Category Archive: Aberdeen City News

Oct 08

Marischal Square given go ahead despite 2 amendments against.

The application for the former St Nicholas House site submitted by Muse Developments was approved at the meeting of Full Council today (08/10/14) despite 2 amendments put forward which included rejection of application from Councillor Jennifer Stewart and one to defer the application to both find out more information and design something better with “WoW” …

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Sep 11

Wild Dolphins Raise More than HALF A MILLION pounds for charity!

On Wednesday evening in the Aberdeen Music hall the final public journey of the Wild Dolphins took place in the form of an Auction! All 50 Dolphins plus the secret Dolphin making 51 went up for sale and reportedly made £531,000 which will be split between The Archie Foundation & The Whale & Dolphin Conservation! The …

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Mar 25

We need your HELP on the 4th & 5th of April!

Aberdeen City Centre Community Council is seeking Volunteers on the 4th & 5th of April 10:00-18:00 to help repaint the Arches in Union Terrace Gardens. Ahead of Aberdeen Inspired Egg-citing Easter Events in Union Terrace Gardens where they will host stalls for various family events and crafters, we would like to give the Arches in …

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Mar 23

Through the cold & light Rain Union Street was Paved in Red & White!

Aberdeen Football Club’s Scottish League cup final victory was today Celebrated today with a parade on an open top bus down Aberdeen’s Union Street! The whole mile long street was packed with tens of thousands of supporters out in the freezing cold paving the street in red and white! The parade which started at Holburn …

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Mar 03

Marischal Square Development Update new exhibition in April!

Following on from the last consultation exhibition in December 2013, Muse Developments have revised the plans for the site. The revised plans will give more prominence to Provost Skene’s House and increase the public space. In an email from Muse we were told “The revised plans include a greater prominence for Provost Skene’s House with …

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Mar 01

Aberdeen Inspired wants to Put the ‘U’ Back into Union Street with everyone’s help!

On Friday 28th February we attended the Lord Provost’s Civic reception to celebrate Aberdeen being the first Scottish city to be awarded the Purple Flag award at the end of 2013! The evening was attended by the various partners that made this wonderful achievement possible, including the Aberdeen Street Pastors, Aberdeen Police, UNITE Aberdeen, Aberdeen …

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Jan 31

Devastating news for Aberdeen as Police and Fire & Rescue boards vote for closures

January 30th 2014 saw two major blows to Aberdeen and the rest of the north of Scotland as The Scottish Police Authority Board (SPA) voted in favor of closing Aberdeen’s 999 and 101 call centers and the Fire & Rescue Board chose to close it’s Aberdeen Control room, both in favor of moving these services …

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Dec 15

Aberdeen First Scottish City to be awarded Purple Flag Status!

The City Centre Community Council would like to congratulate Aberdeen Inspired with support from Aberdeen City Council, Police Scotland, Unight and other organisations who have worked very hard to pass the Purple Flag inspection making Aberdeen City the very first City in Scotland to gain the title. Around two weeks ago Aberdeen City became the …

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