Aberdeenshire Council

Aberdeenshire Council appoints new head of housing

Aberdeenshire Council has appointed Aberdeen City Council’s communities and housing citywide manager Rob Simpson as its new head of housing.

Published 20 October 2016

Aberdeenshire energy efficiency scheme benefits from government funding

A pilot project to improve the energy efficiency of homes and businesses in Aberdeenshire is to move forward following the award of more than £660,000 by the Scottish Government.

Published 19 October 2016

1,000 home expansion of Peterhead approved

Plans for a 1,000 home expansion of Peterhead have been given the green light by Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 6 October 2016

Aberdeen joins forces with Highland Council in bid to save millions

Aberdeen City Council has agreed to add Highland Council as a partner in a major joint venture which could potentially save millions of pounds a year.

Published 29 September 2016

Affordable housing officially opened in Banff

An affordable housing development was opened in Banff this week by Aberdeenshire Provost Hamish Vernal as part of the Banff Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARs).

Published 16 September 2016

Companies invited to bid for Aberdeenshire council housing contracts

An event is being held to detail how small, medium and large local companies can bid for contracts as Aberdeenshire Council prepares an ambitious programme of upgrading 11,000 council homes.

Published 15 August 2016

Plans lodged for Huntly affordable homes

Aberdeenshire Council has submitted plans for the creation of 12 affordable homes within a conservation area in Huntly town centre.

Published 10 August 2016

New powers for Aberdeenshire Council to tackle housing shortage

Aberdeenshire Council officers have been handed new powers to buy property in a bid to increase the supply of affordable housing and tackle homelessness.

Published 13 May 2016

Stonehaven residents encouraged to carry out property checks

Aberdeenshire Council is encouraging property owners in Stonehaven to carry out a 'health check' of homes and businesses.

Published 21 April 2016

Plans for 54 Aberdeenshire affordable homes back on track

Two council housing developments in Aberdeenshire worth more than £8 million are back on track a year after the contractor for the works went into administration, the Aberdeen Evening Express has reported.

Published 31 March 2016

New regeneration strategy for Aberdeenshire

A new regeneration strategy aimed at creating strong and diverse towns and vibrant, growing communities has been approved by Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 29 March 2016

£150m Aberdeenshire proposal to include 600 new homes

Plans for a new £150 million mixed use development that will create a new town centre, with housing, retail, leisure and business facilities at Blackdog have been lodged with Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 24 March 2016

Aberdeenshire approves £60m housing spend in 2016/17 budget

A total of £60 million is to be invested into housing in Aberdeenshire as councillors agreed its budgets for the year ahead.

Published 12 February 2016

£250m City Deal for Aberdeen to be signed today

The north east of Scotland is to benefit from over £500 million of funding to improve its housing and infrastructure.

Published 28 January 2016

Councillors recommended to approve Stonehaven flood protection scheme

The progression of a £16 million scheme to protect Stonehaven from future flooding is set to be approved by Aberdeenshire Council next week.

Published 22 January 2016