Social Security Scotland will start to deliver the new Young Carer Grant from 21 October 2019

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In recognition of the invaluable contribution that young carers make to society the Cabinet Secretary for Social Security, Ms Somerville MSP, has announced that Social Security Scotland will start to deliver the new Young Carer Grant from 8am on Monday 21 October 2019. The Young Carer Grant is a new yearly cash payment of £300 […]

Union Street schools project shortlisted for prestigious planning award

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A project that saw conservation planners working with school children to produce shopfront designs for Union Street has been shortlisted for a second national award. The Aberdeen City Council – Union Street CARS – Schools Shopfront Design Project has been named as a finalist in the “People” category at the Scottish Government’s Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning. The […]

City celebrates outstanding achievements in Children’s and Young People’s Services

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A packed Beach Ballroom yesterday (Monday 16 September) hailed a year of outstanding achievements at the prestigious Children and Young People’s Services Awards run by Aberdeen City Council. This ceremony saw the city’s children and young people winning recognition across a diverse range of categories with Cults Academy coming up trumps in the Whole School Achievement […]

Joint Inspection Report praises services for children and young people in Aberdeen

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Multi-agency services for children and young people across Aberdeen have been praised in a new report published by the Care Inspectorate today (Tuesday 3 September). The joint report, prepared in partnership with Education Scotland, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) – following an intensive eight month inspection process – highlighted a […]

Success of Aberdeen’s Care-experienced Young People Celebrated

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The success of Aberdeen’s care-experienced young people was celebrated in a special ceremony at the Town House yesterday (Thursday 29 August). The event was the second Celebrating Success annual awards ceremony held on behalf of the Aberdeen City Integrated Children’s Partnership and the city’s Looked After Children Champion’s Board to recognise and celebrate the achievements […]