Community views are being sought on proposals to increase fees and charges for certain council services to help cover the cost of delivering them. Many of the proposed increases only affect businesses which require licenses for certain types of service, but others will directly affect services to members of the public.
Don’t be a neep when it comes to getting rid of your Halloween pumpkins this year. Aberdeenshire Council has carved out plan to stop pumpkins (and neeps) going to landfill
Aberdeenshire Council are seeking the views of the community and businesses in a review of town centre parking across Aberdeenshire
Due to safety concerns from Aberdeenshire Council, Balmellie Street will now be CLOSED to all traffic from Wednesday 6 September between the junction of Main Street and Kemp’s Lane for the remainder of the footpath works.
Aberdeenshire Council is making changes to the mini recycling points across the area from 31 July. The changes are to help Aberdeenshire reduce the environmental impact of its waste collection system. Aberdeenshire’s current kerbside recycling system already accepts a wide range of materials, which can all be placed in the same blue lidded bin and […]
Aberdeenshire Councillor, Sandy Duncan, has been suspended for 6 months from certain Aberdeenshire Council committees for breach of the Councillor’s Code of Conduct The Standards Commission for Scotland, at a hearing held in Aberdeen on 21 June 2017, suspended Councillor Alexander Duncan of Aberdeenshire Council for breaches of the Councillors’ Code of Conduct. The Hearing […]
Aberdeenshire Trading Standards have urged caution over fidget spinners. Fidget spinners are the latest must-have item, generally sold as toys and now being seen in playgrounds all over the country. However, it appears some have not been properly tested for safety and Aberdeenshire Council’s Trading Standards Team is warning consumers to be vigilant. There have […]
A live blog of the first meeting of Aberdeenshire Council after the May 4 Local Elections. Who will be Lord Provost, Council Leader and Deputy Leader? We’ll be updating this post as we find out. If you want all the excitement of the council meeting from the comfort of your own home, the bus or […]
Aberdeenshire’s summer road improvement programme is now underway in the area and motorists are reminded to be vigilant and look out for loose chippings and vulnerable roads crews. The improvement programme is expected to last until late July or early August, depending on weather conditions. Most motorists are aware of the potential risks posed by loose […]
Aberdeenshire Council is making a number of changes to the supported bus services that serve Turriff. 253 service Turriff – Fraserburgh via Mintlaw Withdrawal of Friday shoppers’ journeys (0903 hours ex Turriff and 1312 hours ex Fraserburgh). An alternative Tuesday shoppers‘ service is retained (0903 ex Turriff and 1312 ex Fraserburgh). 253 Service New Deer […]