Shire business praised by MSP

An award-winning Aberdeenshire business has been praised by the local MSP for its achievements in international trade and the firm’s commitment to youth employment.

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay made a statement on business rates to MSPs

Business rate rises capped

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has announced measures to help North-east firms facing massive business rate rises.

The Newburgh Inn picked up accolades at regional hotel awards

Newburgh Inn celebrates awards

The Newburgh Inn has won recognition in regional hotel awards.

BEAR Scotland’s ‘Sir Andy Flurry’, Gritallica’ and ‘Ready, Spready, GO’ gritters get set to tackle wintery conditions!

BEAR Scotland’s ‘Sir Andy Flurry’, Gritallica’ and ‘Ready, Spready, GO’ gritters get set to tackle wintery conditions!

With cold and wintry conditions forecast for the North East, BEAR Scotland are at the ready with their aptly named gritters.

Nicole Cumming, New Deer YFC chairperson, Dr  Gavin Packham, Central Buchan Medical Practice and Claire Brown, New Deer YFC secretary

Burns night fun for farmers

New Deer Young Farmers Club recently held its annual Burn Supper in New Deer Public Hall.

The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Scottish economy has seen an increase in growth courtesy of champions of the great outdoors, The Caravan Club. Members of The Club spent a huge £37 million off-site when in the region in 2016 – an increase of £2 million compared to £35 million in 2015.

Rebecca Carr opened her own hair salon in Kintore in February last year

London Fashion Week for Rebecca

A local hairdresser is celebrating success in qualifying to work at London Fashion Week as her salon reaches its first birthday milestone.

Transport Minister Humza Yousaf.

ScotRail reward patient passengers with a ‘free week’

More details of a package of discounted travel for Scotland’s rail passengers have been confirmed today.

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Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Scottish history sparks tourism rise

Scotland is capitalising on the booming demand from international tourists who wish to explore the country’s history and heritage, Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed today.

Power Jacks Ellon headquarters

Firm builds on international profile

Specialist engineering business Power Jacks has bolstered its international growth plans by establishing a dedicated sales office in Germany.

Food and beverage manager James Forbes with chef Victor Garcia and general manager Graham Fryers

VisitScotland award for the Porterhouse

Porterhouse Steakhouse & Coffee Bar, based at Thainstone Centre, has recently received the Taste Our Best award from VisitScotland.

Elevator Awards 2017 launch.

Pictured (l to r): Professor Gary McEwan, Mark Williams, Russell Whyte with P7 pupils from Kaimhill Primary, Dylan Clark, Amber Ritchie and Sam Byres 

Picture by Michal Wachucik / Abermedia.

Businesses celebrate launch of Elevator Awards 2017

Entrepreneurs and business leaders from throughout the North-east are being invited to enter the biggest celebration of the region’s achievements with the launch of the 17th annual Elevator Awards.

Murray Kerr, managing director of SengS

Meet the Entrepreneur event aims to inspire

The founder and managing director of engineering services firm SengS will speak at an event aimed to inspire the next generation of north-east entrepreneurs.

Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing.

Crab and lobster conservation measures

Scottish shellfish are to be given additional protection through new conservation measures announced by Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing today.

Phil Anderson of Phil Anderson Financial Services

Prestigious award wins for finance firm

A financial services company is celebrating after winning two finance industry awards.

Mackie's delicious chocolate ice cream

Cream of the crop required for sweet job

A dream opportunity awaits an ice cream enthusiast – as one of Scotland’s top food brands begins the hunt for the manager of its flagship ice cream parlour.

BrewDog's HQ at Balmacassie Industrial Estate in Ellon

BrewDog blasts Aberdeenshire Council

Craft beer firm BrewDog have slammed Aberdeenshire Council, claiming it is costing Ellon "employment, investment and facilities" due to increasing land prices.

MSP Gillian Martin says our tourism industry is going from strength to strength.

Tourism jobs boost for Aberdeenshire

The number of people working in tourism in Aberdeenshire increased by 8% in one year, new figures show – with Scotland as a whole seeing an increase of 11%.

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