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Councillor opens new Pitmedden pub

A beer-loving councillor has opened a new pub in Pitmedden.

The Meldrum House complex

Residential plans for Shire golf estate

A housebuilder has tabled plans for a residential development at an Aberdeenshire golf estate.

Brodie Skinner, 10, a primary six pupil at Cults Primary was the winner of the naming competition.

And the winning names for the Pets’ Corner meerkats are…

The winning – and most popular – names for the baby meerkats at Pets’ Corner in Hazlehead Park were today revealed to be… Dee and Don.

With the increase in the hours of darkness and poorer weather conditions officers are urging people to allow more time for their journeys and to be extravigilant.

Officers remind road users to take extra care

Officers are reminding motorists and road users to take extra care with visibility decreasing and inclement weather more likely.

New Foveran road to open

New Foveran road to open

The new Foveran Link Road is expected to open next week, as part of the Aberdeen bypass project.

What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Can you provide a home for one of the 27 cockerels and three ducks currently at the SSPCA's Drumoak centre?

Will a cock-a-doodle do for you?

The Scottish SPCA is currently seeking a new home for 30 birds in its care - 27 cockerels and three ducks.

The pilot will test how well the card improves access to libraries across Aberdeenshire including Peterhead Library.

'One Card' library pass pilot launched

A pilot for a single card that can be used in any library has been launched in the north east.

SNFU president, Andrew McCormick Brexit was a wake-up call and an opportunity to do better

Call for politicians to focus on long-term future of sector

NFU Scotland’s President Andrew McCornick has used Scotland’s biggest one-day agricultural event to call for politicians across all parliaments to focus on the long-term future of the sector.

Teen Challenge manger Gordon Cruden announced last week that they had reached their target to buy Benaiah.

Target met to buy Benaiah

A bid to buy a women’s recovery centre in Buchan has finally reached its target, just  two years after setting the challenge of raising £535,000.

Growing calls for junction upgrade

Growing calls for junction upgrade

Pressure for the dualling of the A90 to include Toll of Birness is intensifying.

Surf and Turf Chef of the Year was Graham Mitchell of the Cock and Bull at Balmedie.

Graham serves up a winner

A chef at the Cock and Bull at Balmedie has won a prestigious competition to be named Scotland’s ‘Surf and Turf Chef of the Year’.

Top volunteer award for dedicated Anne

Top volunteer award for dedicated Anne

A Pitmedden woman has been given a long overdue acknowledgement of the sustained work she has done promoting Fairtrade in Aberdeenshire.

Bridget was taken to the animal rescue centre at Auchnagatt

Swan rescue after accident

A young swan is under the care of an animal rescue sanctuary after its mother was killed in a road accident in Ellon at the weekend.

Yvonne Hill maybe travelling in the Aberdeenshire area.

Appeal to trace missing person

Officers in the Highlands are appealing to the public for assistance to help trace Yvonne Hill, 31, who has been reported missing from the Fort William area.

Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Stewart Stevenson MSP

MSP to meet with Transport Minister over NE road

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has written to the Transport Minister calling for a meeting to investigate making improvements to the Toll of Birness.

Private John Hardie

Family remember Ellon soldier

The family of an Ellon man have remembered him in locations across the world on the 100th anniversary of his death in WW1.

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