More community engagement events

Aberdeenshire Council has announced a further round of community engagement events involving local communities and businesses.

The series of events will consider Aberdeenshire as a single area and building pride in the places its residents live and work.

Those attending the free sessions will have the opportunity to ask questions and make suggestions before a range of speakers.

The events will take place as follows:

Tuesday, April 30, The Gordon Schools, Huntly;

Wednesday, May 15, Macduff Town Hall, Macduff;

Thursday June 6, Mackie Academy, Stonehaven;

Tuesday August 27, TBC (Inverurie area);

Wednesday September 11, Scottish Maritime Academy, Peterhead;

Wednesday November 13, Turriff Academy, Turriff.

Aberdeenshire Council will announce details of further online sessions on its social media channels on Twitter (@aberdeenshire) and Facebook (Aberdeenshire).

Councillor Jim Gifford, Leader of Aberdeenshire Council, said: “Aberdeenshire Council is committed to building an ongoing dialogue with local communities and businesses and I look forward to hearing a range of views, questions and suggestions on the theme of building pride in Aberdeenshire as a place to live and work.”

Anyone unable to attend any of the events can put forward a question or suggestion by emailing lynne.gravener@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or by phoning 01224 665424 at least three days in advance of the next event.