The section of the AWPR betweenCraibstone and Parkhill will open to traffic on Tuesday (19 February 2019) allowing drivers to use the full 36 mile road.
Residents, community groups and businesses around Aberdeenshire are being encouraged to give their views, as financial plans for 2019/20 are discussed.
Aberdeenshire Council Co-Leaders Cllr Richard Thomson and Cllr Alison Evison will be joined by the Leader of Aberdeenshire Alliance Group, Cllr Jim Gifford; and a representative of the Democratic Independent and Green Group to answer questions on their 2017/18 budget proposals and the impact on communities. The session will be broadcast online and will be […]
Colin Mackenzie who announced his plans to retire from the council yesterday, was appointed Chief Executive of Aberdeenshire Council in 2008, from his former role as Director of Housing and Social Work. Mr Mackenzie began his career as a social worker at Dundee City Council in 1973, joining Grampian Regional Council as Social Work Manager in […]
Visioning Aberdeenshire 2050 is the result of engagement with communities, public and voluntary organisations, business groups and councillors as part of a process that got underway last summer. The responses gathered during a series of public events provided a view on how to achieve the vision, including the need to protect Aberdeenshire’s environment. It also […]
Changes to the way Aberdeenshire Council record feedback from the public are set to make it even easier for the public to have their say. As part of the initial rollout, frontline employees in the pilot areas are being equipped with quick-reference feedback cards that will direct customers to record their own compliments, comments and […]
BT, Digital Scotland and Aberdeenshire Council have announced further improvements to the Broadband services offered by Turriff exchange. The current 20Mbps is due to be increased to up to 80Mbps by autumn 2014 as BT engineers upgrade exchanges across Aberdeenshire, including Turriff. Aberdeenshire Council Leader, Jim Gifford, said This announcement is a significant step in the […]
Nearly £18 million will be invested in Aberdeenshire to help reduce fuel poverty for people living in private and council properties. Investment in external wall insulation and loft insulation will help lower fuel costs for Aberdeenshire residents in both private and council properties. The energy efficiency measures, which could make improvements to more than 2,300 properties, […]
Aberdeenshire and & Aberdeen City councils have picked up the Urban Network Award at the NextGen Conference in London. The Urban Network Award was given to the councils for their North East of Scotland Digital Strategy known as Accelerate Aberdeen. The City and Shire councils are working in partnership to plough £2million each into ensuring ultrafast […]
Aberdeenshire residents are being invited to take a hands-on approach to outlining their priorities for council budgets with the launch of the Aberdeenshire Council Budget Simulator. The online budget simulator allows residents to alter the amount of funding given to each of the councils key services and see how changes to the budget for one […]