Aberdeenshire Council

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Plans for a new £4 million visitor centre and 10 new homes at Dunnottar Castle have been submitted to Aberdeenshire Council. Dunecht Estates, which owns the castle near Stonehaven, is proposing to build a visitor centre with panoramic views of the castle.

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Mears Group, in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council, is working to improve the energy efficiency of social housing across Huntly, Inverurie, Kemnay and Turriff, and has installed more than 500 solar panels on homes across these areas. The installation of the panels, which are called photovoltaic

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Aberdeenshire Council is inviting local micro, small and medium sized businesses, including supported businesses and third sector organisations, to attend a free webinar with the Supplier Development Programme on Thursday, 30 June, to discuss upcoming contracts related to housing projects and its o

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Burns Construction has been awarded a £2.2 million contract to convert the former Aberdeenshire Council offices in Stonehaven into 16 flats. Built in the 1900s, Carlton House is a grand Edwardian villa, which in recent years has been used as a library and offices for the council's social work

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Funding for a wide-ranging programme of activities to tackle poverty and inequalities across Aberdeenshire has been approved. Aberdeenshire Council’s Communities Committee heard an update on the work of the Tackling Poverty & Inequalities Strategic Partnership at its latest meeting.

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Aberdeenshire Council has set its revenue, capital and carbon budgets for council services, with a focus on getting best value for money. They met yesterday to agree budgets for the coming year. It was described as prudent to forecast ahead for challenges coming around the corner – with recogn

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Residents in Aberdeenshire will see a 3% rise in their Council Tax for the new financial year 2022/23 as councillors seek to balance budgets in the face of growing demand on services and increases to costs. It means that a Band D property will be £1,339.83, a rise of £3.90 per month (if

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Aberdeenshire Council will be asked to consider limiting an increase to rent charges to 1.5% this year to take account of the Covid-19 pandemic and the rising cost of living for tenants. The proposal follows an extensive review of the authority’s Housing Rent Strategy by a working group involv

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Aberdeenshire Council has granted full planning permission for five new houses including an affordable unit on the site of a former bar in Stonehaven. The buildings at Lairhillock Inn in Netherley will be demolished to make way for the homes.

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The efforts being made to improve energy efficiency in Aberdeenshire Council's housing stock are being highlighted as Scottish Housing Day was marked across the country yesterday. Scottish Housing Day, now in its sixth year, explores challenges and achievements across the housing sector, with this y

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