Aberdeenshire Council

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Alex Neil 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.

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Plans for a 400-home development on the edge of Stonehaven have been withdrawn by Stewart Milne Homes. The Mains of Cowie scheme, to the north of the Aberdeenshire town, would have included a school, petrol station and community facilities.

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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. The first development of 12 houses in Westhill is nearly finished with a further 12 being completed by the end of August.

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Planning applications for a travellers site were rejected last week at an Aberdeenshire Council meeting. Two applications for a permanent halting site along with a temporary halting site in St Cyrus were introduced by head of planning and development management, Robert Gray.

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Aberdeenshire Council will be asked to decide on two retrospective planning applications relating to an unauthorised Gypsy/Traveller site near St Cyrus today. Two applications have been received for a change of use of agricultural land beside Eskview Farm, to the south of St Cyrus and near the Natio

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Aberdeenshire Council is to commit a further £2.2m to increase the supply of affordable housing, subject to ongoing discussions regarding the Scottish Government’s position in terms of additional funding. The additional funding, which was agreed by the council’s policy and resources committee,

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Aberdeenshire Council's proposed local development plan for Stonehaven and the surrounding area has been put out to consultation with the local community. The blueprints outlining future development - which could include up to 110 homes at Carron Den, up to 205 homes at Ury Estate East Lodge, and a

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Aberdeenshire’s Proposed Local Development Plan has now been published and is available for public comment until May 8. It represents the “settled view” of Aberdeenshire Council and identifies sites for development and the policies to be used when making decisions on planning applications.

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Aberdeenshire Council has agreed a new strategy for the provision of sites for the travelling community. Aberdeenshire already has a permanent site at Greenbanks in Banff, but a recent report has argued for more in north, south and central Aberdeenshire.

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School buildings in a north east town could be demolished to make way for housing and office space. Aberdeenshire Council is considering turning parts of the current Ellon Academy site into housing while also developing offices, according to the Evening Express.

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