Your Community Councillors are members of the community elected to represent the views of residents in our area in relation to matters for which the local authority is responsible. Our job is to find out what the community wants and take such action as appears to be expedient and practicable. 

We meet in public once a month to discuss issues of current concern in the area.  To find out the venue and dates of our meetings, please refer to the "Events Calendar".

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Help for Communities

A new website and phoneline launched today, providing people all across Grampian with information on how to access social, practical and emotional support on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please see information below on the launch of the Grampian Community Assistance Hub,

The web link is and the phone number is 0808 196 3384 (8am-8pm 7 days)

There is also a further update to the 'Volunteer Aberdeen' website, available at:

Aberdeen City Council Emergency Helpline

The Evening Express have announced the launch of the Aberdeen City Council Emergency Helpline.

This will be particularly helpful for neighbours and those in the community who may not have online access with many of the current materials online or otherwise digital format.

Aberdeen City Council - Emergency Support Line

Telephone number: 0800 0304 713, 8am-6pm Monday to Friday  until further notice.

Providing welfare and financial advice, information on food sources, bill payments to those unable to obtain help from their existing support networks.

Also including housing, health, food, heating, finance and schools on the coronavirus page of the Council’s website, which is being regularly updated at:…/peop…/coronavirus-covid-19

Coronavirus- Community Council Meetings Cancelled

Due to Covid-19 the meetings of Craigiebuckler and Seafield Community Council which were to be held on Tuesday 7th April and Tuesday 5th May have been cancelled for the protection of our members and any members of the public who may attend. We are still contactable with your concerns/suggestions through the usual way- Facebook or email

William Sell, Chair/Secretary

10 Craigiebuckler Drive
AB15 8ND
Phone: 01224 324581

Letter of Objection to Hill of Rubislaw Development

Craigiebuckler & Seafield Community Council submitted  a letter of objection to the council planners on 11th February 2020 - See our current planning report for details: Click on file Planning_Report_March_2020.pdf


Public Meeting to discuss Hill of Rubislaw

                                       Invitation to a Public Meeting

 Dear Resident,

 I am pleased to invite you to our public meeting which will commence at 7 pm in Harlaw Academy on Tuesday 28th January 2020.

 The purpose of the meeting is to hear your views concerning the following planning application which has been submitted to Aberdeen City Council:

 Application Number: 200042/DPP Type: Detailed Planning Permission

Received Date: 13 January 2020

Site Location: Land Adjacent To Rubislaw,Quarry, Hill Of Rubislaw, Aberdeen

Proposal: Residential development of 245 private rented sector flats (up to nine storeys and three basement levels) with amenity space, 254 car parking spaces, two publicly accessible car club vehicles (including electric charging points), residents' gym, residents' function room, public bistro and public promenade with viewpoints to quarry.

Applicant: Carttera Private Equities.

The site plans and other documents pertaining to the application can be accessed on-line. The link is:

click on link

If you wish to comment to the City Council concerning this planning application, you may do so by writing to the Planning Officer at the following address:

Development Management, Strategic Place Planning, Aberdeen City Council, Business Hub 4, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB

01224 523470.

Or on-line at:

Date of expiry of period allowed for representations: 6 February 2020


Yours sincerely,

William Sell,


Printed and published for Craigiebuckler and Seadield Community Council by William Sell 10 Craigiebuckler Drive, Aberdeen AB15 8ND


Hill of Rubislaw - New Planning Application


Carttera have submitted a detailed planning application for 250 Flats at Hill of Rubislaw. In due course we will be submitting a letter of representation to the Planning Department, but first we need views of local residents. We plan to hold a public meeting - (possibly in Harlaw Academy.) More details when we get them.
The link to the application documents is:-

click on link

Community Defibrillator

Craigiebuckler and Seafield Community Council has spent the past few months planning to install a defibrillator in a public location.

Chairman of the group, William Sell, was inspired after he visited a community centre in Northumberland and saw that it had a defibrillator available for the community.

He said: “The significance of it struck me as soon as I saw it, if us pulling together and getting this device helps even one person then it will be worth doing.

“We have made a good start in raising funds for the defibrillator but we are still a way off and we need help if we are to get this life-saving equipment.”

The group has since started looking into alternate means of funding and sponsors for the device, such as the common good fund which looks to support services and projects which benefit communities in Aberdeen.

Mr Sell added: “Wherever the defibrillator is donated to, it is also essential that the facility has people who are qualified to use it.”

Click link for more details.






Privacy Statement

Craigiebuckler & Seafield Community Council have written a privacy statement to comply with new  EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): see link to read privacy statement



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Upcoming events

Craigiebuckler & Seafield Community Council Meeting

Tuesday 02 June 2020

First Tuesday of every month

Craigiebuckler & Seafield Community Council Meeting

Tuesday 07 July 2020

First Tuesday of every month