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Students and Our Union Street join forces to come up with fresh vision for city


Students at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have been working alongside a community project to come up with their innovative solutions to transform Aberdeen’s most famous street as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.

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Dozens descend on Union Street as clean-up operation begins


Despite rain hammering the North-east over the weekend, 80 hardy volunteers took part in Our Union Street's first volunteer clean up. Between 10AM and 3PM on Saturday 28th October, the volunteers helped spruce up the St Nicholas Kirkyard.


Our Union Street to receive £400,000 boost from Scottish Government


The Scottish Government is injecting £400,000 into the fund to brush-up Union Street. It comes a fortnight after the publishing of the second Our Union Street whitepaper.

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Our Union Street reveals the five action areas


The community campaign to revitalise Aberdeen’s Union Street has set out how it will regenerate, repopulate and reinvigorate the Granite Mile. The Our Union Street organisation, led by entrepreneur and former FTSE100 chief executive Bob Keiller, was set-up in March to arrest soaring vacancy rates and plummeting footfall.

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A new Union Street is going to require support from everyone


Bob Keiller reflects on the overwhelming response the Our Union Street initiative has received since its launch in March.

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Civic hackers join community effort to repopulate Aberdeen’s Union Street


Augmented reality experiences which combine gaming with real life could soon help draw thousands of visitors to Union Street. Civic hackers are looking to build upon the popularity of games like Pokémon Go and Minecraft Earth to create unique new experiences on the Granite Mile.

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New Union Street businesses to benefit from ‘most generous’ incentive package anywhere in the UK


Businesses which open on Aberdeen’s flagship high street will be offered one of the most generous set of incentives available anywhere in the UK under new plans being announced today.

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Revised planning application Aberdeen market submitted


A revised planning application has been submitted for the new Aberdeen market building which will be a destination venue featuring international-style food and drink outlets.

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New ‘Street Union’ to help deliver community revamp of Union Street


The new organisation aiming to rejuvenate Aberdeen’s Union Street is looking to recruit an army of volunteers to help improve the city centre. More than 10,000 ideas have been put forward by the public following the launch of Our Union Street in March.

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