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Mackie’s unveils parlour plans

Food firm Mackie’s has revealed its flagship ice cream parlour's name along with a sneak peek of eye-catching concept designs.

Business
Property growth returns across Aberdeenshire

Property growth returns across Aberdeenshire

Following a turbulent few years, confidence is returning steadily to the Aberdeenshire housing market.

Business
Firm marks 25th anniversary

Firm marks 25th anniversary

Presly Pest Control of Oldmeldrum is celebrating 25 years in business.

Business
Murray Kerr, former managing director of SengS

Firm celebrates contract wins

Ellon-based engineering services firm, SengS, has announced significant new deals which will take its turnover for this financial year past the £2million mark for the first time.

Business
New Co-op store to open in Oldmeldrum

Co-op to open new store in Oldmeldrum

The Co-op has revealed plans to open a new convenience store in Oldmeldrum, creating 15 new jobs in the area.

Business
What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

Business
Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have until midnight tonight (Friday) to spend their old paper Bank of England fivers before they lose their legal tender status.

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Just a week left to spend or bank your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

Business
Keith Adam

US market entry heralds growth opportunity for firm

An Oldmeldrum-based training firm has announced a joint venture with a US-based energy company as its plans for international growth heat up.

Business
The Newburgh Inn

Hotel celebrates national award success

The Newburgh Inn is celebrating success after being awarded a Gold Laurel for Services to Charity at the 2017 Scottish Hotel Awards.

Business
The new academy site is set to be split in three with housing, a Family Resource Centre and Health and Social Care Hub on the cards

Housing and Health Hub plans for academy sites

Proposals for possible developments on the two former Ellon Academy sites have been discussed at the Formartine Area Committee.

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Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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Woolworths could be set for a return?

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

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Farmer Sandy Ingram pictured with his new Home Cured products bacon with maple syrup and bacon with treacle syrup.

New bacon range to launch at Taste of Grampian

Visitors to this year’s Taste of Grampian food and drink festival at Thainstone on June 3 will have the opportunity to sample two exciting new bacon products which will be officially launched at the event.

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Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing.

New fisheries measures now in effect

Beginning on April 17, fishermen without a licence will be restricted to a daily limit on a number of shellfish species.

Environment
Janice Hutton, Morag Mundie, Alan Wallace, Angela Birnie and Claire Scott

Alan celebrates 40 years of business

Ellon’s original barber shop has marked its 40th year of business this week.

Business
Near normal train service promised during strike action

Near normal train service promised during strike action

Virgin Trains is reassuring customers that it will run a near normal timetable during the industrial action announced by the RMT. The union says its members will walk-out for 48 hours on April 28 and 29 on Virgin Trains east coast route.

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Union to ballot local authority workers

Union to ballot local authority workers

UNISON members have instructed their trade union to ballot 70,000 local government members across every local authority in Scotland on industrial action.

Business
Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

Transport
Jennifer Lindsay-Finan, Gillian Martin, Paressa Meikle, Jamie Hepburn and Liz Dadd

MSP backs further funding for women in business

Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has welcomed an announcement by the Scottish Government of plans for £120,000 to support women-led businesses.

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