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The Burgesses of Guild of the City and Royal Burgh of Aberdeen ranks as one of the oldest civic institutions in Scotland. We are first mentioned in historical documents in the year 1124 when Aberdeen was a centre of trade and commerce. Much of the city's history stems from the actions of its early Burgesses who were charged with guarding the Burgh with its laws and customs. More than 800 years after formation the Burgesses of Aberdeen now number some 1,100 men and women who have been admitted on the strength of their character, professional reputation and involvement in the civic life of Aberdeen.


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Newton Dee Camphill Community Request for Committee Members/Directors

Posted By Garry Stevens

Newton Dee Camphill Community is looking for new Committee Members/Directors to join them. Newton Dee is a charity providing home and opportunities to adults with learning difficulties and other special needs. They have worked for over 60 years in Bieldside. Their aim

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24th June 2021 No Comments

Seabank House – Committee Members/Directors Required

Posted By Garry Stevens

We are pleased to support Burgess Gordon Williamson and the Seabank House Charity in advertising request for Committee Members/Directors. Please click on the link below for full details and information. Advertisement for Committee Members June 2021 - Seabank HouseDown

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13th June 2021 No Comments

Virtual Lunch Recording – 9th June 2021

Posted By Garry Stevens

We had an excellent and very informative talk from Javier Martin-Torres from Aberdeen University. For those unable to log on live, please click on the link below to view the presentation https://youtu.be/P_wxvE1FX9I

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10th June 2021 No Comments

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