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Aberdeenshire Council's Early Learning and Childcare Plans

It is incredibly disappointing that the SNP have backtracked on their promise to provide 1,140 hours of free childcare – for at least another year!

Our councils are underfunded and facing significant challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.

Applications for Business Support Grants Closing Soon!

The deadline for business support grant applications is Friday, 10th July. 

Applications will be closing next week for the following support grants, so please remember to submit your applications via Aberdeenshire Council as soon as possible:

Reopening Schools FAQ

Aberdeenshire Council have produced a document to answer frequently asked questions on their plans for reopening schools.

Support Local Businesses

Local businesses:

At this trying time, it is important to support local businesses if you are in a position to do so. Many lovely small businesses around Aberdeenshire are still open and are doing their best to support local communities and help those in need. 

RBS MoneySense Education Programme

The Royal Bank of Scotland have created an online hub of useful resources for students of all ages to help them save money and develop good money habits.

North-East Now Hub to Support Local Business

It is important that during this difficult time we #SupportLocal. 

North East Now have created an online hub to highlight all of the local businesses that are currently open in the North East.

Playparks are Reopening!

Today, Monday 29th June Aberdeenshire Council are reopening all playparks across Aberdeenshire!

This will be great news for many families. Hopefully we will see a return to sunny weather so that our children can enjoy the outdoors! 

Rise in Crime

Unfortunately, there has been a worrying increase in crime across Aberdeenshire this past month.

With communities suffering from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, the SNP Government need to ensure that communities feel safe as we ease out of lockdown.

Summer Reading Challenge

Whilst we experience a change in the weather, reading is a great activity to keep the children busy inside.

Live Life Aberdeenshire are holding their Summer Reading Challenge until Saturday, 22nd August.

Support Teachers' Jobs!

Despite an educational crisis, newly qualified teachers across Scotland are currently facing unemployment as councils struggle with a lack of support and funding from the Scottish Government.