Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen high rise residents face court action to allow fire safety improvements

Aberdeen City Council could take high rise residents to court if they continue to block access to council workers to make fire safety improvements, the Aberdeen Evening Express reports.

Published 23 February 2018

Aberdeen to become Scotland’s first gigabit-speed fibre broadband city

Aberdeen is set to become Scotland’s first city in which nearly every home and business will have access to gigabit-speed broadband.

Published 21 February 2018

Free home insulation on offer to Aberdeen home owners and private tenants

Residents in Aberdeen are being given the opportunity to save money and improve the energy efficiency of their homes.

Published 16 February 2018

Plan to cut 370 jobs at Aberdeen City Council to save £10.3m

Up to 370 posts could go at Aberdeen City Council as the local authority bids to save more than £10 million in the next financial year.

Published 13 February 2018

Consultation to shape Aberdeen’s Local Housing Strategy

Views on the future of housing in Aberdeen are being sought as plans for the next five years are prepared.

Published 5 February 2018

Plans refused to charge Aberdeen’s homeless households for storage

Aberdeen City Council is to continue to meet storage costs for homeless households after councillors rejected proposals to introduce a new charge to store their belongings.

Published 8 December 2017

Aberdeen City Council maintains credit rating after Moody’s annual assessment

Aberdeen City Council has been recognised for “a strong institutional framework” and “strong track record of operating performance” by credit rating agency Moody’s, which has completed its annual assessment of the authority.

Published 6 December 2017

Homes to be demolished to make way for £30m Haudagain roundabout

Aberdeen City Council has granted a building warrant to demolish houses to allow £30 million proposals to tackle a notorious junction to progress.

Published 30 November 2017

North East tenants and landlords to host first ever house party

A partnership of North East social landlords is holding a house party event tomorrow to allow all residents in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to speak to a host of organisations about a range of housing related issues.

Published 24 November 2017

Aberdeen high rises to be a ‘leading light’

Three high rises in the south of Aberdeen are to be a beacon of colour after a new LED lighting system has been switched on.

Published 10 November 2017

Councillors decide against Aberdeen affordable housing plans

Grampian Housing Association has revealed its “disappointment” after a decision by Aberdeen City Council blocked its plans to develop affordable homes designed to attract graduates to the area.

Published 22 September 2017

Aberdeen City Council votes to rejoin COSLA

Aberdeen City Council has agreed to rejoin the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) after a two year absence.

Published 24 August 2017

Aberdeen City Council’s temporary accommodation spending tops £7m

Aberdeen City Council has spent more than £7 million on temporary accommodation for homeless people over the last year, the Evening Express has reported.

Published 9 August 2017

Scottish councils step up tower block inspections

Local authorities across Scotland have carried out urgent assessments of their properties in the wake of the catastrophic incident at Grenfell Tower last week.

Published 20 June 2017

Scottish landlords reassure tower block residents in wake of London blaze

Social landlords across Scotland have moved to reassure residents of their respective tower blocks following the fatal fire in London.

Published 15 June 2017