News articles for 2022

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Operation Protector

Aberdeenshire Trading Standards and Animal Health & Welfare Officers joined enforcement colleagues from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), Police Scotland, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), Aberdeen City Council Trading Standards & Moray Council Trading Standards in Operation Protector, a multi-agency approach designed to target criminals involved in illegal waste activity.

29 April 2022

Engagement on new Fraserburgh school begins

Following the commitment Aberdeenshire Council has made to progress the delivery of a new Fraserburgh primary school, an informal engagement process is now underway ahead of a statutory consultation.

29 April 2022

Bervie Braes to remain closed for remainder of year

Following investigations into the stability of Bervie Braes at Stonehaven following a minor landslip late last year, we have had to close the route to vehicular traffic for the remainder of the year with immediate effect.

29 April 2022

Children's Hearings Scotland: area convener sought for Aberdeenshire

Children's Hearings Scotland is looking for a volunteer area convener to provider local leadership for the area support team in Aberdeenshire.

26 April 2022

Surface dressing and road repairs get underway across Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Council is again making significant additional investment in roads improvements during the summer months ahead.

25 April 2022

Iconic Macduff Cross to get major refurbishment

A major 12-week refurbishment of the iconic Macduff Cross is about to get underway.

22 April 2022

Parent survey: Have your say

Aberdeenshire Council will be running a survey to give parents a chance to share your views about your child's school and how well staff engage with parents and carers.

20 April 2022

Taste of Grampian this Saturday (June 4)

The best of the north-east's produce is at the heart of Taste of Grampian, the region's biggest one-day food and drink festival at P&J Live on Saturday, June 4.

31 May 2022

Highers are important, but it's important to recognise the value in all learning and work experience

As a council we are sometimes asked about the percentages of young people leaving school with five Highers. Head of Education Vincent Docherty has taken some time to explain why this is no longer a fair comparison of how well schools are doing.

30 May 2022

125th anniversary of Dracula commemorated at civic reception

The 125th anniversary of author Bram Stoker's novel Dracula was marked at a civic reception held in the hotel where he wrote his classic books.

27 May 2022