Aberdeenshire Council has an extensive website, but we've picked out some of the most requested shortcuts so that you can get straight to what you need to know.
Links below are provided for ease of reference:-
Area Offices and Contact Details - if you're going to complain, make sure you're talking to the right people.
Community Empowerment - want to know how to get involved or how to do asset transfers?
Council Tax - everything you ever wanted to know about council tax is here
Facts, figures and information about Ellon - check out the data the council collects on your behalf to help make decisions about Ellon.
Leisure, Sports and Culture - from swimming pools to Shakespeare - your route to recreation starts here.
Planning Applications-access the applications AND opportunities to share your views. Go for it.
Recycling-what bins to put out and when plus recycling centre opening times and rules.
Recycling in Lockdown - you can't just turn up and dump stuff these days. Thanks to that pesky COVID19, you need an appointment.
Roads and Travel-check for roadworks and view gritting routes in your area.
Road Faults-report potholes, faulty street lights and zombies or request salt pile top-ups. Just be ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN before you report zombies.
Click on the photo to find out more about Community Councils and which one belongs to you or click on a link below to go straight to the CC of your choice. Remember, these people want to look after your interests and do it for free, so be gentle.
Slains & Collieston CC
Churches and centres of worship within the Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney of the Scottish Episcopal Church