Engagement and employment are the focus as Arts Across Learning Festival kicks off

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Aberdeen’s annual Arts Across Learning Festival for nursery and primary school pupils and teachers kicks off next week (Monday 25 February) for a fortnight of activities and events celebrating the value of art and creativity in learning. In keeping with previous years, this year’s festival, which runs until Friday 8 March, has key themes. This […]

Consultation on school holiday patterns: Tell us what you think!

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A far-reaching consultation on holiday patterns across Aberdeen schools is to commence next Monday (18 February). Aberdeen City Council is asking a range of stakeholders including parents/carers, pupils, school staff, adjoining local authorities and the public for their views on current school holiday arrangements with a view to possible adjustments. The results of the consultation […]

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 – […]

Would you like to help improve social landlord services in Scotland? Join the National Panel and have your say!

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The Scottish Housing Regulator protects the interests of everyone who uses social landlord services.  The National Panel is one of the ways that they can hear what people think and make sure they focus on the important things. Panel members are asked for their views on a range of issues affecting people who use social […]

Tell us what you think about Community Justice!

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A survey to obtain citizens views on Community Justice has been launched by Community Planning Aberdeen’s Community Justice Group. Community justice involves a diverse range of services, including health, housing, social work, third sector, as well as the police and courts, working together to repair harm to the community, address offending behaviour and support reintegration […]

Climate Week North East 2019

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Climate Week North East 2019, which is happening from 15-24th of March, is a week packed full of fun, inspiring and interesting events, designed to raise awareness of climate change but, more importantly, show what we can all do to make a difference and reduce our carbon footprint in a fun way.  For more information […]

Have your say! Tell us what your think about the Carers Strategy for Aberdeen

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The Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership provide health and social care services in the City. They are currently evaluating the Carers Strategy for Aberdeen and are keen to find out more about what is important to our carers. One in ten people in Aberdeen has an unpaid caring role, meaning that almost 20,000 people in the area […]