News articles for Sept 2023

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Host of projects benefit from Aberdeenshire Council Coastal Communities Challenge funding

A wide range of projects within Aberdeenshire's coastal communities have benefited from more than £283,000 in funding this year.

22 September 2023

Infrastructure Services Committee August round-up

During its meeting on Thursday, August 24, Aberdeenshire Council Infrastructure Services Committee discussed supplementary guidance around developer obligations and affordable housing, a proposed extension to a speed limit on the A93 near the Inchmarlo Retirement Estate and the work required to tackle ash dieback disease within the region's woodland.

21 September 2023

Public engagement events around Banff and Macduff active travel bridge options

The communities of Banff and Macduff are being encouraged to share their views on two design options for a new active travel bridge across the River Deveron.

20 September 2023

Work to begin on new family centre, library and council office in Ellon

The ground has been broken to mark the start of construction of a multi-purpose building comprising a new family resource centre, library, and council office at Bridge Street, Ellon.

15 September 2023

Swift nesting boxes showing signs of success

More bird-nesting boxes are planned to help combat the declining swift population after an Inverurie-based project by Aberdeenshire Council showed early signs of success.

07 September 2023

Exciting plans for Aquarium to net benefits for Macduff as Levelling Up project progresses

Exciting plans for extension and upgrade to the North-East's award-winning Macduff Marine Aquarium have been released, with a striking design inspired by the coastal location and Macduff's rich shipbuilding heritage.

06 September 2023

Aberdeenshire Council renews support for Fairtrade

Aberdeenshire Council has renewed its commitment to Fairtrade for the region after the authority's Sustainability Committee approved the application for Fairtrade status on Wednesday 30 August.

06 September 2023

Aberdeenshire Council to develop prioritised action plan to tackle growing issue of Ash Dieback Disease

Aberdeenshire Council is to develop a prioritised action plan to tackle the growing issue of Ash Dieback Disease.

05 September 2023

Aberdeenshire Architectural and Landscape Design Awards continue thanks to generous sponsorship

Aberdeenshire Architectural and Landscape Design Awards were established in 1997 as a means of raising the profile of good innovative design.

04 September 2023

Undoing carbon emissions with crushed basalt rock

Thousands of tonnes of crushed basalt rock from Aberdeenshire Council's quarries are being spread across local farms to improve soil quality and remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

04 September 2023