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  • Two Aberdeenshire parks presented with Green Flag Awards
    Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, has announced that 71 Scottish parks have been presented with a Green Flag Award in 2019 and Aberdeenshire is home to two of them.
  • Holiday camps are here again
    Bookings are now being taken for full and half day holiday camps run by Live Life Aberdeenshire over the summer.
  • Businesses encouraged to support expansion of Foundation Apprenticeships
    Could your business benefit from an extra team member, or two, for half a day per week? Foundation Apprenticeships are just one of many avenues Aberdeenshire Council is committed to supporting to ensure young people leave school with the skills for learning, life and work.
  • Scotland call up for Peterhead's Zane
    Zane Laird, an S4 pupil at Peterhead Academy, has been selected for the U16s Scotland football squad. Zane, who currently plays for both Peterhead Boys Club 2004s and Fraserburgh Development as a striker, is delighted with the opportunity to represent his country.
  • Royal acknowledgement for volunteer and pupils
    Last Friday, 36 young people supported by Aberdeenshire Council attended a Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) presentation in the gardens of Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh. They received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award from guest presenter, Alison Walker, Sports Broadcaster and Journalist, after sharing their experiences with HRH The Earl of Forfar.
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