Banff Harbour repairs contract scrapped by local authority

Aberdeenshire Council has cancelled a £1.3 million repairs contract for Banff Harbour amid a long-running dispute over the complexity and cost of the project.

Published 8 September 2021

Morrisons foodstore planned for outskirts of Stonehaven

Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc has teamed up with developer FM Group to submit a planning application to Aberdeenshire Council for the delivery of a supermarket at Ury Estate, just outside Stonehaven.

Published 6 September 2021

Council votes to support land sale for new Banff supermarket

Aberdeenshire Council has given its support for the sale of land at Canal Park in Banff to allow for a potential supermarket development, along with an agreement to consult with the sports groups that will be affected.

Published 19 August 2021

Banff Harbour repairs contract 'set to fail' as contractor downs tools again

A contractor has paused its work to repair Banff Harbour for a second time amid fresh concerns over the complexity and cost of the project.

Published 5 August 2021

Braemar community awarded National Lottery funds for housing project

A community-led housing project which will bring 15 new affordable homes to the Aberdeenshire village has secured grant funding from the National Lottery Awards for All programme to provide the specialist support needed to progress the project.

Published 28 July 2021

Additional contracts awarded for Aberdeenshire roads maintenance work

Aberdeenshire Council has appointed Leiths Construction Ltd to undertake patching repairs works in Banff and Buchan, Buchan and Formartine from August 9.

Published 27 July 2021

Banff Harbour repair works to resume

Work to repair Banff Harbour will resume within days after a contract dispute disrupted the project for over a month.

Published 21 July 2021

£2m of investment to support regeneration projects across Aberdeenshire

Fourteen local projects aimed at improving communities and places across Aberdeenshire are to share more than £2 million in new funding to help drive economic recovery, improve our town centres and support regeneration activity.

Published 20 July 2021

Scottish Sculpture Workshop shares £1.75m development plans

The Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) is to begin work this autumn on the first phase of its £1.75 million capital development project which will see a creative community making space, expansion of its ceramics studios and newly refurbished artist studio and accommodation all realised in the coming year.

Published 19 July 2021

Acorn Project partners select Carbon Clean to deliver St Fergus carbon capture plant FEED study

Carbon dioxide capture and separation technology provider Carbon Clean has been awarded the contract to carry out the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) services for the Acorn carbon capture plant at St Fergus.

Published 19 July 2021

Aberdeenshire improvements to share £2m funding

Fourteen local projects aimed at improving communities and places across Aberdeenshire are to share more than £2 million in new funding to help drive economic recovery, improve town centres and support regeneration activity.

Published 12 July 2021

Covid impact delays completion of Peterhead public realm project

Aberdeenshire Council has unveiled the first glimpse of its new public realm project at Peterhead’s Drummers Corner as it confirmed that there will be a slight delay to completion.

Published 8 July 2021

New business hub opens in Banff

A well-known Banff building, constructed in 1900, is experiencing a transformational new lease of life as it welcomes its first customers into a newly-created business hub.

Published 29 June 2021

New Ellon office and community facilities planned by local authority

Plans for a new Aberdeenshire Council office and community facilities on the site of the former Ellon Academy annexe have been lodged with planners.

Published 9 June 2021

Stonehaven care home bid parked by councillors

An application to build a care home on empty land in Stonehaven has been rejected by councillors amid concerns of traffic and parking provision.

Published 7 June 2021