A £10 million upgrade to the Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTW) serving customers in Ellon has been completed, boosting the site’s capacity by around one third. The project means that the WWTW is able to support the town’s growing community while continuing to protect the local env
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Mitsubishi Power and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering (MHIENG) have jointly been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant and CO2 capture plant planned at the Peterhead power station. Develope
A pharmacy chain has unveiled plans for Scotland's first drive-thru pharmacy in an Aberdeenshire community. Porter Pharmacy hopes to build on a site on the edge of Westhill, offering 24-hour access for local patients.
David Wilson Homes is set to host a public consultation at Dyce Community Centre next week to allow residents to voice their opinions on plans to build up to 100 new homes on the site of the former Cordyce School in Dyce. While plans are still in the early stages, any feedback on the development cou
Construction work to replace the Grade A-listed A939 Gairnshiel Bridge will begin in earnest this month. The A939 road from Gairnshiel Lodge eastwards towards Ballater is due to close for two weeks from Monday, August 22.
Councillors are set to finalise a new local development plan (LDP) for Aberdeenshire which could see hundreds of new homes built to meet increased demand across the region. The local authority has identified new housing opportunities at locations including Banchory, Inverurie, Newburgh, Fy
Aberdeenshire Council has teamed up with Kevin Murray Associates (KMA), a Glasgow-based spatial planning consultancy, to help develop a new vision and masterplan for the beach area in Fraserburgh. The work will form the next key stage in the ongoing regeneration of the town and will be carried
The renovation and extension of Macduff Marine Aquarium and the development of a cultural quarter in Peterhead are part of a £20 million bid from Aberdeenshire Council to the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund. Under the proposed plans, a significant modernisation of the existing aqu
Aberdeenshire Council is inviting local micro, small and medium sized businesses, including supported businesses and third sector organisations, to attend a free webinar with the Supplier Development Programme on Thursday, 30 June, to discuss upcoming contracts related to housing projects and its o
A landmark regeneration scheme in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire has been crowned the overall winner at the inaugural RTPI Scotland Awards for Planning Excellence 2022. The Fraserburgh Conservation Area Renewal Scheme Townscape Heritage Project won in the RTPI Scotland Best Project category and took awa
Burns Construction has been awarded a £2.2 million contract to convert the former Aberdeenshire Council offices in Stonehaven into 16 flats. Built in the 1900s, Carlton House is a grand Edwardian villa, which in recent years has been used as a library and offices for the council's social work
Nine local projects aimed at improving communities and places across Aberdeenshire are to share around £1.9 million in new funding to help improve local facilities and town centres and to support regeneration activity. This funding is coming from the second-year allocation of the Scottish Gove