Employability support project to launch in Seaton

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A pilot project aimed at taking employability support into communities launches in Seaton this week. The Progress Through Positive Partnerships sessions, delivered in conjunction with Aberdeen City Council’s localities teams and a range of third, public and private sector partners, will deliver a range of workshop sessions and drop-in support over an eight-week trial period. […]

Volunteers needed: Aberdeen Children’s Panel

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The Children’s Panel helps protect the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable children and young people in Scotland. The Children’s Panel is made up of around 2,500 specially trained volunteer Panel Members from all walks of life. An information session will be held on 27 September for anyone keen to volunteer for the Aberdeen Children’s Panel. […]

Have your say: How would you improve Tillydrone and Woodside?

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Sustrans has partnered with Aberdeen City Council on an ambitious project to develop a concept design that aims to strengthen the connection between Tillydrone and Woodside. Proposals could see improvements made to the railway underpass, reduction of volume and speed of traffic on Hayton Road and strengthening the connectivity and access to local facilities for […]

TechFest: Aberdeen and the North-East of Scotland’s festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

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TechFest is Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire’s annual festival of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). TechFest Science Festival is highly regarded as a key event within education, industry and the wider community, and is well supported by the Scottish Government, local authorities, industry and further education establishments. The festival aims to promote STEM subjects to young […]

Year of Young People 2018 Creative Funding: DEADLINE EXTENDED

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Year of Young People Creative Funding Commissions 18/19 The commission offers an opportunity for an individual young person age 16 – 25 living in Aberdeen to create new work. There are 5 Year of Young people Creative Funding commissions available and each commission is for up to £2000. The commission period is from September  2018– […]

Community Council elections: Your chance to play a vital role in decision making

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Residents throughout Aberdeen have the chance to embrace a key role in local decision making as this year’s Community Council elections draw closer. Opportunities to join Community Councils throughout the city will be in the spotlight at two information sessions taking place over the next week. Prospective candidates can find out more about the election […]

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland: Opportunities for Young People

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Ocean Youth Trust (OYT) Scotland is a leading youth work development charity that delivers residential sail training voyages which encourage young people to discover their true potential through the experience of adventure under sail. Find out more about OYT Scotland and their SQA Employability  Programme, as well as the CashBack Selection Guidelines.