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 […]

DolphinFest 2019

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Aberdeen’s first ever Dolphin Festival, DolphinFest 2019 is a celebration of the amazing marine wildlife we have in Aberdeen, particularly the dolphins. With special guest speakers, film screenings, family fun and games, plus an escape room, inflatable road show, guided walks, rockpooling and beach cleans, there is something for everyone! The festival is organised by RSPB […]

Full programme revealed for Nuart Aberdeen

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Established in 2017, Nuart Aberdeen is an international public art festival created to present the most interesting and relevant Street Art of its time. It intends to activate, inspire and collaborate with an emergent local scene as well as encourage creative links and exchanges between local businesses, arts organizations, property owners, community centers, education institutions […]

Torry Families and school pupils take part in cookery lessons

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A new project is underway in Aberdeen to encourage families to cook delicious and healthy school menu items from scratch. The Torry Tasters Project which began in February is a partnership between Communities Team in Locality 1 at Aberdeen City Council and Sustainable Food City Partnership Aberdeen’s Veg Cities Campaign. The initiative is being delivered by […]