Residents get creative for tapestry project

Four residents from Hanover Court in Tarves have contributed to a local tapestry project which depicts the community, past and present.

Christine Boylan, Joint Support Group Leader of the Aberdeen Myeloma Group, and her husband John.

CLAN Cancer Support & Aberdeen Support Group to host Aberdeen conference

A leading north-east cancer support charity and a support group, which supports people affected by Myeloma, are teaming up to host a conference in Aberdeen next week.
The bronze figures  will be unveiled by the Lord Provost of Aberdeen Barney Crockett

Aberdeen Fishing memorial to be unveiled

The eagerly anticipated Aberdeen Fishing Memorial, which commemorates the major contribution fishing has made to the city's life and heritage, and the men and women who lived, worked and died in the industry, will be unveiled on Wednesday, June 27.

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Mackie's is teaming up with Scotlands Rural College

Sweet-toothed fans to taste-test Mackie’s at show

Mackie's of Scotland is looking for around 600 volunteers from the public to take part in blind taste tests.

Cllr Richard Thomson has raised concerns over the lack of safety barrier on this stretch of the new A90

A90 safety barrier concerns raised

A local councillor has urged the firms behind the new Balmedie to Tipperty dual carriageway to act after concerns were raised over the lack of a crucial safety barrier.

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Weekend convoy on A90 at Blackdog

A convoy will in place on the A90 at Blackdog this weekend to enable essential white lining works to take place.
Laura and Sandy Junor with Ellon & District councillor Isobel Davidson

Celebrations for diamond Ellon couple

An Ellon couple celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary last week marking 60 happy years together.

Meldrum House Country Hotel & Golf Course

Top accolade for Meldrum House Hotel

An Oldmeldrum hotel has been named Britain’s ‘Best Boutique Hotel’ by a premium magazine.

Transport Scotland

Weekend closure for north east road

A section of the B999 Aberdeen to Tarves Road is expected close temporarily this weekend to enable road marking re-lining works.

The event attracts car enthusiasts from across Scotland and supercar owners are invited to take part in the drive which will begin and end at the Marcliffe Hotel and Spa in Aberdeen.

SuperCLAN gears up for cancer charity fundraising drive

A popular event which will see spectacular collection of supercars gather in the north-east of Scotland to raise funds for a leading cancer support charity will return this summer.
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Bill Macdonald has organised the charity golf competition

Charity golf competition for Ellon man

A charity golf tournament will be held in Ellon next month.

The team, from Teen Challenge North East Scotlands womens refuge Benaiah, will be dishing up home bakes, fresh pancakes, hot drinks and much more

Women’s addiction recovery team to raise funds by serving up treats at cafe

Staff and residents from a local female addiction recovery home are set to bake and serve treats at a Gardenstown café to help more people break free from life-controlling issues.

Peterhead Prison Museum has gone from strength to strength since it opened its doors two years ago and continues to plan for further attractions.

Prison museum attracts an international audience

Peterhead Prison Museum recently celebrated its second anniversary of opening to the public.

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Sandy Dalgarno

Award winning local business for sale as owner retires

After 50 years of leading the field of vehicle recycling, a well-known local business entrepreneur is set to retire.

Police rushed to the scene.

Police Scotland to launch national Vulnerable Road Users Campaign

Pedestrian, cyclists and motorcyclists are being encouraged to take extra care on the roads, as Police Scotland launches a week-long national vulnerable road users campaign on Monday, June 18.

Scotland's Beef Event 2019 hosts, Robbie and Barbara Milne and son, James, with SBA vice-chairman and event chairman, David Barron and SBA chairman, Neil McCorkindale

North east farm to host Scotland's Beef Event next year

A leading north east commercial beef farm will be the venue for the Scottish Beef Association’s biennial national beef event next year.

Williams will play Dolittle for the first ten dates of the tour, including Aberdeen

Mark Williams to appear as Doctor Dolittle at His Majesty’s

Mark Williams, star of The Fast Show, Father Brown, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers, Shakespeare in Love and seven of the Harry Potter films, will star as Doctor Dolittle when it arrives in Aberdeen for a two week run at His Majesty’s Theatre.

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The Little Kicks are set to rock the stage during Sundays Session.

Sessions Festival is back for 2018

After a massively successful inaugural event, Sessions Beer and Gin festival is back for 2018!

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ACSTA 2017 winners represented a diverse range of different sectors involved in tourism across the north east.

Countdown clock ticks down to closing date in Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards

A world-renowned brewery, a former prison and a coastal glamping site – three very different venues which judges in the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards (ACSTA) say reflect the vibrant and diverse visitor offering across the region.

View from the stands as Scotland take on Brazil in 1982

What we miss as Scotland fans: the 1982 World Cup revisited

One of the lucky ones, sports writer Ian MacLean is the only member of the Johnston Press Weeklies Sport department to follow Scotland at a World Cup.
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