Call goes out to Aberdeen’s potential foster carers

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A special information event for potential foster carers is taking place at Airyhall Community Centre this Wednesday (15 May). The event which takes place between 4.30 and 6.30pm at the centre on Countesswells Road will give visitors the opportunity to speak to foster carers and members of the council’s recruitment team and ask questions about […]

Danestone School takes to the Oor Wullie trail to raise money for the Archie Foundation

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Big-hearted Danestone School pupils yesterday (Thursday 9 May) today joined up with Scotland’s favourite schoolboy, Oor Wullie, to raise money for children’s healthcare charity, the Archie Foundation. Children from nursery school age up to P7 helped set up and manage fund-raising stalls at the school to help raise funds for the official charity of the Royal […]

Woodside pupils join forces with Police Scotland for road safety campaign

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Pupils at Woodside School have joined forces with Police Scotland to highlight to drivers the potential impact of speeding near their schools. The youngsters have become Junior Road Safety Officers for the six-week duration of the ‘Speedwatch’ campaign. Working in partnership with police officers they are helping to educate drivers who have been caught speeding […]

Public consultation has started for options for a potential bike hire scheme

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A survey has started to find out people’s views on a potential public bike hire scheme in Aberdeen. The survey is part of consultation work Aberdeen City Council is undertaking with organisations throughout the city including a cycling advocate group. Aberdeen City Council transportation spokesperson Councillor Sandra Macdonald said: “We’d urge as many people as […]

Aberdeen City Music School pupils excel once again

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Pupils at Aberdeen City Music School are celebrating once again following an outstanding set of results in the recent diet of Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) and Trinity exams. Students at the school achieved a total of 19 distinctions overall and in, one instance, an exceptional score of 143/150 for a […]

Inspirational Dyce Academy teacher shortlisted for prestigious Proud Scotland award

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A Dyce Academy teacher, hailed by The Times Educational Supplement Scotland as one of 2018’s top ten educators in the country has now been shortlisted in the Inspiration category for the prestigious Proud Scotland awards, it was announced today (Wednesday 17 April). John Naples-Campbell, Principal Teacher in Expressive Arts at Dyce Academy was recognised in December […]

Council makes £180,000 available to support city’s creative projects

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Aberdeen City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to the city’s cultural life by making £180,000 available to fund creative projects which will support the development and delivery of arts, culture, heritage or other related creative activity across the city. Last year, Creative Funding allocated £184,000 awards supporting 40 different projects across the city involving over […]