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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.
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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 said developers must ensure photographs are taken of the old farm buildings, to be kept as a record, and that all asbestos has been removed.
Neil Ackerman, historic environment record assistant at Aberdeenshire Council, said: "It is obviously disappointing to learn of this development but it also adds an interesting element to its story.
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The total bill of pounds 147,802 has been slammed by Martin Ford, who as chairman of Aberdeenshire Council's infrastructure services committee used his casting vote to reject the scheme back in 2007.
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.
"The creation of Buchan House will build on the strong working relationship we already have with Aberdeenshire Council and strengthens what we can deliver together for the benefit of everyone in the local community."
Martin Ford was one of several Lib Dems on Aberdeenshire Council who claimed they were "bullied and forced out" for voting against Trump's controversial development at Menie Links, Balmedie.
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