Collaborative project offers support for families involved in justice system

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An innovative project aimed at improving support for the families of people involved in the justice system in Aberdeen will be launched this week. Community Planning Aberdeen (CPA) has brought together three third sector organisations to offer important advice and information for families with relatives who are caught up in the criminal justice system. Families […]

Festive Fun Day spreads cheer at Aberdeen Christmas Village

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Festive spirit was in the air earlier this week at the Aberdeen Christmas Village (Tuesday December 11) as community groups, north-east charities, schools and people with additional needs enjoyed a free event. Aberdeen Inspired, which delivers the Aberdeen Christmas Village in partnership with Aberdeen City Council and Codona’s, put on the Community Festive Fun Day. Now […]

Children’s Union Street shop designs go on public display

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An exhibition of Union Street shop designs drawn up by school children opened today at the Aberdeen Arts Centre. The project was run as part of the Union Street Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS), which is supported by Aberdeen City Council, Historic Environment Scotland and Aberdeen Inspired. Nearly 400 youngsters from six primary schools – Albyn, Heathryburn, […]

Status of Young Women in Scotland 2018

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The Young Women’s Movement are excited to announce that together with The Lines Between they have started to work on their Status of Young Women in Scotland 2018. The Status of Young Women in Scotland report presents a diverse snapshot of the issues affecting Scotland’s young women today, and this year it focuses on political engagement, representation, and activism! […]

Celebration held for Union Street schools project

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Nearly 400 school children gathered at the Tivoli Theatre in Aberdeen to celebrate the success of a project that saw pupils designing their ideal shop for Union Street, the city’s iconic thoroughfare. Youngsters from six primary schools – Albyn, Heathryburn, Kittybrewster, Middleton Park, Robert Gordon’s College and Skene Square – were guided by experts from The Scott […]

Plans to extend employability support programme

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An employability support programme that has guided hundreds of people from Aberdeen on the journey to a job could be extended for another four years. Progress through Positive Partnerships, which is led by Aberdeen City Council’s City Growth team and delivered in conjunction with third, public and private sector partners, was formally launched in August […]