Aberdeen Reads Challenge

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This year we have a brand new reading challenge: Aberdeen Reads! The challenge is open to everyone, so get family and friends involved and encourage each other to keep reading over the Summer holidays! What’s more everyone who takes part in Aberdeen Reads will be entered into a prize draw, and those who complete 3 […]

2019 Aberdeen Highland Games

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The 2019 Aberdeen Highland Games has an exciting list of family activities for you all to enjoy. Come along and try inflatables, a climbing wall, critters and a visit from children’s TV personalities– plus much, much more. More information is available here

Best Start Grant School Age Payment

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The new Best Start Grant School Age Payment of £250 aims to help eligible families with expenses around the time their child normally starts Primary 1. Applications are now open. Find out if you’re eligible by calling 0800 182 2222 or visiting http://socsi.in/4HIqh 

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 […]