Aberdeen's Low Emission Zone - Let's clear the air

Funding to help get ready for aberdeen’s low emission zone

Stuart SmithNews

Up to £3,000 can be claimed by eligible residents and businesses Households and businesses whose vehicles do not comply with the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) standards are being encouraged to apply for funding to ease the cost of switching to more sustainable transport. Transport Scotland’s Low Emission Zone Support Fund, administered by Energy Saving Trust, has opened for applications. The …

Business Breakfast – Dyce Travel Plan

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The Dyce Travel Plan looks at ways to promote sustainable forms of transport to and from the Dyce area. Join us for our free Business Breakfast event on Thursday 16th January, 7-9am, at The Marriott Hotel to learn more about the Travel Plan, the future of transport in and around Dyce and what options and support are available to you …

Come and chat with us

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Come along and find out more about Getabout and Civitas PORTIS this weekend. Drop in by our stand this weekend (11th and 12th January) in the Lower Mall of the Bon Accord Centre. We’ll be around from 9am-6pm on Saturday and 11am – 5pm on Sunday with lots of information and to chat to you about sustainable travel in Aberdeen …

Winter campaign promotes the importance of road safety in the north east

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As we approach winter, days are becoming shorter and the weather is turning grey, which means an increasing number of north east residents will be travelling or commuting in potentially hazardous conditions. Pedestrian casualties are at their highest during the winter season, which brings a heightened need for road safety. Road accidents during winter can be caused by minimal daylight, …

New website launched to promote Park and Ride services in the north east

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Getabout, the sustainable travel brand, today (Monday 28th October) launched their new Park and Ride website for users in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. The site covers the five park and ride locations in the north east including Bridge of Don, Craibstone, Ellon, Kingswells and Newtonhill. The website provides users with information on the facilities available at each location, opening times, fares, …

Got an idea that would improve health and wellbeing in your local community?

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The Aberdeen City Health Improvement Fund is open for applications, with a deadline Thursday 14th November. Up to £5,000 is available to put your idea into action. The fund is available for new initiatives that will improve health and wellbeing in communities across Aberdeen, either geographical communities or communities of interest. They are looking for projects that: Are new, innovative …

UK Road Safety Week (18-24 November 2019)

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Schools, nurseries, colleges and family centres can now register for UK Road Safety Week 2019 (18-24 November) at www.roadsafetyweek.org.uk/educators. Coordinated by charity Brake, the Week is a great opportunity to engage children of all ages with road safety by using free resources. These include assembly slides, lesson plans, guidance sheets, activity sheets, posters and digital content such as videos and …

In Town Without My Car Day

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Sunday 15 September 2019 10am – 4.30pm Union Street and Belmont Street Free In Town Without My Car Day returns to Aberdeen city centre. Once again as part of European Mobility Week we are closing Union Street (from Union Terrace to Belmont Street), Belmont Street, Gaelic Lane and Little Belmont Street to traffic and filling all that road space with …

Grampian Cycle Partnership launch

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A new collective voice for all those interested in cycling across the North East has been formally launched. Grampian Cycle Partnership is now formally constituted as a voluntary organisation with appointed committee members. This follows on from the event, hosted by Nestrans at Robert Gordon University in September last year, “Cycling in the North East – Moving Forward Together” which …