A review of Minor Injury Units (MIUs) in Aberdeenshire, which is currently underway, is moving into the next phase with a series of public events.
#notafavour a new campaign targeting adults who give cigarettes to children has been launched across Scotland this week.
The Sandpiper Trust are looking for volunteers in Turriff to join the Sandpiper Wildcat Project to help provide immediate care to patients who are suffering a cardiac arrest.
National cancer support charity, Look Good Feel Better, urgently needs beauty volunteers to help run their free skincare and make-up Masterclasses for women with cancer in Peterhead, Fraserburgh & Turrif Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is the only cancer support charity providing practical support for women and teenagers struggling with the visible side effects of […]
Aberdeenshire Councillors have backed future changes to the amounts users will pay to take part in sports and physical activities at Aberdeenshire Council facilities in an effort to sustain services in the future. The increase in charges will be phased in over a number of years. From April 1 2017, all price rises will be […]
Aberdeenshire’s children and young people are being asked to enter their artwork of what makes the area the best place in Scotland in which to live. The competition is taking place as part of a public consultation on how best they can be supported as they grow up in the area. Aberdeenshire’s Children’s Services Plan […]
An app designed to help prevent suicides in the north east has been used more than 13,000 times since it was launched at the end of March. The app, which is available on all platforms, is a way of allowing people to gain knowledge of suicide prevention without having to directly engage with mental health […]
The Caring for Turriff group members have been asking people who live in and around Turriff for some feedback on their communities. So far people have said there is a need to support people who are feeling isolated due to a lack of awareness of what is happening in their area. With this feedback in […]
Aberdeenshire Council are warning that the number of undercover enforcement visits to local shops will increase this year, after a “disappointing” rise in non-compliance with tobacco sales laws. In percentage terms, the number of retailers in the area who sold tobacco to children during enforcement activity by Trading Standards officers increased last year. Local authorities […]
All Aberdeenshire Council sites were made smoke-free on Monday 3 October 2016, making Aberdeenshire one of the first local authorities to implement a policy that prohibits smoking or using e-cigarettes on council grounds. This comes as part of the Scottish Government’s Creating a Tobacco Free Generation strategy. Now, councillors, employees, volunteers, contractors, visitors, service users […]