Tullos milestone marks the latest key date on packed 2019 calendar

It was a real pleasure to welcome VIP visitors from Tullos Primary School to Cruyff Court Neale Cooper yesterday as the project enters its final exciting phase. Construction work has been completed ahead of schedule and contractors are making final preparations for the first public use this month, with official opening events planned for November […]
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Challenge Poverty Week underlines the importance of positive action in our communities

Aberdeen City Council is proud to be one of more than 100 organisations across Scotland to have pledged support to Challenge Poverty Week. Running through to Sunday, it is an opportunity to raise awareness of the reality in our country as well as challenging stereotypes and increasing support for action against poverty. Crucially, it’s also […]
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Aberdeen ready to roll out the red carpet for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Today’s announcement that the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony will be staged at P&J Live later this year is fantastic for the city and there’s already a great buzz about the event’s arrival in Aberdeen. The awards are part of the fabric of life for British sports fans and the appeal stretches far […]
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A warm Aberdeen welcome to Offshore Europe exhibitors and delegates

On behalf of Aberdeen City Council, it is a pleasure to welcome exhibitors and delegates to Offshore Europe 2019 this week. It is an event that has become part of the fabric of the region, an important date on the calendar not only for those directly involved in the energy industry but for so many […]
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Momentum continues to build as work begins on two key developments

The Victorian heritage of Union Terrace Gardens and empty site of the former Summerhill Academy feel likes worlds apart – but they have been the centre of attention this week. Both will be transformed, both will benefit from significant investment and both will breathe new life into important corners of the city. On Monday we […]
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Aberdeen the envy of the cities across the globe as world class events complex opens its doors

Today was a landmark occasion for Aberdeen as the most significant project of its type ever undertaken in the region was officially opened at a ceremony ahead of this weekend’s public preview event. It was an honour to unveil the plaque and cut the ribbon to mark the completion of The Event Complex Aberdeen, with […]
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Key communities in the spotlight as exciting projects take shape

It has been a week of celebration in two key communities in the city. Today we toured the Tillydrone Community Campus as the official completion of a hub that will radically change daily life for thousands of residents was marked. It’s part of the countdown to the community opening event on August 23  and there’s […]
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Visitor attractions will give new dimension to Aberdeen city centre

It was fantastic to celebrate two different milestones in two unique projects at the heart of the city centre in recent weeks. The 100 day countdown to the opening of the refurbished and reinvigorated Aberdeen Art Gallery fell on Thursday and excitement is building as the November 2 date looms large on the calendar. Meanwhile, […]
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Civic pride shines through in Clean Up Aberdeen

With so many huge projects underway at present, it’s important we also recognise the community initiatives that are just as vital to Aberdeen’s success. Last week hundreds of volunteers joined forces for a 24-hour litter pick that underlined the goodwill and civic pride that runs through all areas of the city. As Co-Leaders of the […]
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Aberdeen 2019: Writing the next chapter in the city’s proud story

When future generations look back on the chapter we’re writing in Aberdeen’s story, 2019 will jump out from the page. This year will bring the eagerly awaited opening of the redeveloped Aberdeen Art Gallery and grand unveiling of P&J Live, following on from the much-loved Music Hall’s reopening over the festive period. Work will begin […]
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