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July 30, 2014

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Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action who will take on the services currently delivered by Bridge CVS, CVSA Central & South, and Volunteer Centre Aberdeenshire is looking to recruit up to seven new members to its Board, including a Chair.

July 29, 2014

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As the Commonwealth Games draw to a close in the urban sprawl of Glasgow, alternative athletes will be taking to the beaches of Aberdeenshire this weekend.

July 28, 2014

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A developer’s contractor has been given a five-week extension to use traffic lights to complete utility works at Blairs on the South Deeside Road.
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Holders of personal licences across Aberdeenshire are being urged to undertake refresher training by August 31 this year – or face losing their licence to sell alcohol.
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Residents in a number of Aberdeenshire towns are being contacted as part of a survey concerning new recycling services that continue to be rolled out throughout Aberdeenshire.
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Potential volunteer tutors who are interested in delivering literacy support at Stonehaven Community Education Centre are being encouraged to attend a new training programme in adult learning and literacy.

July 25, 2014

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Qigong (pronounced 'Chee Kung') exercise classes are being run in care homes across Aberdeenshire after a study found participation helped to improve social interaction and quality of movement.

July 23, 2014

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A free storytelling and craft session aimed at children between the ages of three and twelve is being held this Saturday (July 26) in Alford Library between 10.30am and noon.

July 22, 2014

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Secondary pupils across Aberdeenshire have been given the chance to take part in an exciting range of workshops exploring the creative industries and creative skills.

July 18, 2014

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This year's second Muckle Market, which was due to take place this Saturday (July 19) on Broad Street, Peterhead between 10am and 3pm, has been cancelled due to a poor weather forecast.
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Aberdeenshire Council is looking for volunteers to join a new Customer Experience Panel to help shape how council services are accessed. Volunteers will be able make a positive difference in improving council services through, for example, the testing of new services.

July 17, 2014

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An additional six week period of consultation has been made available for Main Issues to be considered in the 2016 Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan.
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Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee (ISC) met at Gordon House in Inverurie recently, rather than the usual location of Woodhill House in Aberdeen.

July 16, 2014

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Peterhead's Broad Street will host its second Muckle Market of the year this Saturday (July 19) with more than 20 stalls selling a range of wares and produce in the heart of the town from 10am until 3pm.

July 15, 2014

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Improvements to the way Aberdeenshire Council records feedback from the public mean it is now easier than ever for customers to have their say.

July 11, 2014

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Macduff Marine Aquarium is getting into the spirit of the Commonwealth Games and the ‘Support a Second Team’ initiative this summer and will be celebrating the games in a very fishy way.
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The intentional release of chinese or sky lanterns and gas filled balloons has been banned on Aberdeenshire Council land and property. Their release by staff and at events endorsed or supported by the council, including those not on its land, is also prohibited.
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Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service has produced a fun-filled programme of events this summer to get families out and about enjoying Aberdeenshire’s countryside and coast.

July 10, 2014

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The national Food Hygiene Information Scheme (FHIS) which aims to improve public confidence in the hygiene standards of local establishments selling food has been introduced throughout the Banff and Macduff area.
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A public meeting held on Tuesday, July 9 to encourage the re-establishment of a community council covering the Alvah and Forglen area has been hailed a success by Banff and Buchan Area Manager Margaret-Jane Cardno.