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Aberdeenshire Council highlights urgent need for carers during Foster Care Fortnight

Foster Care Fortnight begins today (May 13) and Aberdeenshire Council is highlighting the urgent need for foster carers to support children and young people, who are in need of a safe, nurturing home.

13 May 2024

A picture showing various denominations of Scottish paper money

Important new grants for businesses launched in Aberdeenshire

Two new important business grant schemes have been designed, developed and launched by Aberdeenshire Council.

14 May 2024

A Sedge Warbler

NESBReC reaches 2 million records of species

The North East Scotland Biological Records Centre (NESBReC) has now recorded more than two million sightings of various species within its database of biodiversity information. 

14 May 2024

This year's Food and Drink Awards winners wearing evening dress, suits and tartan holding up their awards which are round and pink

Food and Drink Awards celebrate excellence and innovation 

Industry-leading food and drink businesses from across north east Scotland have been recognised for their excellence and innovation. 

14 May 2024

A colourful picture of an indoor children's play area with a large poster of the Aberdeenshire Loves Local gift card in white with blue writing

Nominate your Teacher of the Year in Aberdeenshire

The Teacher of the Year competition sponsored by GiftRound is giving people the chance to win a £250 Aberdeenshire Loves Local Gift Card, with a £500 gift card for the winning teacher and a £500 gift card for the winning teacher’s school.

17 May 2024

The Shetland pony mascot of the Scots Regiment Cruchan the fourth is led by the rein by a soldier

Sun shines on the SCOTS Regiment

With the sun shining and the community turning up in its droves, Peterhead truly was the perfect location to bestow the Freedom of Aberdeenshire on the Royal Regiment of Scotland on Saturday.

14 May 2024

A photo of the Aberdeenshire coast, with a green field in the foreground leading to a rocky shore. A sandy beach is at the other side of the water, with a town in the background.

Views sought on Aberdeenshire Council Plan 2024-2029

Views are being sought on the proposed Aberdeenshire Council Plan 2024-2029.

15 May 2024

An aerial picture of Banchory showing houses, buildings and surrounding forestry and hills

Facilities monitor expanded to more than 170 settlements

The process of monitoring the changes in the provision of services in rural areas of Aberdeenshire is being expanded to cover more than 170 settlements.

17 May 2024

New way to recycle vapes at all household recycling centres in Aberdeenshire

A new and safer way to recycle vapes is available at all household recycling centres across Aberdeenshire to minimise the risk of fire. 

20 May 2024

A picture of traffic in Inverurie town centre with pedestrians

Aberdeenshire town centre health checks published

Ten town centres across Aberdeenshire have benefited from an updated health check to assess their strengths, vitality and viability, weaknesses and resilience.

21 May 2024