Aberdeen City Council officers are to investigate and provide a business case to see if defibrillators can be provided in all schools and sheltered care homes. Councillors on yesterday’s city growth and resources committee unanimously agreed to the move and a report will be provided for the Bu
Aberdeen City Council is continuing its long-term partnership with Scarf which allows city residents to access free and impartial energy advice services. The partnership agreement is particularly relevant as gas and electricity prices are increasing which will have a significant impact over the comi
The delivery of more than 200 affordable homes in Aberdeen can go ahead after the Scottish Government confirmed it would not intervene in a planning dispute over the loss of sporting facilities as a result of the project.
Aberdeen City Council’s appeal against a decision to award protected status to eight blocks of 1960s high-rise flats could be resolved within weeks. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) granted A-listed status back in January to Gilcomstoun Land, Porthill Court, Seamount Court, Virginia Co
Aberdeen City Council is once again supporting national Challenge Poverty Week, which runs from 4-10 October and aims to highlight the reality many face from living in poverty. As a key partner of Community Planning Aberdeen (CPA), the council is working in partnership with public, private and third
Plans to build more than 500 council homes on the northern edge of Aberdeen are progressing after Bancon Homes gained sign off for a number of planning conditions from the local authority. Since gaining planning permission in principle last November for the development at Cloverhill, immediatel
More Scottish local authorities are to assist Afghan families moving to the UK under a government relocation scheme. Aberdeen City Council is among a number of local authorities that will support families across the UK during their temporary resettlement.
An application for more than 200 affordable homes for rent on the site of a former school in Aberdeen has been referred to Holyrood amid a planning dispute over the loss of sporting facilities as a result of the development.
Turning Point Scotland has been appointed by Aberdeen City Council as the new provider for the city’s Housing First service. The service will help people with multiple and enduring support needs to move into a tenancy without having to meet pre-determined personal goals to prove they are ready
Around 40 members of staff within the housing service department at Aberdeen City Council will begin a four-day strike action today due to a dispute about a proposed role merger and an increased workload.
Aberdeen has more long-term empty homes than anywhere else in Scotland, with a total value of almost half a billion pounds, according to new research by insurance giant Admiral. A total of 3,000 properties across the city have been empty for two or more years, according to Admiral.
Aberdeen City Council’s leader has welcomed a report from Scotland’s public spending watchdog for local government that praised the council’s drive and innovation in improving services. The Accounts Commission commended the council on performance gains made since its last Best Valu