FORGIVE me if I don’t share the apparent excitement of some of of our Aberdeenshire councillors who seem to think that creating a new town near Newtonhill is an occasion for joyous celebrations.
CONCERNED residents in Old Deer and the surrounding area are to be given the chance to air their views about a travellers stopover site.
WARM tributes have been paid this week across the policial divide following the death of MSP Brian Adam. And deservedly so.
ANY lingering doubts I may have had about the United Kingdom being a status ridden society were swept away on a train journey from Edinburgh last week.
OCCASIONAL showers failed to deter the crowds or dampen the spirits as Meldrum Business Group held a May Market Day in the centre of Oldmeldrum on Saturday (May 11).
A top-level summit in Aberdeenshire turned the spotlight on the economic challenges facing rural industries.
A North-east legal firm has appointed a new partner.
Tycoon Donald Trump has begun a legal challenge against the Scottish Goverment’s decision to approve the Aberdeen Bay windfarm development.
A new head chef has been appointed by Highland Cuisine at the Thainstone Centre, Inverurie.
If you’ve watched one episode of Grand Designs too many and have been bitten by the self-build bug, be prepared for a bumpy ride.
An airy, elegant home with decorative tiles and nature-inspired murals, where the outdoors blends seamlessly with the indoors, would be an enviable property by today’s standards.
One of the best ways to make your home more suited to your needs, especially if you have a growing family or want to work from home, is to add a bedroom.
There’s an almost tangible feeling of calm and comfort as you enter Alex Legendre’s house with its muted palette of earthy colours, lath and plaster walls, wide reclaimed floorboards and collection of quirky treasures.
Many period properties (as well as some modern ones) were built with wooden windows, but in more recent decades, replacing them with UPVC ones has been popular.
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Weather for Ellon
Friday 24 May 2013
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Wind direction: South east