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Driving the green agenda

Earlier this month the council unanimously agreed a five-year plan for combating climate change. This year’s budget also enshrined our ongoing commitment to protecting the people and place from the impacts of global warming. We are all increasingly trying be greener in our lives and a lot of excellent work is already being carried out […]
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Reasons to look ahead with hope

We ended 2020 by sharing a video and would like to do the same again as the New Year gets under way. The Christmas thank-you video captured in numbers the amazing support delivered by staff, partners and volunteers across the city in dealing with COVID-19. Today’s video describes a different set of numbers – the […]
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The spirit of giving

Our final blog of 2020 takes the form a simple Christmas thank-you message. During this time of giving we wish to celebrate what has been a year of giving in response to COVID-19. Our staff, partners and volunteers have worked tirelessly to keep the city going, safeguarding and supporting the vulnerable in the initial stages […]
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Aberdeen can lead Covid-19 recovery

This month saw the publication of the third annual Economic Policy Panel Report, an independent assessment of the state of Aberdeen’s economy. Given the devastating financial impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, it wasn’t an easy read. The authors explained that world output had shrunk by over a tenth in the first six months of the […]
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An award for all of Aberdeen

This month Aberdeen City Council was crowned Local Authority of the Year in the MJ (Municipal Journal) Achievement Awards 2020.  It gives us enormous pride to have won this prestigious UK title celebrating achievements in local government. The MJ Awards highlight the very real difference public sector workers make to people’s lives – day in, day out […]
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