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Equal rights for women still an issue

Over 100 years after Emmeline Pankhurst made her bold and unprecedented attempt to get equal rights for women, including getting the vote it is disappointing to note that the fight continues, even in little old UK where we pride ourselves on fair play.

Playground bus to visit Ellon

Parents and their wee ones are invited to hop on ‘Benji’ the bus when the Play Talk Read campaign comes to Ellon and Inverurie next week.

SNP leads Westminster opposition

It is becoming ever clearer that the SNP’s group of 56 MPs are the main opposition to the Conservative Party in the House of Commons.

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BBC still remains a national treasure

How appalling, and unedifying for that matter, it was to watch our beloved BBC being used as a political football last week, especially for those of us in the over 75 age group who get our TV licences free of charge.

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Lef to right - Keith Hopkins, district governor, Dave Torry, president, Edwin Duncan, past president, and Ian Bartlet, vice-president.

New Ellon Rotary Club president

Ellon Rotary Club has a new president.

Local Businesses rss

Newburgh Post Office

Concern grows after post office closure

Post Office bosses are facing fresh demands to provide a service in Newburgh following the closure of the local branch.

Mark Mitchell, Aberdeenshire Council's area project officer, highlights the return of Ellon Farmers' Market.

Farmers’ market open for business

The long-awaited return of Ellon Farmers’ Market will take place in Neil Ross Square this weekend.

Jonny and Ali Aspden owners of The Coffee Apothecary

Udny cafe hits the spot in community

It has been a little over a year since Ali and Jonny Aspden took over Udny Green Post Office and transformed it into their dream cafe.

Murdoch Allan's shop in Hatton

Aberdeenshire bakery’s expansion

An Aberdeenshire family bakery has announced a major expansion with the takeover of Thain’s bakery - Aberdeen’s premier craft baker.

Last year's Spectacular Champion animal 'Camera Shy' from John Robertson and son.

New date for ‘Spectacular’ show at Thainstone

Preparations are well underway at Thainstone Mart, Inverurie for the return of one of the leading livestock events in the Scottish farming autumn calendar.

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