Author Archives: paulsmith1aberdeencitygovuk

One Team, One Council, One City

Just over a month ago, Aberdeen City Council agreed its budget for 2020/21 – a task that involved balancing the needs of the city and its most vulnerable residents against a reducing resource. It compelled us to be open-minded about service delivery and ever more ready to embrace partnership working. It required tough decisions, yes, […]
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Aberdeen City Region Deal gathers momentum

When the Aberdeen City Region Deal was signed back in 2016, it was landmark moment.    A partnership between Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council, the UK Government, the Scottish Government and private sector organisation Opportunity North East (ONE), the Deal’s 10-year programme is potentially worth in excess of £800 million.   To date we have seen investment in the […]
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