News articles for Aug 2023

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Aberdeenshire Doors Open Days 2023

Doors Open Days, Scotland’s largest free festival celebrating the built environment, takes place next month.

24 August 2023

Battlehill Wood now partially accessible to the public after storm damage cleared

Aberdeenshire Council contractors have successfully cleared the southern half of the storm damaged Battlehill Wood near Huntly, making it accessible to the public; however, the remaining woodland will take longer to address.

24 August 2023

Positive feedback on Aberdeenshire Council Local Transport Strategy Consultation

Aberdeenshire Council has reported positive feedback from more than 1,500 residents who have engaged in its Local Transport Strategy consultation.

24 August 2023

Aberdeenshire Council confirms completion of Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme

Aberdeenshire Council has confirmed that the much-anticipated Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme has completed construction of the flood walls, the flood barrier system and has re-opened the historic White Bridge.

23 August 2023

Aberdeenshire Council welcomes newly qualified teachers

More than 100 probationer teachers were welcomed at a special induction event at Meldrum Academy on Friday (August 18).

21 August 2023

Swapping the classroom for the workplace

Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) students have been speaking about their experiences in swapping the classroom for the workplace.

21 August 2023

Aberdeenshire Libraries' successful dog-friendly Saturday scheme is extended to include four more libraries

Last December, Banff and Stonehaven libraries introduced Dog-friendly Saturdays as part of a six-month pilot scheme, following requests from the public. The pilot scheme was reviewed and following its success, it has been decided to include more libraries in the scheme.

18 August 2023

Getting the ratio right for Aberdeenshire Council's trade customers and their recycling

Aberdeenshire Council is giving its trade customers a 240-litre orange-lid bin at no extra charge during the 2023/24 financial year as the new twin-stream recycling collections roll out across Aberdeenshire.

17 August 2023

Views sought on new active travel route linking Ellon, Foveran and Newburgh

Aberdeenshire Council is seeking community feedback on a proposed new active travel route linking Ellon, Foveran and Newburgh

16 August 2023

Rhinophalt treatment to be trialed by Aberdeenshire Council in a Scottish first

An innovative new treatment to help extend the lifespan of the region's roads network is being trailed for the first time in Scotland by Aberdeenshire Council.

16 August 2023