New Comms Head at Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Council has appointed a new head of corporate communications – Kate Bond, who has moved north from her previous post as corporate communications manager at Telford and Wrekin Council, in Shropshire.

Bond said: “The opportunity at Aberdeenshire Council is to build on the existing excellent work of the communications team, and to join a forward-looking authority which recognises the role that communications can play in the delivery of good local services.”

Aberdeenshire Council has had an unsettled time on the communications front since former PR and media supremo, Bill Neish, retired several years ago, and it suffered a major blow when its most experienced team member, Linda Robertson, resigned last year in the aftermath of