Category Archives: Events

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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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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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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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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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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A celebration for the city as Grampian Pride returns

  This weekend Aberdeen will be awash with colour as Grampian Pride makes its return after the success of last year’s event. It is an event the city has already taken to its heart and it’s fantastic to have a focal point to raise awareness of Aberdeen as a vibrant, inclusive city where equality is […]
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Council’s role in Sports Village partnership celebrated

As we prepare for a fantastic summer of sport, with the countdown to the OVO Tour Series cycling event in May well underway and the excitement building towards the Great Aberdeen Run in August, it’s important to celebrate the collaborative work that is underpinning our ambitions as an active city. The Council works hand in […]
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Launch of Nuart Aberdeen brings colour to the streets of the silver city

Nuart Aberdeen is up and running for 2019 after today’s official launch – and already you can feel the buzz around the city. Over the past two years the festival has won a special place in the hearts of residents and visitors, a real highlight of the year and it’s fantastic to see the city […]
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Building blocks falling into place for another packed calendar of Aberdeen events

The countdown to Nuart Aberdeen is well and truly underway, with excitement building as the city prepares for this year’s programme. It’s always fantastic to see the blank canvases being brought to life and the 2019 festival promises to be as big and bold as we’ve come to expect. You can find out more about […]
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Ambitions for Aberdeen underpin 2019/20 budget decisions

The annual budget setting process is an incredibly complex operation for a local authority. This year, for Aberdeen City Council, the difficulty has been magnified by the increasing financial challenges we face. Reduced general revenue grant funding from the Scottish Government coupled with increased ring-fencing to meet Scottish Government priorities as well as rising costs […]
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