Care Day 2019

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Next week is World Care Day 2019. 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. For more information please visit the Who Cares? Scotland website.

Union Street schools project nominated for prestigious planning industry award

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A project that saw hundreds of Aberdeen school children draw up shopfront designs for Union Street – the city’s iconic thoroughfare – has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The project was part of the Union Street Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS), which is supported by Aberdeen City Council, Historic Environment Scotland and Aberdeen Inspired. It […]

Apply Online for a School Place

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You now need to apply for primary and secondary school places online. You need to do this whether you are applying to start school for the first time or applying to move between schools. Only a parent or legal guardian can apply for a place at a school on behalf of their child. You should […]

Benji, the PlayTalkRead bus, is coming to Aberdeen!

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Pre-school play bus Benji is touring Scotland with lots of free onboard activities to enjoy with your little one. Why not step aboard next time one of the buses stops near you? Downstairs is kitted out with fun children’s games and activities. On the top deck, there’s a Bookbug storytime space where your little one […]

Duthie Park gardening workshops for children

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Once a month, during the school terms, Duthie Park in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society of Aberdeen (RHSA) will be holding gardening workshops for children in the David Welch Winter Gardens. The workshops are aimed at 8- to 15-year-olds, but younger children can attend if they are accompanied by an adult. Workshops times are […]

Refreshed Local Outcome Improvement Plan (LOIP) 2016-26 endorsed by Aberdeen City Council’s Strategic Commissioning Committee

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An aspirational report reaffirms Aberdeen City Council’s commitment to its citizens. The refreshed Aberdeen City Local Outcome Improvement Plan (LOIP) 2016-26 was endorsed by the City Council’s Strategic Commissioning Committee today (Tuesday 29 January). Launched in 2016, the Local Outcome Improvement Plan 2016-26 identifies how Community Planning Aberdeen – a multi-agency partnership – will work […]

#smartjustice exhibition: Second Chancers

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The Second Chancers campaign explores positivity, hope, aspiration and chaos through the lens of people with experience of the justice system. It gives a voice to people who have been let down and rejected, who have pulled themselves up and fought for better. An audio exhibition is being held between 4th and 8th February, at […]