Aberdeenshire Council

Aberdeenshire councillors pledge to increase affordable homes

Councillors in Aberdeenshire have made a commitment to increase the number of affordable houses in the region.

Published 6 November 2015

Work to restart on Fraserburgh affordable housing development

Aberdeenshire Council has accepted a tender to complete a low-energy affordable housing development in Fraserburgh which temporarily stalled earlier this year.

Published 9 October 2015

Aberdeenshire Council offers year’s grace to empty home owners

Owners of empty properties in Aberdeenshire are to be given up to a year before an additional council tax fee is applied, as part of an effort to bring homes back into use more quickly.

Published 22 September 2015

Third time lucky for Inverurie hostel plans

Revised plans to transform part of Inverurie Loco Works into a hostel have been narrowly approved by councillors.

Published 17 September 2015

Housing named as key Aberdeen City Deal priority

Housing and better connectivity have been unveiled as two of the main priorities set out in proposals for an Aberdeen City Region Deal.

Published 8 September 2015

New extra care facility officially opened in Inverurie

A new £5 million extra care housing complex for adults with learning disabilities was officially opened last week by Aberdeenshire Provost Hamish Vernal.

Published 25 August 2015

Bancon to resume former Muirfield affordable housing development

Aberdeenshire Council has accepted a tender from Bancon Homes to complete a £3 million affordable housing development in Inverurie which temporarily stalled earlier this year.

Published 31 July 2015

Aberdeenshire Council approves purchase of mid market rent properties

A new organisation set up to deliver mid market housing in Aberdeenshire is to acquire its first homes next month. 

Published 26 June 2015

Pupils dig deep for school time capsule at Aberdeenshire developments

Time capsules have been buried at two Aberdeenshire housing projects after local children looked back to the future.

Published 26 June 2015

NHT affordable homes boost for Aberdeenshire

Up to 160 new affordable homes will be provided in the north east as part of a Scottish Government-led initiative unveiled yesterday by social justice secretary Alex Neil.

Published 23 June 2015

400-home Stonehaven development plans dropped

Plans for a 400-home development on the edge of Stonehaven have been withdrawn by Stewart Milne Homes.

Published 15 June 2015

Aberdeenshire details mid-market rent and key worker development progress

The first houses built for mid-market rent are set to be handed over to Aberdeenshire Council by the end of this month, councillors have been informed.

Published 8 June 2015

Councils consider ‘pop-up’ modular homes for key workers

Modular housing is being considered in a bid to build homes quickly to try to encourage vital key workers to the North East.

Published 15 May 2015

Aberdeenshire Council rejects two travellers planning applications

Planning applications for a travellers site were rejected last week at an Aberdeenshire Council meeting. 

Published 5 May 2015

Aberdeenshire Council to decide on retrospective Gypsy/Traveller site applications

Aberdeenshire Council will be asked to decide on two retrospective planning applications relating to an unauthorised Gypsy/Traveller site near St Cyrus today.

Published 30 April 2015