News articles for 2024

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Infrastructure Services Committee May round-up

During its meeting of Thursday, May 15 2024, Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee approved the Development Plan Scheme 2024-2025, received updates on Invest Aberdeen and the Long-Term Plan for Towns programme for Peterhead and welcomed regeneration activities in four northern towns over the past seven years.

17 May 2024

A picture of a car parked on a pavement and a visually impaired person with stick walking on the road as another car approaches. The images contains the words pavement parking is unsafe unfair and illegal

Council and Police team up to tackle pavement parking

Aberdeenshire Council and Police Scotland are teaming up to clamp down on illegal pavement parking in some areas around schools across the north-east.

16 May 2024

Men in kilts in a parade

Aberdeenshire ready to welcome the SCOTS Regiment

There's just one more day to go until the Freedom of Aberdeenshire is granted to the Royal Regiment of Scotland. 

07 May 2024

Defending the downstream ponds in Westhill

Works to restore and improve the ponds at Denman Park in Westhill continued with the installation of a downstream defender on 29 April that will help to stop pollutants from reaching the habitat. 

02 May 2024

An aerial image of the town of Fraserburgh including harbour area and beach

Coastal Communities Fund puts Fraserburgh on map

A new Fraserburgh map leaflet has been created aimed firmly at increasing footfall in the town centre by improving promotion of what the town centre has to offer.

08 May 2024

A pollinating instect on a flower. It's a bee.

Aberdeenshire Council supporting #NoMowMay initiative

Aberdeenshire Council is supporting Plantlife’s national No Mow May campaign in 2024 to encourage the growth of long grass and wildflowers that help to sustain our local pollinators and benefit wildlife. 

08 May 2024

Appletree planting by EcoCommittee

Fishermoss School wins Eco-Committee Award

A top prize in the annual Eco-Schools Scotland Awards organised by environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has been won by Fishermoss School, Portlethen.

08 May 2024

Pictured are Advanced Public Health Coordinator Carolyn Lamb with Chief Officer of AHSCP Pam Milliken

Grampian Wellbeing Festival off to flying start

From a dementia friendly disco to a mindfulness trail at Macduff Aquarium, dozens of events are taking place across Aberdeenshire this month as part of Grampian Wellbeing Festival. 

08 May 2024

A photo of showing the progress of construction of a new office, family centre, and library at Union Street, Ellon. The photo shows the two-storey wooden frame of the building, with most of the windows installed. The site is bounded on two sides by roads, and protective metal fencing surrounds the site. Some construction equipment is within the site.

New Ellon office, family centre, and library named Formartine House

A new council office, family centre and library in Ellon has been named Formartine House, as building work progresses. 

01 May 2024

The Live Life Aberdeenshire Logo on a white background. The logo features a six-part heart shape, with each segment a different colour.

Portsoy and Whitehills communities asked to help shape future provision of local library services

Residents in and around Portsoy and Whitehills are being asked to help shape the future provision of local library services.

10 May 2024