News articles for May 2022

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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

Community engagement begins on £20 million Levelling Up Fund bid for Aberdeenshire

Community engagement has begun on Aberdeenshire Council's £20 million bid to the UK Government's Levelling Up Fund.

27 May 2022

"...families come in all shapes and sizes..." - Find out more about adoption and fostering at Grampian Pride event

Aberdeenshire Council’s adoption and fostering teams are to have a stall at this year’s Grampian Pride event in Aberdeen on Saturday 28 May.

26 May 2022

Uryside School is first school in the UK to receive award

Uryside School has become the first school in the UK to achieve stage five of the Garden Schools initiative project.

26 May 2022

£1.9 million of new investment to help improve places across Aberdeenshire announced

Nine local projects aimed at improving communities and places across Aberdeenshire are to share around £1.9 million in new funding to help improve local facilities and town centres and to support regeneration activity

26 May 2022

Dales Park School reaches national singing competition final

Dales Park School is among ten schools in with a chance of winning a national singing competition.

24 May 2022

Hillside School only school in Scotland to gain prestigious 'Into Film' nomination

Hillside Primary School, near Portlethen, has become the first school in Scotland and the only primary school in the UK to be nominated for an 'Into Film' award. The school's submission was selected from among hundreds of UK entries and has been shortlisted in the Into Film Club of the Year category.

23 May 2022

Fraserburgh 2021 Conservation Area Regeneration project a finalist in coveted national awards scheme

The Fraserburgh 2021 Conservation Area Regeneration project has been announced as a finalist in a coveted national awards scheme.

20 May 2022