Community Councils

Community councils represent the views - and take action to promote the interests of - the community. Community councils can carry out a variety of roles, including:

  • help with environmental projects
  • organising local galas
  • printing and distributing local newsletters
  • representing Community Councils on other organisations
  • providing lunch clubs for the elderly
  • campaigning on local issues
  • conducting local surveys
  • organising public meetings on major development proposals or the Local Plan
  • carrying out Planning for Real exercises © Neighbourhood Initiative

Review of the Community Council Scheme of Establishment

There has been an ongoing review of the Community Council Scheme of Establishment.  A paper has been submitted to the next meeting of Aberdeenshire Council on Thursday 24 November, seeking approval for a final round of consultation. 

For further information please contact Claire Young on 01358 726405 or by email - Claire.young@aberdeenshire.gov.uk   

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