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2504, 2017

Buchan Area Initiatives Fund

Applications are now being sought for grants from the Aberdeenshire Council Buchan Area Committee budget grant scheme. £66,000 will be divided into two funds for community projects that can demonstrate wide community benefit are sustainable [...]

2004, 2017

Your Voice Your Choice Peterhead

Your Voice Your Choice is running again this year, and this time the boundaries for Peterhead have been expanded so the whole area of Peterhead can participate. YVYC is a Participatory Budgeting scheme which aims [...]

102, 2017

Places, People and Planning – Consultation

A consultation on the future of the Scottish Planning System has started - Places, People and Planning.  The proposals include increased community involvement in decisions.  The closing date is 4th April 2017.  The consultation can [...]

3101, 2017

Beyond Action Learning report

  ‘Beyond Action Learning’, the latest co-produced report generated through What Works Scotland’s collaborative inquiry work with and within Aberdeenshire CPP, has just been published online – view here. Here, Fiona Soutar (NHS Grampian), Jane [...]

2501, 2017

Community Justice – Your Views

Our Community Justice Consultation is now live and we want to hear from you how we can improve community justice in your area.  This will also help us develop a new Community Justice Outcomes Improvement [...]


Aberdeenshire Wellbeing Festival

May 7 - May 14

The Aberdeenshire Wellbeing Festival supports Mental Health Awareness week. The Festival is promoting and celebrating everyday community opportunities which contribute to our wellbeing. The Festival is an opportunity to raise awareness of how individuals, groups and communities can support mental wellbeing for all, reducing stigma and promoting recovery. The Festival programme of activities is being […]

North Aberdeenshire Alcohol, Drug and BBV Forum

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Community Council Forum

June 21 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

A forum that brings all the community councils in Buchan together for information sharing and networking.

Ugie Folk Festival

July 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Aden Country Park is the venue for the annual Ugie Folk Club and Friends Concert which this year – weather permitting – will be in the Courtyard Area outside the Aberdeenshire Farming Museum. If however the wether does break the event will take place in the theatre within the museum. The folk club members and […]

Aden Pipe Band Competition

August 6 @ 12:15 pm - 5:15 pm

All roads lead to Aden Country Park in Mintlaw for the annual North East of Scotland Champion of Champions Pipe Band competition. The event kicks-off at 12.15pm  running until 5.15pm, and will feature a host of pipe bands in grades 1, 2, 3 and 4 as well as a drum major competition. There will also […]

Wild About Aden

August 8 @ 10:00 am - August 9 @ 3:00 pm

ollowing the huge success of the now annual Wild About Aden event (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 each having over 6,000 people attendees) the 2017 event will offer a great two day fun filled event with something for all the family to enjoy. This year’s event will feature a range of new and different […]