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Today's date: 24th April 2014
Last update :11th January 2012










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Young Scot/Aberdeenshire Council logo
Young Scot (the national youth information and citizenship charity) has launched a survey to find out what folk in Aberdeenshire think of young people.



Policing Team logo Local policing issues are informed by understanding what communities need through consulting, listening, responding and providing feedback. Local Policing Teams have published updates in July 2010 to tell you how they are dealing with the issues in your area.

Operation Zenith logo Operation Zenith which promotes motorcycle safety on our roads has been launched. The data for motorbike incidents to the end of July have been published.



Summer Drink/Drug-Driving logo
The Summer Drink/Drug-Driving Campaign has taken irresponsible drivers off the road in Grampian.



Picture of Seminar audience
The Community Safety Awards 2009-10 for Aberdeenshire were made at the recent Community Safety Seminar.



Best Bar None Logo and link to more information The Best Bar None 2010 awards for bars that work to promote good practice in Aberdeenshire were made recently.



Picture of Police bike
Grampian Police is increasing the number of officers on bicycle patrol in communities across Aberdeenshire.



Logo and link to Citizens Panel Survey The results of the latest Citizens' Panel Survey on Community Safety are now available.




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Grampian Fire & Rescue Service has published its Annual Review 2008-2009.




BikeSafe logo
Grampian Police participate in the national Bikesafe initiative and carry out several courses every year at convenient locations across the Grampian area.
The scheme aims to encourage motorcyclists to think about their own riding techniques, consider how safe they really are and to look to improve their riding skills through advanced training.


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The Aberdeenshire Community Safety Awards for 2009-2010 have been launched with the announcement that this year's winners will again receive cash prizes.



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The Safer Streets Initiative which was supported by the Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership, dramatically reduced crime over the Christmas and New Year period.



Don't Risk It Campaign logo



The worst accidents in Scotland happen on country roads - 3 out of 4 road deaths occur on them. They are mostly caused by loss of control and driving too fast for the conditions.



Road deaths graph



Fatalities on roads in North East Scotland reduced in 2009.




BBC crash page image Check the BBC's interactive map of a decade of road deaths from 1999-2008. Use it to search for accidents by postcode or Police area.


Urban Roadeo photo
Urban Roadeo, the road safety show for older people has been performed for an audience in Monymusk.



Save Drive Stay Alive logo The hard hitting road show has returned to the North East for the fifth time in November. Click the logo for more information.


Night Terrors logo The Banff & District Community Safety Group is involved in tackling the Night Terrors in Banff.



Link to Home Fire Safety Visit Don't let this happen to you. Click to arrange a FREE Home Fire Safety Visit.


Link to information on Safer In The Shire A major focus for the Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership's work is "Reassurance" - promoting the positive messages about life in the local area. Find out more by clicking the logo.


Seminar photo and link to information The Annual Seminar for the Aberdeenshire Community Safety Groups and the Annual Community Safety Awards were held on 28 March. Click the logo for information and photos.


Best Bar None logo & link to more information Pubs and clubs throughout Aberdeenshire are invited to take part in the 2010 Best Bar None awards initiative.


Link to Shire Street Sports The Shire Street Sports Arenas are touring Aberdeenshire. Click the logo for Dates and Locations.


Link to information on Banff & District funding

Funding is available for Community Safety projects in Banff & District.


Link to information on Buchan funding Funding is available for Community Safety projects in Buchan.


Link to information on Formartine funding Funding is available for Community Safety projects in Formartine.


Link to information on Fraserburgh & District funding Funding is available for Community Safety projects in Fraserburgh & District.


Link to information on Garioch & North Marr funding

Funding is available for Community Safety projects in Garioch & North Marr.


Link to information on Kincardine & Mearns funding Funding is available for Community Safety projects in Kincardine & Mearns.


Link to information on South Marr funding

Funding is available for Community Safety projects in South Marr.


Link to information on the Safer Homes project Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership in conjuction with award winning house builders, Stewart Milne Homes, officially opened their "Safer Homes" show house on 30th October.

Cyber Fraud logo and link Cyberfraud.org.uk is a public service dedicated to protecting the consumer from becoming a victim of Internet fraud/theft.
Link to information on The Complete Driver


Information on The Complete Driver - improve your driving and save on fuel bills!!



Link to Information about support for Pass Plus All of the Community Safety Groups in Aberdeenshire are offering £100 financial support (in addition to £45 from Aberdeenshire Council) for young drivers to take the Pass Plus driving course as part of their contribution to reducing road traffic collisions involving young people.
Policing Team logo Learn about the Local Policing Teams operating in your area of Aberdeenshire.


Link to information on Community Wardens Meet the Community Wardens operating in Fraserburgh and Peterhead.



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