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Cyber Security Alert 04 May 2017

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The Council is currently receiving sophisticated phishing emails. The emails are crafted to appear as if they are being sent by someone you know, or would expect to receive an email from, such as development control within another local authority or the DWP. The emails have no attachments but contain instructions and a link to […]

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Youth Participation and Democracy in the City

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Youth Participation and Democracy in the City Jenny MacLeod, Youth Development Officer,  Aberdeen City. The Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) is democratically elected to represent Scotland’s young people.  They are a body of representatives who listen to young people, recognise issues that are important to them and act as advocates on their behalf ensuring their voices […]

Art & Design

Saltire Award and Art Group Volunteers

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Four young people from S3 Torry Academy completed their fifty hour Saltire Award for Outward Bound at Torry Academy and wanted to explore further volunteering opportunities in their area. While considering a community project, the young people felt an activity aimed at younger children would be beneficial as families frequenting Torry Learning Centre had previously […]

Achievement Awards

Adventure Aberdeen

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Duke of Edinburgh Awards: Adventure Aberdeen organised a very successful DofE Awards Ceremony at the Beach Ballroom on 7th February, with over 130 young pupils attending to collect their certificates.  Twelve centres who are licenced to deliver DofE awards through Aberdeen City Council were represented, including pupils from Bucksburn ASN wing and Camphill School. The […]

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Music Services – April 2017

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  The Music Service offers regular rehearsal and tuition sessions for young musicians across Aberdeen, with regular performance opportunities. Many of these performance opportunities fall between January and March as our young people showcase their work prior to focusing on their school exams. The process of working towards and putting on a performance develops vital […]