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Aberdeenshire Councillors say that there are "lessons to be learned" from the impact of Storm Arwen

Aberdeenshire Councillors say that there are "lessons to be learned" from the impact of Storm Arwen

Aberdeenshire Councillors say that there are "lessons to be learned" from the impact of Storm Arwen

A report detailing the impact of Storm Arwen and the local authority’s response went before a meeting of full council this week.


Proposal for three-week household bin collection cycle in Aberdeenshire to be assessed

Proposal for three-week household bin collection cycle in Aberdeenshire to be assessed

Proposal for three-week household bin collection cycle in Aberdeenshire to be assessed

Councillors are being asked to approve a change to household bin collections in the area which will see them move to a three-week cycle.


Booking slots set to remain at Aberdeenshire Recycling sites

Booking slots set to remain at Aberdeenshire Recycling sites

Booking slots set to remain at Aberdeenshire Recycling sites

Councillors will be asked to approve plans to retain the system despite the feedback from a public survey.


North-east schools invited to enter pocket garden contest

North-east schools invited to enter pocket garden contest

North-east schools invited to enter pocket garden contest

Schools have been encouraged to enter the seventh annual Pocket Garden Design Competition.


Councillors to consider active travel options for Kemnay to Kintore and Inverurie links

Councillors to consider active travel options for Kemnay to Kintore and Inverurie links

Councillors to consider active travel options for Kemnay to Kintore and Inverurie links

Three different routes were suggested to link Kemnay to Kintore and a further three had been proposed from Kemnay to Inverurie.


Changes to planning powers in Aberdeenshire could make it harder for residents to raise objections

Changes to planning powers in Aberdeenshire could make it harder for residents to raise objections

Changes to planning powers in Aberdeenshire could make it harder for residents to raise objections

Planning officers are seeking to increase the number of objections that are required to take an application before committee.


Boyndie Trust plants trees for Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Boyndie Trust plants trees for Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Boyndie Trust plants trees for Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Service users and staff at the Boyndie Trust have planted trees to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.


Huntly firm awarded funding to tackle climate change

Huntly firm awarded funding to tackle climate change

Huntly firm awarded funding to tackle climate change

Carbon Trotterprints which is facilitated by Wholesome Pigs (Scotland) aims to deliver tools to improve carbon audits in the pig sector.


Aberdeenshire Council calls for patience on missed waste collections

Aberdeenshire Council calls for patience on missed waste collections

Aberdeenshire Council calls for patience on missed waste collections

Staffing issues at the Ellon and Mintlaw depots are having knock-on effects on collections across the area.


No driveway means no on street EV charging in Aberdeenshire

No driveway means no on street EV charging in Aberdeenshire

No driveway means no on street EV charging in Aberdeenshire

New roads policy favours newer built home owners and places considerable restrictions on communal charging points.


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