Weekend contraflow for A90 at Tipperty

A contraflow will be in place on the A90 at Tipperty this weekend to enable the AWPR contractor to undertake central reservation and verge works

Bear Scotland

BEAR Scotland preparing for Storm Caroline

BEAR Scotland’s resources are prepared to assist in dealing with the “Storm Caroline” conditions with winds of up to 90mph forecast.

The Ellon RBS branch

Ellon bank at risk of closure

The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced that its Ellon branch could close in June next year.
BrewDogs brewery tour was named Best Visitor Attraction

Awards success for firms

A number of local firms have been named as winners at the recent Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards.

Transport Scotland

Short overnight closures on A90

The A90 at Tipperty is expected to be closed for brief periods of time over the weekend.

Ellon Park & Ride

Short wait for Park & Ride extension

Users of the Ellon Park & Ride can expect to see extension work at the site to begin shortly.

The staff line-up at the store

New Meldrum Co-op opens

A new Co-op food store has opened in Oldmeldrum, creating 20 new jobs for the local community.

Councillor Paul Johnston

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.

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.

One of the options for the reopened rail link

Ellon rail plan on track

Three detailed options for a reopened rail service between Aberdeen, Dyce and Ellon have been discussed by local politicians and members of the Nestrans Board.

Stagecoach buses

Have your say on bus proposals

Stagecoach is inviting customers across the area to provide feedback on new bus timetable proposals to commence from January 2018.

Andrew Booth of The Store

The Store at Foveran closes

The owners of popular Foveran shop The Store has announced that it will close "with immediate effect".

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

An online campaign rallying against the Union Flag replacing the saltire on Scottish produce has been launched.

A number of free workshops have been made available

Sustainable Business Week to offer help and advice

Aberdeenshire businesses can get free support and funding to help them cut their energy, water and waste bills and save money during Sustainable Business Week.

Kirsten, Mac and Karin Mackie

Mackie's to feature on BBC show

Mackie’s Aberdeenshire farm is to feature on the hit family program, “Eat Well For Less?” tomorrow night.

Paul Fieldhouse, Mark Cumming and Kevin outside the new showroom

Expansion for Purewater Group

The Purewater Group is adding a new wing to its business interests with the opening of a bathroom showroom.

The initial target raise of 10million will be used to build a new Brewhouse at its Ellon brewery

Firm raises over £1 million in just two days with latest equity crowdfunding offering

Craft brewery firm BrewDog has raised over £1million just two days into the latest round of its record-breaking crowdfunding scheme, Equity for Punks.

Gatis Barinovs and Karin Hayhow

£200k local contract for Mackie’s 19.2

An Aberdeen construction company has landed a £200k contract to fit out the coolest place in town – Mackie’s first ice cream parlour at the Marischal Square development.

Cameras are located 5-7km apart, with 15 cameras operating in each direction

A90 average speed cameras set to go live

The A90 Average Speed Camera (ASC) system between Dundee and Stonehaven will go live on Tuesday, October 31.

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