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council area (1993 est. pop. 223,630), 2,438 sq mi (6,315 sq km), and former county, NE Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, the county of Aberdeenshire (or Aberdeen) became part of the Grampian region in 1975. In the local government reorganization of 1996, Grampian was dissolved and the council area of Aberdeenshire was created; the new council area is larger than the former county.


a council area and historical county of N Scotland, on the North Sea: became part of Grampian Region in 1975 but reinstated as an independent unitary authority (with adjusted borders) in 1996: rises to the Grampian and Cairngorm Mountains in the SW: chiefly agricultural (esp sheep and stock raising). Administrative centre: Aberdeen. Pop.: 229 330 (2003 est.). Area 6319 sq. km (2439 sq. miles)
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Aberdeenshire Council objected to the proposal, citing noise concerns for wildlife.
Aberdeenshire Council manages IT services including software contracts for up to 5,000 council computer users and over 40,000 educational users.
Craig Morton, ICT Change Manager at Aberdeenshire Council, commented "As a public sector organisation we have a responsibility to ensure that we get maximum value from our ICT spend.
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The implementation is expected to enable Aberdeenshire Council to deliver continuous improvement to its 230,000 local citizens through: providing high-quality, one-stop services; joining up front-office and back-office systems; tracking the progress of citizens' requests for service more effectively; delivering performance and other management information; as well as reducing the bureaucratic burden on staff.
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After being fined pounds 5,000 at Aberdeen Sheriff court he was reported to the General Teaching Council (GTC) and an internal investigation was set up by Aberdeenshire Council.
The Aberdeenshire Council co-leader - who snubbed a North Sea Commission conference because he wasn't happy with his digs - stood down yesterday with immediate effect.
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