Carers Week: 11th to 17th June

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Carers Week (11th to 17th June 2018) is an annual campaign to celebrate and recognise the 6.5 million people in the UK who care (unpaid) for family or friends who have a disability, illness or who need support later in life. Carers Week raises awareness of caring, highlights the challenges carers face and the contribution […]

New Policy – LAC Review Process

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Please note changes to the LAC Review process, which take effect from week beginning Monday 28 May 2018. A new flowchart is available explaining the process for setting up a Looked After Review. Invite letters will only be prepared by LAC Review Admin Team for the first Review arranged by the IRO.  No invite letters will be […]

Consultation on the Child Poverty Bill and Delivery Plan February 2018

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As part of the wider consultation and engagement work around the development of the Child Poverty Bill and Delivery Plan, Scottish Government commissioned Children’s Parliament to facilitate a consultation with children to explore their experiences and views of how poverty affects their lives.  In this consultation, Children’s Parliament worked with 96 children between 8 and 13 years old […]

Inspiration Point: Youth Arts Advice

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Inspiration Point: Youth Arts Advice is a brand new microsite for young people interested in the arts in the Northeast of Scotland. The site provides advice, interviews and relevant links for young people in school, college, university or not in education (16-25) for the following creative disciplines: creative writing, dance, drama, film, music, photography and […]

Playpark refurbishments completed around city

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Major refurbishments to several playparks around Aberdeen have been finished just before or during the Easter holidays as part of a rolling programme to improve the equipment all over the city. Persley Court and Oldtown Terrace were finally completed just before the school holidays started, and the work at Duthie Park is finished and the […]

Police Scotland Youth Volunteer vacancies.

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Police Scotland have Youth Volunteer vacancies. The Police Scotland Youth Volunteers [PSYV] are groups of up to 24 young people, aged 13 – 17 years old, based across Scotland. The groups are supported by adult volunteers and led by a police constable.  The Youth Volunteers are involved in community and national events across Scotland. At […]