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Garioch Community Council Contacts

Find the contact details of our community councils in the Garioch area. View our map of community councils.  Community Council Contact Bennachie Wendy GlasspoolSecretaryBennachieCC@outlook.com Cluny, Midmar and Monymusk Richard Fyffe(Acting Secretary)richard@corsindae.com Echt and Skene Klaus Wahle (Secretary) klaus.wahle@btinternet.com ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/garioch/

Community councils

Contains information on Community Councils, The Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils, Community Council Handbook, Code of Practice, Contact Banff and Buchan Community Councils, Contact Buchan Community Councils, Contact Formartine Community Councils, Contact Garioch Community Councils, Contact Kincardine and Mearns Community Councils, Contact Marr Community Councils, Community councils elections.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/

Aberdeenshire Council Plan 2017 – 2022

In November 2017 Aberdeenshire Council agreed the council plan. This gives strategic direction to the wider council and will be used to inform decision making in the coming years. The plan is laid out in full below, all centred around the 11 priorities. On this page you can find out more about how the plan was developed, learn a little more about t...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-plan/

Emergency Contacts

Who to call if you are concerned about flooding For flood warnings, phone Floodline 0345 988 11 88 In an emergency where there is a threat to public safety, call emergency service 999 and ask for Fire or Coastguard For help with flood defences (eg sandbags): - Aberdeen City Council - Tel: 01224 522000 - Aberdeenshire Council - Tel: from 8am - 6p...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/flooding/emergency-contacts/

The role of community councils

Community councils are voluntary bodies, which exist within a statutory framework, and which have been granted statutory rights of consultation. Community councils, unlike other community organisations, are statutorily included in the consultation process for all planning applications affecting their area. There are also specific powers in relation...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/community-councils/

Local Government Elections 2017 - Results

More on Local Government Elections 2017 Local Government Elections took place on Thursday, 4 May 2017 to elect Councillors to all 19 wards in the Aberdeenshire Council area. Voting took place between 7am and 10pm for all registered voters over the age of 16. Votes were counted electronically on Friday, 5th of May at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conf...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/results/local-government-elections-2017/

Communities and events

Contains information on Community centres, Community councils, Funding, Events and anniversaries, Asset Transfer, Armed Forces, Bereavement, Community planning, Community Learning and Development.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/

Childcare contacts

Our contacts can provide you with more information, help and advice about childcare and early learning: Early learning application help Family support services Early learning application help Our Early Years team help parents and carers find and apply for early learning and childcare.  Early Years teamWoodhill HouseWestburn RoadAberdeenAB16 5GBTe...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/childcare-and-early-learning/childcare-contacts/

Formartine Community Council Contacts

Find the contact details of our community councils in the Formartine area. View our map of community councils.  Community Council Contact Auchterless and Inverkeithny and Fisherford Cathy Vincent Secretary Auchterless Inverkeithny Community Council Foulie Newmill Croft Auchterless Turriff AB53 8BB Telephone: 01888 511331 Email: AIFCC@outloo...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/formartine/

Buchan Community Council Contacts

Find the contact details of our community councils in the Buchan area. View our map of community councils.  Community Council Contact Boddam Colin Moir(Chair)6 Stirling Village BoddamAB42 4APTelephone: 01779 476300Email: boddamdcc@hotmail.com Buchan East Alison Gardner (Secretary) 2 Inchgower TerraceSt FergusAB43 3GETelephone: 01779 838030...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/buchan/

Community council elections

Candidate nominations are being sought to fill vacancies on a number of community councils in Aberdeenshire. Elections will be held if nominees outnumber the roles available. Find out how to get nominations forms. You can also view successful candidates for 2019 elections.St Cyrus (Kincardine and Mearns): Number of vacancies: 8 Nominations opening...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/community-council-elections/

Community centres

Contains information on Aboyne - Deeside Community Centre, Alford Community Campus, Banchory Community Centre, Banff - Deveron Community and Sports Centre, Ellon Community Centre, Fraserburgh Community and Sports Centre, Huntly - Linden Community Centre, Inverurie - Garioch Community Centre, Kemnay Academy and Community Learning Centre, Laurencekirk - Mearns Academy Community Campus, Meldrum Community Education Centre, Mintlaw - Central Buchan Lifelong Learning and Leisure, Peterhead Leisure and Community Centre, Portlethen Swimming Pool and Academy Sports Facilities, Stonehaven Community Centre, Turriff - Gateway Community Centre, Westhill Community Centre, Insch Community Centre.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/

Marr Area Community Council Contacts

Find the contact details of our community councils in the Marr area. View our map of community councils.  Community Council Contact Ballater and Crathie Joanne Croll(Secretary - Temporary)bcccsecretary@outlook.com Banchory Ms Mary Lennox(Chair)banchorycommunity@hotmail.com Birse and Ballogie Ms Sarah Wright (Secretary) Birse & Ball...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/marr/

Community Empowerment

As a council, we have a formal duty to enable our local communities to be involved in decision-making about the services we provide. You can help us shape your local services. This duty has been set out in the Scottish Government’s Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act which came into effect in 2015.   Information about how many requests we receive ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/community-empowerment/

Asset Transfer

The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 introduces a right for community groups (known as community transfer bodies in the Act) to make requests to all local authorities for any land or buildings they feel they could make better use of. Find out more: How it works How to make a request Evaluation Asset list Asset Transfer explained (pdf 280...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/asset-transfer/

Banff and Buchan Community Council Contacts

Find the contact details of our community councils in the Banff and Buchan area. View our map of community councils.  Alvah and Forglen Secretary James Bayne 01261 821671 or 07795 181476 secretary.alvahforglencc@gmail.com  Banff and Macduff Secretary Jenny Saunders   07852135779 bandmcommunitycouncil@gmail.com Cornhill and Ordiquhill Secreta...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/banff-and-buchan/

Council priorities

As a result of our evidence based approach, supported by the extensive community engagement, we believe that the priorities set out here provide Aberdeenshire Council with the best chance of meeting our ambitions over the next five years. Through the delivery of our priorities and resulting Service Plans, we will ensure that Aberdeenshire continues...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-plan/council-priorities/

Reach a Council Office

View details of the following council offices:. Area offices Collection offices Service points Other council offices Headquarters Area offices Our area manager teams can help with matters relating to community councils, area committees, community planning (and projects) as well as area initiative funding. View their contact details: Banff and Bu...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/contact-us/reach-a-council-office/

Kincardine and Mearns Area Community Council Contacts

Find the contact details of our community councils in the Kincardine and Mearns area. View our map of community councils.  Community Council Contact Arbuthnott Isabella WilliamsonSecretaryKirkton Farm Arbuthnott AB30 1NATelephone: 01561 361668Email: Isabella@grassicgibbon.com Benholm and Johnshaven Chris Greene Secretary Telephone: 01561 36...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/kincardine-and-mearns/

Community Alarm and Telecare Service

Our Community Alarm and Telecare Service is called Aberdeenshire Lifeline. Community alarms and telecare cover a range of devices that use modern technology to help keep you safe and independent in your own home. Find out more about Aberdeenshire Lifeline: Community alarms Telecare Types of equipment Eligibility for Aberdeenshire Lifeline Making a...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/community-alarm-telecare/

Contact the council

If you have any queries about our services, you can contact Abshire Help on Twitter. For general news and information on council's services and activities including social media, view our news centre.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/contact-us/

Armed Forces

The council recognises the value Serving personnel; Regular and Reservists, Cadets, Volunteers, Veterans and Military Families, contribute to our organisation, community and country. We have pledged our support for the Armed Forces Community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant in November 2017 and are fully committed to ensuring that those who ser...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/armed-forces/

Inverurie Community Campus

Work is progressing on this exciting new community campus for the Inverurie area. Once complete, the campus will house a range of facilities: Inverurie Academy and St Andrew’s School will sit alongside community spaces. The wider communities of Inverurie, Garioch and beyond will benefit from the new facilities. This page will keep you updated on th...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/building-improvements/inverurie-community-campus/

Council priorities - community engagement

You told us what you think of the draft priorities. The engagement summary report (pdf 1.36MB) gives the summary of the results of what you said, along with feedback from elected members, our Citizens Panel, and community based sessions. The results have been used to help create our council plan. We have also taken the results of what you said, and...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-plan/strategic-focus/council-priorities-engagement/

Council's daily business

On any given day, the council’s core business involves: Educating around 35,495 children and young people in 87 nurseries, 152 primaries, 4 special schools, 17 academies Operating 45 community centres, 4 sports centres, 36 libraries, 15 swimming pools Being a social landlord, renting and maintaining 12,966 council homes Looking after and maintaini...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-plan/daily-business/

Apply for council housing

We have approximately 13,000 council properties.  The properties that become vacant are allocated to people on our waiting list. The waiting list is based on a person's housing need. Our waiting list has over 6,600 people on it - including direct applicants, transfers and homeless applicants. Admission to waiting list How are properties allocated?...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housing-options/apply-for-housing/

Community Council Pilot Project (CCPP) Elections 2013

A Schools Election project, organised by the Council’s Electoral Participation Sub-Group and involving Ellon Academy, Ellon Community Council and Foveran Community Council, has just reached a successful conclusion.         from left: Christian Alland (MSP), Aqib Pervaiz, Brittany Langley, Colin D Mackenzie (Chief Executive, Aberdeenshire Council),...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/community-council-pilot-project-ccpp-elections-2013/

Community Learning and Development

The Community Learning and Development (CLD) Service works to improve the communities and personal lives of people in the area: CLD Service Our work with young people Our work with adults Our work with communities Contact CLD Service The CLD Service sits within the wider Education and Children’s Service and aims to meet the expectations set by th...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/cld/

Council Tax bands and charges

Council Tax is a form of local taxation in which householders make contributions towards council funding, to enable us to provide services to the community including education, roads, social care. It is not a direct charge based on usage of these services. We have produced this electronic leaflet to explain how bills are calculated and the role Cou...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/charges/

Social Care and Health

Contains information on Children and families, Community care, Criminal justice, Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership, Social care and health services, Early learning, nurseries and childcare.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/

Council and Democracy

Contains information on Invite the Provost to your Event, Community Engagement Events and News.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/request/council-and-democracy/

Community mediation

Our Housing Service provides a free mediation service to all residents, irrespective of tenure. Mediation can help resolve disagreements between neighbours and other groups relating, for instance, to noise, parking, rubbish, children, pets, fences, damage to property.  We have used mediation with great success since 2004 and while it is often seen ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/safety-and-emergencies/antisocial-behaviour/community-mediation/

Strategic focus

Aberdeenshire Council will focus on those priorities which, over the long term are important to Aberdeenshire and will improve outcomes for our communities. Following the formation of the new council in May 2017, the strategic priorities were identified through political direction and an evidence based approach - articulated in the strategic assess...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-plan/strategic-focus/

Community care policies and strategies

Social Care and Health corporate policies. Assisted Transport Policy for Adult Social Work services The ability to access Health and Social Care services by appropriate transport is an essential part of a person's treatment or care pathway. The Assisted Transport Policy for Adult Social Work services (pdf 176KB) provides a consistent approach to tr...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/community-care-policies-and-strategies/

Community Council Handbook

This handbook has been designed to meet the needs of all community councillors in Aberdeenshire, and particularly new members who may be unfamiliar with the work of their community councils or with local government in general. The aim is to provide some of the essential background information that community councillors will need in order to operate...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/handbook/

The Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils

Community councils have a key role to play and the scheme provides a framework within which they and the council can co-operate and work together. The council is committed to ensuring successful consultation and working together with community councils in all areas of the council's responsibilities. Following consultation with the public, we finali...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/establishment-of-community-councils-scheme/

Community care

Contains information on Living independently, Protection and support, Caring for others, Financial help, Getting around, Community care policies and strategies.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/

Who to phone in an emergency

Find out who to contact in urgent situations: Out of hours emergency service Urgent social care or someone at risk of harm Concerned about flooding If the emergency or crisis is life threatening, phone 999. If you are worried about someone who is ill, call NHS 24 on 111. Out of hours emergency service Our out of hours emergency service is availab...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/contact-us/emergency-contacts/

Ellon Academy Community Campus

In September 2009 the Scottish Government outlined a school building plan that included partial funding from Scottish Futures Trust for a replacement Ellon Academy. Four years on significant progress has been made in designing the new community facilities and the project is on target for the new Ellon Academy Community Campus to open in Autumn 2015...

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Community Led Local Development

A new funding opportunity has arisen for Aberdeenshire’s communities. European Union and Scottish Government funding is available to support Community-Led Local Development (CLLD) Programmes. Funds are managed by local partnerships known as Local Action Groups. Aberdeenshire Council has also made a funding award to a South Aberdeenshire Local Actio...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/communities/community-led-local-development/

Community Engagement Events and News

  There are currently no planned corporate community engagement events. Information regarding upcoming community engagement events will be listed below once confirmed. Please follow our social media channels to keep up to date with future events. Our twitter account is @aberdeenshire and our Facebook account is Aberdeenshire Proposed Stonehaven Flo...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/request/council-and-democracy/community-engagement-events-and-news/

Single person Council Tax discount

You may be able to get a 25% discount on your Council Tax bill if you are the only adult living in a property. This discount reduces your Council Tax, water and sewerage charges. How to apply To be able to apply for the single person Council Tax discount you must:  be aged 18 or over  live in Aberdeenshire and be registered with us Find out how t...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/living-on-my-own/

Council Care Homes

Our care homes provide round the clock care and support from trained staff. They provide nursing care through the district nurse team when needed. Except Edenholme and Bennachie View, which have an in-house nurse team providing 24/7 nursing cover. If you think you may need to move into a care home, please contact your local social work office. We h...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/

Council's political make up

Aberdeenshire Council is made up of 70 elected councillors. They represent the 19 wards within the authority area. 6 wards have 3 councillors each and 13 wards have 4 councillors. The 70 councillors make up the following groups: 7 - Aligned Independent 22 - Conservative 2 - Democratic Independent and Green Group 3 - Independent 1 - Scottish Labour...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-us/council-makeup/

About Aberdeenshire Council

Information about Aberdeenshire Council - who we are, where to find us, how to contact us, how we are managed and our external relations. About us Aberdeenshire Council is a Scottish public authority as defined in Part 3 of Schedule 1 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. View our about us section for more information. Contacting us Ho...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/online/model-publication-scheme/class-1/

Council Minibuses and the Law

 Do you drive, or want to drive a Council minibus? Please read the information below about the legal requirements affecting minibus hire. If members of a non-commercial body (eg voluntary groups, or an employee driving a minibus on council business) wish to use a minibus belonging to Aberdeenshire Council, they must ensure that they meet the requir...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/community-transport/council-minibuses-and-the-law/

Council vision

Aberdeenshire Council has a vision that sets out what the council wants to do and how it wants to do it.Serving Aberdeenshire from mountain to sea – the very best of Scotland. The best area Helping to create and sustain the best quality of life for all through: happy, healthy and confident people safe, friendly and lively communities an enterprisi...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-us/about-the-council/

Successful candidates - community council elections

View successful candidates for 2019 community council elections. Area Community council Successful candidates Banff and Buchan Alvah and Forglen Christina Roebuck and Jacky Player Banff and Buchan Banff and Macduff Kathleen Mustard, Rob McArthur, Ian Hardie, David Locke, Lynn Menard, Richard Menard, Bill Mustard, Rab McArthur, Kenny Grant, M...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-councils/community-council-elections/successful-candidates/

Community Payback Orders

The Community Payback Order was introduced as the main community based sentence to Scottish courts by the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010. It can be imposed for offences committed after 1 February 2011. This will ultimately replace the sentencing options of Probation Orders, Community Service Orders and Supervised Attendance Orde...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/criminal-justice/community-payback-orders/

Children's rights service contacts

Use these contact details to call or write to the children's rights officer or to request an information pack. Free telephone: 0800 917 8275 You can leave a message giving your name and how you can be contacted, if the children's rights officer is out. We will call you back quickly. Only the children's rights officer will listen to your message. Fr...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/children-and-families/childrens-rights-service/childrens-rights-service-contacts/

Council Tax Reduction

Council Tax Reduction is a Scottish Government scheme which replaced Council Tax Benefit on 1st April 2013.  It is means tested, which means it is based on your income and savings and is available to people who are on a low income or benefits. From 1 April 2017 if you are living in a band E, F, G or H property and you are not currently in receipt o...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/welfare-reform/council-tax-reduction/

Benefits and grants

Contains information on Welfare Reform, Council Tax Reduction, Housing Benefit, Contact Benefits team, Free School Meals, Scottish Welfare Fund, Discretionary Housing Payments, School Clothing Grant, Blue Badge scheme.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/

Banff & Macduff Sports, Leisure and Community Facilities

Aberdeenshire Council is committed to delivering the best possible sport, leisure and community facilities for Banff and Macduff. It is important that these facilities meet the needs of the communities now and in the years to come.   Review of Community Engagement on Replacement Community Facilities in Banff and Macduff Aberdeensh...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/public-consultations-and-engagement/banff-amp-macduff-sports-leisure-and-community-facilities/

Contact Council Tax team

Our Council Tax team is available to deal with your enquiry by: Post (correspondence address): PO Box 18533, Inverurie, AB51 5WX Email: council.tax@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Please contact us if your surname has changed, for example due to marriage or divorce.  If you wish to speak to someone in person regarding your Council Tax enquiry, visit one of ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/contact-council-tax/

Plans and reports

This section of our website contains some of the plans and reports that help guide the council's main priorities.  Council Plan The Council Plan 2017-22 sets out our ambitions during the five year period and highlights 11 priorities essential to help us reach these goals.  Service Plans Each of our services prepares a three year service plan, suppo...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-us/plans-and-reports/

Renting a council property

How are properties allocated? What sort of properties do you have? Where are the properties? How much rent will I have to pay? How do I apply for a council property? What happens once I have applied?   How are properties allocated? When a property becomes vacant it is offered to people on our waiting list. When we offer properties to prospective...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housing-options/renting/renting-a-council-property/

Council plan - foreword

There is already much to celebrate in this unique part of Scotland. It is our responsibility to work towards a shared aspiration for Aberdeenshire as the best area and the best council. I am aware that the shape of local services will change in the next five years. It may be hard to predict how change is going to affect our council or our residents...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-plan/plan-foreword/

Council plan - commitment

I am often asked what it is that I love about my job. And, unquestionably, the answer is the people and the pride they have in doing their job well. People who work for Aberdeenshire Council do so with an immense amount of pride and a desire to do the very best for this area and the people who live here. Each day we see that demonstrated, from the ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-plan/commitment/

Business and industry support - Contacts

Find the contact details of the economic development officers in your area.  Banff and Buchan June BurnettBanffTelephone: 01467 535252Email: june.burnett@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Buchan Suzanne RobertsonPeterheadTelephone: 01467 535767Email: suzanne.robertson@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Formartine and Garioch Douglas RennieInverurieTelephone: 01467 532664Emai...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/business-and-industry-support-contacts/

Food and Drink - Contacts

Elizabeth Mathie Industry Support Executive (Food & Drink)  Economic Development, Infrastructure Services , Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GB Tel: 07831 536548 Fax: 01224 664713 Sheila Stuart Economic Development Marketing and Events Officer Economic Development, Infrastructure Services, Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen...

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Gardenstown landslip

Following landslides in Gardenstown that occurred on 28th November 2017, 31st December 2017 and 6th March 2018, Harbour Road was fully reopened to traffic and pedestrians on 27th April 2018 with local businesses and the community ready to welcome tourists during the summer season. For more details view landslip fact sheet (pdf 164KB) and ground inv...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/local/gardenstown-landslip/

Community based transport services

Community transport services Aberdeenshire Community Transport Forum (ACTF) Community transport training Community transport funding Community transport services This list highlights some of the community transport services operating within the Aberdeenshire area. Please note that this list is not comprehensive - there are other projects that pro...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/public-transport/community-transport/advice/

Schools and learning

Contains information on Educational Psychology Service, Outdoor learning, Instrumental music lessons, Education offices, Schools, Nurseries and childcare, Community Learning and Development, Parental involvement and engagement, Work placement opportunities.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/

Choose how to pay Council Tax

You can pay your Council Tax by: Direct Debit Pay online Over the phone Internet banking At a collection office At a post office In a lump sum View direct debit and card payments privacy notice (pdf 136KB). Direct Debit Complete the Direct Debit form only if you have registered for Council Tax and have received a Council Tax bill for the property...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/ways-to-pay/

Council Tax - change of address

If you move house it is important that you tell us as soon as possible. If your moving date is within the next 21 days, we will process your form as soon as we can. If not, we will hold onto the information and process it within 21 days prior to your move. If you are looking to add or remove someone from your Council Tax, the person who is moving n...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/report-a-change/

Banchory Sports Village

Banchory Sports Village will provide the town and surrounding area with enhanced sports facilities and is expected to open to the public in early 2019. The new facility will be located behind Hill of Banchory Primary School in the north-east of the town. It will include a six lane swimming pool suitable for competitions, as well as a training pool,...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/building-improvements/banchory-community/

Parent Council

A Parent Council is a group of parents selected by members of the Parent Forum to represent all the parents of children at a school. The Parent Council works with the Head Teacher to support learning and teaching, school improvement and parental and community engagement. They are allocated a small amount of funding by local authorities to support w...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/parents-carers/parent-councils/

Community rehabilitation

Before you can take part in community rehabilitation an initial assessment needs to be done. This is called a community care assessment and involves you and members of the substance misuse team. The assessment identifies if community rehabilitation is the best service for your needs. If it is an appropriate service, you and members of the substance...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/services-for-people-with-problems-as-a-result-of-drug-or-alcohol-use/community-rehabilitation/

Community drugs project

The Community drugs project provides support to dependent drug users living in Kemnay and the surrounding area, including Inverurie, Meldrum, Kintore and Kinellar. The project is supported by the substance misuse service and Community Learning and Development. The project is based in the Community Learning office in Kemnay Academy and can be contac...

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Provost of Aberdeenshire

The Provost is Aberdeenshire's first citizen and civic head of Aberdeenshire. This role is wide ranging, involving all sectors of the local community and representing Aberdeenshire at local, national and international events. The current Provost is Councillor Bill Howatson. The Provost is keen to attend events and activities taking place across Ab...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-us/council-leadership/

Medium term financial planning

In agreeing this council plan, we commit to aligning our finances in support of these strategic priorities. Whilst funding will be directed towards the priorities, we will look to achieve maximum efficiency across all our services and consider new and innovative methods of service delivery. Responsible financial planning encapsulates all our fundin...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-plan/financial-planning/

Council Sheltered Housing

We have sheltered housing schemes throughout Aberdeenshire. The schemes are grouped by area and listed alphabetically by town. Where applicable, click on the link for more information about the sheltered house. Banff and Buchan Buchan Formartine Garioch Kincardine and Mearns Marr Banff and Buchan Location Sheltered housing scheme Phone Aber...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housing-options/renting/sheltered-housing/

Apply for it

Contains information on Building warrant, Housing Benefit and Universal Credit, Discretionary housing payments, Scottish Welfare Fund, Join a library, Blue Badge, Free school meals, Council Tax discount or exemption, Council Tax Reduction, Disabled parking bay.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/apply/

Housing

Contains information on Housing options, Private housing, Tenant information, Homelessness, Find your local Housing office, Housing policies and strategies, Minority ethnic communities, Empty homes, Housing support.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/

Aberdeenshire - from mountain to sea, the very best of Scotland

We serve more than 260,000 residents of Aberdeenshire by delivering high quality services, by spending your money wisely and planning services that will sustain our communities both now and in the future. Aberdeenshire is a diverse and vibrant region with a strong sense of identity. Our communities are welcoming, safe and culturally diverse. We hav...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-plan/aberdeenshire-profile/

Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme - progress and timeline

On this page you can find out how the Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme is progressing. You can also view detailed construction works schedule, high level timeline as well as scheme reports and public consultation documents.Updates on works View Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme newsletter for community updates. You can also view a map with const...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/flooding/stonehaven-fps/sfps-works-update/

Community Economic Development

Community Economic Development activities help release the enterprise potential within local communities, working with social enterprises, development trusts and community organisations Where possible, Economic Development provides: real support to developing communities guidance in project development assistance in organisational development Ab...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/communities/community-economic-development/

Europe and Aberdeenshire Council

Economic Development  aims to work with European partners for the development of the area and to further promote the regions profile in Europe. The team is primarily involved in securing and managing European funding. Funding There are a large number of funding programmes open to business, communities and public bodies throughout Aberdeenshire. The...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/european-matters/europe-and-aberdeenshire-council/

Community care services

We provide a range of community care and support services for people with different care needs - mainstream services, which are available to all, and specialist services designed for more complex needs. These services can help you, or the person you care for, live as independently as possible at home. Call 03456 08 12 06 if you need urgent communit...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/community-care-services/

Community School Networks

There are 17 community school networks (CSNs) in Aberdeenshire. Each one covers the school catchment area of each of the 17 secondary schools. The purpose of the CSN is to provide support to every child in the area to ensure they achieve their potential. As children develop from babies through playgroup/nursery then on to primary, secondary school ...

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Community Learning Disability Service

Our Community Learning Disability Service helps people with learning disabilities and complex needs to cope independently, understand information and learn new skills. We have three Community Learning Disability Teams providing support to adults with a learning disability, their families and carers. The teams cover North, South and Central Aberdeen...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/community-learning-disability-service/

Apply for Council Tax discount or exemption

Contains information on Single person Council Tax discount, Student Council Tax discount.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/apply/council-tax-discount/

Strategy and performance

Contains information on About our performance, How we compare to others, Public Reports Calendar, Frequently Asked Questions, Schools and Learning, Planning and building.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/strategy-and-performance/

Council Tax Reduction

Apply for Council Tax Reduction / Housing Benefit Online here To qualify for Council Tax Reduction and/or Housing Benefit, you must be: On a low income, whether benefits or low paid work You (and your partner, if you have one) don't have more than £16,000 capital or savings, unless you are getting Pension Credit(Guarantee Credit) We will need to...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/council-tax-benefit/council-tax-reduction/

Aberdeenshire Council Archaeology Service

Aberdeenshire Council Archaeology Service (ACAS) not only provide a service for Aberdeenshire Council, but also for The Moray Council, Angus Council and Aberdeen City Council areas. ACAS has the role of locating, evaluating, safeguarding, and interpreting all archaeological sites within these four Council areas. This information is held in the His...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/contact-us/aberdeenshire-council-archaeology-service/

Council Tax Form Submitted

Thank you for submitting your online Change of Address. We will endeavour to process this within the next 28 days and at this time, a Council Tax bill will be issued to you. If however you do not receive a bill within this timescale you should contact a member of the Council Tax team on 03456 08 12 01. Telling us that you have moved house does not ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/report-a-change/council-tax-form-submitted/

Purchase your council property

The Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 ended the Right to Buy on 31st July 2016 for all tenants in social rented properties in Scotland. Therefore, we can't accept any new applications to buy a council property received after this date.  

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/house-sales/purchase-your-council-property/

Find council home upgrades

We have a database of records showing: details of all our houses and flats what facilities they currently have when we last renewed them We record the estimated life expectancy of each part of your home in our database. We use this information, together with visits, to decide which houses and flats we need to upgrade and plan when we will do the ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/improvement-works/find-council-home-upgrades/

Before council home upgrades

We will write to you at least 4 months before the start of the 12 month period in which your home is due for an upgrade. We will also send you further information including our guides to upgrade covering what’s involved and what you need to do. If, when you get our letter, you are worried about coping with the level of disturbance, please contact u...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/improvement-works/before-council-home-upgrades/

During council home upgrades

To make sure your home improvements go smoothly for everyone:   What you need to do Assistance and support Tenant feedback What you need to do The contractor will tell you when they need to access your home to do the work. Please help us by: keeping any appointment they make with you giving access to them to do the work supervising children and...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/improvement-works/during-council-home-upgrades/

Self-directed Support payment card queries and contact us

This page has contact information to help you with any questions about your Self-directed Support (SDS) payment card and account. The card is provided by our partner Prepaid Financial Services (PFS). If you have any questions about your care and support, please contact your Social Worker, Care Manager, Enablement and Support Coordinator, Local Area...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/financial-support/self-directed-support/sds-payment-card/sds-payment-card-contacts/

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is the method of raising money, typically using the internet and social media, to ask a large number of people each for a sum of money in return for equity, rewards or the loan returned with interest. Money pledged is combined to help reach the funding target.  Pledged money falls into two categories: all or nothing or keep what you ra...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/communities/crowdfunding/

Report it

Contains information on Council Tax - change of address, Roads, street lighting or car parks, Benefits - change in circumstances, Dog fouling incident, Report an archaeology find, Report a non-emergency housing repair, Business rates - change of circumstances, Report a comment, compliment or a complaint, Report flytipping, Report abandoned vehicles, Report invasive plants, Report a missed bin collection, Report a Blue Badge fraud, Report a breach to planning enforcement.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/report/

Council tax reduction for householders residing in a band E, F, G or H property

From 1 April 2017 if you are living in a band E, F, G or H property and you are not currently in receipt of council tax reduction you may qualify for a reduction equivalent to the difference between the new multiplier and the old multiplier, as explained in the example below. Who can claim To qualify for the maximum reduction you must meet one of t...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/council-tax-benefit/council-tax-reduction-band-e-f-g-and-h/

Kemnay

      Community Centre Name Kemnay Academy and Community Learning Centre Address Bremner Way, Kemnay, Aberdeenshire. AB51 5FW Tel No 01467 539853 Location Map of Kemnay Community Centre Opening times 9.00 – 5.00 (Mon – Fri) and 6.30 – 9.30 (Mon – Thurs) Facilities in the Centre Daytime – Community Office only Evening – access to all c...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/kemnay/

Sitemap

Services and information A to Z index Benefits and grants Bins and recycling Business Communities and events Council and democracy Council Tax Environment Help and access to information Housing Jobs and careers Leisure, tourism and outdoors Licensing  Local information Paths and outdoor access Planning and building Publications Registrars Roads an...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/sitemap/

Improvement works

Contains information on Doing your own improvements, Council housing improvement works.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/tenant-information/improvement-works/

Meldrum

    Community Centre Name Meldrum Community Education Centre (Oldmeldrum) Address Meldrum Academy, Colpy Road, Oldmeldrum, AB51 0NT Tel No 01651 871323 meldrum.c.e.c@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Location Map of Meldrum Community Education Centre Opening times Monday to Friday 9.00am-4.30pm Facilities in the Centre Multi-purpose community room...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/meldrum/

Community substance misuse service care manager

Care managers from the substance misuse team are spread across a number of locations in Aberdeenshire. The care managers work with you to assess your needs and purchase services to meet those needs. They will also directly provide a particular service such as working with you to change your pattern of behaviour. Care managers also: work with peopl...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/services-for-people-with-problems-as-a-result-of-drug-or-alcohol-use/community-substance-misuse-service-care-manager/

Turriff

      Community Centre Name Gateway Community Centre Address Victoria Terrace, Turriff, AB53 4EE Tel No 01888 530834 Location Map of Gateway Community Centre Opening times 8.45am – 5.00pm Facilities in the Centre Meeting room and some bookable areas. FACEBOOK PAGE The Gateway Centre    

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/turriff/

Banchory

Whats on     Community Centre Name Banchory Community Centre     Address Schoolhill, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5TQ and Hill of Banchory Community Learning & Development, Fir Brae, Banchory, AB31 5ZT     Tel No 01330 700360     Location Map of Banchory Community Centre     Opening times Monday to Tuesday 9am to 5.30pm Wedn...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/banchory/

Council Tax bill explained

We send your Council Tax bill in February or March each year. Besides telling you how much Council Tax you have to pay, your tax bills contain quite a lot of other information: Your bill explained Who pays the bill Request a revised copy of your bill Your bill explained Your Council Tax bill will show details such as your current method of paymen...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/your-bill-explained/

Engagement and consultation

We would like to involve you in the decision making about the health and social care services we provide to you and your community. We want to hear your views. Health and social care services in Aberdeenshire are provided by Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership (AHSCP). Every so often we want to seek the views of the public, professiona...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/ahscp/engagement/

Community Learning and Development

Contains information on Find a community centre, Community and learning development plan.

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Huntly

What's On View Linden Community Centre programme (pdf 190KB).                          Community Centre Name Linden Centre Address Castle Street, Huntly , AB54 4SE Tel No 01466 405953 Location Map of The Linden Centre Opening times 8.30a.m.- 6.00p.m. evenings and weekends (open for various groups) Facilities in the Centre Basement you...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/huntly/

Difficulty paying Council Tax

Find out what happens if you don't pay your Council Tax: Stage 1 - overdue account notice Stage 2 - second overdue account notice Stage 3 - final notice Stage 4 - summary warrant Should you wish to make a payment arrangement to pay the outstanding balance, contact our Council Tax team. Stage 1 - overdue account notice If you have not paid your Co...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/difficulty-paying/

Stonehaven

Community Centre Name Stonehaven Community Centre Address Bath Street, Stonehaven, AB39 2DH Telephone number 01569 690536 Location Map of Stonehaven Community Centre Opening times 8.45am to 4.30pm and 6pm to 9.45pm, Monday to Friday  Facilities in the Centre Crèche, Stonehaven Pre-School Gymnastics, Adult Classes, Children’s activitie...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/stonehaven/

Westhill

Community Centre Name Westhill Community Centre Address Hays Way, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32 6XZ Tel No 01224 740089 Location Map of Westhill Community Centre Opening times Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 10.00pm; Friday 9.00am – 5.15pm Facilities in the Centre Coffee Bar, Lounge Area, Practice Hall, Multi-Purpose Rooms, Meeting Room,...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/westhill/

Inverurie

      Community Centre Name Garioch Community Centre Address Victoria Street Inverurie AB51 3QZ Telephone 01467 539553 Location Map of Garioch Community Centre Opening times 8am to 10pm Facilities in the Centre Coffee bar which can provide light lunches Soft play area for pre 5 year olds Meeting rooms Dedicated arts and craft room Gam...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/inverurie/

Mintlaw

  Mintlaw Community Learning and Development Programme 2014 Central Buchan Community Learning Office - Youth   Community Centre Name Central Buchan Lifelong Learning & Leisure Address Mintlaw Academy, Station Road, Mintlaw, AB42 5FN Tel No 01467 535479 Location Map of Central Buchan Lifelong Learning & Leisure Opening times 8....

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/community-centres/mintlaw/

Free early learning for 3 and 4 year olds

Children who were born between 1st March 2015 and 28th February 2017 are entitled to free early learning and childcare in the school term 2019 to 2020: When they can start Apply for a place Nursery places are not renewed automatically and you need to enrol your child each year. When they can start Children must be 3 before they start nursery. The...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/childcare-and-early-learning/3-and-4-year-olds/

Public consultations and engagement

Contains information on Consultation database, Community engagement events and news, Citizens Panel, Consultation tools, Register for consultation alerts, Council plan engagement results.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/public-consultations-and-engagement/

Vacant property Council Tax discounts

We offer various exemptions or discounts from Council Tax for: Property undergoing major repair Vacant agricultural property Repossessed property Property vacant for care purposes Vacant caravan Household member in prison View Council Tax privacy notice (pdf 152KB). Property undergoing major repair If your property is unoccupied and undergoing ma...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/unoccupied-property/vacant-property/

Student Council Tax discount or exemption

To qualify for a Council Tax discount or exemption as a student, you must either: study for 24 weeks for 21 hours per week in each academic year  be a foreign language assistant working in a school or other educational establishment and be registered with the British Council  be under 20 years old and be studying for a non-advanced course for at l...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/occupied-by-students/

Carer Council Tax discounts

If someone lives in your home as a carer to look after a household member you may be eligible for a discount. Conditions If the carer is full-time, they must: be resident in the home where they are providing the care not be the spouse or partner of the cared for person or the parent where the cared for person is under 18 provide care for more than...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/a-carer/

Emergency community care service

If you need an urgent community care service call 03456 08 12 06. Our Out of Hours Emergency Service helps anyone experiencing personal or family problems that reach a crisis at nights, weekends or bank holidays. We provide an emergency social care service in situations that can't wait until the social work offices reopen. Calls are screened by exp...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/out-of-hours-emergency-service/

How nursery places are allocated

Find out what happens after you apply for a nursery place. The process differs depending on the type of facility you apply for: Council nurseries Private nurseries and playgroups Council nurseries How we allocate places at council nurseries depends on a number of factors such as your situation, your child's age and your chosen nursery: Priority ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/childcare-and-early-learning/admission-process/

Summary of Comments from Community Engagement Events August 2011

A series of Community Engagement events took place in August and a summary of the issues raised by each community is listed below. Stonehaven Community Engagement Event 16/08/11 Retaining artists in the area Marketing of different tourist attractions; large and small – link with inter-regional activity (ies) Coastal walking route – linking tourist...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/summary-of-comments-from-community-engagement-events-august-2011/

Severely mentally impaired Council Tax discounts

When a property is occupied by a severely mentally impaired person(s), an exemption or discount may be applicable on the Council Tax charge. Council Tax regulations define a person as being severely mentally impaired if they have a severe impairment of intelligence and social functioning (however caused) which appears to be permanent. To apply for ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/severely-mentally-impaired/

Council Tax discounts and exemptions

Contains information on Single person, Unoccupied property, Students, Young people and apprentices, Person in hospital or care home, Severely mentally impaired person, Disabled person, Care providers, Second home or job related, Low income households.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/

Young people and apprentices Council Tax discounts

We offer various exemptions or discounts from Council Tax for: People under 18 School leavers People over 18 with child benefit  Apprentices View Council Tax privacy notice (pdf 152KB). People under 18 Exemption from Council Tax will be awarded if your property is solely occupied by person(s) under the age of 18 and if it's their main residence. ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/people-in-education/

Empty and unfurnished property Council Tax discounts

Where a property is both unoccupied and completely unfurnished an exemption may be awarded for a period of up to 6 months from the date the property was last occupied, provided that the last period of occupation lasted for at least 3 months. To be considered unfurnished, a property must be devoid of all moveable items. Although white goods (built-i...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/unoccupied-property/empty-and-unfurnished-property/

Snow gate webcams

Contains information on Braemar snow gate webcam, Cairn o' Mount snow gate webcam.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/local/webcams/

Person in hospital or care home Council Tax discounts

If a member of your household is a patient in a hospital, residential or nursing home, an exemption or discount may be applicable on your Council Tax. Conditions To qualify for a discount the patient must: be resident in the hospital, residential or nursing home continuously for more than 6 weeks their residence must be permanent If you feel that...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/exemption-or-discount/a-patient-in-a-hospital-or-home/

Dementia strategy engagement

We are seeking to engage with anyone with an interest in dementia locally on the development of a new dementia strategy for Aberdeenshire. Your views will help shape the new strategy. Support and services for people living with dementia and their unpaid carers is provided by Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership (AHSCP). Scotland's natio...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/ahscp/engagement/dementia-strategy-engagement/

Council's performance

Aberdeenshire Performs is the council's performance improvement framework and encompasses all of our key strategies and plans. The Council Plan and strategic priorities help to set out the direction of the council. Services also develop three year Service Plans which identify key priorities for service delivery, as well as supporting the core outco...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/strategy-and-performance/about-performance/

Community economic development contact

Community economic development co-ordinator Economic development and protective servicesInfrastructure ServiceAberdeenshire CouncilGordon HouseBlackhall RoadInverurieAB51 3WA Telephone: 01467 533193Email: economic.development@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/business/support-and-advice/communities/contact/

Minority ethnic communities

View minority ethnic communities information on: Tenants in the Private Rented Sector Living and Working in the North East of Scotland Reporting Prejudice Incidents Gypsy Travellers Tenants in the Private Rented Sector You can view our information for Tenants in the Private Rented Sector (pdf 384KB). It provides information in Latvian, Lithuanian...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/minority-ethnic-communities/

Information Management

Policies and Strategies The Council’s current Information Management Strategy was approved in December 2013 and covers the period 2013-16. A new Strategy for 2016-20 is currently being produced, which will be integrated with the broader Digital Strategy. The Information Management Strategy and Digital Strategy are available below: Information Mana...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/info-and-records-mgmt/information-management/

Council service structure

Contains information on Chief Executive Service, Education and Children's Services, Infrastructure Services, Health and Social Care, Area Managers, Business Services, Service structure and Senior Management.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-us/service-structure/

Records Management Plan

A joint Records Management Plan (RMP) for Aberdeenshire Council and the Aberdeenshire Licensing Boards was approved by the Keeper of the Records of Scotland in November 2015. The RMP describes how we manage our information currently, and the improvements we intend to make in the years to come. The RMP is available below: Records Management Plan ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/info-and-records-mgmt/records-management-plan/

Grangepark Care Home

Grangepark care home is in Peterhead, close to local amenities. It is on one level and can accommodate 32 residents. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each room has: en-suite toilet and wash hand basin adjustable heating a bed wardrobe ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/grangepark-care-home-peterhead/

Aberdeenshire Council Archaeology Service War Memorials Recording Project

Since 2001, the Archaeology Service has been systematically recording all of the war memorials in Aberdeenshire, Moray and Angus, and using the information to update the Historic Environment Records for the three Local Authority areas. Much of this work was carried out initially by local volunteers, whose assistance with the project has been greatl...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/leisure-sport-and-culture/archaeology/projects/aberdeenshire-council-archaeology-service-war-memorials-recording-project/

Early learning and childcare 1140 hours expansion

The Scottish Government has set out plans to increase the number of funded early learning and childcare hours children across the country can access.  At the moment, all three and four year olds, and some two year olds who meet specific criteria, receive 600 hours of funded early learning and childcare per year. Under the new plans, this will alm...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/childcare-and-early-learning/childcare-extended-hours/

Inspiring Aberdeenshire

Inspiring Aberdeenshire is one of the council’s biggest annual events. The awards celebrate the achievements and successes of our people across Aberdeenshire who go the extra mile for their communities, often with little official recognition. Winners in the past have included residents, council staff, community groups and young people. We have now ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/events/inspiringaberdeenshire/

Elections and voting

Contains information on Electoral Participation, Election results, Who represents you, Voting Systems and Types of Elections, How to Vote, Where to Vote, Voters with a Disability, Contact Election Team, Reviews, Schools Election 2016, Peterhead Business Improvement District Ballot, Cairngorms National Park Authority Election, European Parliamentary Election.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/

School and leisure building improvements

Contains information on Banchory Sports Village, School building improvement, Inverurie Community Campus, Condition assessment.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/schools/building-improvements/

Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme

Stonehaven has historically suffered from flooding which affected local residences and businesses within the lower reach of the River Carron. Major flooding events have occurred in Stonehaven over many years, most recently in 1988, 1995, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2009 and 2012 which have caused the evacuation of nearby residents.Stonehaven Flood Protection...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/environment/flooding/stonehaven-fps/

Bennachie View Care Home

Bennachie View care home is in Inverurie. It can accommodate 48 residents, with four households of 12 bedrooms. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each bedroom has: a bed chest of drawers bedside cabinet armchair blinds curtains bedding ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/bennachie-view-care-home-inverurie/

Westbank Care Home

Westbank Care Home is in Oldmeldrum, close to the shops. It has three floors, each with a small balcony area, and can accommodate 32 residents. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each room has: a bed wardrobe space chest of drawers bedsi...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/westbank-care-home-oldmeldrum/

Faithlie Care Home

Faithlie care home is in Fraserburgh. It has four wings, over two levels, and can accommodate 33 residents. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each bedroom has: a hand washing basin a bed chest of drawers bedside cabinet armchair blinds ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/faithlie-care-home-fraserburgh/

Durnhythe Care Home

Durnhythe care home is in peaceful surroundings in Portsoy, close to the village centre. It is a two storey building and can accommodate 33 residents. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each bedroom has a lockable space for safe keeping o...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/durnhythe-care-home-portsoy/

Ythanvale Care Home

Ythanvale care home is in the heart of Ellon, close to Gordon Park and local amenities. It has three wings and can accommodate 30 residents. All bedrooms are fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each room has: en-suite toilet and wash hand basin adjustable...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/ythanvale-care-home-ellon/

Edenholme Care Home

Edenholme care home is in Stonehaven. It can accommodate 60 residents and is divided into five households of 12 rooms. Each bedroom is fully furnished. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal items. Each bedroom has: a bed chest of drawers bedside cabinet armchair blinds curtains be...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/edenholme-care-home-stonehaven/

Allachburn Care Home

Allachburn is in a quiet part of Aboyne, in extensive grounds. It is on one floor and can accommodate 30 residents, in three wings. Each bedroom is fully furnished and has a lockable space for safe keeping of small valuables and belongings. You can personalise your room by bringing some of your favourite furniture, photographs or other personal ite...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/living-independently/care-homes/council-care-homes/allachburn-care-home-aboyne/

Council Tax appeals

You must continue to pay your Council Tax while your appeal is being considered. You can make a Council Tax appeal if: we are charging you Council Tax and you do not think that you are the person who should pay you think you should get a discount and we are not giving you one, or we are not giving you the correct amount of discount you think your ...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-tax/appeals/

Caring for others

Contains information on Support for carers, Carer support organisations, Support for young carers, Carers' rights and legislation, Training and qualifications, Short breaks and respite care.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/caring-for-others/

Election results

Contains information on Previous Local Government Election results, Scottish Parliamentary Election results, Previous UK Parliamentary Elections results, Scottish Independence Referendum results, Cairngorms National Park Authority Election results, Previous EU Parliamentary Elections results, European Union Referendum results, Local Government Elections 2017 results, UK Parliamentary Elections 2017 results, Inverurie and District By-Election.

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/results/

Area Managers

Aberdeenshire Council is too large to run as a single unit and Scottish Councils were required to bring forward proposals for decentralisation. Aberdeenshire Council has established six areas within which local decisions will be taken locally by elected Members. Corporate and policy matters will be decided at Council headquarters. Aberdeenshire's s...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-us/service-structure/area-managers/

Aberdeenshire Adult Protection Committee

The Aberdeenshire Adult Protection Committee is a strategic partnership responsible for the development, publication, dissemination, implementation and evaluation of adult protection policy and practice across the public, private and third sector organisations. The Committee is part of a larger framework of Public Protection arrangements in Aberdee...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/community-care-policies-and-strategies/aberdeenshire-adult-protection-committee/

Nursery places

Find out when and how to enrol your child at a nursery. Unlike school, your child doesn't legally have to attend one or any kind of pre-school. Before you apply for a place there are some things you need to know: Funded hours Council nurseries Funded providers Splitting free hours between facilities Delaying entry to primary one Additional support...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/childcare-and-early-learning/find-nurseries/

Changes to car parking tariffs

In January 2019 changes to car parking tariffs were discussed by the Full Council, where local councillors had a full and wide ranging debate on the issues. It was agreed that proposed tariffs would be included as a Schedule to go out with an Aberdeenshire wide Off-Street Parking Order for Statutory and Public Consultation. The new Off-Street Parki...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/car-parking/parking-charges-changes/

Reporting Antisocial Behaviour

Police Scotland Report Antisocial Behaviour to Police Scotland on their non-emergency number, 101. Neighbour Complaints/Disputes and Other Forms of Antisocial Behaviour Aberdeenshire Council does not currently have one dedicated telephone helpline to report antisocial behaviour.  If you are a Council tenant experiencing problems with antisocial beh...

https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/communities-and-events/safety-and-emergencies/antisocial-behaviour/reporting-antisocial-behaviour/

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