News articles for July 2024

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How to use your vote in the General Election

This Thursday (July 4), unless you have a postal or proxy postal vote, you should head to your polling place to cast your vote in the 2024 UK Parliamentary General Election.

03 July 2024

Peterhead school awarded Gold for work around children’s rights

A Peterhead school has been awarded Gold by UNICEF UK’s Rights Respecting School programme for its work promoting and realising children’s rights.

02 July 2024

Janet Cheale with Georgia Rennie, Eilish Andrew, Kyle Kiddell, Cody Grant and Julia Rickard

Pupils win competition designing sustainable tourist destination

Pupils from Portsoy School have won a Scottish-wide competition to design a sustainable tourist destination in the Cairngorm National Park.

05 July 2024

Appeal for adopters to come forward

Aberdeenshire Council is making an appeal for potential adopters to attend a meeting to find out more about the process.

05 July 2024

Aberdeenshire MIUs opening hours to change from July 1

Three Minor Injury Units in Aberdeenshire are changing their opening hours.

01 July 2024

Aberdeenshire Council chief executive Jim Savege makes an announcement on election night

MPs elected to serve three  Aberdeenshire constituencies  

The MPs who will represent the three Westminster constituencies situated within the Aberdeenshire Council area have been confirmed. 

05 July 2024

An aerial view of Stonehaven harbour

Host of projects benefit from Aberdeenshire Council Coastal Communities Challenge funding

A scheme to reintroduce the popular land train to Stonehaven is just one of 15 projects to receive grants from Aberdeenshire Council’s Coastal Communities Challenge Fund.

08 July 2024

A picture of Bennachie looking over farmland with trees and flowers

Aberdeenshire partnership launches 2024-25 Rural Communities Challenge Fund

The Aberdeenshire Local Action Group’s Rural Communities Challenge Fund 2024-25 is now live and open for applications.   

09 July 2024

Inside the new Bill Cruickshank Visitor Information Centre at Aden Country Park

Aden heritage project completion celebrated

Aden Country Park in Mintlaw celebrated the completion of the five-year Aden Restoration & Redevelopment Project with a civic ceremony.  

10 July 2024

An Aberdeenshire Council Ranger with two Police Officers during a visit to a popular visitor location on Deeside

Meet and greet for countryside visitors on Deeside

With the forecast for better summer weather ahead, Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service and Police Scotland hosted a ‘meet and greet’ session for countryside visitors on Deeside. 

11 July 2024