Today is World Care Day 2019!

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Care Day celebrates, champions and connects the Care Experienced community with each other and those who care about them. Aberdeen City is proud to support Care Day. Through Community Planning Aberdeen (CPA), our community planning partnership, there is a very clearly defined Local Outcome Improvement Plan (LOIP) setting out objectives that we’re striving to meet – […]

Union Street schools project nominated for prestigious planning industry award

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A project that saw hundreds of Aberdeen school children draw up shopfront designs for Union Street – the city’s iconic thoroughfare – has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The project was part of the Union Street Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS), which is supported by Aberdeen City Council, Historic Environment Scotland and Aberdeen Inspired. It […]

Apply Online for a School Place

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You now need to apply for primary and secondary school places online. You need to do this whether you are applying to start school for the first time or applying to move between schools. Only a parent or legal guardian can apply for a place at a school on behalf of their child. You should […]

Refreshed Local Outcome Improvement Plan (LOIP) 2016-26 endorsed by Aberdeen City Council’s Strategic Commissioning Committee

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An aspirational report reaffirms Aberdeen City Council’s commitment to its citizens. The refreshed Aberdeen City Local Outcome Improvement Plan (LOIP) 2016-26 was endorsed by the City Council’s Strategic Commissioning Committee today (Tuesday 29 January). Launched in 2016, the Local Outcome Improvement Plan 2016-26 identifies how Community Planning Aberdeen – a multi-agency partnership – will work […]

Torry Cruyff Court to replace Tullos Playing Fields

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Work is poised to start this year on a new community sports facility after Aberdeen City Council’s Capital Programme Committee approved the business case. The Torry Cruyff Court will be built in place of an ageing artificial pitch on Tullos Playing Fields, Girdleness Road. The City Council is providing £250,000 to help establish the hi-tech, all-weather activity area. Scotland’s first Cruyff Court opened in Aberdeen in 2017 when an […]

City Music Service quintet start the year on a high note

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Five Aberdeen pupils who receive music lessons from the city’s Music Service have been rewarded for their talent by being selected to join prestigious national orchestras it was announced today (Thursday 24 January). The five pupils who attend for lessons at the Music Centre in Northfield Academy are saxophonist Emily Manson (16 years old), trumpeter […]

British Sign Language Plan

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We are pleased to launch our first British Sign Language (BSL) action plan in partnership with Aberdeen Health and Social Care Partnership. The plan sets out our commitment to improving services and information for the BSL user community. You can download the plan here. For more information about this plan, please contact: Sandra Howard (Equalities Manager, Aberdeen City […]