business whether a major industrial company or a small to medium business. Find out about Causes of Fire, Fire Protection, Fire Alarms, Fire Risk Assessment, Fire Risk As...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/health-and-safety/legislation-and-guidance/fire/

Health, Safety and Welfare

The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations relate to the suitability of all workplaces for all members of the workforce including those with disabilities. These regulations relate to premises with employees and not those with only self employed persons. So what is a suitable workplace? There are specific requirements laid do...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/health-and-safety/legislation-and-guidance/health-safety-and-welfare/

Glass and textiles recycling points

There a number of recycling points across Aberdeenshire where you can recycle glass and textiles. You can also visit one of our recycling centres where we accept a wide range of items. View recycling point for your area:       Buchan Banff and Buchan Formartine Garioch Kincardine and Mearns Marr If you have any suggestions for sites for new recyc...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/waste/recycling/recycling-point/

Equality Impact Assessments

This page contains the following information: - 1. Equality Impact Assessments (EIAs) 2. Justification statements explaining why an EIA is not required If the document opens with a Committee Report, please refer to section three 'Equalities, Staffing and Financial Implications'. This will detail whether an Equality Impact Assessment has been carr...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/equalities/eias/

Latest News

Follow us on Twitter @AberdeenshireTS for all the latest scam alerts and news daily.  You can also visit www.businesscompanion.info for some detailed guidance on the legislation which has been prepared by The Chartered Trading Standards Institute. Undertakings In April 2016 the proprietor of a local landscape gardening business gave assurances to A...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/trading-standards/latest-news/

Terms and Conditions of Hire for Leisurelend and Event Attractions

Please read these carefully as you will be asked to sign to say you have done so before the booking commences.  1.             Interpretation 1.1          The following definitions and rules of interpretation apply in this agreement. Application to Book the application form completed and submitted to the Council for the hire of Equipment. Booking C...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/sport-and-fitness/book-sport-activities-and-equipment/leisurelend/terms-and-conditions-of-hire/

Winter Maintenance

Aberdeenshire Council Winter Maintenance Operational Plan Forecasting and Monitoring Gritting and Snow Clearing Precautionary Treatments Post Event Treatments Priority Routes Gritting Secondary Treatments Footways Snow Clearing Snow Clearing at Lecht and Glenshee Resources Limitations Resilience Network Self Help Advice for Motorists School Transp...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/roads/maintenance/winter-maintenance/

Gardenstown landslip - media statements

View Gardenstown landslip media statements in reverse time order. You can also read the latest media releases. 10th May 2018 - work progresses to deal with the landslip Gardenstown's Harbour Road remains open while work progresses well to deal with the landslip in the village and contractors have given an update on progress. The road was reopened f...

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/local/gardenstown-landslip/media-statements/