Aberdeenshire Council

Aberdeenshire Council sets budget for 2020/21

Aberdeenshire Council successfully set its budget for 2020/21 yesterday, setting out its response to coronavirus and the commitment of the council to provide support to communities and businesses, to protect its workforce and to maintain essential critical services.

Published 19 March 2020

Aberdeenshire Council schedules LDP consultation

Aberdeenshire Council is preparing its public consultation as part of an eight-week consultation on its Proposed Local Development Plan 2020 (LDP).

Published 18 March 2020

Aberdeenshire Council to explore choice-based lettings approach

Councillors in Aberdeenshire have agreed to investigate a potential move to a choice-based lettings approach for allocating housing.

Published 5 March 2020

Aberdeenshire growth plans include sites for almost 2,000 new homes

Aberdeenshire Council's LDP has revealed that housing allowances for 2020-2032 will increase to 10,214, a rise of 1,879 homes.

Published 4 March 2020

Aberdeenshire Council sets Council Tax and rent rates

Aberdeenshire Council has set its Council Tax and housing rents for the new financial year as it prepares to fund “vital” services and new infrastructure.

Published 14 February 2020

North authorities join for first 'rapid rehousing' event to tackle homelessness

Seven local authorities from the north of Scotland gathered in Aberdeen last week to discuss plans to tackle homelessness.

Published 7 February 2020

Asbestos found in Aberdeenshire council homes

Work is being undertaken to remove asbestos from 160 council-owned homes in Aberdeenshire.

Published 4 February 2020

Kirkwood Homes gets green light for Sauchen development

Councillors have approved plans for 27 new homes in the Aberdeenshire village of Sauchen.

Published 16 January 2020

Aberdeenshire Council appoints new head of planning

Aberdeenshire Council has appointed Paul Macari as its new head of planning and environment.

Published 9 January 2020

Flats planned for Kintore pub

Plans have been submitted to demolish the former function suite of The Kintore Arms Hotel in order to build a block of flats.

Published 24 December 2019

Police Scotland fails in bid to build flats in Inverurie

Plans by Police Scotland to build flats on the grounds of an Inverurie police station have been refused by Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 11 December 2019

Langstane Housing Association joins ‘Social Housing Digital Champions Network’

Langstane Housing Association is now part of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) ‘Social Housing Digital Champions Network’.

Published 10 December 2019

Aberdeenshire Council misses Gypsy/Travellers site compliance deadline but makes homelessness and services improvements

Aberdeenshire Council has missed another deadline for meeting the Scottish Government’s minimum standards at one of its sites for Gypsy/Travellers but has delivered service improvements for people who are homeless.

Published 25 November 2019

Aberdeenshire Council awards solar & storage framework to Emtec

Emtec Energy has been awarded a combined solar & storage framework by Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 14 November 2019

Aberdeenshire housing proposal to fund therapy centre makes progress

Plans to deliver ten new homes near Banff have been narrowly backed by councillors.

Published 3 October 2019