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Historic fountain re-instated at new Woodside Gateway

Historic fountain re-instated at new Woodside Gateway News Image korchard Fri, 19/04/2024 – 3:49 pm The Woodside Fountain has been re-instated to its original location as part of the new Woodside Gateway Feature, which was officially opened today (19 April) by Aberdeen’s Lord Provost.The Gateway is a mini-park that prioritises walking, cycling, and wheeling, and serves to welcome people to the Woodside neighbourhood.The landscaping features a sea-to-shore theme with a mixture of seaside and woodland native planting, with the fountain at the heart of the scheme. The plans were developed following a series of community engagement…


Bairns fair-tricket wi publishing their ain Doric book

Bairns fair-tricket wi publishing their ain Doric book News Image rsmillie Thu, 28/03/2024 – 11:46 am A book written in Doric by pupils at Riverbank School about a naughty herring gull has been launched today (Thursday 28 March). ‘Summer, e Magic Scurry’, tells the story of a herring gull that does all the things a ‘scurry’ –the Doric word for a gull – usually does, but then, using magic, takes the Primary 5F pupils on an adventure to various places.  The book includes a facts section, in which the scurry answers all the questions asked by the children, such…


Aberdeen teenager crowned Scotland’s top Foundation Apprentice

Aberdeen teenager crowned Scotland’s top Foundation Apprentice News Image sevans Tue, 12/03/2024 – 4:07 pm Jennifer Emmanuel, a former St Machar Academy pupil, scooped the Foundation Apprentice of the Year prize at the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards, which were held at P&J Live on Friday 8 March – the first time the event has been held ‘live’ since the pandemic.The awards, run by Skills Development Scotland, celebrate excellence in apprenticeships at Foundation, Modern, and Graduate level, and businesses which promote and support apprenticeship opportunities, recognising the value of the young workforce.Aberdeen City Council Co-Leader Councillor Christian Allard…



Next steps for Northfield schools estate approved

Next steps for Northfield schools estate approved News Image IFrampton Thu, 22/02/2024 – 8:45 am A programme aimed at addressing the surplus of schools in Northfield and improving the provision of education in the area took a step further this week.Aberdeen City Council’s Education and Children’s Services committee approved a report on the feasibility of consolidating and improving the schools estate in Northfield and reviewing the long-term future of Northfield Academy with a view to delivering better quality learning environments for pupils.Further work will now be undertaken by council staff and their progress will be reported in…


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  • Historic fountain re-instated at new Woodside Gateway
    by korchard on April 19, 2024 at 3:49 pm

    Historic fountain re-instated at new Woodside Gateway News Image korchard Fri, 19/04/2024 - 3:49 pm The Woodside Fountain has been re-instated to its original location as part of the new Woodside Gateway Feature, which was officially opened today (19 April) by Aberdeen’s Lord Provost.The Gateway is a mini-park that prioritises walking, […]

  • Citizens to be consulted on future spending decisions
    by IFrampton on April 17, 2024 at 2:11 pm

    Citizens to be consulted on future spending decisions News Image IFrampton Wed, 17/04/2024 - 2:11 pm Councillors today (Wednesday 17 April) approved plans to increase public involvement in setting the City Council’s future spending plans.The report on the lessons learned from the application of the Council’s Budget Protocol during last […]

  • New community councils scheme approved
    by IFrampton on April 17, 2024 at 12:35 pm

    New community councils scheme approved News Image IFrampton Wed, 17/04/2024 - 12:35 pm A new scheme which will strengthen Aberdeen’s network of community councils and provide them with a greater role in the city’s governance was approved today (Wednesday 17 April).The scheme, which was approved by Full Council following public consultation […]

  • Upgrading streetscape work on Union Street Central to start
    by kaallan on April 16, 2024 at 5:20 pm

    Upgrading streetscape work on Union Street Central to start News Image kaallan Tue, 16/04/2024 - 5:20 pm Major works upgrading part of Union Street to include more pavement space and an entrance for the new market building are to start this month.The works to the Union Street Central area - between the Market Street […]